Michael Iacovelli is the Chairman of the Board of Humber River Hospital.
Michael is the Chief Executive Officer of Ben Machine Products Company Incorporated, a large manufacturer of cutting-edge aerospace and defense components in the Greater Toronto Area. He is also an Executive Board Member of the Ontario Aerospace Council. Michael has been a lawyer for over 20 years, practicing in the area of corporate law and commercial litigation. He is the author of three published books and has taught at various Ontario institutions. Most importantly, he is committed to the community. He is the founder of the York Region Cycling Coalition, a group committed to improving cycling safety in the community, and a committee member on the hospital foundation’s Team Revolution.
Terry is the former Chair of the Board, and now serves on the Transformation and Innovation Committee.
Terry is also the Vice Chairman and a Director 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; Brick Outlet; The Brick Mattress Store; Appliance Canada and Midnorthern Appliance.
Terry has held various positions within Leon’s Furniture Limited. He was appointed Corporate Counsel in 1984; Vice President, CFO and Secretary in 1989; became President on May 13, 2002 and CEO on May 12, 2005. When Leon’s Furniture Limited completed its acquisition of The Brick on March 28, 2013, Terry became the CEO for both divisions and continued with responsibilities as President of the Leon’s division. He passed on his reign as President on June 17, 2015, but retained his role as CEO of the parent corporation. Terry retired as CEO on September 30, 2018 and was appointed Vice Chairman of the Corporation.
Terry graduated from law school at the University Of Western Ontario in 1976, was called to the Bar and has been a Member of the Law Society of Upper Canada since 1978.
Bruce Levitt is the Vice Chair of Quality Assurance Committee and serves on the Nominating, Governance & HR Committee.
Bruce Levitt is the President of Levitt-Safety Limited in Oakville. With over 350 employees, Levitt-Safety offers a vast array of fire and safety services, products and expertise to its industrial sector clients looking to address their fire, safety and environmental challenges. It Has been honoured as one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies since 2012.
Bruce’s previous experience includes time as a Board Member of HSE Integrated, Canada’s largest publicly traded provider of health and safety services to the oil and gas industry. He has also served as Marketing Manager for Orr Safety Corporation in Louisville, Kentucky.
He holds a Master of Business Administration from Dalhousie University, earning the highest academic grades in class for both years, while also serving as Class President. Bruce has a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) from the University of Western Ontario in London.
Mr. Levitt has been very active in the Ontario and International Chapters of YPO (Young Presidents’ Organization) – a global platform for chief executives to engage, learn and harness the knowledge, influence and trust of the world’s most influential and innovative business leaders. It has over 24,000 members in more than 130 countries. He is a former Board Member of, and a former President of, the Toronto French School Alumni Association.
Carole Malo serves on the Finance & Audit, and Transformation and Innovation Committees.
A senior finance and investment Executive with 25 + years of global experience, in the development, procurement, implementation and financing of large and complex energy and infrastructure projects in Canada and internationally. She has held senior roles in both the public and private sector including Vice-President, Project Finance, Infrastructure Ontario; Vice-President, Corporate and Structured Finance, Aecon Group; Director, Investment Projects and Affiliates, Hydro-Quebec; European Head, Global Project & Structured Finance Royal Bank of Canada; Vice President and European Head, SNC Lavalin Capital.
Ms Malo has also run her own consultancy firm since 2009 , specialized in providing independent strategic advice and support to public and private sector sponsors as well First Nations in the infrastructure and energy fields as well as in public-private partnerships. Clients have included, Infrastructure Quebec, Caisse de depots et Placements du Quebec, Via Rail, PPP Canada, the Canadian Council for Public Private Partnerships.
Carole has served on a number of public, private and not-for-profit sector boards and strategic and finance committees over the last couple of decades including the Hamilton Utilities Corporation, the United Way (Women Gaining Ground), the Massey Centre for Women, the Thornhill Golf and Country Club and the Badminton and Racquet Club of Toronto.
Carole currently serves on the National Energy Board, the Advisory Board of TOK Transit Limited Board and the Humber River Hospital Board.
Among her many qualifications, Carole holds a BA.A. Finance (Hons) from the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales in Montréal, is a Chartered Financial Analyst, and is a Canadian Board Diversity Council 2016 Fellow in Board Governance. She speaks English and French fluently, as well as Spanish at an intermediate level.
Barbara Mason serves on the Transformation & Innovation, and Nominating, Governance & HR Committees.
Barb holds the position of Chief Human Resources Officer, responsible for all global human resources, communications and marketing across Scotiabank. Prior to becoming CHRO, Barb held the positions of Executive Vice President, Global Wealth Management; Executive Vice President, Wealth Management, Canada; and Executive Vice President, Marketing, Sales & Service. She joined the Bank in 1984 and has held positions in retail banking, credit cards, marketing, sales and service, and wealth management. Barb graduated from the University of Waterloo with an Honours degree in Environmental Studies and is also a graduate of the Queen’s University Executive Program. She sits on the board of Bayview Glen School, the board of the Humber River Hospital as well as a variety of the Bank’s internal subsidiary boards.
