I have thoroughly enjoyed your cheerful disposition, your helpful attitude and the professional demeanor that you brought to all of the tasks in FSG I was associated with. You were an absolutely delightful professional to
VICE PRESIDENT, FSG
CANADA SYSTEMS GROUP
I provided creative support for the sale of large-scale IT aplications to the financial sector - which is how I cut my teeth in event planning, trade shows and corporate presentation.
It was like three years compressed into one:
I was involved in supporting CSG's presence at trade shows in NYC, New Orleans, Chicago and Toronto with oversiight of booth design, transportation logistics, set-up, take-down and management of the booth during the show
Speaker support and presenttion prep for sales execs at trade forums. This was pre-Powerpoint. It was 35mm slides and InFocus, a dedicated ppt pre-curser for video presentations. Video projectors were not portable!
Produced sector meetings for senior execs around the launch of new IT products for banks, insurance companies, fund managers and brokerage houses: site planning, agenda, visuals, desgn and prep of take-away documents and collateral materials.
These events oten involved multiple presenters which meant attention to consisitency in look, length and language
co-ordination of content and design for seven regular sector newsletters
produced the housewarming event around the company's consolidation of executive facilities to 393 University Avenue
Canada Systems Group (CSG) was one of the first shared processing services in Canada. Featuring IBM and Amdahl mainframes, The company was originally created as a joint venture by the divestiture of the data processing departments of Eaton's, Stelco, TRW and Royal Trust. CSG's Financial Services Group undertakes large-scale IT projects for insurance companies, fund managers, banks and stock brokerages - now as an operating division of IBM Canada.