RESAAS Services Inc., a cloud-based social business platform for the real estate services industry, is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Wong as the company’s new Director of Finance, effective immediately.
Mr. Wong holds an MBA from Queen’s University in Kingston Ontario, Canada, and is a designated Chartered Professional Account (CPA) and Certified Management Accountant (CMA). Over Mr. Wong’s 20-year career, he has held management positions in both private and public companies as Director of Finance, VP Finance and Chief Financial Officer.
Most recently Mr. Wong was Vice President of Finance at a technology company with offices in Victoria, BC, Vancouver, BC, and New York, NY, where he led restructuring after a private equity investment to double revenue year-over-year whilst reducing operating costs over 10%. Prior to this position, Mr. Wong held the role of CFO for 7 years at a successful e-commerce company.
Mr. Wong also held a Vice President of Finance position at a publicly traded mining company. Prior to this role, Mr. Wong was Director of Finance at VisionDirect.com, where he constructed a team that supported revenue growth by 10x over a 3-year period, ultimately leading to its acquisition by NASDAQ-listed DrugStore.com in 2003.
“RESAAS is pleased to be expanding the company’s management team once again with the addition of Chris Wong as Director of Finance,” said Tom Rossiter, CEO of RESAAS. “We are committed to executing on our corporate plan to put in place the best talent available to us as RESAAS’ growth rate increases. Chris’ background in technology-focused finance positions, significant public markets experience and successful track record in financial progression is a key benefit to RESAAS at our current and exciting stage of rapid growth.”
The appointment of Mr. Wong continues the recent pattern of expanding RESAAS’ management team, bringing more expertise and focus to sales operations and financial growth in accordance with the company’s corporate objectives.