Helen Emanuel has been a member and Adopt-A-School Sponsor of PACE Canada since 2011. She has supported schools in Manchester and St. Elizabeth and is regular participant at PACE events over the years.
Helen retired from Scotiabank after a career spanning 40 years. During this period, she held a variety of positions with increasing responsibilities. These included leading Strategic Projects, implementing new initiatives and managing accounting and administrative teams. Helen worked effectively and collaboratively with various business lines, staff, customers and partners across Canada, always meeting deadlines and respecting budgets. Over the years, she developed strong communication skills which were paramount to the success of managing large teams and implementing change.
She volunteered with various organizations throughout her career including fundraising for multiple United Way initiatives, participating in Junior Achievement and representing Scotiabank for 3 years with YWCA Women of Distinction fundraisers. Since retirement she has volunteered at a Seniors Home and as the Treasurer of her Church.
Helen is a live theatre buff and is looking forward to enjoying stage shows again.
She holds a BA from McMaster University and an MBA from Dalhousie University.