COO | Second Wind

A 20-year veteran of Second Wind, Laurie serves as Chief Operating Officer, overseeing daily operations while keeping one finger on the pulse of our industry. Laurie is deeply involved with Second Wind’s member agencies on a daily basis. Whether it’s providing guidance about financial matters, agency growth or operations, her years of experience bring valuable insight and perspective to agencies looking to build a successful sustainable business. She has been our primary seminar presenter since 2014, teaching Account Executive College, Agency Operations School, Certified Financial Management and participating as a speaker in our annual SAIL event for agency principals.


Founder & Owner | Vince Dong Ad•Vice

Throughout his career in accounting, Vince has focused his expertise on the marketing and communications industry. He founded the only boutique Accounting & Consulting practice in the marketing and communications industry 25 years ago in Toronto. Vince is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario and has been a CPA, CA in Toronto for almost 30 years. He is a commerce graduate of McMaster University and earned his CPA, CA designation while articling at Ernst & Young. This experience, combined with a 25-year career, delivers insight at once vast, and focused, resulting in unparalleled financial and organizational ad-vice.