Board of Directors
Tim has spent 23 years coaching minor hockey and 6 years coaching girl’s house league soccer. He enjoys volunteering where children are benefited. As a resident of Burlington, Tim was excited for the opportunity to volunteer with Parkview in order to bring some of his background to our Board of Directors providing support to ensure that Parkview continues to be a preferred childcare centre in the community and to position it to have a very solid future. In the end it is all about the children! Tim is currently employed as Chief Executive Officer of Surteco Americas Plastics Division. Prior to this, Tim spent over four years as President and Chief Operating Officer of a leading global audio/electronics business and prior to that, spent over fourteen years in progressive positions working his way up to President of a leading HVAC manufacturer with significant North America sales presence. Tim holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering and Management from McMaster University and is a Registered Professional Engineer in the Province of Ontario. Tim is also currently the Chairman of the Advisory Board for the W. Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology and Director of Rep Hockey with BLOMHA.
Jodi has been a Realtor for 12 years. In her career prior to Real Estate, she spent 10+ years in Management roles within the financial sector at CIBC and Career Placement companies. As a National Operational and Effectiveness, Coach and Trainer, Jodi provides insight into all aspects of Parkview’s organization. Still working as a consultant part time in this capacity, she works with an organization called The Ping Way which provides training and facilitation of Executive and MBA Team Building workshops.
Children are a large part of Jodi’s life as she is a Mom of 4 kids ages 4 to 8. She enjoys volunteering her time as the Youth Director of a non-profit organization called the CBIAS (Canadian Baltic Immigration Aid Society) and has held this role for 20+ years. She runs various children’s events including overnight camps in the summer for children and youth. Jodi became interested in Parkview when her children attended and is a thrilled to still be a part of the organization on the Board of Directors.
Maria is an Oakville resident and was interested in volunteering her time as a way of giving back to the community. Maria chose to volunteer at Parkview specifically because her daughter attends the before and after school program at Parkview’s newest St. Gregory the Great CES location.
After almost a quarter century in various positions at Standard & Poor’s and CBRS Inc., Maria works as a consultant advising on strategy, finance, credit and risk management. She also worked as a senior auditor for a large multi-national corporation. Maria holds a Master of Business Administration degree (Finance and International Business) and a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree, both from Concordia University in Montreal. She is co-author of the book “CBRS’s Guide to Conservative Fixed-Income Investing”.
Rajiv is a Halton Region resident and was interested in working for Parkview as he is family oriented and passionate about giving back to his community. His daughter used to be enrolled with Parkview so it was important for him to give back to an organization that provided her with early learning and development. Rajiv Luthra has over 10 years of financial experience gained at Ernst and Young and RGA, a global reinsurance company. In his current role as Director of Finance at RGA, he is responsible for financial and management reporting, financial controls, budgeting, planning and operational process re-engineering. Prior to this, Rajiv worked at Ernst and Young and provided audit and advisory services to large global companies.
Rajiv Luthra is a Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant (CPA,CA). He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst charter holder. He holds an Honours Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto.
Liza Provenzano is Founder and CEO of SparkHR, a human resources firm that focuses on helping businesses to become more successful through the performance of aligned, capable and engaged teams. Liza is an experienced HR professional, bringing twenty years of practical HR perspectives and insights to the solutions that SparkHR offers clients. While Liza’s experience in various aspects of the HR profession is diverse, she has supported managers and executives in different types of workplaces such as manufacturing and production operations, warehouse and logistics environments as well as corporate groups. In addition, she has fulfilled the roles of both leader and manager, contributing as an executive of HR leadership teams and directing the work of other HR professionals.
With the depth of HR experience Liza brings to the table, she is able to work directly with business leaders to implement the HR actions needed to achieve their business plans.
SparkHR is a human resources company based in Mississauga, Ontario serving small and medium sized businesses in the Greater Toronto area.
Boris’s passion for volunteering and early childhood education led him to join Parkview in October 2016 to work with an organization that is committed to fostering and nourishing child development. Prior to joining Parkview, Boris volunteered at numerous local organizations and charities. Always looking to help out, Boris is dedicated to helping the community and working with not-for-profit organizations.
Boris holds a BA in English Literature from the University of Western Ontario, and a Masters of Business degree from the University of Bologna Business School where he specialized in Marketing Operations. He is currently the Head of Marketing at a Toronto based software company. Boris is a Toronto resident and is an avid fan of photography, basketball, and the Irish novelist James Joyce.
Jennifer is an Oakville resident and was interested in volunteering for Parkview Children’s Centre as her son attended the Infant and Toddler Programs at Village . She saw this as an opportunity to give back to the school, as well as to be a part of an amazing organization that had played a crucial part in the education and development of her son.
Jennifer is a Certified Human Resources Professional and currently holds the position of Consultant, Policies and Programs at CIBC. Jennifer has over 7 years of Human Resources experience in employment relations, ethics & compliance, global mobility & immigration, training & development and policies & programs.
Jennifer has a BA from the University of Guelph. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, reading, travelling and playing recreational soccer.
Mark began volunteering on the Parents as Partners committee member prior to becoming the Special Projects Director. He was inspired to be more involved by what he observed as a parent at the Orchard location: not only were his two daughters thriving in the classroom with amazing teachers and staff, but he also felt the culture of the organization was one he wanted to join.
Mark, a CPA, CMA who has worked for 15 years at RBC, is expanding his leadership capabilities through this position. At the same time, he has found a way to contribute to a highly-valued not-for- profit organization that directly benefits the community (and his family!). In his free time, outside of family time (where he builds forts, has dance parties and learns how to play dolls with his two girls), he enjoys playing hockey, reading and dominating his hockey fantasy pool or nerding it up with video games.
Antonietta Holmes is currently the Manager of Designated Early Childhood Educators at the Halton Catholic District School Board. Antonietta holds a degree in Child Studies and Psychology and is a registered member of the College of Early Childhood Educators. She has over 25 years experience in the early years field and is an active member on several community committees such as the Our Kids Early Years Network, Sheridan College Program Advisory Committee and the Evenstart Steering Committee.
Antonietta lives in Burlington with husband and two daughters. In her free time she enjoys hiking, gardening and reading.