Terry Stephenson founded and became President and CEO of Vertex, a leading North American provider of environmental services, in 2005. From this date, Mr. Stephenson has and continues to be responsible for the growth and the day-to-day operations of Vertex. Under his leadership Vertex has grown to be an organization with operations across North America, has approximately 650 employees, and is now a publicly traded entity on the Toronto Venture stock exchange under the symbol VTX.
Beginning his career with KPMG LLP, Mr. Stephenson gained experience in audit, due diligence, valuations and taxation, where he advanced to Manager with a heavy clientele of construction clients. Following his time with KPMG LLP, Mr. Stephenson joined Flint Energy Services Ltd. as the Director of Finance, where he was responsible for merger and acquisition transaction structure, support and execution along with public company compliance, tax planning and treasury management.
Mr. Stephenson holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Alberta is a Chartered Professional Accountant and currently sits on the boards of a number of private ventures.