Before being elected as the MP for Vaughan–Woodbridge in 2015, Francesco Sorbara worked in the financial sector. He spent almost a decade as the Associate Director of Corporate Bond Research for Scotiabank’s Global Banking and Markets division. Prior to that he was an insurance executive. He is currently a member on the Standing Committee on Finance.
Sorbara defeated former Conservative cabinet minister Julian Fantino to win his seat in Vaughan–Woodbridge. He has said that his priorities for the riding are pensions, home care and transit infrastructure.
Sorbara volunteers in his community when he’s not working. He served on the board of the Neighbourhood Committee for the United Way York Region. He was also a member of the finance committee for Eva’s Initiatives for Homeless Youth. Eva’s Initiative is a homeless shelter for young people that has been serving the community since 1994.
Sorbara has a Bachelor of Arts from Simon Fraser University and a Master’s of Arts from the University of Toronto. He hold a Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
He is married and the father of two daughters. Sorbara’s parents emigrated to Canada from Italy.