Born in Glasgow, Scotland, Lesley Maddison moved to Canada with her family in 1973. Her insurance career began in 1984 and in 1989 she obtained her CAIB. Lesley has held numerous industry positions including Manager, Westminster Savings Insurance; Manager of B.C. & Yukon for Scotia Life Insurance; General Manager of North Shore Insurance; and Executive Director of the Credit Union Insurance Services Association. A former Director, Treasurer and Vice-President of CUISA, Lesley also serves as a Chair of the CUISA MGA. Some of the many industry committees Lesley served on includes: The Memorandum of Understanding Council (MOUC), Broker Liaison, Autoplan Broker Finance Committee, Autoplan Broker Greater Vancouver Regional Committee, Independent Advisory Committee, Salute Insurance Person of The Year Committee, The Insurance Diploma Education Committee, multiple task forces, and was the Chairperson of the Autoplan Brokers Provincial Marketing Committee. In her current role as Vice-President, Insurance with Coastal Community Credit Union, she oversees Coastal Community Insurance Services (2007) Ltd. with 15 offices from Port Hardy to Victoria.