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.
Marietjie Bower, CPA, CMA – Chief Financial Officer
416-366-3007 ext. 5115
|Currently serving as FEI Canada’s CFO and Corporate Secretary, Marietjie heads up FEI Canada’s membership group and is responsible for its finance, corporate governance and IT functions. She has been a member of FEI Canada since 2013.|
She is involved in many FEI Canada committees,
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
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 Committee, and 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,
Michael Demone – Director, Communication
416-366-3007 ext. 5103
|As Director, Communication, Michael is responsible for media relations, oversees social media and all communications at the National Office. He is the lead editor on research studies, and supports our members in their research and advocacy activities, including the Policy Forum thought leadership committees. Michael also supports the annual conference, CFO Leadership Beyond Finance Program and CFO of the Year.|
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.
Liz Bowell – Membership Manager
416-366-3007 ext. 5105
Liz works with FEI Canada as our Membership Manager, managing membership services
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.
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