FEI Canada is fortunate to be able to count on engaged volunteers and
Pete Pigott, CPA, CA – President and Chief Executive Officer
416-366-3007 ext. 5106
As CEO, Pete’s mandate is focused on expanding FEI Canada’s presence and enhancing the value the association provides to the Canadian financial senior leadership. With over thirty years of financial leadership experience, Pete leads the team to meet the increasingly complex needs of its members, through research,
guidance and thought leadership on a broad range of current matters impacting the profession and shaping the careers of senior financial executives.
Jason Taylor, CPA, CA - Director, Financial Operations
416-366-3007 ext. 5115
Jason brings a diverse finance background to his role of Director, Financial Operations for FEI Canada. He is responsible for the finance, corporate governance and IT functions of the organization. He is a member of various FEI Canada committees.
Jason will work with the leadership team to drive the growth of the organization, ensuring that FEI Canada maintains its position as the prominent financial professionals group in Canada.
Laura Pacheco, MBA, CPA, CGA – Vice President, Research & Education
416-366-3007 ext. 5111
|Laura acts as the Vice President, Research of FEI Canada. She manages FEI Canada’s research studies produced by the Canadian Financial Executives Research Foundation (CFERF), and strategic partnerships in driving and promoting thought leadership at FEI Canada.|
She is involved in the following FEI Canada committees: CFERF Advisory Council, Programming & Sponsorship Committee.
Rita Plaskett – CMP, CMM – Director, Events
416-366-3007 ext. 5116
As Director of Events, Rita manages the Annual Conference,
Stephen Ilkiw – Director, Sales
416-366-3007 ext. 5108
|As Director, Sales, Stephen oversees sponsorship opportunities at our annual conference, including breakfast seminars and exhibitors,
Wendy Siegel – Director, Membership
416-366-3007 ext. 5120
As Director of Membership, Wendy will focus on attracting new members as well as the continued engagement and retention of FEI’s valued and current membership. With 20 years’ experience building cross-functional teams while working collaboratively to establish and maintain strategic partnerships, Wendy will contribute to FEI’s growth as it continues to establish itself as the leading association for senior finance executives across Canada.
Elvira Rago – Membership Associate
416-366-3007 ext. 5103
Elvira Rago has joined our national team as membership associate and is responsible for communicating and managing the members’ services programs, promoting membership benefits and marketing initiatives, while maintaining our database as FEI Canada continues to grow!
Felipe Cerqueira– Events Coordinator
416-366-3007 ext. 5123
As the Events Coordinator, Felipe works closely with the Director of Events on the Annual Conference, Canada’s CFO of the Year Award Gala and the logistics behind the CFO Leadership Beyond Finance program. Felipe also works closely with the VP, Research on the administration of the national breakfast seminars and webinars.
Pat Todd – Office Manager
416-366-3007 ext. 5113
As Office Manager, Pat provides accounting, reception, support for national event logistics, and support for Policy Forum, the Committee on Corporate Reporting, and CFERF.
Babar Ayyaz - ASA – Data Analyst
416-366-3007 ext. 5114
Utilizing his background in mathematics, finance and statistics while working closely with all team members, results to increase membership satisfaction and the overall FEI Canada experience.
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