John-Paul Cody-Cox Executive Director, Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs, interviewed by CATA VP of Research, Kevin Wennekes.
John-Paul Cody-Cox has had a diversified career having worked in High Tech, Government, Consulting and ultimately in Sports Management for the last 10 years where he now resides as President/Owner of Momentum Consulting Strategies.
Prior to his consulting firm Momentum Consulting Strategies where he worked with such organizations as Hockey Canada, the Canadian Soccer Association, Rugby Canada, Field Hockey Canada and the Canadian Team Sport Coalition, John-Paul held the position as CEO of Speed Skating Canada as well as Director of Marketing and Sponsorship for Volleyball Canada and Director of Sponsorships and Marketing Programs for Corel Corporation where he managed all sponsorship and corporate marketing programs overseeing various partnerships including the Ottawa Senators Hockey Club/Corel Centre, The Art Institutes, Sony and Intel.
A native of Halifax, NS, John-Paul attended Carleton University for his undergraduate studies in Political Science. After his undergraduate work, he completed his Masters in Political Psychology at Wilfrid Laurier University and followed that up a few years later with his MBA from the University of Ottawa. John-Paul currently resides in Ottawa with his wife Debbie and two daughters Madeleine and Abigail.
"With John-Paul Cody-Cox's extensive experience and knowledge in the business and not-for-profit sector, the CAFC Board of Directors and staff are excited for the Canadian Association of Fire Chiefs' next phase," stated CAFC President Stephen Gamble. "We are pleased to have John-Paul join the team. The breadth of his experience and leadership will position CAFC to continue to be the voice of the Canadian Fire Service while ensuring that the CAFC is well positioned to face future challenges and opportunities."
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