Onex is led by the firm’s CEO, Bobby Le Blanc, and our Founder and Chairman, Gerry Schwartz, as well as experienced leaders at each of our businesses.
Gerry SchwartzFounder and ChairmanGerry SchwartzFounder and ChairmanLocation TorontoJoined Onex Founder, 1984
As the Founder and Chairman of Onex, Gerry’s principles of value creation and entrepreneurial management suffuse all of Onex’ activities. The climate of incisive analysis, healthy debate and collegial interaction that has been created at Onex and with our partners is a direct reflection of Gerry’s personal style. He has been actively involved in Onex’ major acquisitions, growth strategies and value realizations.
Before establishing Onex in 1984, Gerry was the co-founder and President of CanWest Capital. Prior to that he worked at a major Wall Street investment banking firm where he specialized in mergers and acquisitions. His previous experience also includes the practice of corporate law in Canada.
Gerry has been appointed as an Officer of the Order of Canada and inducted into the Canadian Business Hall of Fame. He serves as a director of Indigo Books & Music Inc. He is also an Honorary Director of The Bank of Nova Scotia and is a Director, Governor, or Trustee of a number of other organizations, including The Simon Wiesenthal Center.
Gerry has been awarded Honorary Doctoral degrees from five Universities. He holds an M.B.A. from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration and an LL.B. and B.Comm. from the University of Manitoba.
Bobby Le BlancChief Executive OfficerBobby Le BlancChief Executive OfficerLocation New YorkJoined Onex 1999
As Chief Executive Officer of Onex, Bobby is responsible for setting and overseeing execution of the firm’s growth and capital allocation strategy.
Bobby serves as Head of Onex Partners, Onex’ flagship middle-to-large cap private equity investment platform.
Bobby is a director of Ryan Specialty Group, Parkdean Resorts, Convex, First Berkshire Hathaway Life, DREAM Charter School and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.
Prior to joining Onex, Bobby was with Berkshire Hathaway for seven years after starting his career at General Electric.
Bobby holds an M.B.A. from New York University and a B.S. from Bucknell University.
Ewout HeersinkVice ChairEwout HeersinkVice ChairLocation TorontoJoined Onex 1984
Ewout has been with Onex since its founding in 1984. He serves on the firm’s Board of Directors and Onex Partners’ Investment Committee. In addition, Ewout has had a wide variety of duties related to Onex’ financial management, having held the position of Chief Financial Officer from 1984 until December 2007.
Prior to 1984, he was with Gerry Schwartz at CanWest Capital and a Chartered Accountant and consultant at KPMG. Ewout serves on the Advisory Board of the Queen’s University Business School and has been a director of a number of Onex subsidiaries since 1984.
Ewout is a CPA, CA. He also holds an M.B.A. from Queen’s University and an Honours Business Administration degree from the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.
Anthony MunkVice ChairAnthony MunkVice ChairLocation New YorkJoined Onex 1988
As Vice Chair of Onex, Anthony provides investment advice across the firm and particularly as Chair of Onex Partners’ Investment Committee.
Anthony currently serves on the boards of Clarivate Analytics, Emerald Expositions Events, Inc. and WireCo Worldgroup Inc.
Prior to joining Onex, Anthony was a Vice President with First Boston Corporation in London, England and an Analyst with Guardian Capital in Toronto.
Anthony holds a B.A. (Honours) from Queen’s University.
Chris GovanSenior Managing Director - Chief Financial OfficerChris GovanSenior Managing Director - Chief Financial OfficerLocation TorontoJoined Onex 1998
Chris has overall responsibility for Onex’ finance, treasury, fund management, corporate administration, investor relations, legal and information technology functions. Chris joined Onex in 1998 to head up its tax function and was a Managing Director from 2008 until his appointment as Chief Financial Officer in early 2015.
Prior to joining Onex, Chris was a Senior Tax Manager in Arthur Andersen’s Toronto office.
Chris holds a Master of Accounting and B.A. degrees from the University of Waterloo.
Justin AshleyManaging Director - Finance, Wealth ManagementJustin AshleyManaging Director - Finance, Wealth ManagementLocation TorontoJoined Onex 2020
Justin leads the investment finance and operations at Gluskin Sheff which includes the oversight of the administration and trade operations of the investment manager.
Prior to joining Gluskin Sheff, Justin was Vice President, Asset Management Operations at Scotiabank. He was accountable for the oversight of the operations of the Canadian investment manager, 1832 Asset Management LP.
Justin is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) and holds an M.B.A. from the University of Toronto.