Eva Ryterband is the Vice Chair on the Finance & Audit Committee, and serves on the Quality Assurance Committee.
Eva is a visionary and 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.
Eva transformed Screenco from a local small business to a state-of-the-art leader by modernizing operations, bringing in professional team, keeping abreast of trends and innovating products. A risk-taking entrepreneur she expanded Screenco to the US and to international markets.
A leader by example Eva is a passionate believer in lifelong learning and continuous improvement. She mentored employees and university students, inspiring them to think outside the box and to excel in all they do.
As a savvy entrepreneur, Eva has an ability to identify and seize opportunities, turning opportunities into successful businesses. She believes that excellence comes from unrelenting perseverance and hard work.
In 2013 she was nominated for RBC Canadian Woman Entrepreneur Award.
Eva was the first woman President of Canadian Window and Door Manufacturing Association (Fenestration Canada). She also served as Treasurer.
Eva served on the Board of Directors of Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), Community Foundation of Greater Toronto and Cambridge Foundation. She raised funds for UJA and was on a Board of Governors of Mt. Sinai Hospital.
Eva volunteered at University of Toronto’s Integrated Management Course where she guided students in developing solid management skills. In the community, she supported a variety of charitable organizations.
She was a member of Young Presidents Organization and is currently a member World Presidents Organization.
Joan Smart is the Chair of the Quality Assurance Committee, and serves on the Nominating, Governance & HR Committee.
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. She is an experienced manager of large global teams and change management, and was a regulatory advisor to executive management and boards.
Joan is a former Senior Vice-President, Chief Compliance and Regulatory Officer (CCO), for Scotiabank. In the newly created global CCO position, she was responsible for establishing, and directing the execution of, a strategy for effectively managing compliance risk across the Scotiabank group of companies of 85,000 employees in over 50 countries.
From 1991 to 1996 Joan served as Vice-Chair of the Ontario Securities Commission. Her responsibilities included chairing hearings on complex enforcement, regulatory and policy matters, including with respect to market conduct, take-over bids and corporate governance. She managed legal actions involving the OSC and actively participated in regulatory policy making. Joan is a published author on administrative law, securities law and litigation.
She is a past-director of Proudfoot House for women in transition from incarceration.
Bruce Teron is the 2nd Vice Chair of the Board, Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee, and Serves on the Quality Assurance Committee.
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.
Bruce is proud to have served for nine years on the Board of Directors of the Hicks-Dellcrest Centre.
Bruce earned a BCom from Queen’s and an MBA from Harvard.
Susan Wolburgh Jenah
Susan Wolburgh Jenah is the 1st Vice Chair of the Board, Chair of the Nominating, Governance and HR Committee, and Serves on the Transformation and Innovation Committee.
Susan, is a leader in the securities and financial services industry. Throughout her 30 year career as a senior regulator, chief executive officer and lawyer, she influenced the direction of capital markets regulation and standards of investor protection in Canada and internationally. Susan has also served on a wide variety of corporate, crown corporation and not-for-profit boards and government-appointed expert advisory committees.
Susan is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Laurentian Bank of Canada, Aecon Group Inc. and Aequitas Innovations and NEO Exchange. She is a Governor of the U.S. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and serves as Chair of FINRA’s Regulatory Operations Oversight Committee. She is a member of the Independent Review Committee of Vanguard Investments Canada.
Susan was the founding President and CEO of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) which was formed from the merger of two predecessor regulatory organizations. Prior to serving as CEO of IIROC, Susan held progressively senior roles at the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC), including Vice Chair, Acting Chair, General Counsel and Director of International Affairs, representing the OSC on various international standard-setting committees.
Susan is actively engaged in her community serving as Vice-Chair of the Humber River Hospital, as a member of the C.D.Howe National Advisory Council and as a Mentor for the Catalyst Women on Board Program. She is a frequent speaker at corporate governance and industry conferences in Canada and abroad.
Susan received her ICD.D designation in 2004 and is a recipient of the 2011 Osgoode Hall Law School Gold Key Award for Achievement.
Gary Teelucksingh is the Vice Chair of the Transformation & Innovation Committee, and serves on the Finance & Audit Committee.
Gary is a Partner at Capco, a global business and technology management consulting firm. His experience extends across wealth and investment management, banking, brokerage, and financial planning. Gary has held executive roles including COO, Head of National Sales, Chief Compliance Officer, Product Management, Head of Wealth Operations, Head of Americas Region. Gary holds a Masters degree in mathematics from the University of Western Ontario and an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business.
Joseph Quarin is the Vice Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee and Serves on the Transformation and Innovation Committee
Joseph is a successful public company Chief Executive Officer (TSX and NYSE), corporate executive and director. He was the Chief Executive Officer and Director of Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd., a North American non-hazardous solid waste management company from January 2012 until the US$4.8 billion reverse-merger with Waste Connections Inc. in 2016. Joseph joined Progressive’s inaugural leadership team in July 2000 and played an integral role in its success and growth from US$100 million to US$2 billion in revenue.
