Leadership Team

Meet the leadership team of the FMB.

 

Harold Calla - Executive Chair

Executive Chair

Harold CallaCPA, FCGA, CAFM

Harold is a member of the Squamish Nation located in North Vancouver, British Columbia.

After many years of experience in international business, he worked with the Squamish Nation as a negotiator in the areas of economic development, land management and finance and served eight years on the Squamish Council.

He has also acted as an advisor and an arbitrator for First Nations in Western Canada.


Geordie Hungerford, CEO

Chief Executive Officer

Geordie HungerfordCFA, CAIA, MBA, LLB

Geordie is a Gwich’in (Northwest Territories and Yukon).

As CEO, Geordie provides leadership on implementing the strategic direction of FMB set by the Board of Directors, while overseeing staff and their work.

He brings deep experience in finance and financial law, with experience as a securities regulatory lawyer, financial tribunal Chair and CEO, management consultant and investment banker. He has also practised Aboriginal and corporate law at a national law firm, driven economic development initiatives for the Gwich’in Nation, and represented the Gwich’in Nation in international Arctic economic development forums. He has initiated and led Indigenous networking and Reconciliation and UNDRIP policy development initiatives at the Canadian Bar Association (BC and National).

Geordie holds an MBA and an MA (East Asian Studies/Chinese) from Stanford University, an LLB from UBC, and an electrical and computer engineering degree from Queen’s University. He is a CFA Charterholder, CAIA Charterholder and an Action Canada Fellow.


Shayla Point, Director - Market Development

Director, Market Development, Financial Administration Laws & Stakeholder Relations

Shayla PointBA, LLB

Shayla leads the Market Development, Financial Administration Laws & Stakeholder Relations team.

Her team is responsible for managing the ongoing relationship between the FMB and its clients. They also provide operational support to clients that wish to develop a Financial Administration Law.

This team also maintains relationships with other stakeholders and First Nations organizations.


Scott-Munro, Director - Standards and Certification

Director, Standards & Certification

Scott MunroCPA, CA, CAFM

Scott leads the Standards & Certification team, which establishes standards for Financial Administration Laws, Financial Management System, Financial Performance and the reporting of local revenues , and provides certification services in relation to those standards where applicable.

Scott has been serving on the Board of Directors at the Public Sector Accounting Board since May 2018.


Mindy Smith - Director, Corporate Services

Director, Corporate Services

Mindy SmithCPA, CA, CIA, MBA

Mindy leads the Corporate Services team, which supports all departments at FMB.

Her team includes finance, information technology, board support and property management professionals as well as administration and other support staff.

The Corporate Services team maintains an effective and efficient operation.