Kevin Porter, CPA, CA - Board Chair
Since 1993, Kevin has been running and managing his own full-time practice as a Chartered Professional Accountant. With his extensive expertise in U.S and Canadian taxes, Kevin has been delivering reviews for dispute resolution and providing assurance, non-assurance and income tax services to a wide variety of clients for 26 years.
Maryann Kerr - Past Board Chair
With over 30 years of experience in the philanthropic sector Maryann has served a number of multi-faceted local, provincial and national organizations in executive leadership and senior philanthropic positions. Maryann is Founder & CEO of the Medalist Group, a boutique organizational development and philanthropy firm. Maryann was the Founding Executive Director of GCGT and has extensive fund development experience. She was on the Board of Directors of Big Sisters of Toronto, where she volunteered for nine years and the Board of the Toronto Zoo Foundation for three years. Maryann volunteered with AFP Toronto Congress committee, as Chair of the AFP National Philanthropy Day Awards luncheon for two years and on the Board of AFPGH. Her passion is to create joyful workplaces that embrace a culture that is diverse, equitable and philanthropic.
Tony Cimino holds the position of Senior Vice President, Total Rewards as a member of the Human Resources leadership team for Rogers Communications. He works closely with senior leaders providing advice, guidance and direction on all HR program related matters. He also works alongside the Chief Human Resources Officer to make recommendations to the Board relating to executive and non-executive compensation, benefits and wealth accumulation program initiatives. Tony sits on a number of vendor client advisory boards, offering advice to these service providers on their direction and strategy. Outside of work, he supports numerous charities and community events.
Neil is currently a Consultant at LEVEL5 Strategy Group, a boutique management consulting firm that specializes in strategy and organizational transformation. Prior to joining LEVEL5, Neil completed his Bachelor of Commerce from the Smith School of Business at Queen's University, during which time he had internships in technology and accounting. Outside of work, Neil enjoys spending time volunteering and is passionate about giving back to the community.
Gurmeet Judge, CPA, BSC
Gurmeet is the President and CEO of Encompass Business Technologies, a firm that provides IT Solutions to companies in the Greater Toronto Area. Gurmeet has developed expertise and experience in Strategic IT Consulting, co-managing IT Services, IT Outsourcing Services, Cloud Service and IT Project Services. He is an exceptional technical talent with an understanding of the importance of sales and marketing required to maintain and grow business.
Craig Smith is the Founder, President, and Broker of Record of Ashlar Urban Realty Inc, a full-service Toronto-based commercial real estate firm. With over 25 years experience in commercial real estate, some of his clients include Canada’s leading entrepreneurs and corporations. In addition to being the former President of NAIOP, Canada’s largest real estate Industry Association, he is also incoming President of National Club and board member of CHC Student Housing.