Officers' Bios

Barry Shafran, BA, CA

Director, President and CEO

Mr. Shafran has held the office of President of the Corporation since July 7, 1999, and became President and Chief Executive Officer in 2002.

Mr. Shafran’s previous positions include roles as President of several national services business in Canada. With extensive experience in operations, change management and mergers and acquisitions, Mr. Shafran has a diverse background that has consistently included the development and execution of growth strategies. A Chartered Accountant, Mr. Shafran also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Commerce from the University of Toronto.

Lisa Stevenson, MBA, CA

Director of Finance

Ms. Stevenson has been the Director of Finance of Chesswood since February 2000. Prior to joining Chesswood, Ms. Stevenson was Controller of a leading public electronic commerce company. In addition to her CA, Ms. Stevenson has an MBA focusing in International Trade, as well as a Bachelor of Business Management.