Ted Moroz has been President of The Beer Store and Brewers' Distributor Limited since September, 2009. In this role he oversees 450 Retail Stores in Ontario, 16 Distribution Centres from British Columbia to Ottawa, and multiple cross-dock facilities throughout Canada, with a total of 7,000+ employees. Ted started his career with The Beer Store (then Brewers Retail Inc.) in 1989, holding various management positions over the years. The Beer Store has been a proud partner of United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 12R24 in organizing an annual Returns For Leukemia Bottle Drive since 2006. Ted joined the LLSC National Board in 2010.
Scott A. Carroll is the resident manager of the Cincinnati, Ohio office of Jackson Lewis LLP. Scott has represented clients across the spectrum of labor and employment law, including wrongful discharge litigation, collective bargaining,union avoidance, and human resources counseling. He has expertise in drafting,counseling, prosecuting, and defending theft of trade secret cases and/or non-compete, non-solicitation cases. Scott is a member of the U.S. Sixth Circuit Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association, the Ohio State Bar Association, and the Cincinnati Bar Association. He received his B.S. degree from the University of Cincinnati in 1990, and he earned his J.D. from the University of Cincinnati -College of Law in 1993, where he was a member of the University of Cincinnati Law Review. Scott became a member of the South Ohio chapter in 2002 and was chapter president in 2005.
Eli obtained his CA designation at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in Toronto, where he worked in the business advisory and assurance practices. As Principal CA at Segal LLP, Eli's responsibilities include leading audit and advisory engagements. Eli specializes in delivering advisory services such as financial forecasts, cash-flow budgeting, profit improvement and transaction support. In addition, Eli plays a very active role in the firm's marketing and business development. He has experience with the preparation of business plans, financial packages and budgets reports to assist with client financing and restructuring.
Dr. Keith Humphries, MD PhD, is a distinguished scientist and Director of the Terry Fox Laboratory of the BC Cancer Agency and Professor in the Division of Hematology of the Department of Medicine at the University of British Columbia. His long-standing research interests are focused on understanding the molecular mechanisms that regulate normal blood stem cell properties and how these are altered in leukemia. Studies in his lab have involved a stellar succession of trainees from Canada and around the world that have stimulated new approaches for expanding normal blood stem cells and provided new insights into the mechanisms of leukemic transformation. His laboratory has also been on the forefront of the use of retroviral and lentiviral - mediated gene transfer to human as well as mouse blood stem cells and has used this technology to develop powerful new models for studying how specific genes contribute to leukemia development. He is an active promoter of translational science and a collaborator on many team projects both nationally and internationally. He has a long track record of research accomplishments supported and contributions to scientific societies and journals. Dr. Humphries has been recognized by numerous prestigious awards including the 2013 Terry Fox Gold Medal and induction as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.
He has been an active member of many international scientific societies. He has served in senior elected executive roles in the International Society of Experimental Hematology, and served as President and then as Editor in Chief of the associations journal, Experimental Hematology. He was a founding member in 1999 of the NCE-funded Stem Cell Network and remains active in the Canadian Stem Cell Network Foundation. He currently serves on the Scientific Advisory Board of the Hemato-Linne Stem Cell Program (centered in Lund, Sweden) and bluebird bio and has previously been an advisor to the hematology research program at Millenium and Systemix. He has previously served as an advisor to the Terry Fox Foundation and currently sits on the Medical-Scientific committee of the Leukemia Lymphoma Society of Canada. Dr. Humphries has served on numerous review panels both nationally and internationally including serving as member of the Score Committee of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (USA), member and chair of the scientific panel for the Leukemia Lymphoma Society of Canada, the hematopoiesis panel of the National Cancer Institute and site visit panels for the Terry Fox Program.