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.