Western Regional Director
Athena Dinos, CPA CGA, MBA, B.Comm
Athena Dinos has
spent many years attaining a strong foundation in business and
accounting through education and work experience.
Her love of learning led her to
acquire a Bachelors of Commerce in 1987, a Masters of Business in
1994, and a CGA designation in 2007
In 2008, Athena's career turned
towards the federal public service, where she accepted a position
as auditor for Farm Income Programs with the Agri-Food and
Agriculture Canada. Eighteen months later, she moved to Canadian
Heritage as the financial officer responsible for planning. Since
2012, Athena has served as the Regional Manager of Finance for
Prairies and Northern Region.
As a student, Athena worked as a
server/bartender in the hospitality industry. Moving up the
industry, she took on the positions of staff trainer, supervisor,
manager - eventually becoming an owner/operator in a partnership
venture of her own.
Married and proud mother of two adult
children, Athena is an active board member for several non-profit
organizations both locally and nationally, and is heavily involved
on various committees within her cultural community.
In her spare time, Athena serves as
the Comptroller/Finance Officer of a small independent school
within the Catholic School system, where her passion of education
and youth come together.
In addition to joining the fmi*igf
National Board of Directors in November 2016, Athena is also the
president of the FMI Manitoba Chapter.