Joanne Battaglia

Board of Directors

FirstOntario Credit Union

Vice President, Marketing, Communications & Community Partnerships

Joanne Battaglia is a strategic marketing professional with over 25 years of experience in retail, B2B and the financial services industry. She has held senior Marketing positions with such companies and Dylex, Diversy, Kodak, CUMIS and Canadian Tire Financial Services. She joined FirstOntario Credit Union in 2011 as Director of Marketing & Product Strategy and held this role for several years. In 2018, she was promoted to the role of Vice President Marketing, Communications & Community Partnerships. In this role, Joanne leverages her marketing expertise, passion for community social responsibility and innovative approach to business to create impact in the communities that FirstOntario serves.

Joanne is active in the community, and is regularly seen supporting FirstOntario’s corporate sponsorship at various community events. She has served as Vice- President on the Stoney Creek Chamber board, Director on St. Joseph’s Villa Foundation board and currently is a Director on the Hamilton Bulldogs Foundation, and Director with Ontario Credit Union Charitable Foundation Board.

Joanne resides in Stoney Creek with her husband, and has two children.