Mr. Stoddard completed an under-graduate business degree at Acadia University, Wolfville, N.S., and undertook graduate studies at Dalhousie University. He was admitted to the Canadian Institute of Chartered Professional Accountants in 1983.
Mr. Stoddard was President, and a shareholder, of one of Western Canada’s largest real estate development groups. During his term he oversaw the development, construction , and sale of several thousand condominiums and apartments in several markets in Canada and the United States. Mr. Stoddard retired from this role in 2018, and a few months later started the Spray Group to pursue the development of some very special projects.
Prior to entering the development industry, Mr. Stoddard was a partner with one of Canada’s largest national Chartered Professional Accountant firms, having served in several roles including heading up his firm’s tax service line for the Prairie Provinces, and serving on his firms’ Board of Directors.