Jamie ChamberlandManaging Director – FinanceJamie ChamberlandManaging Director – FinanceLocation BostonJoined Onex 2006
Jamie is a Managing Director and is responsible for the overall fund finance function and tax function for the Onex Falcon platform.
Prior to joining Onex, Jamie was a tax manager with Deloitte in their Middle Market Investment practice. In addition, he previously held roles at First Winthrop Corporation.
Jamie received a B.S. in Business Administration from Merrimack College. He is also a Certified Public Accountant licensed in Massachusetts.
David CopelandManaging Director - FinanceDavid CopelandManaging Director - FinanceLocation TorontoJoined Onex 2007
David has overall responsibility for Onex’ tax and fund finance functions for our private equity platforms. In addition, David is responsible for various aspects of our equity-based investment and compensation plans.
Prior to joining Onex, David was a Senior Tax Manager in the Mergers & Acquisitions group at Deloitte’s Toronto office focused on the acquisition, financing and disposition of international organizations.
David is a Chartered Professional Accountant. He also holds an M.B.A. from the University of Toronto and a B.A. from the University of Western Ontario.
Judy CotteManaging Director – Head of ESGJudy CotteManaging Director – Head of ESGLocation TorontoJoined Onex 2021
As Head of ESG for Onex, Judy leads Onex’ ESG efforts across all of its platforms. She works with Onex’ investors and clients to align Onex with industry best-practices by integrating ESG factors into Onex’ investment processes and ongoing reporting.
Judy is a director of Gibson Energy.
Prior to joining Onex, Judy ran ESG Global Advisors, a firm she founded to bridge the gap between companies and investors on ESG. Previously, she was Head of Corporate Governance & Responsible Investment for RBC Global Asset Management.
Judy has a Masters in Law from Osgoode Hall Law School and a law degree from the University of Toronto Law School.
Andrea DalyManaging Director - General CounselAndrea DalyManaging Director - General CounselLocation TorontoJoined Onex 2004
Andrea has overall responsibility for general corporate, legal and compliance matters.
Prior to joining Onex in 2004, Andrea was a senior partner of Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg, one of Canada’s leading business law firms. Her practice focused on domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and private equity transactions.
Andrea holds an LL.B. from the University of Western Ontario and a B.A. from Dalhousie University.
Yonah FederManaging Director - Chief Compliance OfficerYonah FederManaging Director - Chief Compliance OfficerLocation New YorkJoined Onex 2018
Yonah has overall responsibility for Onex’ compliance program.
Prior to joining Onex, Yonah served as Chief Compliance Officer and Associate General Counsel for the Alternatives business at Neuberger Berman, comprising several private equity strategies and a multi-manager hedge fund business. Previously, Yonah served as in-house legal counsel at Lehman Brothers for the Absolute Return Strategies group, supporting its proprietary hedge fund products.
Yonah holds a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law and a Bachelor of Talmudic Studies from Beth Medrash Govoha.
Terry HickeyManaging Director - Technology, Corporate Services & InnovationTerry HickeyManaging Director - Technology, Corporate Services & InnovationLocation TorontoJoined Onex 2021
Terry is responsible for overseeing technology, corporate services & innovation within the firm. He also works with portfolio companies in Onex’ private equity platform in identifying, creating and driving value in technology related areas.
Terry serves on the not-for-profit board of Renascent which is focused on addiction and mental illness.
Prior to joining Onex, Terry was the Chief Analytics Officer and the CIO of Corporate Centre Technology for CIBC. Previously, he worked in various roles in consulting at IBM culminating as the Global Leader for Analytics and Artificial Intelligence for Global Business Services. His leadership has enabled technology-focused workplaces, with an emphasis on staying current, ethical, and agile.
Terry holds an M.B.A. from the University of Toronto.
Jill HomenukManaging Director – Shareholder Relations and CommunicationsJill HomenukManaging Director – Shareholder Relations and CommunicationsLocation TorontoJoined Onex 2020
Jill is responsible for leading public investor relations and corporate communications, including oversight of Onex’ shareholder relations strategy.
Prior to joining Onex, Jill was Head of Investor, Media and Government Relations for BMO Financial Group, where she was responsible for managing investor community engagement and external communications strategies. Previously, she ran the communications and public affairs function at the Ontario Securities Commission. Jill began her career in communications consulting, with a focus on the financial services sector.
Jill is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), holds a M.Litt in Art History and connoisseurship from Christie’s Education in London and a B.A. from the University of Western Ontario.
