Executive vice-president

CMI Group of Companies

Elizabeth Wood has been at the helm of the accounting and finance departments at CMI since 2015, serving as executive vice-president since early 2018. Wood’s experience in financial and budgetary analysis, strategic planning and resource allocation, organizational design and policy implementation, and internal assurance and auditing helped CMI rank 130th on Canadian Business and Maclean’s latest Growth 500 list. Wood was designated a chartered manager by the Canadian Institute of Management, is a certified manager through the Institute of Certified Professional Managers and is a 2020 MBA candidate at Laurentian University. She has also received certification for the Exempt Markets Proficiency Program from the IFSE.

Outside of the mortgage industry, Wood is the founder and operator of a bookkeeping and tax preparation firm in her hometown of Hamilton and an instructor with the McMaster University CCE business program. In her spare time, encourages and emphasizes mental health awareness, recently embarking on an initiative to increase access to medical and dental care for homebound and marginalized populations.