Our Staff

To contact a member of our staff, our email format is: first initial last name @ cfacanada.org

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Michael Thom, CFA

Managing Director

Michael Thom, CFA is the Managing Director for CFA Societies Canada. He leads the strategic direction of CFA Societies Canada and advances the highest professional standards of integrity and ethics for the ultimate benefit of Canadian society. Michael joined CFA Societies Canada with over many years of leadership in capital markets and investment management roles. Michael holds an undergraduate degree from the University of British Columbia, and is both a CFA charterholder and CAIA charterholder.

Candice Szpruta
Candice Szpruta

Director of Operations

Candice Szpruta manages and enhances internal organizational effectiveness through targeted initiatives, projects, and infrastructure. Working alongside the Managing Director, Candice contributes to the development and implementation of the strategic plan of the organization, while leading and executing initiatives and projects undertaken by the organization in pursuit of its shorter-term operational objectives. She also manages day-to-day business operations of the offices of CFA Societies Canada. She has over a decade of experience in various roles in the financial not-for-profit sector. Candice has a Diploma in Business Administration Management from George Brown College.

Christina Lloyd

Operations Specialist

Christina is responsible for supporting the Managing Director, senior management team, and volunteer leaders in their outreach to and engagement with regulators, member societies, and other stakeholders; supporting the Director of Operations in working with member societies, committees, the Board of CFA Societies Canada, and providing support on planning and implementation of initiatives and projects associated with the strategic objectives of the organization. Born and raised in Barbados, Christina came to Canada in 2004 where she later completed her undergraduate studies in Communications at York University and she also holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Corporate Communications and Public Relations from Centennial College.

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