Co-founder, president and CEO
Dominion Lending Centres
Gary Mauris is the co-founder, president and CEO of Dominion Lending Centres; CEO of Mortgage Centre Canada; and chairman of Mortgage Architects. Together, these companies account for almost 40% of all broker-originated mortgages in Canada. A serial entrepreneur, Mauris sold two companies to the public market before helping to launch DLC. He has been recognized as a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2011 and won the 2016 Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce Business Leader of the Year Award. He was also inducted into the Canadian Mortgage Hall of Fame in 2016. His companies have won multiple industry awards and have been recognized by Profit magazine as being among Canada’s fastest-growing companies.
As a business leader, Mauris is regularly called upon to share his views with media outlets throughout Canada. He was selected to be part of CBC’s Face the Nation, where he had an open and frank discussion with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on a variety of economic topics. In 2017, he spoke on behalf of the industry during Standing Committee on Finance hearings related to mortgage rule changes.
Outside of the industry, Mauris has led multiple socially conscious initiatives. He is the co-founder and president of the I AM SOMEONE Ending Bullying Society and the co-founder of Bikes for Kids, a national program that collects new bicycles for underprivileged children.