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Our Board of Directors


 

Craig Baxter - Chair

 

Craig Baxter is a member of HRH's Finance Committee.



 Frank Fazzari

Frank Fazzari


Managing Partner of Fazzari + Partners LLP, Chartered Accountants, responsible for strategic planning and setting goals and objectives of Firm. Also, responsible for providing Assurance, Tax, and Special services to private enterprise clients located throughout Ontario, US and Europe. Published articles in various trade journals and other forms of media including in the Globe and Mail. Actively involved in promoting and maintaining standards within the CPA community. Community minded and active in various charitable work. Over 30 years of experience in business and community affairs.

 

 Michael Iacovelli

Michael Iacovelli

Michael Iacovelli is CEO of Ben Machine Products, a leading manufacturer of military and aerospace components, and a subsidiary of a Canadian public company. He is an expert in the manufacturing industry for military and aerospace components, and is an Executive Member of the Board of Directors of the Ontario Aerospace Council.

 

 

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Terry Leon - Vice Chair


Terry Leon is the CEO of Leon’s Furniture Limited, which is a retailer of furniture, appliances and electronics. The divisions housed under the parent corporation are: Leon’s Furniture; The Brick; United Furniture Warehouse; The Brick Mattress Store; Appliance Canada and Midnorthern Appliance.


 Paul Mantini

Paul Mantini


Paul Mantini practices commercial real estate, financing, corporate/commercial (with an emphasis on lending and secured transactions), gaming law and P3/Infrastructure. Paul is the leader of the Toronto Office's Real Estate Practice Group and Co-Leader of the Toronto Office's P3/Infrastructure Practice Group. Paul was a partner with the firm of Smith Lyons LLP from 1983 to December 15, 2000. Paul joined Bennett Jones LLP as a senior partner on December 18, 2000. Paul has served as a member of the executive (management) committee of both Smith Lyons and Bennett Jones.


Paul graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1975 and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1977.


 

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Barbara Mason


Barb holds the position of Chief Human Resources Officer, responsible for all global human resources, communications and marketing across Scotiabank.

 Deborah Pankhurst

Deborah Pankhurst - Vice Chair

 

As President of Symmetrics International, Deborah is responsible for guiding clients in the development of strategic plans for their organizations. She has over 25 years of experience in marketing and business planning, including 20 years of experience in facilitating strategic planning processes, training, and in market research. She has worked in a wide variety of fields internationally, with a particular focus in pharmaceuticals, consumer goods and non-profits. She is known especially for her ability to innovate and bring insight to difficult problems. Her clients span global multinationals (Pfizer, Bayer, Astellas) to local non-profits (University Health Network, Glenlyon Norfolk School). She has extensive experience in Canada and the U.S., as well as Europe and Asia.

 

Prior to founding Symmetrics in 1997, Deborah was a Partner at Tandem International, a management consulting firm specializing in Strategic Planning. She started her career in Product Management at Lever Brothers and Tambrands. Deborah has an M.B.A. from the University of Western Ontario, and a Bachelor of Arts degree, with distinction, from Carleton University.

 

Deborah is currently Vice Chair of the Humber River Hospital Board, Chair of the Quality Committee and past Chair of the Nominating / Governance Committee. She has been a Board member for the Humber River Family Health Team, a long-time volunteer for the Canadian Cancer Society and has been an advisor to Spark of Brilliance, a self-help recovery program for those with mental health challenges.

 

 John Rossetti

John Rossetti


 

John Rossetti is co-owner and officer of Italian Home Bakery Limited. The company is a manufacturer of artisan bread products for major Canadian retailers, distributing their product across the country. His involvement with the company has been since 1990 in the capacity of financial advisor to the previous ownership group. This relationship ended in 2002 when he purchased his shares from the retiring shareholders. Currently he owns the company with his brother Dennis. John has had extensive experience in “turnaround management” finance and growth capital, his experience span from owing his own chartered accountancy practice, financial consulting practice and his own structured financing company. He has consulted and served on many boards and business councils of many privately held corporations.

 

 

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Eva Ryterband


Eva is a visionary and an entrepreneur. She has owned and managed two multimillion-dollar manufacturing companies; one in auto parts industry and more recently Screenco Manufacturing Ltd, a roll forming and screen assembly company.


 Ms. Joan Smart

 


Joan Smart

 

Joan Smart is a Legal and Compliance executive with an extensive regulatory and litigation background. Her expertise includes designing and implementing effective compliance and ethics programs for a large publicly traded financial institution with 85,000 employees and operations in over 50 countries. She is an experienced manager of large global teams and change management, and is a regulatory advisor to executive management and boards.

 

 

 Trevor Smith

Trevor Smith

 

Dr. Trevor Smith is an independent management consultant (Quality Integration Solutions) working on business management systems, standards and work process integration. He is an adjunct professor at the University of Guelph in quality management for the Marketing and Food Science departments.


Recent clients have included international airport authorities, local government, training institutions, manufacturing companies and a small business Internet start-up. He has over 35 years in international business with the Eastman Kodak Company with experience in manufacturing, organizational supply chain and service business sectors. He has chaired international and national standards committees related to management systems, quality and the environment.

 

 Rochelle Stenzler

Rochelle Stenzler - Treasurer

 

Mrs. Stenzler currently serves as a Director on the Board of Cynapsus Therapeutics Inc. and YPO Ontario Gold and has extensive experience as a senior operating executive in healthcare, retailing and consumer packaged goods. Prior to establishing Rochelle Stenzler Consulting in 2004, she was President and Chief Executive Officer of Touchlogic Corporation. Previously, as President, International Operations for TLC Laser Eye Centers Inc., Rochelle served as co-COO of a $300 million laser vision correction business. In 1997, Rochelle was named President of Revlon Canada Inc. where she played a key role in the company’s restructuring. Between 1976 and 1988 Mrs. Stenzler held increasingly more responsible and senior positions in the pharmacy sector rising to Senior Vice President Operations at Pharma Plus Drugmarts Ltd. In 1992 she was named President and General Manager of Pharma Plus, a position she held until 1997.


 

 Mr. Bruce Teron

Bruce Teron

 

Bruce is a Partner with Deloitte, and a leader in its Monitor Deloitte strategy consulting practice. He brings over 20 years of experience working with executive management teams to shape and execute their strategic and growth agendas, including extensive M&A and post-merger integration work. Bruce has worked across a broad range of industries, most particularly financial services and wealth management, as well as pharmaceuticals, fast moving consumer goods and telecommunications. Based in Canada, Bruce has also worked extensively in the US, UK, Switzerland, France, Germany, Mexico, Chile and Brazil.

 

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Paul Tsaparis


After a distinguished 28-year career with Hewlett-Packard, a leading global technology solutions provider, in June, 2012, Paul decided to take an early retirement from operational leadership, enabling him to expand his work as a seasoned board director.


 

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Susan Wolburgh Jenah


Susan Wolburgh Jenah is a distinguished leader and expert in securities and capital markets regulation. With over 30 years of experience as a senior regulator and executive, Susan now serves on numerous corporate and not-for-profit boards and advisory committees. She is also Senior Advisor to Aird & Berlis in the firm's corporate finance, capital markets and corporate governance practice.


 



Ex-Officio Members

  • Barbara Collins (President & CEO)
  • Dr. Narendra Singh (Chief of Staff)
  • Dr. Stephen Halman (President, Medical Staff Association)
  • Mirella Quattrin (President, Volunteer Association)
  • Vanessa Burkoski (Chief Nursing Executive)
  • Roy Scaini (Chair, Foundation Board)
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