John MackManaging Director – Head of Fund OperationsJohn MackManaging Director – Head of Fund OperationsLocation New YorkJoined Onex 2023
John is a Managing Director and responsible for Onex’ firmwide fund operations including trade operations, treasury, and fund accounting / reporting.
Prior to joining Onex, John was Managing Director – Head of Operations at Oak Hill Advisors, where he led all fund operations and served on the Risk, Compliance and other firmwide committees. Previously he worked in various roles at BNY Mellon, Bridgewater Associates and Goldman Sachs.
John holds a bachelor’s degree from Siena College and an M.B.A. from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.
Heather HrousalasManaging Director - Talent ManagementHeather HrousalasManaging Director - Talent ManagementLocation TorontoJoined Onex 2015
Heather is responsible for developing and leading Onex’ talent strategy in support of the firm’s plans for continued growth. In partnership with Onex management, Heather is focused on key processes related to people management, including recruiting, professional development, and organizational culture and diversity.
Prior to joining Onex, Heather was based in New York as Executive Director, Global Experience and Executive Recruiting at J.P. Morgan and earlier as an executive search consultant with Korn/Ferry’s Investment Banking & Private Equity practice.
Heather holds an M.Sc. in Management Research from the Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford and an Honours Business Administration degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.
Derek MackayManaging Director - FinanceDerek MackayManaging Director - FinanceLocation TorontoJoined Onex 2008
Derek leads Onex’ public financial reporting, working closely with the Onex Partners and ONCAP operating companies, providing guidance and support for their financial reporting requirements. Derek also oversees the performance reporting for Onex to its shareholders and for the Funds to its Limited Partners.
Derek is also responsible for Onex’ corporate reporting and treasury functions for its private equity, credit and wealth management platforms as well as supporting the private equity investment teams with transaction regulatory filings. Prior to joining Onex, Derek was a senior associate with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Toronto.
Derek is both a Chartered Professional Accountant in Ontario and a Certified Public Accountant in Illinois. Derek holds an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (with High Distinction) from Wilfrid Laurier University.
Robert AuldVice President, TaxationRobert AuldVice President, TaxationLocation TorontoJoined Onex 2000
Rob is responsible for tax planning and compliance for Onex, ONCAP and Onex Credit. He also provides advice on corporate structure, taxation, financing and due diligence for both new acquisitions and existing operating companies.
Prior to joining Onex, Rob was a Senior Tax Manager at Arthur Andersen focusing on International Taxation.
Rob is a Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Queen’s University.
Mahesh BhaskaraVice President, Investment TechnologyMahesh BhaskaraVice President, Investment TechnologyLocation New YorkJoined Onex 2022
Mahesh leads the team for the strategy, development and implementation of applications for Onex’ Private Equity. and Credit investment platforms. The team focus is to deliver applications that enable core business processes within Onex and facilitate reporting for internal and external stakeholders.
Prior to joining Onex, Mahesh was a Managing Director and Head of Front Office Technology, Data Platforms Engineering and Chief Data Architect at Sculptor Capital, where he was responsible for leading the front office trading, portfolio allocation, machine learning, enterprise data, frameworks and reporting teams. Previously, he was Senior Vice President heading the Quantitative and CFO Risk Technology development teams for Bank of America.
Mahesh holds a Master of Science in Computer Engineering from Wayne State University.
Joanne ColesVice President, Information TechnologyJoanne ColesVice President, Information TechnologyLocation TorontoJoined Onex 2022
Joanne oversees the information technology needs at Onex. The team focus is on the management, strategy, and execution of IT infrastructure and applications while delivering key services to the business.
Prior to joining Onex, Joanne spent eight years at CIBC as the Senior Director of INTRIA Technology, and the Vice President of Financial Crimes & Enterprise Risk Technology. Previously, she held various IT roles at Johnson & Johnson supporting multiple business units. Her leadership has consistently enabled high focus on operational excellence and delivery of strategically impactful solutions.
Priya GnanabhaskarVice President, Corporate TechnologyPriya GnanabhaskarVice President, Corporate TechnologyLocation TorontoJoined Onex 2014
Priya leads the team for the strategy, development and implementation of finance and business applications at Onex. The team focus is to deliver applications that enable core business processes within Onex and facilitate reporting for internal and external stakeholders.
Prior to joining Onex, Priya worked for 11 years with KPMG in IT consulting, responsible for various projects related to IT application transformation, Systems and Solution Design and implementation.
Priya holds a Master’s in Information Technology and a Bachelor’s in Computer Engineering from India in addition to multiple IT certifications.
