Why Ridley?
Leadership & Governance

Don McMurtry '82

• Advancement Committee (Chair)
• Governance & Nomination Committee
Don, who describes himself as a “voluntrepreneur,” is passionate about volunteer work and throughout his career has applied this to his business style. Don happily retired from RIM/Blackberry in 2006, but a decade later returned his attention to managing the growth of software companies. 
P.O. Box 3013, 2 Ridley Road St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 7C3 Canada 905 684 1889
With more than 700 students from 60 countries, the largest boarding programme in Ontario and the third largest in Canada, Ridley College is a truly international, co-educational, day and boarding school of the world that prepares students for the world. It has provided enriching learning and life-shaping experiences focused on the arts, academics, and athletics since 1889. Ridley’s Lower School offers JK-Grade 8, its Upper School consists of Grade 9-PG, and Ridley graduates attend some of the top universities and colleges around the world. Ridley is the only   co-ed independent boarding school in Canada and one of only three in North America authorized to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) continuum programme.