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Carmelina LaVigna

Carmelina LaVigna

As a FirstOntario Credit Union personal member, business member and the recipient of the inaugural 2016 FirstOntario Credit Union’s 1Awards Niagara for small business entrepreneurs, Carmelina recognizes the full support a member-owned financial cooperative can provide individuals, businesses and their communities.

With 30 years of experience providing accounting services to a variety of small businesses, dealings with many financial institutions and entrepreneurial/start-ups, Carmelina appreciates the member/owner values of FirstOntario Credit Union that assists all members in achieving their financial goals.

Carmelina’s financial literacy, prudent decision-making, community relations and leadership skills are progressive contributions to FirstOntario’s continued success and safeguarding the best interests of all FirstOntario members.

Carmelina’s Education and Work Experience Includes:

  • Bachelor of Accounting (Honours) – Brock University
  • 30 years of Financial Administration/Consulting for various businesses. Specializing in law firm accounting, law firm and small business start-ups and full-cycle accounting services (On site and remote)
  • Entrepreneur/Owner/Manager, 2388901 Ontario Limited o/a Tootzie’s Tune-Up
  • Commercial Property Owner/Manager

Carmelina’s Board and Committee Experience Includes

  • Annual Club Roma Ladies Auxiliary Golf Tournament for Tender Wishes Foundation, Committee Member (26 years)
  • Club Roma (St. Catharines) Inc. Board of Directors Member (2 years)