As National Manager, LGBTQ2+ Business Development at TD, Al leads a team of regional
managers and senior financial advisors who are responsible for the development and growth of TD's LGBTQ2+ customers' portfolios in personal banking, business banking, and wealth management. Al's team provides customers with expert financial advice,
while delivering a legendary customer experience. Originally from Jamaica, Al and his family moved to Canada in 1994 to start a new life and complete his education. Al currently holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Ryerson University. Over the past 13 years, Al has held increasingly senior positions supporting TD’s Diversity and Inclusion mandate spearheading customer, employee and community portfolios. He is considered an expert in the LGBTQ2+ community and is instrumental in helping TD to become a leader in this community. Al’s previous work experience includes: National Manager, Diversity Community Relations; Senior Manager, Corporate Diversity; Senior Manager, Marketing Diversity, and Branch Manager. Al has a passion for advancing inclusiveness in the workplace and in his community. He spearheaded the launch of several of TD's Employee Resource Groups, including its first Pride Network and Black Employee Network which has now expanded to include thousands of employees across North America – and growing. He has served on numerous work committees and community organization boards championing Diversity and Inclusion. He currently sits on the board of the Canadian Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, ExeQutive, and The Rainbow Railroad – to name a few. In his spare time, Al is an advocate for promoting health, wellness and creating a safe space for everyone to participate in the LGBT community. He also enjoys mentoring students and young professionals to help them achieve their full potential both personally and professionally.