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Tim Ames

Executive Director

As the Executive Director of Plan Institute, Tim oversees the organizations’ resilient team as they work to pursue outreach and educational initiatives; reaching out to public, private and non-profit partners; establishing strategic direction; managing the budget, income and expenses; as well as actively engaging with both the provincial and federal governments to advocate for improvements to policy that will improve the financial well being for vulnerable people across Canada. Prior to this position, Tim has served as a community connector for PLAN, sat on the board of Plan Institute and also worked for three years as General Manager of Tyze. In addition, Tim brings over 25 years experience in business, sales, management, and personal development, both in Canada and internationally, as well as experience as facilitator of personal development programs and workshops for Anthony Robbins. Tim accepted the Executive Director position at both Plan Institute and PLAN in 2013 to help lead the membership-based organizations around a renewal of strategic engagement with their members. Tim has a passion for helping people discover and develop their own path towards a good life.