CFA Societies Canada



Top Row: Frederick Chenel, CFA,  Dan Lavallee, CFA, David Smith, CFA, Daniel Spencer, CFA, Robert Luck, CFA
Bottom Row: Shaila Ekramoddoullah,​ CFA, Jessie Bobinski, CFA, Gordon Fawcett, CFA, Ty Saunders, CFA, Mathieu Doucet, CFA, Johann Kuntze, CFA, Wesley Blight, CFA
Absent: Johanna Salloum, CFA, Rodney​ Babineau, CFA
​2018-2019 Board of Directors

David Smith, CFA - Chair and Presidents Council Representative
Ty Saunders, CFA - CFA Society Atlantic Canada
Daniel Spencer, CFA - CFA Society Calgary
Rodney Babineau, CFA - CFA Society Edmonton
Frederick Chenel, CFA - CFA Montréal
Gordon Fawcett, CFA - CFA Society Okanagan
Wesley Blight, CFA - CFA Society Ottawa
Mathieu Doucet, CFA - CFA Qué​bec
Johanna Salloum, CFA - CFA Society Saskatchewan
Daniel Lavallee, CFA - CFA Society Toronto
Jessie Bobinski, CFA - CFA Society Vancouver
Johann Kuntze, CFA - CFA Society Victoria
Shaila Ekramoddoullah,​ CFA - CFA Soci​ety Winnipeg
Robert Luck, CFA - CFA Institute​​

 Staff Directory

Christopher May
Managing Director, CFA Societies Canada
Chris leads the Society’s strategic direction of the investment management profession in Canada by raising ethical and professional standards, promoting fair markets, protecting investors, and increasing brand awareness. He is an experienced public policy advocate for numerous stakeholders within the financial services industry.
A graduate of the University of Ottawa, Chris served in several key roles within the Ontario and Federal governments between 1989 and 1998. He subsequently acted as a public policy consultant for various external stakeholders. In 2003, he began advocating for the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario (now CPA Ontario) as Director of Government Affairs, during which time the Ontario Government called on him to serve on agencies, boards and advisory committees.
Chris is an active member in numerous professional organizations in Canada and the US. He also remains active in the community and was awarded the Queen’s Golden Jubilee medal for his work with children. He lives in Toronto with his son Daniel.​
Candice Szpruta (Spencer)
National Project and Relationship Manager, CFA Societies Canada
Candice is responsible for managing an​d executing projects undertaken by the entity on behalf of the twelve CFA Institute member societies in Canada. She is also responsible for the day-to-day business operations of CFA Societies Canada’s office. Working alongside the Managing Director and relevant volunteers, Candice will liaise with key stakeholders and execute and oversee activities related to implementation of the strategic objectives of the organization.​
Candice has a Diploma in Business Administration Management from George Brown College.