Don’s career began in 1968, when he joined CIBC’s mentorship program after graduation. He spent the next thirty-eight years with CIBC progressively taking positions of greater responsibility, eventually landing in a senior management position. Throughout this time, he worked in various communities across Western Canada. Don retired from CIBC in 2006, and after a short vacation, transitioned to ATB as a relationship manager focusing on building a portfolio of real estate clients. He focused on building relationships with top quartile clients in Alberta and to some extent, clients from across Canada. He spent ten and a half years at ATB, where he managed a team of forty directors and underwriters for Alberta and grew the portfolio to over $4B.


Don’s a past member of UDI, Chamber, and other various real estate organizations. Don now uses his experience and network to identify new opportunities for KV Capital, as well as provide training and mentorship to team members. In his personal life, Don enjoys time at the cottage, watching sports, golfing, travelling around the world, being with the grandkids, and socializing with friends and associates having discussions on real estate transactions and life in general.