Confirmed Mentors

Confirmed Mentors

This list will be updated as more mentors are confirmed.


First Name Title Company Name
Gerhard Barnard Chief Financial Officer & Vice President, Finance Olympia Financial Group Inc.
Danny Chiarastella Head of Finance, Americas 3P Learning Inc.
Laura Cillis Corporate Director
Murray Malley President HR-and Inc
Gerard McInnis CEO Gerard McInnis Professional Corporation
Duncan McPhedran President Big Guns Energy Services Inc.
Allan Mowbray Vice President, Finance & Chief Financial Officer Cequence Energy
Christopher Podolsky Strategic Advisor Bravo Target Safety
James Shutiak Retired


Name Title Company Name
Hashim Ahmed CFO Jaguar Mining Inc
Barbara Anderson CFO & VP Corporate Services IESO
Alexandra Ardern Vice President, Finance TD Greystone Asset Management
Celine Arsenault Vice President Finance Livingston International
Stephanie Bird SVP Operations Kognitiv
Belinda Blades Senior Finance Executive Consultant
Jeff Bond Principal and Portfolio CFO The CFO Centre Canada
Brett Bourgon President B Inspired Finance Group
Mahendra Bungaroo CFO & CAO Fiera Foods Company
Laurel Campbell Vice President, Finance & Administration Northern College
Timothy D'Souza Chief Operating Officer Christian Children's Fund of Canada
Mark Denham Chief Financial Officer Waterloo Managed Software Services Ltd.
Al Dykstra Senior Vice President, Finance & Chief Financial Officer Paging Network of Canada Inc.
Karoline Elkind VP Finance CBGF
Katya Forsyth CFO Advisor Finding Clarity
Sunil Gandhi Chief Financial Officer Trophy Foods
John Glicksman Senior Advisor John Glicksman Consulting Services
Amit Jain Director Financial Reporting and Taxation ecobee Inc.
Jessie Ju VP Investment Cinaport Capital Inc.
Mireille Khayat Lead Executive Finance, Legal and Risk MaRS Discovery District
Winnie Leung Chief Financial Officer Moneris Solutions Corporation
Michael McKenna CFO Mobile Klinik
Mathew Moore COO Canada DLL Group
Atif Mujahid VP Finance & Treasury DBG
Gord Nelson Chief Financial Officer Cineplex Inc.
Sanjay Puri VP, Administration & CFO Humber College
Luis Reyes Chief Financial Officer Save the Children Canada
Linda Sampson CFO Microsoft Canada
Amar Shah Corporate Controller, Strategy and Finance
Mihir Shah CFO - Software Group Canada IBM Canada Limited
Laura Sims Chief Financial and Administration Officer Alzheimer Society
Lisa Taylor Chief Financial Officer Waterfront Toronto
Vivian Tong VP Finance ADP Canada
Lynn Waddell Project Manager & Consultant The Boiler Inspection & Insurance Company of Canada
Igor Zaks President TenzorAI
Anish Chopra Managing Director Portfolio Management Corporation
Mark Denham Chief Financial Officer Waterloo Managed Software Services Ltd.
Shane Siva Managing Partner Goldbear Capital International


First Name Title Company Name
Peter Ballachey Secretary - Treasurer CRC Rail Management Services Ltd.
Simon Bodymore Chief Financial Officer Tasktop Technologies
Marietjie Bower Director Finance, Retail BC Liquor Distribution Branch
Bradley Carlyle President Barcar Consulting Ltd
Lawrence Chan Controller Refrigerative Supply Limited
Dave Heffelfinger CFO RC Pets Company
Jessica Jang Director, Corporate Finance Amacon
Doug King Special Projects Westbank Projects
Anna Lee VP, Finance & Treasury Aviso Wealth Inc.
James Leung Corporate Controller and Director of Finance Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia
Issa Nakhleh Chief Financial Officer Issa Nakhleh, CPA, CGA MBA Principal
Lejla Pekaric Director, Operations - Western Canada Grant Thornton LLP
Brian Pettipas Portfolio Chief Financial Officer and Director Founders Group of Food Companies Inc.
Jeffrey Shickele Vice President - Corporate Finance and Technology Amacon Group
Thomas Sitar CFO Allnorth Consultants Limited

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