Mike Melinyshyn (CPA, CMA, MBA, MMAI) is CFO, Director of Corporate Services & Innovation, and Deputy Treasurer at the Town of Innisfil. Mike uses his passion for technology adoption and Artificial Intelligence to integrate them into business strategy and community development initiatives to provide higher quality services to residents. He has created strategic, innovative private sector partnerships to advance the community’s path towards “Innsightful Innisfil” – a community that uses data to enhance services while maintaining resident privacy.
Mike has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance, a Master of Business Administration with a focus on Management Development, a Master of Management in Artificial Intelligence, and is a Chartered Professional Accountant.
Mike has significant private sector experience in regional, national and international organizations. Serving as Chief Financial Officer for the last fifteen years, he has expertise in streamlining operations using lean concepts and technological re-engineering, as well as developing comprehensive strategic plans to help organizations succeed.
Over his career, Mike has closely partnered with the community - chairing several economic development and industry boards. He has worked with municipal councils to encourage businesses to expand or relocate into communities. His partnership with various colleges and universities has helped businesses grow by adopting the latest advanced technologies into their business processes to create a competitive advantage.
Mike currently Chairs Innovate City’s ‘City Sheild’ Industry Advisory Board and is a founding member and Director on the ONE Joint Investment Board that manages participating municipalities’ investments of over $500 million.