Fred is currently CFO, treasurer and officer for Hamilton Specialty Bar Inc. 2007. Previously, he has held COO and CFO roles with a number of private equity backed companies in the CPG industry. Fred also has served as a director and officer on a number of public, private and not-for-profit boards. He is currently a board member for LaRocca Bakeries and St. Joe’s Hospital, and has been on the board for CGA of Ontario. He is a past president of the Financial Executives International (FEI) and has served on the Canadian Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (CCSBE) and the CFO Canada Advisory Board. A respected business speaker and facilitator, Fred is a requested conference guest speaker and periodically provides articles for several publications. He received his professional director’s certification (ICD.D) in March 2014, has an Honours B. Commerce degree from McMaster University, is a CPA and has his fellowship since 2003. Fred enjoys golfing, travelling to exotic locations and spending time with his family.