Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada

Board of Governors Chair

Dennis Flood, Board Chair

Mr. Dennis Flood '80, was appointed Chair of the StFX Board of Governors in June, 2021.

Mr. Flood is currently Director and Portfolio Manager at Scotia Wealth Management. He has been appointed by the Board for a three year term commencing July 1, 2021.

Mr. Flood has been in the financial services industry for over 30 years. He started his career with Citibank Leasing in 1986, eventually becoming their Western Regional Manager for their Medi-Dent (medical equipment) leasing division. In 1993, Mr. Flood joined ScotiaMcLeod, now Scotia Wealth Management, where he held progressively senior positions, including over ten years as Atlantic Regional Managing Director. In this capacity, he was instrumental in the transformation of the firm from an investment management company to a comprehensive wealth management firm.

Mr. Flood’s connection with StFX runs deeps. Following in his father’s footsteps, Mr. Flood graduated from StFX in 1980. His spouse, Madonna Barry Flood, also graduated from StFX in 1983, as well as three of their four children: Benjamin (2015), Daniel (2017,) Michael (UBC 2018), and Meghan (2018). Six of his siblings also attended StFX.

Mr. Flood holds a BA from StFX where he majored in economics and a Master of Business Administration from Memorial University of Newfoundland (1985). He also holds a Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA) designation from the Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania and was recently granted the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors following study directed by the University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management.

Mr. Flood served previously on the Board of Opportunities New Brunswick (Executive Committee). Dennis and Madonna Flood reside in Rothesay, New Brunswick.

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