Kincannon & Reed
Janet Wightman was a senior executive in the financial services industry with a focus on the agribusiness sector prior to joining Kincannon & Reed in 2011. Most recently, she was President and CEO of Victoria Park Capital Inc., a venture capital and private equity fund manager with an asset portfolio valued at $700 million, primarily in the agricultural sector. Prior to this position, she was the first President & CEO of Investment Saskatchewan, a start-up provincial Crown Investment Corporation responsible for managing the province’s $600 million in private equity assets.
Before these posts, Ms. Wightman served for 10 years in Farm Credit Canada, a national institution that provides financing and other services to Canada’s primary producers, value-added operators, agribusiness suppliers, and processors. At FCC, she was Executive Vice President & COO with accountability for all operational divisions within FCC and for its first venture capital division. She earlier served as Vice President of Agribusiness and Eastern Operations, and VP, Human Resources and Administration.
Ms. Wightman holds the governance designation awarded by the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) and has served on several private and public company and non-profit boards.