Our Leadership
Our leaders are community ambassadors who work tirelessly to help us raise funds for patient care.

Board of Directors

Reginald Swamy
(Chair & President)
Managing Partner
Pioneer Lane Group

Holly Simmons (Vice Chair)
Thinking Partner
Golden Lasso

Kathy Thomas (Past Chair)
Senior Business Executive

Pearl Veenema (Secretary)
Chief Executive Officer
Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation

Paul Demarco
Director
Hamilton Health Sciences Volunteer Association

Jessica Durka
Associate Investment Advisor
BMO Wealth Management
BMO Nesbitt Burns

Dr. Sébastien J. Hotte
Medical Oncologist
Hamilton Health Sciences

Jon Jurus
Regional Director
IG Wealth Management

David Lazzarato
Chair, Board of Directors
Hamilton Health Sciences

John Lewis
Partner, Business Law Group
Ross & McBride LLP

Rob MacIsaac        
President & CEO
Hamilton Health Sciences

John McKenzie (Treasurer)
Chief Executive Officer
TMX Group

Dr. Paul Miller
Regional Medical Director (CPER), Centre for Paramedic Education and Research/ Emergency Physician, Hamilton Health Sciences

Ralph Olivieri
President
EJO Investments Limited

Jane Percival
Chief Privacy Officer and Associate General Counsel
BMO Financial Group

Dr. Stephen Puchalski
Retired Anesthesiologist Hamilton Health Sciences

David Vander Ploeg
Executive Vice President, Business Development
Direct Response Media Group

Jim Wilson
Vice President, Sales Representative
Lennard Commercial Realty, Brokerage

Foundation Management

Pearl F. Veenema, FAHP
Chief Executive Officer
veenema@hhsc.ca
905-521-2100 ext. 44811

David Kraulis, CPA, CA
Vice President, Finance
kraulis@hhsc.ca
905-521-2100 ext. 44385

Darlene Bennett, CFRE
Vice President, Development
bennettdar@hhsc.ca
905-521-2100 ext. 65707

Sherri Bocchini, CFRE
Vice President, Development
bocchini@hhsc.ca
905-521-2100 ext. 75977

Tracey Lamb,CFRE
Director, Database Management
lambt@hhsc.ca
905-521-2100 ext. 44243

Navin Singh, MBA, CPA (CMA)
Vice President, Marketing and Communications
singhnav@hhsc.ca
905-521-2100 ext. 43744

Helen Suk
Director, Digital Marketing
sukh@hhsc.ca
905-521-2100 x 73374

Milaina Wright
Director, Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) / Canada’s Children’s Hospital Foundations (CCHF) Program
wrightmila@hhsc.ca
905-521-2100 ext. 47001