Administrative Assistant, City of Brampton - Fire & Emergency Services
Buyer, City of Brampton - Purchasing Division
Purchasing Assistant , City of Brampton - Purchasing Division
- Successfully completed an Honours Diploma in Supply Chain & Logistics through TriOs College
- Managed assigned procurement projects in excess of one million dollars for the City of Brampton
- Educated city departments and vendors on the City's Purchasing By-Law and procedures
- Developed and maintained trusting relationships internally and externally
- Successfully obtained the Principles of Effective Public Purchasing certificate through the Ontario Public Buyers Association
Supply Chain & Logistics Diploma - TriOs College
Principles of Effective Public Purchasing - Ontario Public Buyers Association
Executive Assistant Certificate - Sheridan College
Senior Audit Manager (contract), ENGIE Canada Inc. (formerly GDF Suez Canada Inc.)
Principal, Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (formerly CICA)
Manager, Professional Standards, Ernst & Young (formerly RSM Richter LLP)
Finance influencer & regulatory powerhouse, with diverse experience, who can help you with financial reporting for public & private companies (IFRS & US GAAP), securities regulation (worked at the OSC), auditing, consolidations, budgeting, strategic planning & systems conversions. Ability to identify issues & recommend solutions.
LinkedIn - see www.linkedin.com/in/lisablackburnca
My videoBio - www.videobio.com/lblackburn.
B Comm, University of Toronto
Distinguished Toastmaster (DTM), Toastmasters International
Associate, Portlington Financial
Tax Counsellor, Liberty Tax
Investment Advisor, BMO Nesbitt Burns
Handled a large book of business as Investment Advisor for Private and Corporate accounts. Held a Resident Investment Advisor position within the BMO Bank Branch for over 5 years. Conduct bank onsite meetings for clients and staff. Educated staff and management about the Investment Markets. Referred business to the bank for Mortgage and Insurance Retail deals. Provided clients with regular review of their portfolios and the investment market conditions.
Canadian Securities Course
Bachelor of Arts
Vice President-Sales & Marketing, Sinclair Technologies Inc.
Vice President-Sales, WinMagic Inc.
V.P. - International Sales & Marketing, Teklogix Inc (now Psion-Teklogix)
SALES, MARKETING & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT SENIOR GLOBAL EXECUTIVE: MULTI-LINGUAL, TECH-SAVVY, TEAM BUILDER, PERFORMANCE-DRIVEN
Expertise in building & motivating domestic & global sales teams, channel partners & strategic alliances in N. America, Europe & Asia-Pacific
P&L responsibilities with both public and private companies. Emphasis on team building & bottom line results
BASc-University of Waterloo, P. Eng. (PEO)
Multi-Lingual; English, French, Italian & some Spanish
Miller-Heiman & Export Sales Training
Director, Bank Of Nova Scotia
Senior Manager, Man Investments
Manager - Audit, HSBC
Set up of a joint venture for an investment firm; established and maintained a financial controls framework; introduced operational efficiencies; conducted workshop training for banking professionals; guest speaker on Internal Controls
B. Comm (H)
B.Comm, McMaster University
Vice President of Information Technology, Calyx Transportation Group
Vice President, Information Technology, Metro Supply Chain Group
Sr. Director, Information Technology, Spectrum Supply Chain Solutions
Mini-MBA Cycle 2 - Advanced Management, McGill University
Mini-MBA Cycle 1 - Executive Development, McGill University
IT Management, Queen's School of Business
Corporate Controller, MMM Group Limited
Controller (Ontario), McCarthy Tetrault LLP
Global Finance Manager, MDS Inc.
- 20% decrease fin reporting reporting cycle time
- 8 straight years income tax savings
- resolved $1M interco. AP/AR discrepancy
- shaved financial close 60%
- saved $150K payroll through AP standardization
- implemented electronic expense tool in record 6 months
- above expectations performance rating over multiple years
- $1M bottom line savings, CEO award, SOX control manual author
- Oracle ERP go-live in record 3 months
- 1st co. wide common GL COA for 25 countries
- $3M+ GST recoveries.
BBA- York University (Sculich School of Business)
Consultant & President, ICTkeynote Inc
Director Professional Services, Huawei Technologies
VP Services & PMO, CIO/IT Strategy, Planning & Collaboration, Alcatel-Lucent
OPERATIONS/BUS STRATEGY +P&L: Cust Srv, Engineering, PMO/PM, Logistics, Installation (Can/US/Global), IT Leadership & Strategy
CIO-IT+BUS DEVELOPMENT:Engaged Fortune 500 execs, telecom carriers & IT vendors driving Business Dev & B2B breakthru sales by applying CIO-IT practices in relationship/influencer marketing
LEADERSHIP:Mentor hitech teams +new ventures & public keynote speaker on tech trends & business benefits
MBA, P. Eng , MASc, BASc
CIO-IT Governance, Strategy, Bus Alignment & Collaboration
Management, Telecom, IT, Engineering Mgt, -Mobile, Wireless, Fixed (trends, benefits etc)
Owner/Consultant, FranNet SWO
20 year top performing Tim Hortons franchisee.
Now acting a s consultant helping people find the ideal business opportunity using a proven match system. From Milton to Niagara and Windsor.
University of Guelph.