Board of Directors

Expert guidance and strong leadership

Medical Facilities’ directors have extensive governance and financial experience and relationships throughout the healthcare industry. Their distinguished careers have led them to numerous leadership roles, including serving on boards of public and private companies. The Board’s overall stewardship of Medical Facilities has proven for over 13 years to be of utmost benefit to Medical Facilities’ shareholders.

Board of Directors

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Jeffrey C. Lozon

Chair of the Board of Directors

Jeffrey Lozon is Chairman of Lozon Associates advisory services and a corporate director. Mr. Lozon is the chair of Sunrise Senior Living, the global leader in seniors living with 325 sites in Canada, the United States, and Great Britain, and also serves as a director of the Ontario Brain Institute. Until April 2014, he was President and Chief Executive Officer of Revera Inc., a leading provider of seniors' accommodation, care and services with 250 sites and 30,000 employees in Canada and the United States. Prior to joining Revera in 2009, Mr. Lozon held a 17-year tenure as President and Chief Executive Officer of St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto. He was previously seconded to the position of Deputy Minister of Health and Long-Term Care for the Province of Ontario from 1999 to 2000. He has also served on a number of national and provincial committees and organizations, including Chairing the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer and Vice Chair of Canada Health Infoway. Mr. Lozon holds an honourary Doctor of Civil Laws from Bishops University, a Masters of Health Services Administration from the University of Alberta and a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from the University of Guelph. In 2009, he was appointed as a Member to the Order of Canada.

Lois Cormack

Lois Cormack is a C- Suite Executive and Corporate Director with extensive leadership in Senior Living, Real Estate, Hospitality, Health Care Services and Infrastructure. In her current role as President of Bonterre Inc., she provides strategic expertise to growing companies.


Ms. Cormack was the President and CEO of Sienna Senior Living (TSX: SIA) from 2013 to 2020, where she elevated the company to one of Canada’s largest senior living providers with over 13,000 employees, serving more than 10,000 residents. Under her leadership, Sienna was named one of Canada’s fastest growing companies in Canadian Business/PROFIT 500 in 2016. Prior to joining Sienna, Ms. Cormack was President of Specialty Care, a high quality senior living provider, lead a consulting practice and held other senior leadership roles in the health care and senior living sectors.


For her achievements in business, Ms. Cormack was profiled in the Globe & Mail’s March 2020 Report on Business, “Women Lead Here” and was recognized in the Financial Post CEO-100 scorecard in 2019, which ranks S&P/TSX companies based on two- year return to investors. Ms. Cormack was also named as one of Canada’s top female entrepreneurs in Profit/Canadian Businesses W100 for two consecutive years in 2014 and 2015.


Ms. Cormack currently serves as trustee of Allied Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX: AP.UN), a leading Canadian REIT focused on urban work spaces and data centres, and previously served on the Seneca College Board of Governors and was the Chair of the Board of the Ontario Long Term Care Association.


Ms. Cormack holds a Masters of Health Administration from the University of Toronto and is a graduate of the Ivey Executive Program at the University of Western Ontario and the ICD-Rotman Directors Education Program.

Stephen Dineley

Stephen Dineley, FCPA, FCA is a retired partner with over 30 years of experience in assurance services at KPMG LLP, from which he retired in March 2014. From 1998 to 2000, Mr. Dineley held the position of Chief Financial Officer at Extendicare Inc., one of the leaders in Canada’s senior housing sector. Mr. Dineley provides consulting services to an alternate mortgage lender based in Toronto and also provides consulting services on accounting and auditing matters. He serves as a director for the Bank of New York Trust Company Canada, and was previously a director and chair of the audit committee of DionyMed Brands Inc. Mr. Dineley holds an ICD.D designation with the Institute of Corporate Directors.

