Hailing from the Ahuntsic neighbourhood in Montréal, Quebec, Tony Loffreda is a certified public accountant with 35 years of experience in the Canadian financial industry.
Mr. Loffreda holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Concordia University, and has held numerous positions of increasing responsibility ranging from senior auditor and Regional Vice President of Commercial Financial Services at the Royal Bank of Canada, Quebec headquarters, to his current position as Vice-Chairman of Royal Bank of Canada Wealth Management.
Mr. Loffreda serves on various boards and committees, including the Concordia University Board of Governors, the Integrated Health and Social Services University Network for West-Central Montréal, Montréal International, the Fondation communautaire Canadienne-Italienne, and the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada. He also previously served as a member of the executive committee of the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montréal.
He is a leading philanthropist, active in service to many communities, chairing fundraising activities across the province for various causes such as Giant Steps School, the Montréal Jewish General Hospital and the Montréal Cancer Institute. He is also a frequent and sought-after speaker on economic and community issues.
Among his many awards and distinctions, he is a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, and has been awarded the Governor General of Canada Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers, the Lieutenant Governor of Quebec’s Gold Medal for Exceptional Merit, the Canadian Senate 150th Anniversary Medal and the Philhellene of the Year Award by the Hellenic Community of Greater Montréal. He was also inducted as an administrator into the Montréal-Concordia Regional Soccer Hall of Fame.