Diana Render

Diana Render

Executive Vice President for the Prairies and Atlantic Canada
MNP

Working with owner-managers in a wide variety of business sectors, including the automotive and transportation industries, Diana delivers assurance and tax services while helping clients improve and grow their businesses.

A skilled and knowledgeable advisor, Diana has almost 20 years of experience helping owners achieve success. She consults on all aspects of business, provides tax and estate planning services that allow clients to maximize their profits, and asks the right questions to help clients determine where they want to go.

Prior to joining MNP, Diana spent 11 years in public practice and in the financial services sector in Canada and Bermuda. An excellent communicator, she ensures that clients understand their financial statements so they can make informed business decisions that allow them to achieve their business and personal goals.

Diana received a Bachelor of Commerce degree with Honours from McMaster University in 1992. Diana enjoys volunteering for community organizations, particularly those that involve her children.

10:00 am - 10:15 am

Opening Remarks

Join Emcee Victoria Pichler as she kicks off StrikeUP 2024, joined by opening speaker Algonquin Elder and Knowledge Keeper Claudette Commanda, Minister of Small Business Rechie Valdez, and StrikeUP Co-Founder and StrikeUP Team Lead, Heather Cannings.

As part of the opening ceremonies, you will:

  • Learn about the goals and partners involved in StrikeUP 2024.
  • Acknowledge Canada's Indigenous land and the promise women entrepreneurs hold for economic recovery and a more sustainable and equitable future.
  • Gain an overview of the day, how to navigate the digital conference environment and how to optimize StrikeUP 2024 to grow your business.
  • Welcome from our co-presenting sponsors.