Katherine Dudstchak

Katherine Dudstchak is the President (and incoming CEO) of HomeEquity Bank.

She is a highly respected and experienced senior executive with deep functional and personal and commercial banking experience. Having held various senior roles in the financial services industry, Ms. Dudtschak has a proven record of success in leading large teams and complex organizations to achieve strong and sustained performance. Her recent business experience includes CEO where she led the repositioning a bank in 19 countries, and leading a team of over 25,000 personal and commercial advisors. Her functional experience includes Human Resources, Risk Management, Omni Channel Distribution , Performance Management, Strategy and Portfolio Management.

Ms. Dudtschak is known inside and outside the financial services industry for her strategic, collaborative and purpose-driven leadership approach. She is widely recognized as a leader in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, having been recognized by Catalyst Canada with the business leaders’ Honours Award and by CGLCC with the Legacy Award.

She is a tireless community builder, having invested her volunteer efforts in the areas of human rights, mental health, immigration, poverty prevention, education and economic development. She currently sits on the boards of the United Way of Greater Toronto, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights and Jack.org.

Katherine grew up on a small farm in Southern Ontario and is a proud mother of 4 children.  Ms. Dudtschak holds an MBA, PDO and the ICD.D designation.