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Our Team

STAFF

Rose Greensides, Executive Director

Rose comes to us from Bereaved Families of Ontario-Midwestern Region (BFO-MR) where she served as the Executive Director for nine years. At BFO-MR, Rose had overall responsibility for leading and growing the organization. Read More »

Saahil Ebrahim, Design Intern

I am currently in the process of completing my undergraduate degree in User Experience at Wilfrid Laurier University. I was born in Montreal, Canada but spent my entire youth in Harare, Zimbabwe. Read More »

Mehrunnisa Kharodia, Operations and Engagement Manager

Mehrunnisa recently completed her MBA, a goal she had set for herself a few years earlier. Prior to her MBA, Mehrunnisa spent time working in the not for profit sector, getting to know the sport and insurance industries. Here she was able to take that hands-on experience and develop a robust understanding of some of the issues and work being done by the sector in Canada. Read More »

Jill Mills, Program Manager

Jill is an experienced Project Manager and Analyst with a keen interest in social development. Read More »

Mora Olubobokun, Accountant

Mora joined SVP Waterloo Region as our accountant in 2020. She has experience in public accounting as well as working for nonprofits. Read More »

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

Jane Arnold

Jane’s love of politics led her to political staff positions at the Senate of Canada as well as Queen's Park in addition to organizing and working on various election and leadership campaigns in Ontario and New Brunswick. Later, Jane joined a private government relations firm in Toronto providing strategic advice to her clients on federal and provincial legislative issues. Read More »

Ryan Burgio

Ryan is a Managing Partner at Stryve Digital Marketing. Stryve has handled digital and social media marketing executions for large enterprise clients such as Intel and Xerox and clients in Waterloo Region such as Miovision. Read More »

Dave Cornies

Dave is an SVP Partner and a member of the SVP [...] Read More »

Ginny Dybenko

Ginny Dybenko has recently retired from the role of the Founding Executive Director of the University of Waterloo’s new Stratford School of Interaction Design and Business that is a unique integrator and academic institute devoted to collaboration between digital media, international commerce and culture. Read More »

Daniel Hussey

Daniel is the Owner and Managing Partner at Hussey Philanthropic Consulting (formerly Wayne Hussey Consulting Inc.), a second-generation family firm that is passionately committed to empowering philanthropy. Read More »

Allyson Kroetsch

Following a lifelong commitment to volunteering at hospitals, with Girl Guides, as a Big Sister with Big Brothers and Big Sisters, with Carizon, and the Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides program, Allyson (and her husband Dave) joined SVP in 2019.  She has been working closely with SVP’s 2019 investee, Reception House, in the role of co-lead partner ever since. Read More »

Tim Sothern, Board Chair

Tim has over 25 years of public accounting experience in Waterloo Region and is a member of the BDO Not-for-Profit Industry team. Read More »