About Cam

Cam Guthrie was elected Mayor of Guelph in 2014, after serving as a Councillor for Ward 4 from 2010 to 2014.

Cam was a licensed insurance broker and local entrepreneur for 16 years before becoming Mayor.

An avid community volunteer, Cam has served on the Boards of several local not-for-profit organizations, and he has mentored startups and small business owners through the Business Centre of Guelph-Wellington. He holds a business diploma from Sir Sandford Fleming College. In 2008, the Guelph Mercury named him one of the city’s top “40 Under 40.”

An accomplished drummer, Cam has been a member of local bands, played on several studio recordings, and produced or co-produced several albums. He is a loyal fan of the Guelph Gryphons, the Guelph Royals and the Guelph Storm. 

Cam’s roots in Guelph stretch back to 1919, when his great-grandfather founded Guthrie’s Bakery on Quebec Street in downtown Guelph.

Cam and his wife of 19 years Rachel are proud parents of their two children, Anakin & Adelaide.