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University of Ontario Institute of Technology Board of Governors


is a Senior Vice-President in Enterprise Projects for Ontario Power Generation, and a former Senior Vice-President in Nuclear Refurbishment for Ontario Power Generation.


Douglas Ellis is proud to have been in the retirement planning business since 1997. He received his PFPC certificate in 2006; his certificate in Financial Counselling in 2008, and his Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation in 2010. During his long career in the financial industry, Doug has become a trusted advisor to many people in the Durham community. With his in-depth financial expertise and reliable customer service ethic, Doug specializes in retirement and investment strategies, pension transfers, as well as living benefits such as life insurance, critical illness and long-term care insurance. In 2018, Doug launched Ironside Financial Solutions Inc.- a corporation dedicated to providing tax-efficient business solutions to small business owners and corporations in the field of Group Benefits, Group Retirement Strategies and Executive Compensation Arrangements. As an active member of his community, Doug gives back by volunteering for local organizations. Outside of the office, Doug is a Level III Umpire with Baseball Ontario and currently a Corporal with the Canadian Armed Forces, presently serving as a Reservist with the Ontario Regiment RCAC in Oshawa.