Raj Raheja has 12+ years of experience in Finance, Business Operations, and M&A with a focus on unit-consolidations.
Before joining Lakefield Veterinary Group, Raj served as the CFO for Novadent, a network of consolidated dental laboratories in North America. As CFO, Raj was responsible for financial reporting and transparency, acquisitions and transaction structuring, compliance and risk management, Human Resources and IT. In his role, Raj led the company to record-setting profitability and provided stewardship guiding the PE backed company to its exit. The ultimate buyer became the largest dental laboratory network in the USA and Internationally.
Prior to joining Novadent, Raj was at KPMG in Vancouver, British Columbia. KPMG is a global network of professional firms providing audit, tax, and advisory services. In his role, he worked closely with public and privately held corporations in the fields of Healthcare, Biomedical, Aerospace, Alternative Energy development, Manufacturing, and R&D to help mitigate risks, present opportunities for operational and financial development ultimately leading to value-creation for his client.
In addition to his CPA, Raj has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Finance from The Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University, British Columbia and a Master’s in Professional Accounting from The Edwards School of Business.