Chief Operations Officer
Diane has extensive experience working in public, private and not-for-profit sector organizations. She brings a unique, diversified background and education to her role which includes: operations management, human resource management, project management, business process development & re-engineering, procurement management, strategic & operational planning, real estate asset management, facilitation, compensation management, organizational analysis and design, and formal writing skills. She has a diploma in Business Administration, CAPM Designation, Graduate Certificates from RRU in Strategic HR Management, Risk Contract & Procurement Management, a RETS graduate from UBC, and she is also a published author.
Chief Financial Officer
Michael is a Chartered Professional Accountant having practiced with Price Waterhouse and then moving into management roles as a CFO, COO, and CEO of private and public companies. For the last thirty years he has worked in a variety of industries and has led companies with multiple locations in Canada and internationally. As a CEO his work was recognized by his peers in which he was a finalist in the manufacturing category of the E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year (Ontario) awards. Michael has developed innovative business partnerships with companies including mergers and acquisitions in Canada and the USA and raised over $100 million in capital for the businesses he managed. He brings his extensive financial expertise and entrepreneurial acumen as a financial advisor to and controller for one of Canada’s largest non-profit organizations addressing climate change issues.