With more than 20 years in the financial field, and the majority of those years in leadership and executive roles, Rich brings a strong corporate finance and operational background. During his years with IBM, Rich has been CFO for the Americas System x Division, the Canadian Server & Technology Group, as well as the Canadian Software Division. He has also been a finance executive/lead for a variety of business units including pricing, strategic outsourcing, and integration services, providing him with a solid understanding of the IT sector.
Rich’s strengths are in formulating corporate strategy, strategic planning, and translating objectives into actionable plans, all of which assist him in working toward a stronger corporate bottom line. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Administrative and Commercial Studies from the University of Western Ontario and a Master of Business Administration from York University.
Rich is based in both Regina and Toronto. He is very involved in his home community of Richmond Hill, having been manager of numerous rep hockey and soccer teams over the years. Rich is married with four children.