Sr. Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Derrek Wong is a trusted senior level finance professional with over 25 years of broad-based experience across a number of industries including; financial services, distribution, retailing, logistics, agriculture, energy services, and project engineering. He has been V.P. Finance and Chief Financial Officer for several businesses including Levitt Safety Ltd, VHQ Entertainment Inc., One Earth Farms Corp., Pro Trans Ventures Inc., and CERF Inc. In the finance industry, Derrek was Account Manager, Multinational Banking with the Royal Bank of Canada, V.P. Corporate Finance for Bank of America, V.P. Finance and V.P. Mergers and Acquisitions for Intact Insurance Canada.
Throughout his career, Derrek has had extensive experience in developing business strategies, refining financial management and controls, budgeting, acquisitions and capital market development. He is known for streamlining operations and optimizing financial performance to achieve profitable growth.
Derrek graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Calgary and an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and was awarded the Fellow of the Society of Professional Accountants (FCPA) designation. Derrek was the previous Chair of the Board of Directors for the Society of Management Accountants of Alberta.