Our Team

 

CanadaHelps builds technology that empowers all charities to easily fundraise online, and connects all Canadians to give to the charities and causes they care about.

These are leaders from our passionate and growing team of more than 80!


Marina Glogovac

Marina Glogovac

President & CEO

Marina is passionate about charities and their essential role in Canada, and about building the capacity of the charitable sector through cutting-edge technology and high-quality education. Under her leadership since 2013, CanadaHelps has rapidly accelerated its growth trajectory, almost tripling the donations it facilitates for charities and dramatically expanding its offerings for both charities and donors.

Marina is an in-demand public speaker and panelist on the topics of digital transformation, social impact, innovation and disruption and democratization of access to technology in the charitable sector. Marina regularly shares her perspective as blogger for the Huffington Post Canada, and is a past columnist for the Globe and Mail’s Leadership Lab.

Prior to joining CanadaHelps, Marina had a 25-year career in leading e-commerce, technology, and media companies, including as Chief Executive Officer and the Chief Revenue Officer at Lavalife Corp., Chief Marketing Officer at Kobo Inc., Chief Revenue Officer at Dealfind, and Group Publisher for St. Joseph’s Media, including their flagship magazine Toronto Life.

Marina has served on boards or advisory committees for The Walrus Magazine Foundation, Magazines Canada, Interactive Advertising Bureau Canada, Ontario Media Development Corporation, Bridgepoint Health Foundation, and Big Sisters Toronto.

A graduate of the University of Belgrade, Marina also holds a Master’s degree in Education, specializing in Organizational Learning and Change and Strategy Development, from the University of Toronto’s Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE).


Leadership Team

Jane Ricciardelli

Jane Ricciardelli

Chief Operating Officer

Mike Stairs

Mike Stairs

Chief Technology Officer

Lizz Bryce

Lizz Bryce

Chief of Staff

Shannon Craig

Shannon Craig

Chief Marketing Officer

Shakti Sinha

Shakti Sinha

Vice President, Engineering and DevOps

Lys Hugessen

Lys Hugessen

Vice President, Partnerships & GivingTuesday Canada

Angela Kostenko

Angela Kostenko

Vice President, Marketing

Shawn Bunsee

Shawn Bunsee

Vice President, Data & Analytics / Chief Privacy Officer

Jacob O'Connor

Jacob O’Connor

Vice President, Charity Engagement and Growth

jacobo@canadahelps.org
1-877-755-1595 x 2398

Chaka Kounou

Chaka Kounou

Director, Customer Support

Jane Viernes

Jane Viernes

Director, Finance & Accounting

Brad Filion

Brad Filion

Director, Product