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Sunnybrook Foundation - Who we are

Who we are

Sunnybrook Foundation exists to support the advancement of our world-class health sciences centre, through active fundraising in support of research, education and equipment initiatives at Sunnybrook.

Board of Directors

Meet our Board of Directors at the helm of our Foundation.


Phillip Crawley

Vice Chair

Carey Diamond
Managing Partner
Whitecap Venture Partners


Chris Clark
Former CEO


Lisa Borsook
Executive Partner
Weirfoulds LLP

William W.L. Cheng
Premier Candle Corporation
Karen Diamond
Rags Davloor
Board Chair, Tridel Group Operating Companies

Perry Dellelce
Founder & Managing Partner
Wildeboer Dellelce LLP

Michael Faralla
Head of Global Mining
TD Securities

William T. Holland
CI Financial Corp.

Anne Odette Kaye
E. & G. Odette Foundation, and President
The Odette Kaye Family Foundation

Mike Lord
Temerty Group
Gord Love
EVP, Senior Portfolio Manager
Wellington-Altus Private Wealth Inc.

Umeeda Madhany
President, Sofina Foundation
Executive Deputy, Office of the Chairman, SofinaFoods

Neil McLaughlin
Group Head of Personal & Commercial Banking, RBC

Rosemary McLeese
Vice-President, Administration
Access Capital Corp.
Stacey Murphy
The Murphy Family Foundation
Sheldon Pollack
OV2 Capital Inc.

Cliff Rand
Aird & Berlis LLP

Baljit Sierra
President and CEO
Novo Plastics Inc.

Adi Mor Sitelbah
General Counsel
GLH Asset Management Corporation

Dr. Andy Smith
President & CEO
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Jennifer Tory

Alexandra Von Schroeter
Managing Director & Co-Owner
Cumberland Partners Ltd.

Dr. Harindra Wijeysundera
Chief Schulich Heart Program & Division Head Cardiology,
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Carol Wilding
President & CEO
Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario

Committees of the Sunnybrook Foundation Board



Phillip Crawley (Chair)

Carey Diamond (Vice-Chair)

Lisa Borsook (Secretary)

   Chris Clark (Treasurer)

Cliff Rand

  Perry Dellelce

Jennifer Tory

Mike Lord



Jennifer Tory (Chair)
Perry Dellelce
Richard Carl
   William Cheng
Gloria DiGiovanni   Umeeda Madhany

Carol Wilding

Karen Diamond


Nomination & Governance

Rosemary McLeese (Chair)
Michael Faralla (Vice-Chair)
Lisa Borsook
   Bill Holland
Mike Lord
  Adi Mor Sitelbah
Jennifer Tory


Audit & Finance

Chris Clark (Chair)

Michael Faralla

Michael Kavanagh

   Neil McLaughlin

Lindsay Jephcott

  Baljit Sierra
Phillip Crawley




Donor Relations

Stacey Murphy (Chair)
Linda Campbell
William Cheng
   Anne Odette Kaye

Brian Prendergast


Adi Mor Sitelbah

Karen Diamond


Common Investment

Len Racioppo (Chair)


Rags Davloor

Gord Love

Greg Thompson

Alexandra von Schroeter


Poul Winslow

Anca Drexler


Louise Morwick


Common Marketing & Communications

David Simmonds (Chair)

Phillip Crawley

Sheldon Pollack


Iliana Oris Valiente

David Jowett

Shannon MacDonald

Dr. Andy Smith


Kelly Cole

Carol Annett


Governing Council

The Governing Council is a voting body of Sunnybrook Foundation. Its primary governance responsibility is to elect the Directors of the Foundation Board at the Annual General Meeting each year.


Carol Wilding

Vice Chairs

Anne Odette Kaye

Sheryl Kerr


Alan B. H. Abrams

Marie A. Heffernan

David Agnew

Susan J. Helstab

Gulshan Nanji

Pyarali G. Nanji

Narmin-Nimi Nanji-Simard

Lesley Alboini

Trent H. Henry

Gail Appel

Mark Appel, K.C.

Christopher S. Hoffmann

Joseph M. Natale

Susanne Holland

Ken H. Ng

Austin C. Beutel

David D. Archibald

Gordon J. Homer

Jennifer Pagnutti

Louis P. Pagnutti

Salvatore M. Badali

J. M. Horgan

Shane S. Baghai

Sharon Baghai

Mary-Ellen Horgan

Maureen Parkinson

Marilyn Hull

J. Brian Prendergast

Mauro Baldassarra

Garry L. Hurvitz

Valerie Pringle

Hollis F. Barry

J.D. Jackson

Leonard Racioppo

Jennifer M. Bassett

Michael H. Julius

Heather Reid

Paul L. Bertin

Vijay Kanwar

Cristina Ronald

Austin C. Beutel

Michael Kaye

Harry Rosenbaum

Elaine Beutel

James C. Keating

Maureen Sabia

Jordan L. Bitove

Burton V. Kelly

Gerrard B. Schmid

Tracey J. Black

Edward J. Kernaghan

Joseph M. Schmitt

Morgan Borins

Sheryl Kerr

Seymour Schulich

K. A. Bowman

Ann Kerwin

Som Seif

William E. Bradford

Michael M. Koerner

Kimberley Shannon

Donald R. Brown, K.C.

