COUNCIL OF THE INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS OF ONTARIO
Graham Parsons is an executive with over twenty-five years in the financial services industry. He has diverse experience ranging from community banking through C-Suite levels. Mr. Parsons led the development and delivery of private banking services for high net worth clients in Canada, the U.S. and China. He served as an integral member of a fifteen-member Management Committee in one of the top five banking institutions in Canada. Mr. Parsons was accountable for management and strategic direction of the bank's trust and estate services, customized banking, investment, personal trust services, philanthropic services, business owner succession planning, lifestyle services and family wealth services delivered through professionals in over fifty offices across North America and select Asian markets.
Ginny Dybenko came to the role of Executive, Strategic Initiatives for Wilfrid Laurier University after five successful years as the Dean of the Wilfrid Laurier School of Business & Economics and over thirty years of corporate experience and a strong academic background. Ms. Dybenko's business career has been marked by the creation of innovative technological solutions for critical business problems primarily in the telecommunications sector. She holds degrees in Mathematics from the University of Western Ontario (B.A.) and the University of Waterloo (M.Math.), and diplomas in Operations Research from the University of Toronto and Executive Business from Queen's University.
KENNISH, J. TIMOTHY
Tim Kennish, of Toronto, is counsel to, and former Co-Chair of, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP where he has worked for the past 40 years. He practices in the field of competition law and is a past Chair of the National Competition Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association. He is the past Chair of his firm's competition law practice group. A graduate of Harvard College and Osgoode Hall Law School, Mr. Kennish is Chair of the Board of Governors of Trinity College School, an independent co-ed day and boarding school, and Chair of the Board of Directors of Breakfast for Learning.
WONG, ROBERT CHARLES
Bob Wong has an extensive background in business, government and community service. Currently, Mr. Wong serves as Vice-Chair and Senior Portfolio Manager at Leon Frazer & Associates Inc. Previously, he served as Ontario's Minister of Energy and Minister of Citizenship. Mr. Wong began his business career as a securities analyst on Bay Street and has served as a senior officer and a director of a number of Toronto Stock Exchange member firms including May Mikkila & Co Inc. and Goulding Rose & Turner Ltd. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the Schulich School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics and Physics from the University of Toronto.