After graduating from Georgetown University (BSBA ’67), Washington, DC and the Richard Ivey School of Business program (MBA ’69) and gaining significant experience in the investment banking industry for approximately eight years, Paul J. Hill is the third generation in the Hill family to lead The Hill Companies. His leadership and strategic direction serves as a catalyst to diversify The Hill Companies and the employment base of the province. He was the driving force in structuring the 1991 transaction that led to obtaining the controlling interest in Crown Life and relocating its head office from Toronto to Regina. He subsequently became its Chairman. The Hill Companies now operate in the areas of real estate, insurance, media, oil and gas, and manufacturing. Paul’s extensive network within the North American business community facilitates his ability to aggressively seek out unique business opportunities.
He has served on the boards of the Investment Dealers Association, Canada Trust Bank, North Canadian Oils, Shopping.com, Government House Foundation, The Conference Board of Canada, US Forest Products Inc. and as Chairman of Boardwalk Real Estate Investment Trust as well as several other Canadian and US corporations. He is actively involved in public policy through his board participation with The CD Howe Institute, The Fraser Institute, , and The Canadian Council of Chief Executives. He also serves on the advisory board of the Georgetown University Robert Emmett McDonough School of Business (Washington, DC, USA), The Woodrow Wilson Institute (Washington, DC, USA), the Richard Ivey School of Business (London, ON, CAN) and the University of Regina Paul J. Hill School of Business (Regina, SK, CAN). He established the Hill- Ivey Scholarships as well as the Business Ethics Scholarships and the scholarships for the Catholic Studies program at Campion College (Regina, SK, CAN). He served on the board of the Saskatchewan Roughrider Football Club for over 22 years. Paul is a founding board member of the Asia Pacific Foundation, which focuses on the importance of Canada’s cultural and commercial relationships with China and other Asia Pacific countries and he serves on the Canada China Business Council. He is also a board member of the Canada Arizona Business Council and is the current chairman of the board for the Harvard Companies, Western Surety and UFR Urban Forest Recyclers Inc.(Brook, Indiana).
In 2011 and 2012, Paul was awarded with an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the University of Regina and also the University of Western Ontario, in recognition of the positive impact his leadership has made throughout Canada. In 2010, he was entrusted as a Knight of St. Sylvester by Pope Benedict XVI in acknowledgment of his charitable work. He has also received the Canada 125 Medal, the Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal and the Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Medal, the Order of Canada (2015) - which is one of the country's highest civilian honours that recognizes outstanding achievement and service to the nation. Paul and Carol have received the CTV Citizens of the Year (2014) and Philanthropists of the Year from the Association of Fundraising Professionals. Most recently Paul received the prestigious recognition of the Saskatchewan Order of Merit and, along with his wife Carol, were named Humanitarians of the Year by the Canadian Red Cross in 2017.They are also proud to sponsor the annual Distinguished Speaker Series at the Georgetown McDonough School of Business, University of Regina and Athol Murray College of Notre Dame. Among his many community initiatives, Paul’s philanthropic efforts have focused on providing education opportunities for inner-city youth. In 2007, he established the Mother Teresa Middle School of Regina (focused on under privileged children starting in grades 6, 7 & 8 and continuing for a full eleven years, including high school, post-secondary and right up to the first job) which is Canada’s first Jesuit fostered academy. He also founded ‘One Life Makes a Difference’, a charitable foundation that focuses on assisting disadvantaged youth
Mo Bundon is results oriented and customer driven. Over the past 30 years, he has developed a team that is responsive to the ever-changing dynamics of real estate. Together, they have overseen the development and leasing of major office towers, retail projects, industrial land and residential land in Saskatchewan and Alberta. While Mo’s passion continues to be real estate, as the Senior Vice President and COO of Harvard Developments Inc., his leadership and strategic direction are instrumental in continuing The Hill Companies tradition of prosperity.
