Lisa Abbatangelo, Community Trust Company (Canada)
vice president of mortgage operations
Lisa Abbatangelo joined the team at Community Trust in 2014 and has since established herself as a central pillar in the company’s culture and strategy. Serving as VP of mortgage operations, Abbatangelo plays a key role in the company’s strategic and business planning process, with direct oversight over the residential mortgage, residential mortgage retention, and mortgage servicing departments. Prior to joining Community Trust, Abbatangelo worked for more than 25 years in the financial sector, starting as a part-time bank teller at the age of 16 and moving into areas such as retail banking, mortgage underwriting, mortgage servicing, and project management. She is known for her team spirit and takes great care to support and encourage her diverse team of professionals. In her spare time, Abbatangelo is an avid blood donor, has participated in the OneWalk to Conquer Cancer for nine years, and is working with her puppy toward a therapy dog designation. In 2019, this industry’s female champion was named in the CMP Women of Influence list.