Ivan JovcevskiVice President, FinanceIvan JovcevskiVice President, FinanceLocation TorontoJoined Onex 2010
Ivan is responsible for managing and evolving Onex’ financial analysis capabilities in support of capital allocation, business development, investor relations, fundraising and other corporate decisions. He also assists with performance reporting for Onex to its shareholders and for the Funds to its Limited Partners.
Ivan began his career in PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Audit and Assurance practice prior to joining Onex.
Ivan is both a Chartered Professional Accountant in Ontario and a Certified Public Accountant in Illinois. Ivan holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Toronto.
Ani KirakosyanVice President, FinanceAni KirakosyanVice President, FinanceLocation TorontoJoined Onex 2022
Ani is a financially focused business partner for the Onex Credit and Wealth Management leadership teams. She supports and monitors existing and new business initiatives and leads the planning, budgeting and forecasting cycles for the businesses.
Prior to joining Onex, Ani was a Vice President of Finance at DRI Healthcare, where she led the finance team through the company’s IPO and was responsible for the transition to public company reporting, the implementation of new accounting systems and internal controls, and asset monitoring and valuation processes. Previously, Ani was a Director of Finance at Onex where she was responsible for various components of public financial reporting, valuation of private equity businesses, as well as budgeting and forecasting.
Ani is both a Chartered Professional Accountant (CA, CPA) in Ontario and a Certified Public Accountant in Illinois. Ani holds a Bachelor of Commerce (with High Distinction) from the University of Toronto.
Zev KormanVice President, Shareholder Relations and CommunicationsZev KormanVice President, Shareholder Relations and CommunicationsLocation TorontoJoined Onex 2022
Zev is responsible for managing and executing on public shareholder and corporate communications initiatives.
Prior to joining Onex, Zev provided strategic communications services to financial services firms including investment funds and alternative asset managers. He has led investor relations and financial communications functions for listed issuers including Brookfield Renewable, Element Fleet and ATI Technologies.
Zev began his career in communications consulting, working with clients across a wide range of industries to enhance stakeholder relations and maximize shareholder value.
Zev holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Concordia University.
Janet LumbVice President, Corporate Real Estate and Administrative ServicesJanet LumbVice President, Corporate Real Estate and Administrative ServicesLocation TorontoJoined Onex 2015
Janet is responsible for leading global real estate, facilities management, and corporate administrative services across Onex.
Prior to joining Onex, Janet was Vice President, Corporate Projects at The Dominion of Canada General Insurance Company and held senior leadership roles in Facilities, Administration and Human Resources.
Janet holds an Honours Bachelor of Science from the University of Toronto and a post-diploma certificate in Human Resources Management from Seneca College.
Marty MaillouxVice President, FinanceMarty MaillouxVice President, FinanceLocation TorontoJoined Onex 2017
Marty works closely with the Onex Partners and ONCAP operating companies, providing guidance and support for their financial reporting requirements. In addition, Marty is responsible for the preparation of financial reporting of Onex to its shareholders and assists with transaction regulatory filings.
Prior to joining Onex, Marty held the title of Leader, Financial Reporting with D+H in Toronto. Prior to that, Marty was a Finance Manager with CGI in Toronto, supporting their banking and global wealth business verticals.
Marty is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Windsor.
Gord McCulloughVice President, Talent ManagementGord McCulloughVice President, Talent ManagementLocation TorontoJoined Onex 2019
Gord is responsible for leading Learning & Development and Global Talent Acquisition activities across Onex in support of the firm’s continued growth. This includes overseeing career development, coaching, the full life cycle of attracting, selecting and acquiring the right talent; executive search; pipeline strategy; assessment; employer brand; DEI programs and metrics; and internal mobility. In addition, Gord is the Business Partner for the Private Wealth business.
Prior to joining Onex, Gord held management roles with Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) in Toronto and London. Previously, he was a consultant with a global executive search firm leading a variety of mandates including C-Suite roles across sectors and for Private Equity-backed organizations. Gord started his career in corporate banking and public policy research, focused on climate and energy policy.
Gord holds degrees from the University of British Columbia. He is also trained in conducting the Hogan personality and leadership assessment.
Matt MurphyVice President, LegalMatt MurphyVice President, LegalLocation TorontoJoined Onex 2022
Matt is responsible for the legal aspects of fund and product formation, structuring and capital raising across Onex’ investment platforms.
Prior to joining Onex, Matt was Director, Legal at Northleaf Capital Partners, a global private markets investment firm based in Toronto. Previously, he was an associate at Torys LLP.
