Tom Cunningham,CPA, CGA

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Tom Cunningham, CPA, CGA

Tom has over 30 years in accounting, finance and senior leadership experience. He’s been successful in his senior financial/accounting roles including President of a Tier 1 automotive supplier.

Tom has worked in public accounting servicing a variety of small and medium-sized businesses, as well as municipalities and not for profit organizations. His services ranged from corporate and personal tax, to corporate audit, to accounting and financial management support. Tom built strong business relationships with the clients, based on service, trust and integrity. Tom has also worked with various levels of government relating to funding of capital for energy reduction projects and development opportunities for employees.

For the past 18 years, Tom has worked in the automotive manufacturing sector. During the 2008 economic downturn, he gained invaluable experience in maintaining business strength and stability through the development of strong cost modelling, process efficiencies, cost reduction strategies, and policy development. Tom has a proven track record in building a strong organization or business through solid corporate governance both administratively and financially, controls to mitigate corporate risk, and through long term strategic planning.

Tom is a graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University with a BA in Economics and Diploma in Business Administration. Community involvement is very important to him and he currently sits on the Audit and Finance Committee of Headwaters Hospital, as well as the Board of Directors of the Alliston Curling Club. In the recent past he has also sat on the Dufferin County Board of Trade and the Shelburne Economic Development Committee.

Based out of the Alliston area, Tom services Barrie and the surrounding areas.

Education

  • Wilfrid Laurier University, Diploma in Business Administration
  • Wilfrid Laurier University, Bachelor of Arts (Economics)

Volunteer/Community Involvement

  • Headwaters Health Care Centre, Member of Audit and Finance Committee
  • Dufferin County Board of Trade, Past Board of Directors Member
  • Alliston Curling Club, Past Treasurer