Laurie MacKeigan is the president of Backman Vidcom. She serves as a managing partner of Women’s Equity Lab (Atlantic), an angel fund focusing on female-founded startups in Atlantic Canada. She also is on the board of trustees and a member of the Audit and Compensation Committees for Killam Apartment REIT. Laurie graduated from Acadia University with a BBA. After obtaining her Chartered Accountant designation with Deloitte in Halifax, Laurie spent 11 years in Bermuda, where she was the VP of Finance for the Bank of Bermuda, now HSBC. She then worked as the head of finance in the financial services industry for a global investment firm, Orbis Investment Advisory.