Cathy Alexander is an experienced finance and accounting executive. She recently retired from The Co-operators Group Limited, where her career spanned more than 13 years in increasingly senior positions. Her last position at Co-operators was director, operational accounting and finance systems, specializing in process improvement, change management and human resource development. Cathy is a certified public accountant and holds an MBA from Wilfred Laurier University and a bachelor of arts in English literature from the University of Western Ontario. She has served on the boards of several not-for-profit organizations, including the River Run Center in Guelph, Ont. She is a long-time donor to JAZZ.FM91.