Matt holds a J.D. from Dalhousie University and both a B.A. and B.Sc. from Queen’s University.
Muhammad NiaziVice President, FinanceMuhammad NiaziVice President, FinanceLocation TorontoJoined Onex 2022
Niazi is responsible for Onex’ corporate reporting and treasury functions for its private equity, credit and wealth management platforms, as well as providing guidance and support to the leadership teams of Onex’ platforms.
Prior to joining Onex, Niazi was the Vice President Controller at Choice Properties, Canada’s largest Real Estate Investment Trust, where he oversaw external reporting as well as corporate and operational accounting. Previously, he held increasingly progressive accounting and finance roles at Tim Hortons Canada and Barrick Gold Corporation.
Niazi is a both a Chartered Accountant in Ontario and a Certified Public Accountant in Illinois. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree (with distinction) from McGill University.
Andrea Niles-DayVice President, Project ManagementAndrea Niles-DayVice President, Project ManagementLocation TorontoJoined Onex 2020
Andrea leads the project management discipline at Onex. She is responsible for delivering on transformation initiatives as well as owning the project delivery methodology and supporting functions.
Prior to joining Onex, Andrea focused on program management office development and large program delivery for more than 20 years in financial services. She has worked and lead transformation programs for organizations such as IGM Financial, RBC Capital Markets, CPPIB, Northwater Capital and Fidelity Investments. Prior to, Andrea was engaged with PwC in their financial services consulting practice supporting regulatory programs like FATCA within global financial services firms.
Andrea holds a Bachelor of Arts, ACS (Finance and Economics) degree from the University of Western Ontario.
Kevin NorthrupVice President, Head of Data & AnalyticsKevin NorthrupVice President, Head of Data & AnalyticsLocation TorontoJoined Onex 2021
Kevin is responsible for data and analytics within Onex and is focused on building novel data-driven solutions that produce operating insights and differentiated offerings. He designs long-term technology strategies and processes that align with Onex’ vision.
Prior to joining Onex, Kevin led the Wealth Advanced Analytics team at CIBC and was IBM’s Global Lead for Cognitive Digitization. Throughout his career, he has focused on data ethics, predictive analytics and behavioural economics. These strategies and solutions have allowed him to drive enterprise-wide changes across multiple industries.
Colin SamVice President and Associate General CounselColin SamVice President and Associate General CounselLocation TorontoJoined Onex 2018
Colin plays a key role in the execution of legal strategy and the operational model for Onex globally including responsibilities for broad range of legal and regulatory matters.
Prior to joining Onex, Colin served as Associate General Counsel and Assistant Corporate Secretary of Aecon Group Inc., Canada’s largest publicly traded infrastructure development and construction company. Previously, Colin was a senior associate at Clifford Chance LLP in London, England and an associate at Norton Rose Fulbright LLP in Toronto, Canada.
Colin holds a Juris Doctorate from Osgoode Hall Law School and a Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) from the Schulich School of Business at York University.
Dan ShearholdtVice President, FinanceDan ShearholdtVice President, FinanceLocation BostonJoined Onex 2012
Dan focuses on treasury functions, reporting, analysis and internal technologies for the Onex Falcon funds.
Dan graduated with Honors from the Mario J. Gabelli School of Business at Roger Williams University. He received a B.S. in Financial Services with two cognitive concentrations, Global Communications and Writing.
Tim TraillVice President, Head of Wealth TechnologyTim TraillVice President, Head of Wealth TechnologyLocation TorontoJoined Onex 2022
Tim leads the team for the strategy, development and implementation of applications for Onex’ wealth management platform. The team’s focus is to deliver applications that enable core business processes within Onex and facilitate reporting for internal and external stakeholders.
Prior to joining Onex, Tim was Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer with Wellington-Altus Private Wealth. Previously, he spent 23 years with Manulife Financial as Head of Technology for its Retail Wealth lines of business.
Alan TsangVice President, Internal AuditAlan TsangVice President, Internal AuditLocation TorontoJoined Onex 2018
Alan is responsible for leading Onex’ internal audit function, encompassing financial and compliance matters, as well as other internal audit initiatives.
Prior to joining Onex, Alan led the internal audit and compliance function at a Canadian multinational corporation that owns and operates a global portfolio of mining and energy assets and operations. Prior to that, Alan was a Manager in the Toronto EY office having worked in both external audit and finance risk advisory services.
Alan is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto.
