Nov 09, 2017
Mark Clearihue
Juno Beach Centre Association

Mark Clearihue was appointed Honorary Lieutenant Colonel of 7th Toronto Regiment, RCA, by Ministerial Order in October, 2016.
The son of an RCAF WW2 veteran, HLCol Clearihue was born in Owen Sound, ON. Raised from an early age in the United States, he graduated from Colgate University in 1974 with a Bachelor’s of Arts degree (Economics). He excelled as a distance runner, was a high school state champion and won 12 varsity letters in Cross-Country and Track while at Colgate.
Returning to Canada in 1975, HLCol Clearihue entered the banking industry and enjoyed a 39 year career with TD Bank Group where he held successive positions in Financial Analysis, Commercial Lending, Branch Management, and Regional Sales Leadership. His final responsibilities centered on leading TD’s Secured Lending sales teams across Canada. He retired from TD in 2014.
HLCol Clearihue is a Director of the Juno Beach Centre Association, which oversees the Juno Beach Centre, Canada’s Second World War museum and cultural centre located in Normandy, France. The Centre pays homage to the 45,000 Canadians who lost their lives in defence of Canada during WW2.
He is a member of Canada Company, a charitable, non-partisan organization that serves to build bridges between business and community leaders and the Canadian military to help CAF personnel receive well deserved support, care, and recognition.
HLCol Clearihue is a challenged golfer, an occasional jogger, and a novice cyclist. He is a member at Mississauga Golf & CC and The Classics Golf & CC in Naples, Florida. He and his wife Judy reside in Mississauga. They have two sons and became grandparents in 2017