Sonja N. Koerner

Leonard P. Sharpe

Herbert M. Burns

Robert S. Kukulowicz

Lydia H. Sharpe

Linda C. Campbell

Tim W. Kwan

Susan M. Shaw

Anne-Marie Canning

David Lam

Amanda Sherrington

Celine Chen

Diane Lang

John L. Sherrington

Andrea Chisholm

Ana P. Lopes

Kenneth I. Shulman

Robert W. Chisholm

Phillips Lounsbery

Georgia H. Sievwright

James R. Christie

W. Carl Lovas

Willard S. Sutherland

Gerald R. Connor

Sherry E. Mabro

James C. Temerty

Carol A. Cowan

Allan A. MacDonald

John W. Thompson

George N. Currie

Walter M. Macnee

Marvin Tile

Stephen Tile

Aubrey L. Dan

Marla L. Dan

Janet H. MacPhail

Veronica S. Maidman

Elizabeth Tory

Catherine A. Deluce

John S. Man

Gregory W. Tsang

Harry G. Emerson

Stephen O. Marshall

Jane B. Underwood

Joel Feldberg

Mark McEwan

Erol Uzumeri

John T. Firstbrook

Shelley McGirr

Annette M. Verschuren

Elizabeth Flavelle

Brian H. McGrath

Marcia B. Visser

John R. Gardner

Virginia V. McLaughlin

Frederic A. Waks

Albert Gasparro

Barry McLellan

Michael A. Wekerle

Brian Gilbert

Mark R. McQueen

John D. Wetmore

Gwyn Gill

Theodore R. Meighen

Charles M. Winograd

Blake C. Goldring

Dusan Miklas

Andrea L. Wood

Donald O. Wood

Leonard H. Goodman

Lily Goodman

Gregory A. Milavsky

Ian D. Milnes

Charles S. Wright

Marilyn P. Wright

Anita Gupta

William F. Morneau

Paul Zentil

Executive Team

Kelly Cole, President & Chief Executive Officer

Kelly Cole

Sunnybrook’s philanthropic community of donors and volunteers is essential to advancing the Hospital’s vision to invent the future of health care through life-saving innovation, research and care. As CEO and President of the Sunnybrook Foundation, Kelly works with the Hospital’s leadership team to align fundraising strategies with Sunnybrook’s priority initiatives; she builds connection between the community and the hospital to facilitate donor investment; and she leads the Foundation team in its mission to grow financial support for Sunnybrook. 

Kelly has an extensive background in academia and health-care fundraising and is recognized for her transformational leadership and success developing strong collaborative teams. As Vice-President, University Advancement, Western University, she played a lead role in the “Be Extraordinary” campaign, which surpassed its goal.  

Prior to Western University, Kelly was the President and CEO of West Park Healthcare Centre Foundation in Toronto. Kelly holds an MBA from Wilfrid Laurier University and an Honors Bachelor of Mathematics from the University of Waterloo.

Asha Raheja, Vice-President, Chief Financial Officer

Asha Raheja

Asha leads the Foundation team in promoting a culture of sound fiscal responsibility and stewardship of resources.  She provides executive level governance and management oversight for financial planning, budgeting, reporting and accounting operations and controls. Asha is also responsible for guiding the human resources of the Foundation.

Passionate about delivering impact in mission driven organizations, Asha has more than 20 years of leadership experience in finance, information systems and operations in the not-for-profit and private sector. Her leadership style focuses on building high-performance teams, as well as creating collaborative and effective relationships with board members, senior volunteers and other stakeholders to achieve organizational goals.

Prior to joining the Sunnybrook Foundation, as Vice-President, Chief Financial Officer at The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation she was part of the senior management team that led the growth of annual net fundraising revenue, and successfully completed the “Billion Dollar Challenge” campaign ahead of schedule.

Ana-Maria Hobrough, Executive Vice-President, Philanthropy

Ana- Maria Hobrough

Ana-Maria champions an integrated approach to encourage philanthropic investment, deepen our base of leadership support and grow donor impact over the long-term for Sunnybrook’s priority initiatives. She leads strategy for individual, institutional and legacy giving in partnership with the Foundation CEO, senior leadership teams, board members and volunteers. She fosters strong collaboration between the Foundation and Hospital, building upon a culture of philanthropy to achieve Sunnybrook’s vision of delivering the highest level of care, research and education.

Having served in a variety of leadership roles over 16 years at the University of British Columbia, Ana-Maria has a proven track record of mission-based transformations and redefining Canadian best practice for fundraising reporting, research and digital engagement. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of British Columbia.

Christina Topp, Vice-President, Marketing & Community Engagement

Christina Topp

Christina provides leadership to the marketing, events and community giving portfolios.  Together, these teams assist Sunnybrook in its mission to invent the future of health care by raising awareness of the work of the Hospital and inspiring community support and giving.

Christina has over twenty years of experience in the non-profit sector spearheading initiatives that drive revenue, create sustainable partnerships and build brand reputation at national and local levels. She holds a MBA from the Schulich School of Business and an Honors Bachelor of Arts from the University of Guelph.