Laura is FTA’s Board Treasurer and heads up the Finance committee.
She is the Chief Financial Officer at Bulk Barn Foods Limited and has been with the company since 1994. Laura is an accomplished financial executive with strategic expertise and has led the business through digital transformation, major infrastructure projects, organizational restructuring and rapid growth.
Laura has a strong passion in the area of sustainability. Reducing packaging and waste is a main component and key pillar of the Bulk Barn business, culture and shopping experience. Laura was part of the team that developed and rolled out Canada’s first reusable container program within the grocery industry, allowing Bulk Barn customers to shop waste free in their stores. This program was launched in 2017 and today there are over one million waste-free transactions taking place in Bulk Barn stores every year.
Laura is a graduate of the Honours Bachelor of Commerce program at Queen’s University and is a Certified Professional Accountant (CPA, CA).