Blue Pier™ Welcomes Dr. Craig Donaldson

Blue Pier Administration Corp.
November 19, 2020, 09:55 ET

(Toronto: November 19, 2020).  Blue Pier™ is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Craig Donaldson to the Board of Directors.

Dr. Donaldson serves as an Emergency Medicine Physician at Headwaters Health Care Centre and an Attending Physician and Medical Director in long-term care facilities, where he led collaborative efforts to battle severe COVID-19 outbreaks. Dr. Donaldson is a frontline leader and advocate for patients and medical staff alike, particularly at under-served emergency rooms and long-term care homes.

Dr. Donaldson holds degrees in Biochemistry and Medicine from Western University and completed his Family Practice Residency and Emergency Medicine Fellowship at the University of Toronto, Department of Family & Community Medicine.  During his years of study, Dr. Donaldson also forged a successful semi-professional hockey career and worked as a database programmer.

Dr. Donaldson’s rare combination of medical, technology and entrepreneurial skills and experience are uniquely aligned with Blue Pier’s economic and social mission.

“Craig’s professional expertise and his skill at collaboration are a winning combination that will contribute greatly to the realization of Blue Pier’s vision of retirement income security for everyone,” said Blue Pier CEO James Pierlot.

“Craig’s commitment to innovation complements Blue Pier’s important goal of delivering real pensions that are relevant to the employers and workers in the 21st century,” added Blue Pier board chair Raymond Steele.  “It is my pleasure to welcome Craig to the Board.”

“As Herb Brooks famously said, ‘Great moments are born from great opportunities’,” said Dr. Donaldson.  “At Blue Pier, we’re leading a tremendous opportunity to democratize the Canadian pension landscape.  Blue Pier brings pensions to folks who otherwise couldn’t have them – including frontline workers like doctors and personal support workers. I’m proud to be part of the Blue Pier team in this important endeavour.”

About Blue Pier™

Canada’s first and only “Pension Plan as a Service”, Blue Pier enables employers of any size in Ontario and across Canada to offer customized workplace pensions to their employees without taking on the costs, risks and workload of pension administration. Blue Pier leverages scale, technology and unique design features to deliver sustainable, cost-effective pensions with minimal workload for employers. Designated an essential service by the Ontario government, Blue Pier is COVID-19 compliant, with unique capabilities to onboard and provide services to employers and members without any need for direct personal contact.

For more information please contact:

Brigit Aquilina
Executive Office Manager
Blue Pier Administration Corp.



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