Senior Counsel at Smith Valeriote LLP
A life-long Guelph resident, Frank Valeriote is a lawyer and community leader who most recently served for 7 years as the Member of Parliament for Guelph. Active in the community for more than 35 years, he is a past board member and chair of the Guelph Wellington Business Enterprise Centre, past board member of Guelph Wellington Women in Crisis, and helped to usher in Onward Willow, one of Guelph’s vital social programs. Valeriote also participated in former mayor Karen Farbridge’s Task Force on the Economy, setting the stage for the creation of Innovation Guelph and other local initiatives. He is currently senior counsel at SmithValeriote Law Firm LLP specializing in the area of business and corporate law, wills and estates, and real estate, and has returned to several local boards and committees including the Skyline Commercial REIT and the Guelph Community Foundation.