About Us

Preparing youth to succeed
in a global economy

Governors

JA Central Ontario’s Board of Governors is an esteemed body of business leaders who are visionary philanthropists, connectors, and champions. Leaders who, like us, believe in the boundless potential of young people. Leaders who mobilize their organizations, their networks, their allies and in turn, mentor and cultivate the next generation of employees, job creators, and changemakers.

Theresa Warnaar (Chair)
SVP, Retail & Asset Resilience
KingSett Capital

Robert Baillie
President & CEO, State Street Canada & Head, Asset Owner Segment, North America
State Street Trust Company Canada

Gianluca Cairo
VP, Public Sector Revenue Enablement & Strategy
Ceridian

Ray Chaaya
AVP, Employee Experience & Culture Manager
Zurich Canada

Xerxes Cooper
President
Kyndryl Canada

Jamie Collins
SVP, Operations & Customer Service
Canada Life

​​​​​​​David Dalziel
Partner, Audit & Assurance
Deloitte LLP

Stuart Davis
EVP, Financial Crimes Risk
Scotiabank

Rino D'Onofrio
Chief Operating Officer
RBC Insurance

Ryan Fagan
Executive Vice President, Property Tax, Eastern Canada
Altus Group

Marilyn Horrick
Senior Vice President, Ontario Market
Desjardins

Karim Kanji
President & CEO
Sutter Hill Investment Corp.

​​​​​​​Katherine MacMillan
President & CEO
International Financial Data Services (IFDS)

Cameron Murray
SVP Client Services & CIO
Fidelity Investments Canada

Fabricio Naranjo
Partner
RSM Canada

Maria Pavlakos
Regional Vice-President
National Bank

Garth Pepper
President, North America Middle Market
Liberty Mutual Canada

Sarah Robson
President & CEO
Marsh Canada

Katya Shabanova
VP, Office Leasing
Cushman Wakefield

Rob Shields
Chief Marketing Officer
Questrade

Richard Skippon
Partner; EY Canadian Workforce Advisory Leader
EY

Benjamin Tal    
Managing Director & Deputy Chief Economist
CIBC Capital Markets Inc.

Karrie Van Belle    
Chief Marketing & Innovation Officer
AGF

Derek Vernon    
Head, TPS Product Management & Payments Modernization
BMO

Andrew Volpe    
Senior Institutional Portfolio Manager
Jarislowsky Fraser Limited