Gary Cheong, CPA, CA has extensive experience in financial management, audit, strategic planning, accounting policy, and entrepreneurship. In addition to being a Chartered Accountant, he has dedicated much of his career to educating, mentoring, and coaching others.
He has a passion for the education space and for helping others reach their potential, having owned and operated a successful private elementary school, an after-school program, and a tutoring program. Gary went on to blend his love of finance and education working at the post-secondary level as a Controller at OCAD and as a Director of Finance at Centennial College.
At TVO, Gary leads the Finance, Legal & Business Affairs, Project Management Office, and Administration teams. His teams are responsible for ensuring that we continue to run a fiscally disciplined organization through understanding the value, nuance, and narrative behind the numbers, contracts, and projects that are the foundation of our organization.
Gary’s focus on employee growth and development are aligned with TVO; he brings a track record of coaching his teams and establishing metrics and benchmarks to objectively evaluate success. Gary champions building financial literacy across the organization to support us in realizing our strategic directions.