Full Name
Kelly Blankstein
Job Title
Chief Financial Officer
A&W Food Services
Speaker Bio
Kelly Blankstein is the CFO for A&W Food Services of Canada and A&W Revenue Royalties Income Fund. A&W is the 2nd largest burger quick service restaurant chain and Food Services is the Franchisor to 1,016 A&W locations across Canada, serving over 136 million guests and generating over $1.5 billion of revenue annually. Kelly joined Food Services in November 2020 as Chief Financial Officer, and leads the Finance, IT and Data and Insights functions of the organization. Prior to joining Food Services, Ms. Blankstein held the position of Controller, Western Canada Portfolio at Cadillac Fairview Corporation Ltd, and was responsible for the overall financial management of a large portfolio of retail and office real estate assets. She holds a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Simon Fraser University. Ms Blankstein is also a Chartered Professional Accountant.
Kelly Blankstein