Soles4Souls Canada Team

Soles4Souls Canada Staff

Maria Stepantcov

Director, Business Development - Canada

Nancy Youssef

Chief Business Development Officer

Jim Barimeyana

Warehouse Manager, Ontario Operations

Kellen Clawson

Vice President, Product Management

Robert Adams-Ghee

Chief Financial & Administrative Officer

Jamie Ellis

Vice President, Strategic Communications

Gabriella Haro

Global Business Development Coordinator

Alessandra Roberts

Senior Director, Marketing

Soles4Souls Canada Board

Sandra Del Gaudio

Office Manager / Executive Assistant to COO @ ARDENE

Sandra is a specialized retail administration professional with over 25 years of process and office management experience. Over the course of her career, Sandra has worked with top executive retail teams, including those at industry giant Limited Brands and La Senza Lingerie. In 2016, Sandra began her current role at long-time fashion retailer Ardene, where she is involved in planning, overseeing, and executing on all administrative functions for the company and its Chief Operating Officer. Sandra also serves as board member for the Ardene Foundation, whose mission is to incite meaningful change by leveraging the Ardene community. Sandra’s organizational and

 interpersonal skills make her a key supporter on both the Ardene Executive and Foundation teams. She currently resides in Montreal, Canada, with her husband Marc and two kids, Daniela and Marco.

Maha Hussain

Manager of People and Culture at BioPed Footcare

Maha Hussain is the Manager of People and Culture at BioPed Footcare, serving both their internal team and a network of 85 clinics across Canada. Her primary emphasis lies in fostering an inclusive and diverse work culture, coupled with streamlining systems for enhanced efficiency and user-friendliness. She holds an educational background in Human Resource Management along with eight years in the medical industry.

Having immigrated to Canada 25 years ago, Maha has always been an advocate for an inclusive world and equal opportunities, and she has a real passion for making a difference in any way she can. Recently, she led the “Do More” campaign with Easter Seals, which aims at breaking down barriers and building an inclusive society for children living with disabilities. She lives in Milton with her husband, mom and 14 year old cat, Tiger.

Garo Keresteci

Founding Partner - FUSE Create

One of the founding partners of FUSE Create, Garo has a history of formulating marketing and advertising solutions that deliver impact and results. Over the past two decades, he has helped grow FUSE Create into a leading-edge creative agency, delivering groundbreaking solutions that exceed expectations of clients such as Hilton, Ricola, Canadian Tire, Maple Leaf Foods, Sinai Health Foundation, CIBC, Tim Hortons and Tetley. Garo’s entrepreneurial spirit also saw him involved in startup ventures such as FUSE Health, Jingle, Hip Digital, and Soft Gravity.

Garo served as vice-chair of the board of the True Patriot Love Foundation, a private sector initiative in support of families of Canadian soldiers serving both home and abroad. And on March 25, 2013, Garo was recognized for his service to Canada and was awarded The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal by MP Erin O’Toole at a ceremony on Parliament Hill in Ottawa.

Donna Kolisnyk

Director of Operations at Keen 

Donna has been a visible member of the shoe industry for over 15 years. She began her footwear career at Clarks Canada as the Customer Service Manager, before moving into the role of Director of Operations.

Donna joined Keen Canada in 2013 as Director of Operations overseeing Customer Service, Logistics and Demand Planning. Being an advocate for service excellence, her career has always had an unwavering people focus as she supports consumers, retailers, coworkers and colleagues within the industry. Donna embraces and lives the KEEN values to reduce our impact on the environment, protect the places where we play and give back to communities in need.

Cam Munro

VP Business Development for the Sporting Life Group

Cam is an experienced Canadian retailer with over 30 years experience. In addition to his operations experience, he has played a key role in supporting community initiatives, charitable causes, and sustainability strategies locally and nationally. 

Cam is a driven leader with a people-first mentality and passionately believes a strong team can do incredible things. Cam lives in Airdrie, Alberta with his wife Shelley, his daughters McKenna and Carson and his rescue dogs Maeby and Wednesday. A dedicated, active individual, Cam loves connecting with nature, competitive sport, and the accomplishment of pushing himself to achieve his goals.

Lisa O’Keefe

Sr Director, Central Operations Designer Brands Canada

Lisa serves as the Senior Director, Central Operations and Asset Protection at Designer Brands Canada.  Designer Brands Canada operates over 135 locations under the DSW (Designer Shoe Warehouse) and The Shoe Company banners.

Prior to joining Designer Brands in 2018, Lisa worked with brands such The Gap, Walmart Canada and Rexall leading teams responsible for supporting store operations and communications. During her long career, Lisa has focused on creating operational efficiencies to impact the  delivery of an exceptional customer experience. She is a strong leader who promotes an inclusive environment and has a passion for philanthropic responsibility.

Lisa has been an blood donor for over 2 decades, is a community advocate and volunteers with a number of organizations. She currently calls Georgetown, ON home with her husband Stephen, their 4 children and a crazy German Shepherd named Jax.

Pete Scully

President & CEO @ BioPed Footcare Clinics

Since 2014, Pete has served as President & CEO of BioPed Footcare, a network of 85 specialty footcare clinics across Canada. Pete has been a leader in the retail business for over 30 years, with extensive Executive experience with a number of IconicCanadian national brand names, including RadioShack Canada, The Source and TELUS/Black’s Photo. Following a successful retail career Pete moved in into the heath field as CEO of Diabetes Express, combining his in-depth retail experience with his passion for helping people.   Pete recently served as Treasurer for New Path Youth and Family Services, a children’s mental health organization and has been an active volunteer for many years for Friends of We Care, raising funds to send physically disabled kids to camp.   Originally from Montreal, Pete lives in Ontario, Canada with his wife and daughter.