Randy Garvey

Randy Garvey
HS '72
2014 Alumni of Distinction Award Recipient

A graduate of Campion  College High School, Randy Garvey is a recognized leader within his profession and in the community. After earning a Business Administration degree from the University of Regina, Randy began his working career with the Canadian Armed Forces where he gained experience first as a pilot, and then as a finance officer. This was followed by a career in municipal government with the City of Regina where he served, as manager of accounting, city treasurer and director of support services before moving to the City of Edmonton where he served as general manager corporate support and chief financial officer. Randy then took the position of vice president and chief financial officer with the Worker Compensation Board of Alberta before moving into his current role as executive vice president for the Canadian Western Bank. 

Dedicated to continuous learning and improvement, Randy holds Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), and Chartered Directors (CDir) designations. In 2005, he was awarded the designation of FCMA—Fellow of Society of Management Accountants—in recognition of his leadership, professional accomplishments, dedication to advancing the profession, and community service. 

Along with his professional accomplishments, Randy has given of his time and talents for the betterment of the community. He served on the board of the Ranch Erhlo Society, the Regina Canadian Cancer Society, the Edmonton CFA Society and the Alberta Society of Management Accountants . He made significant contributions to the Regina sports community as a judo instructor, gliding instructor, coach and administrator with the Regina Alpine Race Team, and on the board of Queen City Gymnastics. Currently, he serves on the board of the Shock Trauma Air Rescue Foundation (STARS) and Northlands, and is a member of the CMA national board and the CMA Canada Pension Committee.