Steve Rhone – Chair

Steve Rhone has been a vital part of Weston Forest for over 30 years, beginning with a junior role as a labourer in Operations. Since then he has held management roles in every part of the company, including turns as

Sameer Sharma – Vice-Chair

Sameer Sharma helped create his family business as Director of Crown Group of Hotels, which owns and operates five hotels under internationally known flags: Marriott, Hilton, Best Western and Choice. He was the youngest in the world at age 23

Lucie Shaw – Immediate Past Chair

Lucie Shaw came from a background in customer experience and leadership and after 25+ years, was looking to make a change towards a more rewarding career.  Having experienced firsthand the challenges of caring for aging parents, she was excited to

Crystal Reedie – Treasurer

Crystal Reedie is the Senior Director, Role Strategy at the Royal Bank of Canada.

Adam Nowak

Adam is the Senior Vice President Commercial at Arthur J. Gallagher , Mississauga Branch. He offers over 30 years of experience in arranging Commercial Insurance Programs and Risk Management Strategies for his commercial clients. Adam has proactively maneuvered his clients

Trevor McPherson – Ex-officio

Trevor is a not-for-profit senior executive with extensive experience in economic development, and driving domestic and international business growth. He is well versed in government relations, stakeholder engagement and consensus building, having held numerous positions at the Ontario Chamber of

Amy Delisle – Vice-Chair

Amy Delisle is the Managing Partner at Keyser Mason Ball, LLP, a member of the firm’s Corporate/Commercial Group and leads the firm’s Franchising, Retail & Distribution Group. She regularly advises a range of corporate clients, including local start-ups, family owned

Ken Tencer – Immediate Past Chair

He is co-developer of The 90% Rule®, a success-tested innovation process that enables businesses of all sizes to identify, filter and implement growth opportunities. A successful entrepreneur and business developer, Ken has built international-scale companies spanning manufacturing, product development, distribution

Ellen McGregor

Ellen McGregor is the principal owner and CEO of Fielding Environmental – an award winning clean-tech company specializing in chemical and refrigerant recovery to produce high quality recycled chemicals.  Committed to serving the peak of the waste management hierarchy, Ellen