Chris is a graduate of the Dalhousie University Commerce Co-op Program and a Certified General Accountant. Currently, as the Chief Financial Officer for rcs construction and Mill-Right Woodworking Inc, Chris is responsible for the financial operations of both companies including banking, legal and risk management, insurance and bonding, and human resource operations. In addition, Chris is a member of the executive team contributing to overall strategic planning and development. Chris is constantly seeking new opportunities and partnerships to drive business development.
Prior to rcs, Chris worked as the Director of Finance at the IWK Health Centre for 12 years, responsible for finance, payroll, purchasing as well as the capital accounting and reporting for all major capital construction projects. With this experience he is well versed on how a major project runs from the owner’s perspective and how it ties into the various funding bodies and their requirements. He worked in concert with the owner’s representative for these construction projects as well as with the contractors to help refine, detail and interpret the financial reporting process.
Chris’ strong managerial and interpersonal skills enable him to work well with clients and stakeholders at all levels in both the public and private sectors.