Steve has run his own business in Real Estate Development and Investment for the past 6 years and brings a wealth of knowledge to the table regarding facilities. He has a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Calgary in Finance and Financial Management Services. He has over 15 years of senior management experience in Calgary's business sector. He began his career at Canadian Pacific Railway where over 9 years he held several senior management roles within the Finance and Operations groups. After leaving CPR, Steve assumed the CFO role at Acera Developments, a land development company focused on residential and commercial developments. Prior to joining Cancorp, Steve held the office of VP, Finance for Greengate Power Corporation, a start-up wind development company.
Steve's principal focus with Cancorp is the management of all land development projects.
Steve is passionate about sport and has been involved in Hockey, Rugby, Water Skiing, Fly-fishing, motor biking and golf. These have led to volunteer board involvement with Trails West Hockey Association, Calgary Gymnastics, and, last year, agreeing to join the Sport Calgary Board to replace a retiring member. His community involvement also extends to the Board of WFR Community Support.
Apart from his strong involvement in sport, Steve also cares about Animal Welfare, Civil Rights and Social Action, Economic Empowerment, Education, Environment and Politics.