Heather Gore-Hickman, B.Com, CA - CFO

Heather graduated from the University of Calgary in 1981 with a B.Com (with distinction) and was Gold Medalist (Alberta) in the CA finals and recipient of the CICA Certificate of Merit for Honours Standing (placing eleventh in Canada). She then went on to earn a CFO Certificate and PDO Certificate from the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada.

Heather has served as a board member and/or audit committee member of many charities and not for profit corporations, including the YMCA, Girl Guides of Canada, the Computer Learning and Information Center and the Association of Part-Time Professionals (USA). She acted as an independent lobbyist on the issue of “fair family taxation”. Heather also as Treasurer and a Board member of the Langley Non-Profit Housing Development Corporation in Langley, USA and as Chairperson of the Family and Home Network, a national non-profit organization in Washington, DC. She acted as an independent lobbyist on the issue of “fair family taxation”. Heather was an investor in the Kensington Riverside Inn.

Following her articles with KPMG, Heather moved to Bermuda as Manager of Corporate Services for Tyndall International Limited in Bermuda and consulted to Clay Findlay inc. in New York, both international investment management firms. She then returned to Calgary as controller for the Australian branch of Norcen Energy Resources Limited. She formed a consulting company and acted as CFO for Fairway Divorce Solutions, RESG Trading Group Ltd., Milestone Asset Management Ltd., and McLean & Partners Wealth Management. She is currently the CFO Ross Smith Energy Group Ltd. in Calgary.