Wade Stayzer

Member of the Niagara College Board of Governors


Wade Stayzer

With more than 20 years of financial services experience, Wade Stayzer is Meridian’s Vice President, Retail. In his role, Wade oversees Meridian’s Branch Network, and is responsible for Sales & Service strategy.

Since 2005, Wade has been instrumental in shaping Meridian’s retail delivery strategy while establishing a culture of employee engagement. A long-time supporter and champion of the Ontario credit union system, Wade has held a variety of roles and responsibilities at Niagara Credit Union—one of Meridian’s legacy credit unions.

In 2010, Wade was recognized as one of Niagara’s Top 40 under Forty for outstanding business achievement and community leadership. That same year, he was also recognized by the St. Catharines Chamber of Commerce as the Young Professional of the Year.

Wade, who holds a MBA and a Bachelor of Commerce from McMaster University, is an active volunteer in the Niagara community. Wade is a Board Member of the Host Society for the 2021 Canada Games, Board Member of the Niagara Workforce Planning Board, past President of the Board of Directors of the Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce, and is an active member of the Rotary Club of St. Catharines.