Educated in Quebec. Graduated from McGill University with a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance and Accounting.
Passed Certified Management Accountant Exams 1988
Moved to Hamilton in 1989.
Officially designated as Certified Management Accountant 1992
13 years experience in the public accounting field for chartered accountants with a unique expertise in auditing for not for profit organizations.
13 years experience as controller of a not for profit organization.
8 years volunteer experience as referee in the Quebec Minor Football Organization
3 years as secretary/treasurer for the North Shore Football Referees Association.