Appointed Chartwell’s Chief Financial Officer in 2005, Vlad is responsible for financial reporting, tax, treasury, risk management, investor relations and capital market activities. In 2011, Vlad also assumed oversight for Chartwell’s real estate portfolio including acquisitions, development and asset management. In this capacity, he and his team completed numerous acquisitions, developments, property repositioning projects and divestitures with the aggregate value of over $2 billion. Prior to joining Chartwell in 2003, Vlad was a Senior Manager with KPMG LLP serving clients in Real Estate, Construction and Seniors Housing industries. He is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Graduate Mechanical Engineering Degree from the Ukraine. Vlad is a frequent speaker at various industry events, including REALREIT and Investment conferences across North America. Vlad’s community involvement include services on the Board of Directors of Wish of a Lifetime Canada, an organization whose mission is to foster respect and appreciation for seniors by granting life enriching wishes and on the Board of Directors of Jewish Free Loan Toronto.