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

Board of Directors

Kathy Thomas
(Board Chair and President)
Senior Business Executive

Reginald Swamy (Vice Chair)
Managing Partner
Pioneer Lane Group

Jon Jurus (Past Chair)
Regional Director
IG Wealth Management

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

Sacha Babic
Gowling WLG

Kelly Braley
Chase Realty Inc., Brokerage

Paul Demarco
Hamilton Health Sciences Volunteer Association

Dr. Sébastien J. Hotte
Medical Oncologist
Hamilton Health Sciences

Mark Hunter
Hunter CPA Professional Corporation

Norman Jackson (Treasurer)
Senior Financial Executive

David Lazzarato
Chair, Board of Directors
Hamilton Health Sciences

Rob MacIsaac        
President & CEO
Hamilton Health Sciences

John McKenzie
Chief Executive Officer
TMX Group

Ralph Olivieri
Tru Partners Insurance Brokers Ltd.

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

Holly Simmons
Thinking Partner
Golden Lasso

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
905-521-2100 ext. 44811

Sandra Wilson, CPA, CGA
Chief Operating Officer
905-521-2100 ext. 44385

Sherri Bocchini
Vice President, Development
905-521-2100 ext. 75977

Tracey Lamb,CFRE
Director, Database Management
905-521-2100 ext. 44243

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

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