Jason Farris joins the Stars after having held executive positions in a variety of industries: financial services, software, publishing and online media. Most recently Farris was President and CEO of Citizens Bank of Canada, one of 21 Schedule I banks in Canada. Earlier in his career he served as Vice President of Services and then as Vice President of Marketing for Fincentric, a supplier of core banking software to banks around the world.
Along the way, Farris founded circaNow Media which published four hockey books authored by Farris including Hail Cesare! with former NHL goalie Cesare Maniago (the only goalie in Stars franchise history to backstop all of the team’s wins in a season, albeit when the Stars played in Minnesota) and his current book involving many of the NHL’s general managers titled, Behind the Moves.
Jason earned an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He also holds a B.A. (Political Science) degree from the University of Toronto and a B.Sc. (Physics) degree from the University of British Columbia.
Jason and his wife Sarah have two children, Jane and Owen.