CPA, CA, CFA
Chief Administrative Officer
Effective July 18th
Richard Piticco joins the ICD with more than twenty years of experience in strategic financial leadership, operations and leading large-scale organizational changes. As the Executive Director of Operations & Administration for York’s School of Continuing Studies, he was responsible for strategic management & planning, financial management, human resources, technology, digital & experiential education, physical resources planning, and health & safety. He oversaw the construction of the School’s iconic new building as well as several digital transformations.
Previously, Richard was the Vice President of Student Services for CPA Ontario where he oversaw the operations, strategic and financial planning, business development, regulatory requirements, and policy development, relating to a 20,000-student portfolio. Collaborating with provincial and national bodies across Canada, he led aspects of unifying three professional accounting bodies into one, while implementing a new post graduate program. He also led large-scale digital transformation projects and co-developed and implemented a multimillion-dollar funding model for Ontario universities that led to the creation of four specialized research centres.
Richard was also worked at CIBC World Markets where he was a Director in Equity Research, and quickly was ranked by Brendan Woods International as a “Rising Star”. Previously, he was a Treasury Manager with Pepsi Canada and become a CA with KPMG in 1999. Richard also volunteers on Boards of Not-for-Profit organizations, ranging from Treasurer to President of the Board.