Tamara Lawson

Tamara Lawson's Bio

Tamara L. Lawson is the Chief Financial Officer of Starlight Investments Limited, a private real estate investment and asset management company focused primarily on residential and commercial real estate. Ms. Lawson has over 25 years of financial management, acquisitions, corporate governance, investor relations and capital markets experience. Prior to joining Starlight in June 2012, Ms Lawson was the Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of InnVest Real Estate Investment Trust and the Chief Financial Officer of the Westmont Hospitality Group, one of the largest privately-held hospitality organizations in the world. Prior to joining the Westmont Group in 2001, she held several senior executive positions at major Canadian companies, including Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of Chapters Inc. and Treasurer of Sears Canada Inc. Ms. Lawson holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the Schulich School of Business at York University and is a Chartered Accountant. She also sits on the Board of American Hotel Income Properties REIT and is on the Advisory Board of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario. In addition to her corporate responsibilities, Tamara is married and has twin sixteen year old daughters who add much joy and drama to her life.