Speakers 2018

 Empowered Women. Empowering Women.

Connect with an elite group of Powerful Professional and Entrepreneurial Women at our Powerful Women Today Ubran Retreat on March 22nd 2018. 


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Isabella Bertani - TITLE SPONSOR

Isabella Bertani is a Partner at RSM Canada LLP. She has extensive experience working with private companies, foreign subsidiaries, and charitable and not for profit organizations in numerous industry sectors most notably, manufacturing, technology and telecommunications, research and development, retail and distribution, and food and agriculture.

Sheri Griffiths

Sheri Griffiths is responsible for Bank of Montreal’s Business Banking in the Greater Toronto Area. Sheri brings over 25 years of extensive retail and commercial experience to this role. She has been with BMO for 17 years and holds an MBA from Dalhousie University. She is a passionate champion of mentoring Women in Business Banking as well as promoting BMO as the bank of choice for female entrepreneurs.

Sue Pimento

Anyone who has met Sue knows that she has passion and respect for the mortgage business. Her extensive and diverse background includes: 9 years as a Realtor, 4 years as a top Mobile Mortgage Specialist at TD-Canada Trust, 8 years as a multi award winning Mortgage Agent and Regional Sales Manager with Invis/MI, 4 years as a Senior Manager of Sales at Scotiabank where she won the Platinum award for Sales Management, and a Regional Sales Manager with Mortgage Alliance. Sue is currently District Vice President of Sales at HomEquity Bank where she has tripled the volume in just 2 years.

Carolina Billings

Carolina’s extensive experience as a CFO/CHRO for corporations and corporate conglomerate has given her a first-hand understanding of the importance of effective communications and establishing powerful relationships both in life and in business. Her specialties are her passions, Change Management, Leadership, Conflict Resolution, on boarding, Business Development & growth strategies, Executive & Leadership Coaching and Communications.

Jessica Kahoon

As a Segment Development Director within the Commercial Excellence team, I specialized in the Smart Energy, Aerospace, and Defense, Industrial and Healthcare markets, leading robust projects addressing the requirements of our Sales Force and Segment Market leaders. 

I have spent over 15 years successfully leading and managing cross-functional and multi-cultural teams supporting customers across a multitude of business segments within the high-tech environment. I have built a reputation as a transformational leader, recognized for my creativity, positive-thinking, and skills assembling high performing teams to lead change.

Dr. Olivia Chu Yau

I am a psychologist specializing in the practice of clinical neuropsychology, clinical psychology and rehabilitation psychology with children, adolescents, and adults. I am registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario (CPO). I have worked in various settings such as hospital, rehabilitation centre, outpatient mental health centre, and university health centre. I had the opportunity to work closely with many diverse populations including individuals with neurological (e.g., traumatic brain injury, stroke, neurodegenerative disorders), medical (e.g., bariatric surgery candidates, genetic disorders) developmental (e.g., learning disabilities, ADHD, autism spectrum disorder), and psychiatric disorders (e.g., mood disorder, anxiety disorder, post traumatic stress disorder).

Shellie Deloyer

Hi there, I’m Shellie Deloyer and I’m the founder of Bright Futures Education & Career Coaching. My passion lies within inspiring people to live the life they want to live by following their career dreams. As a student, I lacked clarity and direction around my education, future career path, and life in general. I did well in school, but I didn’t know where I was going. Today, there are so many people in the same boat, whether they are currently in school and thinking of the future or are working in a job that doesn’t match their goals and direction.

Wendy Vineyard

Wendy Vineyard is an expert in natural healing and youthful aging.

She helps women who are constantly stressed, in pain or depleted by insomnia to heal the root cause of their discomfort so they can avoid premature aging, reclaim energy and focus to achieve their goals, and love their lives.

Wendy reveals her unique approach in her book, Powerful Habits to Grow Younger Every Day – Look and Feel 10 Years Younger Naturally! This bestseller is a healthy living and aging blueprint that reveals practical, natural solutions to reverse and prevent premature aging, and speed recovery from health and life challenges.

Margaret Hachey
Margaret Hachey

Managing Director, Ontario & Eastern Canada - GroYourBiz

Owner - Operation Evergreen Business Group

Margaret Hachey was previously the owner of Duocom Canada Inc. She founded the company in Toronto in 1980 and with organic growth and acquisitions expanded coast to coast. Its success earned it recognition as one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Private Companies, two years in a row. Chatelaine and Profit magazine recognized her over a 10 year period as ranking in the top 10 of the Top 100 Women business owners in Canada.

A sought after keynote speaker, Margaret has addressed audiences across the country on various topics. Currently she owns Operation Evergreen Business Group and is the Managing Director for Ontario and Eastern Canada of GroYourBiz.

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