Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) is pleased to announce Michael Tolensky CPA, CA as its new Chief Financial Officer.
Prior to his appointment to TRCA’s Deputy Chief Financial Officer position in January 2016, Michael was a Senior Manager at PwC, where he led client engagements in the firm’s Audit and Assurance Group, including servicing a variety of public sector and not-for-profit organizations.
In addition to his exceptional client service efforts, Michael was recognized for his exemplary contribution to the Global PwC Audit Guide Simplification and Rewrite Project, and participation in the creation of Global PwC’s revolutionary data-auditing tool Halo, which was awarded the prestigious International Accounting Bulletin’s “Audit Innovation of the Year” in 2016.
Since joining TRCA, Michael has focused on implementing additional governance solutions and finding cost savings and efficiencies in existing policies and procedures, while learning under the tutelage of Rocco Sgambelluri CPA, CA, his predecessor, who will step down as CFO after a remarkable 36-year career at TRCA.
Michael will begin his term as CFO of TRCA as of October 1, 2017.