- Chairman of the Board of Regents for Athol Murray College of Notre Dame
- Co-Founder and Director of One Life Makes A Difference; a charitable foundation created to assist Regina inner-city students with educational opportunities
- Instrumental in establishing Mother Teresa Middle School located in north central Regina
- Former Chairman of the University of Regina Board of Governors
- 2013 - Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal
- 2010 - Saskatchewan Order of Merit
- 2010 - University of Regina, Distinguished Service Award
- 2009 - Canadian Red Cross Humanitarian Award
- 2007 - United Way of Regina President’s Award
- 2005 - Sask Sport Inc., President’s Citation Award
- 2004 - Athol Murray College of Notre Dame, Medal of Honour
Leading an exceptional multi-disciplinary team, Steve is accountable for the total enterprise performance of Harvard Property Management Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Harvard Developments Inc. The company manages just under 6.0 million square feet of primarily Class A office and retail properties throughout Western Canada that are valued at over $1B; along with another 2.0 million feet under its recently formed facility management services division.
Property management’s objective is the preservation of value on behalf of Harvard, its real estate partners and 3rd party investors; coupled with ensuring an exceptional customer experience for building tenants and occupants. The company’s motto, Service is our Finest Property; reflects Steve’s belief that “real estate is about people, rather than bricks ‘n mortar”.
Steve has organized Harvard’s real estate management activities for over 25 years. He is the licensed broker for Harvard Property Management Inc. in Saskatchewan.
After five successful years leading Harvard Western Insurance, Dave joined the senior management team of Harvard Developments in 2014. Today, Dave is responsible for formulating strategic plans for future growth, overseeing Information Technology, community relations and working alongside his colleagues to understand and improve the real estate business . In addition, Dave continues to serve as President and CEO of Harvard Western Insurance, a general insurance brokerage joint venture between Harvard Developments and Western Financial Group.
Prior to joining Harvard, Dave spent 20 years with IBM Canada in a variety of management, sales and technical roles. Dave is a proven community leader and is currently on the Boards of Directors of the Saskatchewan Roughriders Football Club, the Conexus Arts Centre and the Insurance Brokers’ Association of Saskatchewan. His past community leadership roles include Chair of the 101st Grey Cup Festival Committee, as well as leadership roles on the Boards of SaskSport, Mackenzie Art Gallery, 2010 World Junior Hockey Championships, United Way of Regina and other non-profit organizations.
Dave is a graduate of the University of Saskatchewan and received his Canadian Accredited Insurance Broker (CAIB) designation in 2010.
James joined Harvard Developments Inc. in 2010 as General Counsel. Prior to joining Harvard, James was a partner and led the real estate team in the Regina office of MacPherson Leslie & Tyerman LLP.
James is responsible for the legal functions of Harvard, including the negotiation of commercial agreements, completion of financing transactions, acquisitions and development related matters. In this role, James provides strategic, business-focused advice to Harvard and its affiliated companies and is actively involved in all aspects of the development of Harvard’s real property assets.
James takes a practical approach to legal issues in order to best achieve the business objectives of Harvard. He is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and convocated from the University of Saskatchewan with a Bachelor of Laws degree in 1995.
Tina has over 25 years of experience in the real estate industry and has been at Harvard for 16 of those years. In 2004, she was appointed to Vice President Investments with Harvard Developments Inc. – A Hill Company. Tina provides strategic expertise, governance oversight and leadership to mergers and acquisitions and operations of The Hill Companies’ diverse interests in broadcasting, manufacturing, insurance and real estate sectors.
Tina is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CMA) and holds her Canadian Securities Certificate and the Institute of Corporate Directors’ Designation. Tina is a member of the Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants of Saskatchewan, and a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors.
Ms. Svedahl currently serves as Chair of Regina’s Globe Theatre Board and is a member of the board of Harvard Western Insurance and the One Life Makes a Difference Foundation. In addition, she is a past member of The Executive Committee (TEC) and the Regina Regional Economic Development Authority (RREDA) Future Leaders Group.
