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Michel Selci - Senior vice president,Prairies and virtual bank at BDC

Michael Selci

Senior Vice President Small business and Digital Banking

Michael joined BDC in 2011 as Vice President, Financing and Consulting for Manitoba and Saskatchewan. In 2014 he was appointed Senior Vice President, Prairies which broadened his responsibility to overseeing BDC’s Financing and Advisory solutions in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta. He also leads BDC's National Technology Financing team which delivers creative debt financing to Canada's technology entrepreneurs. Most recently, Mr. Selci has assumed responsibility for the BDC Virtual Banking Centre and Client Contact Center teams.

A business leader with more than 35 years of senior leadership and banking experience, Mr. Selci began his career with CIBC. Throughout his CIBC career, he led a wide range of teams including commercial finance, wealth management, human resources, marketing, business and retail services network. Michael is strongly committed to supporting Canadian companies in achieving their growth objectives and overcoming business challenges. In 2015, Michael implemented the BDC $800 million diversification financing envelope and led two diversification studies to assist entrepreneurs survive, thrive and diversify during the energy downturn. More recently, along with his BDC colleagues Michael co-led solution development to assist Canadian entrepreneurs survive the COVID-19 pandemic.

Michael is actively involved in his community. He is currently Chair of McMan Family Services, an organization dedicated to helping youth homelessness and addictions and is also an Advisor to Mount Royal University Business and Communications Faculty. He has a degree in business administration as well as several designations in the Canadian securities industry. He has completed programs in executive leadership development at Queen’s University, sustainable investment at Concordia University, digital transformation through MIT and Reconciliation through First Nations University. Michael is an ICD.D designation holder from the Institute of Corporate Directors.