Ann Kaplan

President & CEO, iFinance Canada

Ann Kaplan is the CEO and President of iFinance Canada, the parent company to iFinance Home Improvement, Medicard, Petcard and Dentalcard– a national consumer finance Company, she also owns and manages a large commercial and residential real estate portfolio.

An award winning businesswoman, Ms Kaplan is twice the recipient of the Canadian Woman Entrepreneur Award, the EY Ontario Entrepreneur of the Year/Finance; the Peak Award of Excellence in Finance, as well as ten times on the Canada’s Profit 100 list for growth and 10X placement on the Canadian W100 list; she was also recognized as one of Canada’s most inspirational women and more recently as one of Canada’s top three Female Business Leaders. Ann was also named in the WXN Canada’s Most Powerful Women 3X and was inducted into the WXN Canadian Hall of Fame.

Ms. Kaplan has a MBA, MSc, a Corporate Governance Designation (ICD.D) and is defended her Doctorate in Business. In 2015, Ann was recognized with the highest honor, a WIMA Award, as on of the top ten female graduates of the Rotman School of Management. Ann sits on three academic boards and committees, she is a twelve-year delegate with the Ontario Economic Summit and was a co-chair in finance at the G20Y summit in Geneva.

Ann is a member of the National Speakers Bureau, she has hosted three televisions shows, written four books If You Don’t Laugh, You’ll Cry”, “Best Practices”, “The InterNet” and “Fashion Cares” and her fifth book titled “How to be Successful in Spite of Yourself”.

Ann is also the mother of eight, wife of Dr. Stephen Mulholland, plastic surgeon and a star of The Real Housewives of Toronto.

She is here today to tell you a bit about her journey and to speak about obtaining a mind of success.

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