Chief Financial Officer
Aaron Ames is Chief Financial Officer of FirstOnSite Restoration and works out of the national office in Mississauga. FirstOnSite is a leading disaster restoration company, providing remediation, restoration and reconstruction services for residential and commercial customers, across Canada.
In the U.S., FirstOnSite specializes in the commercial and ‘large loss’ restoration markets. Its U.S. headquarters, located in Hendersonville, TN, acts as a hub to support nationwide response efforts, calling on established relationships with networks of contractors, subcontractors and specialty responders, as situations demand.
Between the U.S. and Canada, the company has over 1,100 employees, 40+ locations, and 20 affiliate partners.
Aaron has over 20 years of experience in various senior finance positions in multiple industries. Previous CFO roles included at Cookie Jar Entertainment; two TSX-listed companies – Coretec Inc. and Centenario Copper; and Atlas Cold Storage. He began his career at Ernst & Young, where he focused on the automotive and aerospace industries. In the firm’s national office, he also worked on IPOs in the United States, implementing new accounting standards, and reviewing financial statements and SEC and TSX filings.
Aaron received his Master of Accountancy from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio in 1993 and is a CPA, CA.