2022_Tourism_Congress/Dave_Headshot.jpgDave McKenna

David McKenna has served as Board Chair of the Tourism Industry Association of Canada Board of Directors since 2018. He previously served on the Board of Directors for Travel Alberta, Tourism Jasper, Banff & Lake Louise Hospitality Association, Canadian Passenger Vessel Association, the Association for Mountain Parks Protection and Enjoyment, Strategic Tourism Marketing Council (AB), and the Banff Community Foundation. 

David is currently the President and Chief Executive Officer of Rocky Mountaineer after joining the company in January 2022.   Prior to joining Rocky Mountaineer, David was President of the Banff Jasper Collection by Pursuit where he led notable tourism expansion and acquisition projects in the Canadian Rockies.

David and his wife of more than 20 years, Julie, are originally from Ottawa, Canada where they both attended Carleton University. Together, they are strong advocates for tourism and the social and economic benefits it brings communities around the world.