Acting as the “backbone” of WATSON’s back office, May leads WATSON’s finance and administration functions. As Finance and Administration Manager, May ensures firm-wide systems and processes serve business and client needs.
Experienced in strategic planning and financial/operations management, May works closely with the senior leadership team to develop budgets and cash flow forecasts and lead process improvements to improve operating efficiency. May is committed to keeping WATSON’s operations lean and effective so the team can best serve clients.
May has a Masters of Business Administration from Laurentian University and holds both Chartered Professional Accountant and Certified Treasury Professional designations. In 2013, May was recognized by CGA BC as one of the top 10 CGA graduates.
Prior to joining WATSON, May spent 10 years at Fresh Tracks (Canada) Inc. as the Director of Finance. At Fresh Tracks, May developed finance and operations strategies that enabled the organization to scale and grow 20% each year, year over year, for nine years straight. She also co-led the company-wide CRM system development and implementation. Prior to Fresh Tracks, May worked at Citicorp Home Mortgage as a mortgage specialist helping clients with their mortgage and debt consolidation needs.
Outside of work May enjoys practicing yoga, windsurfing, and snowboarding. She loves to travel and has visited all 10 Canadian provinces and over 20 countries worldwide.