Niagara Region is pleased to announce that Todd Harrison has been appointed as the Commissioner of Enterprise Resource Management Services starting Monday, June 4. This senior position also serves as the treasurer for the Region, accountable for general financial oversight and compliance.
Todd’s appointment is the result of an extensive recruitment process which attracted a strong field of candidates.
As the Commissioner of Enterprise Resource Management Services, Todd will be responsible for the divisions of financial management and planning, legal and court services and strategic procurement and acquisition. These divisions ensure the entire corporation has the financial, legal and purchasing support they require to respond to council’s strategic priorities.
This position is also accountable for the development and presentation of the Region’s annual capital and operating budgets for council’s approval
As a professional accountant with more than 20 years of public sector experience, Todd brings to the Region his extensive background in municipal finance. Before coming to the Region, Todd held the roles of Director of Finance for the City of Niagara Falls and Chief Financial Officer of the Niagara Falls Hydro Holding Corporation. Prior to working with the City of Niagara Falls, Todd held a number of financial positions with the City of St. Catharines, Q Tech and Touche Ross (Deloitte).
Todd holds an Honours Bachelor Administration from Brock University with a major in accounting and is a CPA, CMA.
"The appointment of Todd Harrison as Commissioner of Enterprise Resource Management Services reflects our commitment to attracting and obtaining highly skilled professionals and top talent to the corporation. I am eager to welcome Todd to the team, and am confident that his experience in Municipal finance will be an invaluable asset to the Corporation and to the taxpayers of Niagara."
~ Carmen D'Angelo, Niagara Region Chief Administrative Officer
"I am excited for the opportunity to become a member of the team at the Niagara Region. I look forward to working with the Regional Chair, Regional Council members, the CAO and staff on various Regional initiatives. I want to thank the Mayor and Niagara Falls City Councilors, the CAO and many terrific staff at the City, for the privilege of being a member of the City’s team for the last 16 years."
~ Todd Harrison, Commissioner Enterprise Resource Management Services
905-980-6000 ext. 3813