OCLF Appoints Michael Oster as our New President


Aug 12


The Ottawa Community Loan Fund (OCLF) has selected Michael Oster, to succeed George Brown as our new president.

Prior to joining OCLF, Michael spent almost 30 progressive years in the private sector, most recently with Cisco Systems Canada where he was responsible for leading its education and government vertical markets as well as related community priorities. His focus enabled Cisco Canada to achieve record market share, growth and customer access in education.

He is a frequent speaker at conferences, active community volunteer and mentor to entrepreneurs. Michael is also a former Director of the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce, Ottawa Community Loan Fund and High Performance Computing Virtual Laboratory (HPCVL).

OCLF welcomes Michael’s leadership and business experience. His mandate is to oversee the administration of OCLF, so that we may achieve our mission of fueling innovation, expanding opportunities and improving lives.