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Erin S. Enright

Erin Enright currently serves as a Managing Member of Prettybrook Partners LLC, a family office dedicated to investing in healthcare companies. Prettybrook has approximately 20 active investments in a variety of companies, typically as a co-investor with institutional private equity. She serves as the Chairman of the Board, Chair of the Nominating and Governance Committee and member of the Audit Committee and Compensation Committee of Dynatronics Corporation (NASDAQ: DYNT), as a member of the Board of Directors and Audit Committee and Investment Committee of Medical Facilities Corporation (TSX: DR), and as a member of the Board and Chair of the Audit Committee of Keystone Dental, Inc., a private company controlled by the private equity firm Accelmed. Previously, she served on the Board of Directors and the Audit Committee of Biolase, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOL) during 2013, was a member of the Board of Directors of Tigerlabs, a Princeton-based business accelerator, from 2012 to 2018, and from 2010 to 2015 served on the Board of Directors of Ceelite Technologies, LLC. She was the President of Lee Medical, a medical device manufacturer based in Plainsboro, New Jersey, from 2004-13. She was Chief Financial Officer of InfuSystem, Inc. (NASDAQ:INFU) from 2005 to 2007. From 1993 to 2003, Ms. Enright was with Citigroup, most recently as a Managing Director in its Equity Capital Markets group. While at Citigroup, Ms. Enright was Chairperson of the firm's Institutional Investors' Committee, responsible for screening and approving the firm's participation in equity underwritings and a member of the Citigroup Global Equity Commitment Committee, responsible for reviewing and approving the firm's underwritings. From 1989 until 1993, Ms. Enright was an attorney with Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz in the firm's New York office. Ms. Enright received her A.B. from the School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University and J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School.

Robert O. Horrar

Robert Horrar is President and Chief Executive Officer of Medical Facilities which he joined in May 2017 initially as Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Horrar is a seasoned healthcare leader with more than 25 years of experience in health plan and hospital operations. He was formerly with Community Health Systems, Inc. which he joined in 1998 as Vice-President of Business Development ultimately reaching the position of Division President responsible for overseeing the operations of affiliated hospitals in Indiana, Tennessee and West Virginia. Before Community Health Systems, Mr. Horrar was with Humana, Inc. for over 11 years and held several key management positions, including Executive Director for Nevada operations. Mr. Horrar holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Centre College in Kentucky and a Master of Science degree in HealthCare Administration from Trinity University in Texas.

Dale Lawr

Dale Lawr is a CPA, CA with executive experience in a broad range of organizations in Canada and the United States, including public and private companies and a crown corporation. Until March 2015, Ms. Lawr was Chief Risk Officer at Infrastructure Ontario, which she joined in 2011 as Chief Financial Officer. Previously, Ms. Lawr was with Altus Group Limited (TSX:AIF), where she initially served as Chief Financial Officer and then as EVP Finance, Strategic Initiatives. Previously, Ms. Lawr lived in Chicago, where she served as Chief Financial Officer of RTC Industries Inc., a retail design firm; Vice President Finance of Frankel & Co., a national marketing services agency and a business unit of Publicis SA; and Senior Manager and Director of Finance for Accenture in the firm’s Chicago and Toronto offices. Ms. Lawr holds an MBA from Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto and an ICD.D designation with the Institute of Corporate Directors. Ms. Lawr is on the board of directors and chairs the finance, audit and risk committee of the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research.

Reza Shahim

Reza Shahim, M.D. is a neurosurgeon specializing in all aspects of neurosurgical care and minimally invasive spine surgery. Dr. Shahim practices at Neurological Surgery Associates and Arkansas Surgical Hospital, where he also serves on the Board of Managers. Dr. Shahim is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery and is a member of the Pulaski County Medical Society. He received his Medical Degree in 1995 from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and acquired his Neurosurgical Training at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky.

Board Committees

Audit Committee

Stephen Dineley, Chair

Lois Cormack

Erin Enright

Dale Lawr

Jeffrey Lozon

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Corporate Governance, Nominating and Compensation Committee

Dale Lawr, Chair

Lois Cormack

Jeffrey Lozon

 

 

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Investment Committee

Erin Enright, Chair

Lois Cormack

Stephen Dineley

Jeffrey Lozon

Reza Shahim

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