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On January 1, 2021, Ms. Deanna Zumwalt assumed multiple key roles within Coril, being appointed as Director and Chair of Coril's subsidiaries, while simultaneously taking on the position of President and Chief Executive Officer for Coril. In this multifaceted role, Deanna is responsible for overseeing the company's investment portfolio and spearheading Coril's business endeavors across Canada, the United States, and globally.

Deanna’s journey with Coril began in September 2015 when she joined as Chief Financial Officer, leveraging over two decades of senior executive experience in the energy sector, with a strong background in finance, governance, and commodity marketing. By February 2019, Deanna advanced to the role of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, followed by a promotion to President and Chief Financial Officer of Coril in September of the same year. Concurrently, she assumed the positions of Chair at INLIV Inc. and Director at Triovest Inc.  Deanna was also elected to the Board of SECURE Energy Services in 2019, where she Chairs the Audit Committee and is a member of the ESG Committee.  Additionally, she is actively engaged as a member of the Business Council of Canada and plays a crucial role on the Advisory Council for Platform Calgary.

Prior to joining Coril, Deanna served at Nexen Energy ULC, holding the position of Vice President, Energy Marketing, where she led a highly successful global marketing and commodity trading business. Her career path also included leadership roles within various energy and professional accounting firms. Deanna’s academic credentials include a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Calgary, a Diploma in Financial Strategy from Oxford University, a CPA CA designation from the Certified Professional Accountants of Alberta and an ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors. 

Deanna is a passionate supporter of community investment, with a special commitment to promoting equal opportunities for female athletes across Canada. She serves on the boards of Foothills Sports & Entertainment and the Alberta Soccer Association. As Chair of Foothills Sports & Entertainment, she's actively working with the Calgary Foothills Soccer Club to bring professional women's soccer to Canada by building the franchise in Calgary.

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