Board of Directors

Steven Meitin
National Director, Operations Support, Day & Ross Freight
President, Canadian Association of Secured Transportation

 

Steven is an experienced professional with a proven track record in US, Canadian and global logistics environments with over 30 years’ experience in secured transportation. He spent nearly 20 years with Securicor Canada (formerly Wells Fargo and Loomis Armored Car Service) including as vice president of operations for Eastern Canada. He also spent nearly a decade in senior leadership roles with Brink’s Incorporated including as senior vice president of Risk Management for North America, where he was responsible for leading major risk functions for the security department, all facilities, the company’s fleet as well as health and safety. Steven has been National Director, Operations Support at Day & Ross Freight since 2015.

Chris Goodrich
President and General Manager, B&L Security
Director, Canadian Association of Secured Transportation

Chris has over 20 years of experience in the security and secured transportation industry. For nearly two decades he has been the President and General Manager of BC-based B&L Security, an armoured car service and transportation company focused on security and reliability. B&L Security provides a broad array of services, including deposit and pick-up services, branch services, coin storage, ATM services, partial coin service and coin processing across the BC Interior region.

Henry Hey 
General Manager, Canada, Cardtronics
Director, Canadian Association of Secured Transportation

Henry Hey is a global cash supply chain and logistics professional with over 25 years of international operational, managerial and consulting experience. His business expertise covers a wide range of functions including sales, strategy, operations, transportation and logistics, benchmarking, and business optimization. Mr. Hey built a strong foundation of experience at a number of companies operating in the cash logistics vertical. Currently as General Manager, Cardtronics Canada, he is accountable for driving one of Canada’s largest ATM networks. Prior to Cardtronics, he spent almost 17 years with Brink’s in several senior executive roles both domestically and internationally. Mr. Hey is active with Supply Chain Management and LEAN Professionals Councils at both a domestic and international level.

Francis Lapointe
Chief Operating Officer, GardaWorld Cash Services Canada
Director, Canadian Association of Secured Transportation

 

A seasoned executive with nearly two decades of retail and logistics industry experience, Francis leads the Canadian cash services operations of GardaWorld, the world’s largest privately owned security services company and the industry market leader in Canada. Prior to joining GardaWorld, Francis was with Lowe’s Canada, where he was responsible for store operations Canada-wide. Prior to that, he held senior operational and leadership roles with Alimentation Couche-Tard, in both Canada and the United States, and with Loblaw Companies Limited. Actively involved in his community, Francis is also Chairman of the Board of Directors for Moisson Laval / Centre de bénévolat de Laval.

Mark Lowers, CFE
President and Chief Executive Officer, Lowers & Associates
Director, Canadian Association of Secured Transportation

 

Mark is an international authority on risk management and its many component disciplines. He is widely cited on risk management and security issues, and he has published numerous articles on those topics. He is a certified fraud examiner and has over 38 years of experience administering risk management functions including risk assessment, risk mitigation techniques, audits, and compliance programs. Mark serves on several boards and is the current President of the SCTA (Secure Cash & Transport Association). Prior to launching Lowers & Associates and Lowers Risk Group, Mark was president and CEO of Amsec International, a global security firm based in Winchester, Virginia. In two decades, Mark grew the business from a local security installer to an internationally recognized risk management company.