Advisory Board

Advisory Board

Members of the advisory board bring extensive business and board governance expertise to assist Connexall with its rapid growth and implement a long-term strategic plan.

The Honourable William Davis

Premier of Ontario from 1971-1985, Mr. Davis also served as Minister of Education and University Affairs, where he was instrumental in the creation of Ontario’s community college system, and oversaw the creation of Trent and Brock Universities. For his many efforts and achievements over the years, Mr. Davis was invested as a Companion of the Order of Canada in 1986. On February 23, 2001, Mr. Davis was inducted as a Knight in l’Ordre National de la Légion d’Honneur at a ceremony conducted in Toronto by His Excellency Mr. Denis Bauchard, Ambassador of France in Canada, acting on behalf of the President of the French Republic.
Mr. Davis is a director of several companies, including First American Financial, First American Title Insurance Company, BPO Properties, Home Capital Group and Magellan Aerospace. Mr. Davis is Vice-Chairman of the International Advisory Council of Power Corporation of Canada.

Norris C. Carroll

Norris C. Carroll, BSc, MD, FRCSC, Emeritus Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Northwestern University Medical School is a 6th generation Canadian. He received his Science Degree from the University of New Brunswick, his MD from Dalhousie University and did his surgical training at the University of Toronto teaching hospitals. He sub-specialized in Pediatric Orthopaedics and did a fellowship in the UK and Europe before joining the staff at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. Later he was recruited to become Head, Division of Orthopaedics at Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago. He has published many articles in the literature and has lectured on six continents. His interest in the use of IT to facilitate health care delivery dates back to the 1980’s when a patient’s father computerized his OR and clinic scheduling system.

Hazel McCallion, C.M.

Hazel McCallion is a Canadian politician and businesswoman who served as the City of Mississauga’s longest serving mayor from 1978 until 2014. Her supporters gave her the nickname ‘Hurricane Hazel’ because of her outspoken political style. McCallion lead Mississauga through an era of unprecedented growth and is a champion of, and continues to play an active role in, causes that she believes will benefit business and the community at large. Throughout her ground-breaking career in business and politics, the following have been conferred on Hurricane Hazel McCallion including, ranking second in the 2005 international World Mayor poll; Leadership in Public Service Award for over 10 years of public service from the International Economic Development Council, Member of the Order of Canada, Honorary doctorate from the University of Toronto, Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette for her support of Japanese businesses in Mississauga and furthering of Japanese-Canadian relations, Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany for her role in bringing German companies to Canada as well as various appointments at city, regional and national level since 1978.

Neil G. Davis

Neil G. Davis, a prominent lawyer and community leader has demonstrated an impressive track record within the health care sector, having served as Director, Central West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) helping to achieve better integrated health care for residents; Co-Chair Healthy Communities Initiative; Director and Vice-Chair, William Osler Health System (Osler). Neil is a champion for the residents of Brampton and surrounding communities for his contributions serving as Co-Chair of the Peel Memorial Hospital Corporate Fundraising Campaign, and Founder of both, Friends of Peel Memorial and Peel Memorial Partnership Task Force, to name a few. Neil also advises businesses on corporate and commercial matters. He is counsel and advisor to many public, political and charitable organizations.
Neil has been recognized for his commitment to community service as a recipient of both the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal (2015) and William Osler Kay Blair Community Service Award (2013).

Lucy Dias

Lucy Dias served as Vice-President, Accounting and Administration for 30 years with DEL Property Management Inc., the leader in Professional Condominium Management across Canada and a member of the Tridel Group of Companies. During her time with Del, Lucy initiated many positive upgrades to Del’s financial reporting package and lead a team of over 50 Senior and Junior Accountants, HR and Payroll professionals. Lucy and her team were responsible for the financial reporting for approximately 270 Condominium Corporations consisting of over 73,000 residential units.

Lucy was an instructor for ACMO (Association of Condominium Managers of Ontario) teaching the Financial Management course for Condominium Property Managers at Humber College. She also co-wrote and edited the Instructors Manual and developed the sample financial statement and budget project to be used in the Financial Management course which is taught at several colleges in Ontario.
Lucy was a member of the ACMO Education Committee as well as the Certified General Accountants Association (CGA).