Marilyn Trentos has been President of the Canadian Macedonian Place Foundation (CMPF) since 2008 and has sat on the Board since 2005. She is Vice-President of RBC Dominion Securities and is a top ranked Wealth Advisor and Portfolio Manager. Marilyn was born and raised in Toronto. Her parents immigrated to Canada from Aegean Macedonia in the 1950’s. Marilyn’s father, Jimmy Trentos, was one of the original founders and a past president of the Canadian Macedonian Place as well as United Macedonians.
Marilyn has chaired several Tribute Balls for CMPF honouring Louis Turpen, CEO of the GTAA and Mike Zafirovski, CEO of Nortel Networks. She also co-chaired the September 2014 joint Macedonian Tribute Ball (CMPF and UMD) honouring Chris Paliare and Vonna Bitove. Collectively, these fundraisers have raised over $2,000,000 for the renovation of the Home.
Marilyn is happily married to Tom Strezos, partner at Deloitte, a 1st Generation Macedonian. Collectively, they have four children.