Stacey Rous is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at OTIP, Ontario Teachers Insurance Plan. OTIP serves the education community across Ontario, providing health benefits and other insurance needs as a not-for-profit Trust. At OTIP, Stacey is responsible for Finance and IT strategy, including financial operations of the company and accountable for the Project Management Office. Stacey is an accomplished financial executive known for achieving financial and service benchmarks by creating a compelling vision, clearly communicating strategies and providing strong leadership.
Over the years, Stacey has been helping insurance and health care organizations grow and improve members experience with her finance and operational expertise. She has more than 25 years of progressive leadership experience in operational finance. Stacey has provided executive financial leadership to the Waterloo Wellington Local Health Integration Network, Allianz Global Assistance and Cowan Insurance Group of Companies.
Outside of her role with OTIP, Stacey is actively involved in building strong partnerships with communities to make a positive impact on social issues such as social isolations, poverty, inequality and mental health. She serves on the Board of the YMCA for Kitchener Waterloo, the Canadian Mental Health Association for Waterloo Wellington and International Women’s Forum Waterloo. She previously served on the IWF Canada Sponsorship Committee to raise funds for the IWF World Leadership Conference.
Stacey is an MBA graduate from Athabasca University and holder of CPA designations in Canada and the US. Throughout her career, she has continued to seek educational opportunities and certifications that enhance her finance and operational capabilities, including: Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CMA) designation, Certified Public Accountant (US designation), Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation and Advanced Health Leadership certification from the Rotman School of Management Executive Program.