Robert Duffy is Vice President, Growth & Transition Capital, responsible for Ontario and Atlantic Canada. Rob has nearly 20 years of experience financing Canadian businesses. He began his career at a chartered bank, where he took progressively senior roles over nine years of employment. He then moved to a venture debt fund before joining BDC Capital in 2009. Prior to assuming his current position in 2017, Rob was Managing Director for the Greater Toronto Area Growth & Transition Capital team for seven years and was also the interim Vice President for Southwestern Ontario. Rob’s personal interest in Canadian manufacturing and innovation is well-aligned with BDC’s mandate. He enjoys helping Canadian businesses grow and seeing entrepreneurs realize their potential.