A David Taylor is a proud husband, father, and grandfather. He is a Management Accountant and is currently President of Barvid Financial Services Inc. He spent his working years in Jamaica with Coopers & Lybrand (now part of PricewaterhouseCoopers), and subsequently joined the Toronto office when he emigrated to Canada in 1980.
Taylor established Barvid Financial Services Inc. ("BFSI") in 1995. The firm services a niche market, handling the business affairs of professional services firms. In this regard, BFSI has been, and continues to be, involved in the establishment of some of the premier legal boutiques in the City of Toronto. Additionally, BFSI believes strongly in social justice, and in giving back to the communities to which it belongs. To this end, the firm has used its financial management skills to assist a number of organizations which benefit both the Canadian and Jamaican communities.
He also currently serves as President of Ecuhome Corporation: a non-
Taylor has served on various boards and committees in the past. He is a past President
of the Jamaica College Old Boys' Association of Canada; a former Chair of the Social
Justice and Advocacy Board of the Anglican Diocese of Toronto; a former Treasurer
and Director of Project Work, a charity which provides training to, and obtains jobs
for, young adults with intellectual disabilities; a former member of the Town of
Markham's Achievement and Civic Recognition Awards Committee; a former member of
Council of The Anglican Diocese of Toronto; and a delegate from the Diocese to The
General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada. He currently sits on the Allocations
Committee of FaithWorks, the arm of the Diocese of Toronto that provides annual funding
of over $1.2 Million to various charities and Ministries in the Episcopal Area.
On January 1, 2014, Taylor will be presented with the Order of the Diocese of Toronto at the inaugural awards presentation by the Archbishop of Toronto. This award recognizes significant contributions made by lay persons to making a difference in the life of the church, and people in their communities.
Delores is the founder; President & CEO of NHI Nursing & Homemakers Incorporated since 1985. A company that offers health care staffing and home care services. She impacts the Canadian economy with over 1000 employees comprising of temporary, permanent, casual and contract workers. Over 50 different languages spoken throughout the organizations also as employees a significant amount of employees from Caribbean background. With her leadership NHI is committed to continuous quality improvement and in March 2013 the organization had a organizational review and scored a 98.3% overall rating by Accreditation Canada, this is an organization that measures NHI's standard of practice against national standards. NHI is the recipient of four consecutive years of Consumers' Choice Award for Excellence in Nurse Services. A member of various business, professional and community organizations.
Over the past six years Delores thru NHI has provided several students from Tropicana job placements and mentoring for summer programs and has also hired graduates into the organizations as employees. She has organized shipment of variety of medical equipment and supplies to various hospitals an infirmaries in Jamaica and have facilitated visits by politicians and medical students from Jamaica to hospitals and long term care facilities in Canada.
Delores has received many awards and recognitions. She was appointed to the Anglican
Church Diocese of Toronto Executive and Diocesan Council in 2006 to present. Was
She is the recipient of many awards and honours; appointed as delegate of the Canadian
Government to the First Canadian business women trade mission to the USA ( 1997),
University of the West Indies Graduate Nurses Alumni Award ( 2002), African Canadian
Achievement Award -
Appointed to the Ontario Judicial Council in 2010, Board Member and Chair of Seneca College Board of Governors. Member of the Board and Chair of Academic & Patient Care Committee of Sunnybrook & Women's Hospital , Board Member of the Toronto International Film Festival Group Capital Campaign. Her philantrophy initiatives have opened many doors in various communities in Canada and internationally.
Delores is a Registered Nurse with the College of Nurses of Ontario. A graduate
of York University, MBA from University of New Hampshire, Diploma in Business Management
from Harvard Business School, Graduate of University of Toronto/Rotman's Institute
of Corporate Governance Program and a graduate in Lay Ministry from Wycliffe College-