Cheryl Lemieux – Vice President, Finance & Operations
Cheryl has intimate knowledge of Calgary’s social sector as the former Senior Director, Organizational Sustainment at CUPS Calgary Society where she was a member of the executive team contributing to CUPS overall strategy and led the Finance, Human Resource, Information Technology and Marketing/Communications teams.
She also has a background in various leadership positions in professional services and the oil and gas sector, including positions as VP Finance with MNP and Controller with Newalta and Superior Propane.
Cheryl is a Certified Professional Accountant and member of the Charter Professional Accountants of Alberta. She also holds a Certified Executive Coach Certificate from Royal Roads University and is an Accredited Coach with the International Coaching Federation.
Matt Nomura – Vice President, Strategic Investments and Community Impact
Matt holds an MBA and brings over 14 years of leadership experience to Calgary Homeless Foundation. Having held progressively senior management and strategy roles in both the financial sector and not for profit space, he has extensive experience with strategy and business planning, program design, funding and evaluation, outcomes measurement (qualitative and quantitative), and advocacy within Ministries and public systems.
Philippe Reicher – Vice President, Stakeholder Engagement
Philippe has worked in public affairs, strategic communications, and stakeholder engagement in the private, not for profit and public sectors for over 25 years. He has led major engagement programs and campaigns in highly regulated and complex stakeholder environments with Trans Mountain Pipeline, Kinder Morgan Canada, Canadian Energy Pipeline Association and Enbridge Inc.
Philippe has been a strategic advisor to senior executives and helped manage complex internal and external reputational and branding issues resulting from corporate rebranding, mergers and acquisitions, operational failures and human resources related matters.
Philippe believes that one of the best ways to manage reputation and brand challenges is to create alignment between executive leadership and staff and to integrate communications, marketing and stakeholder engagement functions.
More recently, Philippe led the strategic communications function at the University of Calgary.
Philippe holds a Bachelor of Arts in Social Anthropology and a Master of Environmental Design in Regional Planning from the University of Calgary. He speaks English and French.