Staff Directory

Executive Team

Mandie Abrams
Executive Director
Phone: 437-779-9307

Ruth Rakoff
Director of Programs
Phone: 416-230-3705

Elie Saykali
Director of Employment Outcomes
Phone: 416-936-9073

Ghazal Niknazar
Chief Projects Officer
Phone: 437-228-4079

Kelly Palter
Director of Outreach and Service Delivery 
Phone: 437-247-3182

Finance and Administration

Pansy Huynh
Bookkeeper and Office Manager
Phone: 647-352-2285

Marketing and Communications

Marta Rivas  
Marketing and Communications Coordinator
Phone: 416-908-1285

Melanie Esteves
Digital Marketing & Content Specialist
Phone: 416-990-8445

Outreach and Service Delivery

Ian Sinclair
Marketing and Outreach Manager
Phone: 416-906-7804

Leslie Gallagher
Career Consultant
Phone: 416-899-5973

Brandesha Sinclair  
Career Consultant
Phone: 416-676-1470

Patricia Edison
Outreach Specialist
Phone: 647 649 3743

David Marcus
Career Consultant
Phone: 416-7377425

Vanessa Smithers
Youth Engagement and Success Specialist
Phone: 416-908-1285

Imesia Ewan
Career Consultant
Phone: 416-816-0867

Training

Rowena Power 
Manager of Virtual Learning and Participant Experience
Phone: 437-228-6833

Cyan Patterson 
Program Assistant
Phone: 416-936-8152

Will Burton
Facilitator/Instructor
Phone: 416-936-9485

Sarena Sairan
Training Manager
Phone: 647-461-6412

Grace McDonald
Facilitator/Coach
Phone: 416-303-8552

Adrian Proszowski
Facilitator/Instructor
Phone: 416-844-7853

Melissa Gopaul
Facilitator/Instructor
Phone: 416-990-0315

Chris Guevara
Facilitator/Instructor
Phone: 437-247-3165

Tassandra Whyte  
Learning Management Systems and Programs Administrator
Phone: 647-204-1869

Employment Outcomes

Ana Caravaggio
Employment Specialist
Phone: 416-882-7489

Andrea Copeland
Employment Specialist
Phone: 647-567-2508

Geraldine Vickers  
Senior Employment Specialist
Phone: 647-649-3526

Nicolette Holness  
Employment Specialist
Phone: 437-994-6490

Project Management

Cecilia Ortega
Project Manager
Phone:416-817-6471

Cheryl Lochnan  
Client Systems Manager
Phone: 437-228-6896