Chris Boland, CPA, CA, CMA
Chris Boland Professional Corporation, Ottawa
Chris Boland is Chief Financial Officer of Avivagen, a TSX.V listed entity, and the principal of a public accounting firm, providing IFRS transition services, IFRS training, and consulting on the application of new IFRS Standards. Prior to establishing his public practice and CFO role, Chris was General Manager, Canada Post; CFO, Optiwave; Vice-President, Tax & Treasury, Eftia; Manager, Canadian Bank Note; Manager, Mitel; an Auditor with the Auditor General and Budget Analyst with the Treasury Board.
Roseline Brennan, CPA, CGA
Retired, St. Catharines
Roseline Brennan has a distinguished record of service in the arts community and accounting profession. As the controller and co-owner of the Niagara Conservatory of Music, she was instrumental in growing the Conservatory into the second-largest, single-location music school in Ontario, and took a leadership role at the Ontario Music Teachers' Guild, where she served as secretary/treasurer for six years. A Chartered Director, Roseline served at the local and provincial levels of her legacy body for more than two decades.
Georgina M. Daniels, FCPA, FCA
The District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board, Thunder Bay
Georgina Daniels is the Director of Corporate Services at the TBDSSAB, which delivers vital social services to individuals and families living in the District of Thunder Bay. Her 30-year career includes key financial roles in both the private and public sector, and a distinguished record of volunteer service in numerous local charities, causes and the accounting profession, including the CPA Ontario’s Thunder Bay - Northwest Association. She was elected a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario in 2013.
Jean Desgagne, CPA, CA, ICD.D
Global Solutions, Insights & Analytics Strategies, TMX Group, Toronto
Jean Desgagne is the President & CEO, Global Solutions, Analytics & Insights Strategies, TMX Group. Jean sits on several boards of directors, including Trayport Ltd, and TSX Trust, an OSFI-regulated trust company, and a start-up. He has served on boards of Canada’s two systemically important
Ian Jeffreys, CPA, CA
KPMG LLP, London
Ian Jeffreys is a Partner in Audit and Assurance at KPMG London, where, for more than 20 years, he has provided clients with audit and assurance services. He has significant experience in many industry segments, including not-for-profit, municipal, healthcare
Russell Jones, CPA, CA, ICD.D
Shopify Inc., Ottawa (retired)
Russell (Russ) Jones was the Chief Financial Officer at Shopify from March 2011 to April 2018. Prior to joining Shopify, Russ was based in Silicon Valley where he served both BDNA Corporation from 2009 to 2010 and Xambala Incorporated from 2007 to 2011 as their Chief Financial Officer. Russ has supported many worthy causes in the Ottawa region, including Breast Cancer Awareness, the Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County and the Boys & Girls Club. Russ is now spending his time on board and advisory work along with his charitable foundation which is primarily focused on assisting with kidney research.
Bobby Kwon, CPA, CMA
Bobby Kwon is currently an independent consultant providing advisory services to various organizations. Most recently, he was Senior Vice President at George Weston Ltd. overseeing the Executive Chairman’s Office. Prior to that, Bobby worked at Unilever in Canada, U.S., Netherlands, and U.K. in a number of senior finance and corporate positions, including CFO for the Canadian business and Chief of Staff to Group CEO in London. He serves on the Advisory Board of Rotman-Odgers Berndtson and, in the past, on the Boards of Unilever Canada Inc. and GS1 (Retail Sector). He is a member of Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference, volunteers at Regent Park Community Centre, and supports several Korean-Canadian community organizations.
Jennifer Diana Lee, CPA, CA
Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, Toronto
Jennifer Diana Lee is Principal, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board. Prior to her role at OTPPB, Jennifer was an Associate for two years at Goldman Sachs in London, UK and began her career at Deloitte Private in Toronto. In addition to being a CPA, Jennifer is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst. She has Bachelor of Commerce and Global Professional Masters of Law degrees. In 2016 Jennifer was appointed Young CPA Representative on CPA Ontario’s Council for a two-year term and has also served on the Young CA Advisory Board.
Delna Madon, CPA, CA
Delna Madon is currently consulting to various firms on accounting, audit and litigation support matters. She previously served as a senior manager in the national accounting standards group of two international accounting firms. She obtained her
Stephen McCaughey, CPA, CMA
Steve McCaughey is a Senior Consulting Partner with Deloitte. He is a leader in Deloitte’s Finance Transformation practice and CFO Program and has extensive experience in governance, process, technology, organization design and performance management. Steve is a frequent speaker on Finance Transformation, Digital Finance, and the Future of Work. He holds MBA and Management Information Systems (MIS) degrees, a CFA designation, and the ICD.D (Chartered Director) certification.
Catherine L. Russell, CPA, CA
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Toronto
Cathy Russell is Partner and National Human Capital Leader, Audit