Mr. Rob Schlegel CPA, CA brings over 25 years of experience in developing, financing and managing medium to large size projects to the Board. He has financial expertise in raising money in the capital markets and through private placements. He has also helped create and implement governance structures for medium sized private organizations as well as long term incentive plans for senior management.
Rob is currently the Chief Financial Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of R-B-J Schlegel Holdings and Schlegel Health Care. He is responsible for implementing a strategic capital plan to maximize shareholder returns and ensuring it is properly implemented after being approved by the Board. He is also responsible for overseeing capital needs including preparing, presenting, and discussing financial prospectuses with various financial partners including banks, life insurance companies, and pension funds. Mr. Schlegel oversees private placements in the capital markets for the company. He also serves on the company’s pension committee.
Mr Schlegel holds undergraduate degrees in Chemistry from the Western University and Business from Wilfrid Laurier University. He also holds the professional designations of Chartered Accountant and Chartered Professional Accountant.
In addition to his work commitments, Mr. Schlegel is involved politically and works with a number of not-for-profits. He was the former CFO of the Kitchener-Waterloo PC Association and still is an active participant on the Board. He has been involved in fundraising committees for Conestoga College, the Research Institute for Aging, Homewood Research Institute, and MEDA. He also sits on the Board of Directors of the Kitchener Panthers Senior Baseball Club.