David Kviring, Chief Financial Officer at HTS Toronto, has a broad range of experience in finance and accounting. David joined HTS Toronto in 1998 when he was hired as Controller. He was promoted to Chief Financial Officer in 2008, when he also became a shareholder of the company.
David served as Accounting Manager for four years for the largest district heating and cooling supplier in Canada, Toronto District Heating Corporation, now known as Enwave Corp.
David is a member of Chartered Professional Accountants Ontario (CPA, CMA), has a degree in economics from Wilfrid Laurier University and is a graduate of the Directors College having attained the Chartered Director (C.Dir) and Audit Committee Certified (A.C.C) designations.
After earning a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto, Wayne began his career with Ernst & Young, a leading professional services firm where he provided audit, tax, and advisory services to a broad range of clients. This is when Wayne received his Chartered Professional Accountant designation.
At Rogers Communications, Wayne held senior management roles in finance as Vice President of Finance – U.S. Operations, Vice President and Senior Controller, and culminating in the Vice President Risk Management position over a twenty-year period. During this time, he participated in the company’s massive expansion from a cable company to a communications giant.
Wayne was the VP Finance and CFO for the financial and information technology functions of Electrical Safety Authority (ESA), a provider of electrical inspections. ESA was an offshoot from Ontario Hydro. Wayne executed a risk strategy including integration into the overall business plan. This led to significant risk mitigation in areas such as IT, business continuance and reputational issues. In addition to turning around the financial fortunes of the company, Wayne regained control over escalating costs, improving profitability and capitalizing on corporate value.
Wayne has been engaged in contract assignments for CEOs and Boards as well as being an active board member with several organizations helping to establish governance practices, financial direction and improved quality of reporting and risk management practices.
Steve is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CMA) and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree (B.Comm.) from the University of Toronto.
Steve’s extensive finance and administration career has spanned over 35 years and a variety of businesses, including construction materials with St. Lawrence Cement (Holcim), a major retailer with Kmart, as well as a major global supplier of integrated automated supply chain technology and software with Dematic (Siemens and KION).
During his 21-year career with Dematic, Steve held the position of Chief Financial Officer & Vice President Finance, and served as a member of the Board of Directors for the Canadian organization. As CFO, he was responsible for a variety of areas including Financial Reporting, Human Resources, Project Accounting, Treasury, Legal Agreements, IT, Taxation, and Audits. Steve also served as a member of KION’s Global Compliance Committee.
Steve enjoys being active in the community, and has volunteered with the Mississauga Hockey League, Peel Crime Stoppers, as well as the Mississauga Older Adult Expo and Ontario 55+ Senior Games.
Cathy has over 30 years of experience in developing strategies and plans to support regulatory reviews and to advance public awareness initiatives. She offers experience in research, stakeholder engagement, program development, public relations and performance assessment to advance the mandates of government agencies. She has been recognized for influencing change in public behavior in the delivery of high-impact provincial and national safety campaigns. Cathy is dedicated to using her skills and experience as a volunteer to support not-for-profit agencies in advancing the delivery of important community services. In addition to Peel Senior Link, Cathy volunteers at Extendicare Mississauga and Chaired the Riverwood Conservancy Marketing Committee from 2012 to 2018 introducing an integrated marketing planning approach to strengthen the community’s connection with nature and the rich heritage of Mississauga.
A caregiver for a Mother with advanced Dementia, Cathy works to understand the impact this illness has on individuals and participates on the Family Council at her Mother’s residence.
Janice Tuffnail is the Chief Compliance Officer/Chief Operating Officer with Encasa Financial Inc.
She is responsible for monitoring and enforcing the compliance environment and operations and all obligations of the regulatory, legal and corporate requirements associated with the management of investment funds. She joined with Encasa Financial Inc. in 2010 from Regional Municipality of Peel where she administered all aspects of the Region’s investment program and directed the Region’s debt program.
She has 30 years’ experience in the investment industry and financial markets. Among her designations are the Partners, Directors and Senior Officers Course (Canadian Securities Institute) and Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA Institute).
Randy Norris received his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science while playing varsity basketball at the University of Waterloo. He then obtained a Master’s Degree in Judicial Administration from Brock University and his law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School. He has now been practicing criminal law in the Greater Toronto Area for over twenty years. In his spare time he enjoys golfing, camping with his family, and hiking with his golden-doodle Bella.
Emily is a Clinical Transformation Executive on the Global Health Team at IBM. She offers healthcare clinical subject matter expertise, assists with client strategy development and solution delivery to help healthcare organizations achieve transformational change. She brings a strong focus on keeping patients at the heart of this work, as well as a seasoned lens with regard to coaching organizations through conversations about leadership and governance for sustainability of practice change. Emily is passionate about improving healthcare in a way that leads to better patient care and lowered costs.
From Machu Picchu, to the rainforests in Costa Rica, to jungles in Belize, and to bamboo forests in Thailand, one of Emily’s passions is hiking around beautiful parts of the world; Biking- Emily loves riding her bike around Toronto as a means of transportation. She used this passion to raise money for cancer research when she did the “Ride to Conquer Cancer”, a 200km/2-day bike ride from Toronto to Niagara Falls; Music – Emily has played classical piano since she was three years old, and still enjoys playing today. In addition to playing piano she loves to sing, and won several charity competitions in “Battle of the Bands” with her band “The Calamities”, as well as “Dr. Jam”.
Mark is a Consultant with a multidisciplinary skill set covering strategy, market planning, budgeting, business development and operations. He works with small and start-up organizations to build out plans and systems. He is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario (BA Economics) and Ivey School of Business (MBA). His experience includes senior operational, financial and marketing roles in consulting, biotech, travel and infrastructure industries.
Mark lives in Oakville with his family where he spends his spare time playing guitar.