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Carol Ellis, CPA

Carol Ellis joined Canuck Place in 2019 as Chief Financial Officer. Carol brings more than 30 years of experience as a finance and operations leader in the public, private, and non-profit sectors.

Prior to joining Canuck Place, she held the role of Chief Financial Officer at the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research and other leadership roles with healthcare and family services charities in BC and her home province of Manitoba.

Since joining Canuck Place, Carol has helped build a diverse and skilled finance, IT, and facilities team. She is working with her team to bring in technology initiatives that support Canuck Place to be able to care for children and families no matter where they work. Carol has also initiated a workplace strategy that is underway to align the work environments across three locations with Canuck Place’s long-term objectives. She is an active member of the senior leadership team developing vision and direction for the organization.

Carol holds her CPA (Chartered Professional Accountant) designation. She is an active volunteer in her community, and with her love of animals, she focuses her time on animal rescue charities.