When: 7:30 to 9:00 am Wednesday, March 14th, 2007
Where: Hollyburn Country Club, 950 Crosscreek Rd, West Vancouver BC
Cost: Members $25.00 / Non-Members $35.00 (GST Included)
Pre-paid registration is required
Francesco Aquilini, Managing Director, Aquilini Investment Group Inc.
Born and raised in East Vancouver, Francesco Aquilini is Managing Director of the Vancouver-based Aquilini Investment Group, a family-owned and operated firm that was started by his father, Luigi, some 50 years ago.
The company owns and manages a diversified real estate portfolio that includes commercial properties, office buildings, hotels, golf courses, and cranberry farms, as well as the development and sale of multi-family residences and condominiums.
In addition, the Aquilini Investment Group is the owner of the NHL’s Vancouver Canucks and General Motors Place, with Mr Aquilini acting as the team’s NHL Governor.
A business administration graduate of Simon Fraser University, Mr Aquilini received his MBA from the University of California, and over the past 25 years, he has worked in each of the Group’s operations, providing him with broad national business experience.
Committed to a number of unique community endeavours, Mr Aquilini was the chair and primary sponsor of the Italian Gardens at Vancouver’s Hastings Park. In addition, the Aquilini Investment Group was instrumental in the creation of a 100 hectare nature conservancy named for the company in British Columbia’s Fraser Valley. In addition, together with his wife, Taliah, Mr Aquilini is also an active corporate and community fundraiser for the Canucks for Kids Fund, the signature charity of the Vancouver Canucks.