Joseph served in progressively senior leadership roles during his 15+ year tenure with the Company. As Chief Financial Officer, he led the Company’s income trust IPO in April 2002, followed by a transformative acquisition that tripled the company’s size to enter the U.S. market in 2005. Joseph subsequently transitioned to an operating role as Executive Vice President & Canadian Chief Operations Officer, rising to President & Chief Operating Officer before becoming Chief Executive Officer. Prior to Progressive, Joseph honed his corporate finance and business management skills with roles at Edgestone Capital Partners, KPMG Corporate Finance, Deloitte and Arthur Andersen.
Joseph is currently President and Chief Executive Officer of Q5 Capital Inc., a private investment company; and he is a Director and strategic management advisor to private and public companies focused on leadership, growth and operating initiatives that drive value creation. Joseph also established a charitable foundation in 2017 and is passionate about contributing to and supporting social and philanthropic causes.
Joseph holds a Master of Business Administration (with Distinction) from the Ivey Business School at Western University, a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from the Smith School of Business at Queen’s University, and is a Chartered Professional Accountant and Chartered Accountant. Joseph was recognized as #10 on the Financial Post’s Top 100 CEO Scorecard 2016, and named one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40TM in 2004.
Joseph became a Director of the Humber River Hospital Board in June 2019 and serves on the Finance & Audit Committee. He also serves as a Board member of Spark Power Corporation (TSX: SPG), VIQ Solutions Inc. (TSXV: VQS), Edo Revenue Royalty GP and EJ Trademark GP, and Eagle River Capital, LLC.
Serge Gattesco is the Chair of Transformation and Innovation Committee and serves on the Finance and Audit Committee
For the past 10+ years, Serge Gattesco served in various Executive roles for PwC Canada first as National Managing Partner for PwC Canada’s Audit and Assurance Group, and then as National Managing Partner of Strategy and Operations. He retired as a Partner from PwC as of January 1, 2020.
Throughout his career, he acted as a Senior Relationship Partner (SRP) on many of their largest Canadian clients in various industries with extensive experience in dealing with both large and small Canadian and foreign multi-national public and private companies.
He is well versed in audit, accounting, systems and controls, risks and other general local and global business issues.
He has taught on various occasions at the Roman’s Institute of Corporate Directors on Audit Committee Effectiveness.
As National Managing Partner of Strategy and Operations, he developed significant experience in operations from all perspectives; Finance, IT, Sales & Marketing, Real Estate, Business Transformation, Human Capital and Change Management. As the National Managing Partner of the Audit and Assurance group, he had full accountability for the Canadian Audit and Assurance practice. This included quality, methodology, risk management and all aspects of operations from people to profitability.
He has been Board member, Chair of Finance committee and Treasurer of the Toronto Region Board of Trade.
He was the founding Chair of the Accounting and Finance Advisory Committee of the Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson (TRSM) and sat in that capacity for 5 years and is currently on the Deans Council of TRSM.
He is the past Treasurer and Board Member of Camp Oochigeas, a camp for Children with Cancer and served on the Board of the Ontario Division of Canadian Cancer Society, and on the Audit Committee of the Canadian Diabetes Association.
Lastly, through his professional career, he has had the opportunity to be on full-time secondments in the health care sector. These secondments ranged from approximately 6 to 9 months in length. His secondments included VP Operations and CFO of Markham Stouffville Hospital, CFO of what is now Cancer Care Ontario, and CFO of Brampton Memorial during its merger to form Willam Osler Health Centre.
Celeste Iacobelli serves on the Nominating, Governance and HR Committee, and the Quality Assurance Committee
Celeste completed high school in Toronto at Chaminade College School (1972) and graduated from York University (B.A. 1978) and Osgoode Hall Law School (LL.B. 1978). He was called to the bar of Ontario in 1980. He has been a member in good standing of the Law Society of Ontario since that time. He practiced law with the firms of Gambin, Bratty from 1980 to 1985 and with Gambin Associates from 1985 until 1995. He acted as Counsel to the firm of Gambin RDQ, LLP until 2010. His law practice was primarily in the fields of municipal and land use planning law.
Celeste has been active in community affairs having served, inter alia, as a Commissioner and as Chairman of the Vaughan Hydro Electric Commission, as a member of the inaugural Vaughan M.I.S. committee, as a member of the York Region District Health Council Steering Committee, as a director of the Vaughan Chamber of Commerce and as a member of the Board of Governors and Vice-President of Villa Charities Inc. He was appointed by the City of Vaughan Council as a City of Vaughan Ambassador in 2002.
Celeste has assisted many community groups and organizations with pro bono assistance throughout his career. He has been recognized with a number of awards, including the Villa Charities Heart & Hand Award, the Serra Ontario Governor’s Award and the 2008 Professional Excellence Award from the Canadian Italian Business and Professional Association. He was honoured with a 2012 Queen’s Jubilee volunteer recognition medal.
- Barbara Collins (President & CEO)
- Dr. S. Zaki Ahmed (Chief of Staff)
- Dr. Jamie Spiegelman (President, Medical Staff Association)