Sarah VeitchVice President, FinanceSarah VeitchVice President, FinanceLocation TorontoJoined Onex 2016
Sarah is responsible for financial reporting for various entities within the Onex Partners and ONCAP Funds. In addition, Sarah assists the investment teams on transactions within the Funds from a treasury and reporting perspective.
Prior to joining Onex, Sarah was a manager in regulatory compliance, operations and financial reporting for a Toronto-based hedge fund. Prior to that, Sarah was a manager with PwC in Toronto, where she focused on both retail and alternative asset management audit clients and also spent time working in the New York office.
Sarah is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Queen’s University.
Ashish AgarwalDirector, Information TechnologyAshish AgarwalDirector, Information TechnologyLocation New YorkJoined Onex 2022
Ashish leads the software engineering function for the Onex Credit and Private Equity business lines. The team’s focus is to design and build front-to-back-office technology solutions allowing users to make timely investment decisions supported by real time data.
Prior to joining Onex, Ashish led software engineering function for a hedge/private equity firm in Los Angeles, California. Over the last 20 years, he has executed global assignments for various investment management firms, leading software development teams in building technology solutions.
Ashish holds a Bachelor of Technology degree from IIT Roorkee in India and a Master of Business Administration from Penn State University.
Emilie BlouinDirector, Project ManagementEmilie BlouinDirector, Project ManagementLocation TorontoJoined Onex 2007
Emilie is responsible for delivering on Onex’ corporate projects and is focused on building out a change management capability for the project management office. Previously, she held various roles within Onex’ shareholder relations and communications, limited partner relations, and administration functions.
Prior to joining Onex, Emilie ran the corporate and private event departments at several Toronto restaurants and event venues.
Emilie studied at the University of Toronto and is working on obtaining her PMP certification.
Annie BoghossianDirector, TaxationAnnie BoghossianDirector, TaxationLocation TorontoJoined Onex 2015
Annie is responsible for the tax compliance, tax accounting and commodity tax functions of Onex Corporation. In addition, Annie manages the tax compliance function of the ONCAP Funds, which includes reporting to the U.S. and Canadian tax jurisdictions, as well as transaction-related reporting to the Limited Partners.
Prior to joining Onex, Annie was a Senior Tax Manager with Ernst & Young LLP.
Annie is a Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Toronto.
Allison D’SouzaDirector, Talent ManagementAllison D’SouzaDirector, Talent ManagementLocation New YorkJoined Onex 2016
Allison is a human resources business partner, responsible for partnering with business leaders for all of their HR and Talent needs.
Prior to joining Onex, Allison was a staffing specialist at The Home Depot focused on recruiting for their retail stores across Canada.
Allison holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Waterloo, as well as the Certified Human Resources Professional designation.
Joshua DemersDirector, Finance – Wealth ManagementJoshua DemersDirector, Finance – Wealth ManagementLocation TorontoJoined Onex 2023
Joshua focuses on a number of projects, including the implementation of new platforms where he will be streamlining and automating the business operations of the finance and administration functions for the wealth management platform.
Prior to joining Onex, Joshua was a Senior Director with SS&C GlobeOp. He oversaw the operations of a global investor services team delivering compliance, reporting, and treasury solutions to private market fund managers across multiple strategies and jurisdictions. He also led the implementation of the investor services operating model, which included developing technology and creating processes that integrated core service functions to increase scale and efficiency while enhancing the service experience for fund managers and their investors.
Joshua is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA®) and has completed the Canadian Securities Course (CSC). He is currently enrolled in the Executive MBA program at Ivey Business School at the University of Western Ontario.
Connie FaraceDirector, FinanceConnie FaraceDirector, FinanceLocation TorontoJoined Onex 1998
Connie is responsible for overseeing the accounting functions of various operating entities of Onex. She is also involved in ensuring compliance with various Limited Partnership Agreements of the Onex Partners and ONCAP Funds.
Prior to joining Onex, Connie was a Manager with Nexacor Realty Properties (a subsidiary of Bell Canada) and a Senior Accountant at a Commonwealth Hospitality Industry.
Connie is a Chartered Professional Accountant, Certified General Accountant, and holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Business from York University.
Grace FungDirector, TaxationGrace FungDirector, TaxationLocation TorontoJoined Onex 2008
Grace is responsible for the tax compliance function for Onex Partners, which includes reporting to the US, Canadian and other tax jurisdictions, as well as tax and other information reporting to the Limited Partners. She also has oversight of the global information reporting function under FATCA and Common Reporting Standards for all of Onex’ private equity funds and provides tax compliance support to the investment teams.
Prior to joining Onex in 2008, Grace was a Senior Tax Manager at Franklin Templeton Investments focusing on Corporate and Mutual Fund taxation.
