Mark Menard, Background
Mark Menard joined CIGI in 2010 and serves as the organization's vice president of finance. In this role, he is responsible for the overall management and oversight of all financial matters for CIGI.
Mark has over 19 years of senior financial business experience in both the private and public sectors. Prior to joining CIGI, Mark led the financial restructuring and development of two of Ontario’s newly amalgamated Community Care Access Centres, overseeing an average annual budget of $140 million. Before that, Mark was the controller for the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing in the Ontario government. He also served as treasurer for two of the Ministry’s agencies. He has also held other senior positions within the Ontario government, including senior manager risk and assurance for the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, and senior manager risk and assurance, Corporate Audit Cluster in the Ministry of Government Services. Prior to joining the Ontario Public Service, Mark held senior positions in Canadian Pacific Ltd., Loblaw Companies Ltd. and TransAlta Utilities. Mark began his career at KPMG Chartered Accountants.
Mark is a chartered accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario. In addition, he also holds a master of business administration and bachelor of commerce degree, with distinction, both from the University of Calgary.