Board of Directors

 

 

Executive

 

 

Peter Haggert - President
Haggert Media Group
Peter Haggert has been involved in the SBA since planning stages nearly four years ago. He is the director of Haggert Media Group, an organization providing business-to-business marketing planning, content and execution primarily for the Microsoft community of partners, events and consultants. This follows a 30-year career as editor in chief of daily and community newspapers and across Canada, including Metroland Media Toronto and the Scarborough Mirror. He is a director of both the Scarborough Business Association and a former director of  the Scarborough Walk of Fame.
Samantha Singh - Secretary
Barrister & Solicitor
Ms. Singh grew up in the Agincourt area of Scarborough and is a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School. She previously practiced in the area of insurance litigation, but her current practice is focussed on Wills and Estates. She was appointed by the Government of Ontario to sit on the Board of Directors of the Central East Local Health Integration Network (LHIN). She completed two consecutive terms, during which she was the Chair of the Governance Committee. She was also a volunteer Board Member with the Scarborough Women’s Centre and served as President for three years. She currently resides in the West Hill area of Scarborough, where she actively volunteers in the community.
Andrea Hazell - Vice President
BMO
Katie Fang - Treasurer
PwC LLP
Katie lives in Scarborough since her landing in Canada. She is a member of Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (CPA, CGA) and is working in a hybrid Assurance and Tax capacity in the position with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). She is also a active member of PwC tax social committee, organizing various social events. She is passionate to bring her accounting expertise to help Scarborough community and the business in the area.
Past Presidents
Roger Francis - 2017
Marg Middleton - 2016
Ashwani Bhardwaj
Ashmay Conveyancing
Ashwani Bhardwaj holds a Master's degree in English Literature and Law degree from India. In 1987, he started a professional real estate support services firm which focuses on providing services to the Real Estate Law firms in the field of title searching and closings in residential and commercial real estate. He is serving on the Board of Real Estate Council of Ontario since 2013 and President Rotary Club of Scarborough Bluffs 2016-2018.He served on the Community Advisory Group for RVHS from 2013-2016. His passion for serving the communities in Scarborough recognized and is awarded Canada 150 special Pin for his services.
Shawn Allen
Matrix Mortgage Global

Shawn Allen founded Matrix Mortgage Global Canada’s Largest Brokerage Private Lending Brokerage in 2008. With a background in data base administration and marketing, Shawn has guided Matrix Mortgage Global to over $1.1B+ in funded volume to date and over 610% growth in the past five years, Matrix Mortgage Global is ranked on the 2018 GROWTH 500 list as one of the fastest growing companies in Canada. This success is shown by the numerous nominations for Broker of the Year (CMP). Shawn’s dedication to the industry has made him a major stakeholder in the Canadian Financing Landscape.

Luki Danukarjanto
FOCUS.inspired
Luki is a former management consultant with Deloitte (12+ years - global subject matter expert, practice leader, talent leader and undergrad campus recruiting lead). He now runs a career coaching venture to unlock career potential with a goal to make Toronto the Mentorship capital of the world and share his SIWIKE "Stuff I Wish I Knew Earlier". He also mentors at the UT Scarborough HUB and teaches at Centennial College.
Muhammad Saeed
Progress Career Planning Institute

Muhammad Saeed has been involved for over fifteen years in project management, group facilitations partnerships and community engagement. He has worked on different positions and has strong skills in proactively managing important and time sensitive projects, developing innovative solutions to critical problems, balancing stake holder’s expectations and working collaboratively with the team members for achievement of desired goals. He has Master’s in Public Administration and has certificates in project management, counseling and volunteer’s management. He has also served as a Board member of West Scarborough Community Legal Services. Currently he is working in areas of employment marketing and programs for youth.

Viresh Mathur
Blue Umbrella Financial Services
Owner and president of Blue Umbrella Financial Services. Blue Umbrella Financial Services is an independent insurance brokerage that provides individual and corporate clients with a variety of medical, dental and group policies to meet their current and future needs. As a full service brokerage, Blue Umbrella Financial Services works with clients to tailor a policy for all of their risk management needs including Life insurance, Critical Illness, Disability, and Long Term Care Insurance. Blue Umbrella also provides financial services for retirement planning and educational savings.
Keith Nugara
SVP TELUS Financial Solutions

Keith Nugara was appointed Vice-President, Financial Services Market in January 2007. In this role, he was responsible for the growth and management of the Emergis’ bank-centric business in the financial services sector. He joined Emergis in 2001 and has since held various senior positions in the financial services group.
Mr. Nugara holds an Honours Bachelor of Commerce in Business Administration from the University of Windsor. He received a Certificate for the completion of the Executive Leadership Program from the Rotman & INSEAD School of Business and completed the Harvard School of Business Executive Leadership Program. He has Co-chaired several United Way campaigns, TELUS Cares Events and ongoing JDRP Team Leader. He sits on the Board of the Providence Healthcare Foundation

 

Raffy Chouljian
Scarborough North Dental Group
Dentist Dr, Raffy Chouljian has lived and worked in Scarborough since 1985. A tireless community advocate, Dr. Chouljian is dedicated to helping to build a strong Scarborough and a thriving Scarborough Business Association. He has served on the boards of countless community initiatives including: Scarborough Chamber of Commerce; Scarborough Rotary Passport Club; Ontario Dental Association; Toronto East Dental Society; Toronto Academy of Dentistry; Armenian Canadian Medical Association of Ontario; Canadian Armenian Medical Relief Committee of Ontario; West Scarborough Neighbourhood Community Centre; Holy Trinity Armenian Church; and the Agincourt Collegiate Institute School Council.