Grace is a Chartered Professional Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Mathematics and a Master of Accounting from the University of Waterloo.
Matt JacksonDirector, Talent ManagementMatt JacksonDirector, Talent ManagementLocation New YorkJoined Onex 2021
Matt is responsible for delivering end-to-end talent acquisition solutions in support of Onex’ overall talent strategy. This includes developing effective strategies around high-quality candidate sourcing, innovative candidate pipelining, candidate management and assessment methodologies, and employer brand management. In addition, Matt is responsible for supporting broader firmwide initiatives related to Talent Management.
Prior to joining Onex, Matt was a search consultant at Spencer Stuart focused on executive level recruitment for asset management and private equity clients. Previously, he worked as a credit research analyst at Bloomberg LP, covering global financials. Matt began his career in the Investment Banking division of Goldman Sachs in New York.
Matt holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Arts degree from the University of Cambridge.
Melissa KelmanDirector, Finance – Wealth ManagementMelissa KelmanDirector, Finance – Wealth ManagementLocation TorontoJoined Onex 2022
Melissa focuses on investment finance and operations for Onex’ wealth management platform, Gluskin Sheff, which includes oversight of the administration and trade operations.
Prior to joining Onex, Melissa was Assistant Vice President, Fund and Portfolio Services at CIBC Mellon, where she was responsible for the oversight and day to day management functions of the middle office and back office for one of the firm’s asset management clients. Previously, she was Vice President and Director, Investment Funds, Wealth Management Product Operations and Head of Product Implementation for Canadian investment funds at Bank of Montreal.
Melissa is a CFA® charterholder. She holds an MBA from the Schulich School of Business at York University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from the University of Western Ontario.
Dina MarracollaDirector, ComplianceDina MarracollaDirector, ComplianceLocation New YorkJoined Onex 2022
Dina helps provide oversight of the compliance program at Onex, with a particular focus on all marketing-related matters.
Prior to joining Onex, Dina oversaw investment adviser compliance for ORIX Corporation USA, specializing in marketing review, compliance testing, policy development and project management. She previously held compliance generalist roles at Siguler Guff & Company, Fortress Investment Group and J. Goldman & Company.
Dina holds a Bachelor of Science in Communications and a minor in Business from New York University.
Lorna MitchellDirector, Finance - Wealth ManagementLorna MitchellDirector, Finance - Wealth ManagementLocation TorontoJoined Onex 2023
Lorna leads the Fund Administration teams and is responsible for the oversight of the third-party Fund Administration Service providers at Onex’ wealth management platform.
Prior to joining Onex, Lorna was Director, Vendor & Operational oversight at Sun Life Financial where she was responsible for building and maintaining the oversight of the third-party outsourcing model covering their Wealth Management lines of business. Previously she was Director, Client Services at International Financial Data Services, managing the relationships and supporting all aspects of the day to day for nine of their largest Domestic Full Service BPO and ITO service model clients.
Michelle PintoDirector, Payroll & BenefitsMichelle PintoDirector, Payroll & BenefitsLocation TorontoJoined Onex 2022
Michelle is responsible for planning, directing and optimizing global payroll operations and year-end activities.
Michelle has over 15 years of payroll & benefits experience in the healthcare and financial services industries and has hands-on experience with a variety of payroll systems. Prior to joining Onex, she was the Director of Payroll at Dentalcorp. Previously, Michelle spent ten years as a Payroll & Benefits Manager at Citco (Canada) Inc. She has led payroll system migrations and has streamlined payroll processes to increase efficiency, reduce costs, optimize controls and enhance the accuracy of payroll output.
Michelle holds the designation of Certified Payroll Manager (CPM) from the National Payroll Institute (Canada) and has a Bachelor of Arts from Pakistan.
Adnan RazaDirector, Business ArchitectureAdnan RazaDirector, Business ArchitectureLocation TorontoJoined Onex 2021
Adnan leads the Business Architecture & Analysis team for Onex’ wealth management platform. The team’s focus is to help design and map transformation of the wealth platform and support the product and technology roadmap.
Prior to joining Gluskin Sheff, Adnan was Director, Business Architecture at IGM Financial. He was responsible for leading strategic development and decision support for the discretionary product platform at IG Wealth Management and investment management platform for Mackenzie Investments.
Adnan holds an M.B.A from University of Toronto and Bachelor of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering from University of Windsor.
