David Hardy joined William F. White International Inc. in April of 2011 after a decade-long stint as business agent of the Toronto-based film technicians’ union, NABET 700. There, he was a key member of their management team and was integrally involved in the union’s collective bargaining process, training, recruitment and external relations. Mr. Hardy sat as the union’s representative on the Toronto Film Board for four years and for seven years on the board of FilmOntario. He continues to sit on the board of the Cultural Careers Council of Ontario.
Prior to his time at NABET, Mr. Hardy spent six years working as a freelance production coordinator and was a charter member of IATSE 411. Mr. Hardy also has six years’ experience in non-profit arts administration and the travel industry, which have collectively contributed to an extensive network of contacts both inside the industry and out.