Leadership & Staff
President | Membership & Partnership Lead
Silvia oversees WBE Canada Team, Member Relations, Partnerships and is the public voice of the organization. She regularly speaks at events and conferences and is a voice of Canadian WBEs on many working committees and roundtables. Silvia is also an ex-officio member of the WBE Canada Board of Directors and all its Committees.
VP, Operations & Finance | Certified WBE Community Lead
Michelle oversees operations, finance, certification & recertification processes at WBE Canada to ensure efficient and effective management at WBE Canada. She is a lead for Certified WBE community. Michelle is also Board Secretary and an ex-officio member of the Executive, Certification and Supplier Advisory Committees.
Manager, Marketing & Communications
Sharon oversees WBE Canada’s social media accounts, events and program promotion and media partnerships. She works closely with President and Communications Manager and oversees organization’s branding and graphic design.
Manager, Corporate Membership
Catherine is responsible for WBE Canada’s Corporate and Government Membership. Catherine is an ex-officio member of Business Development Committee and Business Development Committee.
Jennifer is responsible for certification and recertification processing and oversees WBE Canada’s database. Her role is to ensure that only eligible businesses receive WBE Canada certification stamp of approval. Jennifer is an ex-officio member of Certification Committee.
Judy is in charge of communications and content at WBE Canada. She oversees all internal and external communications including articles, media releases, web pages and more to ensure consistency and engagement.
Paola oversees WBE Canada’s events registration and logistics. She works closely with President and Marketing Manager to ensure successful implementation of event programming, content and marketing.