Scott Mackenzie, President
CEO of Morningstar Canada, one of Canada’s largest investment research operations, since 2003. Global Head of Research & Data Products for Morningstar Inc. of Chicago since 2015. Nearly 30 years' experience in the investment industry, with a reputation for innovation and leadership. Holds an Hon. B.Music (minor: Computer Science) degree, a Certified Hedge Fund Specialist designation, and the ICD.D designation for corporate directors.
Dr. Robert S. Williams, Secretary
Bioethicist, social worker, archaeologist, dance historian, bookseller, and publisher of several books on dance. Great-grandfather founded R.S. Williams & Sons in 1849, an important Toronto musical instrument company. Loans instruments from his collection to promising young musicians. Initiated scholarships at the Royal Conservatory of Music and supports its chamber music program.
Chief Legal Officer, Chartwell Retirement Residences, responsible for legal and governance matters and advice on acquisitions, joint ventures and corporate finance. Previously practiced corporate law at Torys LLP in corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions. BSc from McGill University; LL.B from University of Ottawa; completed the Canadian Securities Course. Board of Directors, National Youth Orchestra of Canada.
Marcia Lewis Brown
Business, marketing and investment strategy consultant with experience in the investment management industry. Pursued a ten-year career as a professional flutist. Served on not-for-profit boards for numerous of Toronto's premiere cultural institutions. Has two master’s degrees in music and an MBA, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst with the IDC.D designation for corporate directors.
A journalist passionate about the not-for-profit sector. A career spanning almost 2O years in print and broadcast as writer for Toronto Life; publisher for Dining Out magazine; producer for CTV News; story-producer for a number of documentary TV series. Holds a Business and Communications degree from Ryerson University and post-graduate Journalism diploma from Humber College.
Principal, Notre Dame High School. Musical educator and clinician for over 35 years. Launched successful music programs in several Toronto schools. Former head of arts programs at Cardinal Carter Academy for the Arts. Established enrichment string program for the Toronto Catholic District School Board; coordinated the Canadian Independent School Music Festival string orchestra. Co-authored provincial music guidelines for the Ontario Ministry of Education in 1998-2000.
President and CEO of Sutter Hill Investment Corporation, an investment, development, and property-management company. Sits on the boards and involved with several arts, community, and charitable organizations. Officer and Vice President of the NATO-mandated The Atlantic Council of Canada. Studied industrial and organizational psychology at Western University; completed BA in history.
Started her career at New York advertising firm NW Ayer. Returned to her family's Toronto oriental carpet business, involving travels throughout Iran and the Indian sub-continent. Long-time supporter of the performing arts, serving as fundraiser for the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Studied at the Sorbonne in Paris and received MBA from the University of Toronto.