Lawrence ShawDirector, Talent ManagementLawrence ShawDirector, Talent ManagementLocation TorontoJoined Onex 2022
Lawrence is responsible for delivering end-to-end talent acquisition in support of the firm’s continued growth. This includes executive search, pipeline strategy assessment, D&I recruiting and employer brand. In addition, Lawrence is responsible for supporting broader firmwide initiatives related to Talent Management.
Prior to joining Onex, Lawrence was at Manulife where he led executive recruiting for the North American Corporate and Wealth & Asset Management teams. Previously, he spent more than a decade in global search, most recently as a Partner with LHH Knightsbridge.
Lawrence holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Western Ontario and a Master of Business from the Melbourne University.
Navpal Singh KhannaDirector, TaxationNavpal Singh KhannaDirector, TaxationLocation TorontoJoined Onex 2022
Navpal is responsible for tax compliance and tax administration oversight of the firm’s public investment products.
Prior to joining Onex, Navpal was a Vice President within the Canada Product Tax group at BlackRock and was responsible for all aspects of product tax support for retail, exchange traded funds and institutional products offered by BlackRock in Canada. Previously, Navpal was a Manager of Fund Taxation at Invesco, where he was responsible for the oversight of investment tax compliance, tax distribution calculations and tax regulatory reporting for Invesco Canada’s mutual funds, pooled funds, segregated funds and exchanged traded funds.
Navpal is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and holds a Bachelor of Business Commerce degree from York University.
Felix TamDirector, FinanceFelix TamDirector, FinanceLocation TorontoJoined Onex 2019
Felix is responsible for financial reporting for various entities within the Onex Partners and ONCAP Funds. In addition, Felix assists the investment teams on transactions within the Funds from a treasury and reporting perspective.
Prior to joining Onex, Felix was a Manager in the Private Equity finance group with OMERS. Previously, he worked for a Toronto-based private equity fund where he was responsible for finance and operations for their finance group.
Felix is a Chartered Professional Accountant and holds a B.A in Economics from the University of Toronto.
Elaine TeeDirector, FinanceElaine TeeDirector, FinanceLocation TorontoJoined Onex 2014
Elaine is responsible for Onex’ corporate reporting for its credit and wealth management platforms. Previously, she was the Assistant Controller at Gluskin Sheff, which Onex acquired in 2019.
Prior to joining the firm in 2014, Elaine worked at B2B Bank as Senior Manager, Operations Accounting. Previously she held various management roles at AGF Trust, Fidelity Investments Canada ULC and The Dreyfus Corporation.
Elaine is a Chartered Professional Accountant in Ontario and holds a Master in Business Administration from Hofstra University.
Andriy TkachDirector, Portfolio ValuationsAndriy TkachDirector, Portfolio ValuationsLocation TorontoJoined Onex 2019
Andriy is responsible for leading the valuation process of the private equity companies held by the Onex Partners and ONCAP Funds. In addition, Andriy assists with quarterly reporting to limited partners of the Funds as it relates to portfolio valuations.
Prior to joining Onex, Andriy was a senior manager, private assets valuation at Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan. Prior to that, Andriy was a senior manager, valuations with KPMG in Toronto where he focused on the valuation of private companies.
Andriy is both a Chartered Financial Analyst and a Financial Risk Manager. Andriy holds a Master of Finance from a university in Ukraine.
Craig WallerDirector, Information TechnologyCraig WallerDirector, Information TechnologyLocation TorontoJoined Onex 2015
Craig leads the IT Service Delivery team at Onex. The team focuses on providing the firm the tools, technology and “best in class” support to help drive success across all areas of the business.
Prior to joining Onex, Craig was a Senior Systems Administrator within the IT team of a cutting-edge digital agency, where he focused on maintaining the systems, services and critical infrastructure for offices spanning six countries. Previously, he worked for Microsoft as a senior escalation resource to its Enterprise Platform Support group.
Craig graduated from Trent University with an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Studies. He also earned a diploma in Information Technology and has completed numerous IT certifications.
Jane ZambrovskyDirector, FinanceJane ZambrovskyDirector, FinanceLocation New YorkJoined Onex 2020
Jane is responsible for financial reporting for various entities within the Onex Falcon Funds. In addition, she assists the investment teams on transactions within the Funds from a treasury and reporting perspective.
Prior to joining Onex, Jane was a Director at Gen II Fund Services LLC, a private equity fund administrator. Previously, she worked as an Assistant Treasurer in fund accounting services at Bank of New York Mellon.
Jane received a B.B.A from Pace University - Pforzheimer Honors College and an M.B.A. from the Stern School of Business at New York University.