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Rob DeRooy

B. Comm, C.Dir., Pro.Dir
Vice-President, Governance & Strategy

As Vice-President, Governance & Strategy at Governance Solutions Inc. (formerly known as Brown Governance Inc), Rob, a skilled presenter and teacher, brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our clients.  His expertise in corporate governance, strategic planning, member and stakeholder engagement, branding, quality (ISO) and change management and oversight is deep at both the board and executive levels.  Having served both as a CEO reporting to the Board, and as a Board member on several boards, Rob has walked in your shoes and is able to see governance and strategic issues from both sides of the boardroom table.   Rob has held a number of executive positions including his appointment as President of Concord Elevator where he successfully engineered a strategic restructuring, reducing overhead while increasing production and profitability.  In 2001 he moved to California and assumed the duties at the international corporate level of Managing Director Concord Elevator UK and Vice President Sales Ricon Group.  Rob has served on the board of the Accessibility Equipment Manufacturers Association where he chaired the membership committee, as well as on both the Brampton and Orangeville Curling Clubs.  As a dedicated fundraiser within his community he has chaired fundraising committees and organized sporting events on numerous occasions, raising tens of thousands of dollars for local charities. Rob earned his Bachelor of Commerce degree at McMaster University, majoring in finance and economics.