Chad manages Harvard Developments Inc.’s residential land development in Saskatchewan and residential land investments in Alberta. Chad is responsible for the acquisition of raw land, municipal approvals, land & lot sales and coordinating the urban planning, engineering, servicing, and marketing of Harvard Communities including Fairways West, Edgewater and Westerra.
Beginning his career with Harvard in 2007, he worked in Harvard’s property management group and managed a portfolio of office, suburban office and retail properties before shifting to Harvard’s land division.
Chad is a past director of the Canadian Home Builders’ Association, past Chair of the Regina & Region Home Builders’ Association and the 2017 RRHBA Member of Distinction. He also volunteers with community organizations such as the Regina Rowing Club and Cathedral Village Arts Festival.
Chad holds a bachelor of science from Trent University in Peterborough, ON and an MBA from the Seidman School of Business in Grand Rapids, MI.
Terry provides strategic leadership and direction for various financial areas of The Hill Companies, including corporate finance, financial reporting, budgeting and cash flow projections, tax compliance, and tax planning. He also plays a key role in strategic governance and risk management. He leads a team of dedicated professionals that are committed to delivering high quality financial services that are critical to the success of The Hill Companies, its clients and business partners.
Terry graduated with distinction from the University of Regina in 1979 with a Bachelor of Administration degree. He then articled for his Chartered Accountancy with Clarkson Gordon (now Ernst & Young) and achieved his designation in 1981. He joined The Hill Companies in 1983 and since that time he has held numerous positions including Accountant, Controller - Corporate Accounting and Taxation, Corporate Controller and his present position.
Terry currently serves on the board of the Madonna Foundation and the Father Murray Foundation. He is a past member of the Tax Committee of CPA Saskatchewan, a former board member of the Mackenzie Art Gallery and was a senior member of the organizing committee for the 2005 Canada Summer Games held in Regina, SK.
Pauline brings more than 15 years of taxation, corporate finance and accounting experience to Harvard where she, along with the rest of the dedicated and professional corporate finance team, are accountable for the day-to-day fiscal management of Harvard Developments Inc. and numerous of its affiliated companies.
Pauline graduated with distinction from the University of Regina in 2000 with a Bachelor of Administration degree and was designated a Chartered Accountant (CA) in 2003 after articling with Meyers Norris Penny. Prior to joining the Hill Companies in 2006, she went on to complete Parts I and II of the Canadian Institute of CAs In-depth Tax Course.
Pauline has been a member of the Canadian Tax Foundation since 2006 and was a sessional lecturer at the Paul J. Hill School of Business at the University of Regina from 2006 to 2010 where she taught the Introduction to Taxation and Advanced Taxation courses. Pauline is active within the community, co-chairing the annual Regina Parkinson Superwalk, an active treasurer and/or team manager for numerous local sport teams, and a previous member of the Canadian Progress Club.
Hiedi’s focus is pursuing Harvard’s mission of providing a rewarding work environment which fosters innovation, continuous improvement and opportunity, while respecting and promoting individual and family values. Being with the company for the past 19 years, Hiedi has gained a thorough understanding of the business and the culture of Harvard.
Under Hiedi’s leadership, the YES Team or Your Employee Service Team provides internal services to the employees of The Hill Companies. These services include human resources, payroll, office administrative support, marketing and business communications. The YES Team is proud to announce that Harvard Developments has been selected as one of Saskatchewan's Top Employers in 2018.
Hiedi is a graduate of the University of Regina with a Bachelor of Arts and Certificate in Administration and is a member of the Saskatchewan Association of Human Resource Professionals. She currently sits on the board of directors of Caring Hearts Inc., Access Communications Co-operative Ltd., as well as Ranch Ehrlo Society. Hiedi was a member of the Host Organizing Committee of the 101st Grey Cup Festival.