Introducing Mohawk College’s new Chief Information Officer and Chief Financial Officer Reply

I’m pleased to welcome two new senior leaders to Mohawk College.

Laura Dobson is our new Chief Information Officer. Laura brings a wealth of strategic IT planning, governance, change management and project delivery to Mohawk. Laura was previously with eHealth Ontario where she served as Program Director of Business Services and Director, Enterprise Architecture.  Laura has also worked at Innovapost, a subsidiary of Canada Post where she Director of Enterprise Architecture and Project Delivery Director. A Dundas resident, Laura holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Mathematics from the University of Western Ontario.

Joining Laura on our senior leadership team is Chief Financial Officer Kim Watkins. Kim joined Mohawk from Canadore College where she served as Director of Finance and Controller, providing leadership to Canadore and the college’s Foundation. Kim previously worked as the Manager of Corporate Services at North Bay Hydro Distribution and as a senior accountant at KPMG. Kim is a Certified Professional Accountant and holds an MBA from Laurentian University and a risk management certificate from the University of Toronto.

Laura and Kim will report to Deborah Brown, our Vice President of Corporate Services.

Please join me in extending a warm Mohawk welcome to Laura and Kim.