MacEwan University has appointed Maureen Lomas as vice-president, finance and administration and chief financial officer, starting Feb. 14. Ms. Lomas has 20 years of experience in progressive accounting and management, having recently served as vice-president, finance at Alberta Innovates, the research, business growth and innovation arm of the provincial government. Ms. Lomas has a diverse background across several sectors, including oil and gas, mining and manufacturing and health. She currently sits as a board member of the Primrose Place Family Centre and is a trustee for the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation. Ms. Lomas is a certified professional accountant and completed her bachelor of commerce from the University of Saskatchewan in 1997.