Tim McLaren

Director of Finance

Tim has over 16 years of financial management and operations leadership experience, working at a top tier consumer goods company. He is known for his expertise of navigating ERP systems, development of KPI’s, and driving strong financial results. Tim has extensive experience with financial transactions, processes and policies.

As Controller for two Quaker Oats manufacturing sites, Tim was the strategic business partner for the Operations teams and supporting functions. He provided financial guidance and ownership for annual spending plans/budgets, decision support/analysis of financial opportunities and risks, monthly forecasting and reporting of site financials, financial lead for Collective Bargaining Agreements, and lead yearly reviews of financial controls.

Tim also spent over 4 years as a Production Manager, leading a team of supervisors and support staff to run 6 production lines with direct accountability for 80 hourly associates. His team had ownership for Safety, Quality, Cost and Fulfillment.

Tim is a past board member with the Kawartha Haliburton Children’s Aid Society, in which he lead for two years as Chair of the Board.

In his spare time, Tim enjoys camping with his family, canoeing, and kayaking.


  • Certified General Accountants of Ontario Program of Professional Studies, Completion to Level e
  • Sir Sanford Fleming College Business Administration, Accounting


  • Kawartha-Haliburton Children’s Aid Society Chair, Board of Directors and Chair Stewardship/Quality Committee