Child Development Institute Foundation supports the work of CDI by raising funds from individuals, foundations, corporations and through special events. The Board is also responsible for ensuring that the financial assets of the Foundation are invested and disbursed wisely.
Child Development Institute Foundation has always been committed to high standards of fundraising and financial practices. To demonstrate this commitment, we follow the Association of Fundraising Professionals Code of Ethical Principles and Standards.
It is your assurance that we manage our finances responsibly, that we use your donations wisely and that we respect your right to truthful and accurate information.
CDI Foundation Board
President: Susan Paterson
Director of Client Service, Resources Global Professionals
Susan Paterson is a CPA, CA and a Director of Client Service for Resources Global Professionals in Toronto. A senior finance professional with more than 20 years of experience, Susan supports her clients in various industries with a number of initiatives and has a strong track record in delivering optimally aligned teams to meet her clients’ needs. Prior to joining RGP, Susan worked at KPMG for 14 years in both the Audit Practice and Human Resources within KPMG’s recruiting group. Susan holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Queen’s University.
In addition to her involvement with Child Development Institute, Susan is part of the Board of Directors of Covenant House and is actively involved with the Out of the Cold Program in Toronto.
Vice-President: Suzana A. Lobo
Partner, Business Law Group, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada
Tax partner, KPMG LLP
Secretary: Susan (Sue) Eagleson, CFA
Director of Relationship Management, MFS Institutional Management
Sue Eagleson is based in Toronto and is responsible for the overall client experience, including communicating portfolio positioning, strategy and performance attribution and ensuring that clients' ongoing service needs are met. Sue earned a Bachelor’s degree (Economics) from Wilfrid Laurier University. She holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation from the CFA Institute and is a member of the Toronto CFA Society. Currently, Sue’s community involvement includes volunteering as board member of Park Lawn Preschool Inc. and as a finance committee member at the YWCA of Greater Toronto.
Senior Vice President of Tax, Estate Planning and Strategic Philanthropy, Mackenzie Financial
Managing Director, Offord Group, and Senior Consultant and Principal, Marts & Lundy
Shayne Tryon is Co-founder & Principle of Mark Strategy, a consultancy focused on helping clients evaluate business performance, craft growth strategies and improve productivity. He has 15 years leadership experience in diverse functional areas, including operations, sales and customer experience. Prior to his consulting work, Shayne held senior roles at Hudson’s Bay Company as Vice President, Sales & Service Operations and Director, Corporate Strategy. He he earned an MBA from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto and a BA from the University of British Columbia.