Executive Team

   
Grant Snider, President & CEO

Grant Snider, DMCP, started his career in hotel sales and marketing, transitioned to the Destination Management Company (DMC) industry, eventually becoming part owner of Canada’s largest DMC. He sold his stake in the company in 2014.

He recently completed his term as President of the Board of Directors of the Association of Destination Management Executives International (admei.org), has served as Chair of the Hospitality Partners Advisory Council for the Financial & Insurance Planners Association (ficpnet.com) and has served on the board of directors of the Society for Incentive Travel Excellence (SITE) Canada.

Over the span of his career, Grant has won numerous awards and earned a personal and professional reputation as a respected and trusted industry leader. 

He understands intimately the needs and expectations of clients who organize events and the vendor partners who deliver those experiences on a daily basis.

Grant founded Meeting Escrow Inc. to solve a problem the meetings industry faces every day: how to protect client deposits and ensure timely payment to supplier-partners.


  
Mark Herron, CFO
 
Mark Herron, B.Com, CPA, CA has been a senior executive in finance, risk management and operations in both the public and private sectors for the past 25 years.
 
Throughout his career, Mark has built a reputation as a trusted leader and advisor with sound judgment and foresight. As COO of Academic Clinicians Management Services at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, he successfully transformed the organization’s business model. 

As an Audit and Tax Partner at Grant Thornton LLP, he built a large and successful practice serving high-profile clients.

Mark also has extensive experience in the meetings industry. From 2005-2015, he served as CFO of Tourism Toronto, Canada’s largest Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) where he managed a $30 million+ annual budget and brought a new level of financial and operational transparency and best practices.
 
Since 2016, Mark has been working with Meeting Escrow to ensure the Company’s financial controls meet the highest industry standards for accountability and transparency.

 

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