Chief Executive Officer, Circle of Care and Vice President, Sinai Health System
Carey Lucki assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer, Circle of Care and Vice President, Sinai Health System on December 5, 2016. Prior to this, she held the role of Interim President/Vice President of Client Services at Circle of Care, Sinai Health System.
Carey’s health care background spans 29 years in both acute and home/community care settings. She has held various roles in operational management, administrative excellence (policy and programming), project management, quality & risk, and strategic planning. Carey led a 3-year candidacy initiative for Best Practice Spotlight Organization (BPSO) designation (Registered Nursing Association of Ontario) and has co-led and/or participated in many sector initiatives (hospital/CCAC/LHIN) over the years.
Her portfolio at Circle of Care includes oversight of all LHIN contracts and home services programs including the Holocaust Survivors program, centralized Transportation services (iRide), the Adult Day Program, Assisted Living, Meals on Wheels, the Volunteer Program, Family Caregiver Programs and Exercise and Falls Prevention classes. Carey also has oversight of Quality and Risk and Operational/Process Improvement at Circle of Care as well as Sinai Health System Integration and Transformation initiatives. Carey graduated from the University of Toronto in 1989 with an Honours Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy and additionally holds a Masters of Business Administration with Distinction, from the Edinburgh Business School, Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland.
She is a regulated member of the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario, the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists and the Ontario Society of Occupational Therapists.
Lara de Sousa
Vice President, Client Services
Lara de Sousa took on the role of Vice President, Client Services in June 2017. She brings more than 20 years’ experience in the health-care sector, starting as a clinical Occupational Therapist before taking on progressively senior management roles. Prior to joining Circle of Care she was Director of Patient Care at the Mississauga Halton Community Care Access Centre (CCAC). Lara is skilled at balancing strategic visioning with operational execution, and is known as a transformational senior leader who values achieving results that positively impact health and social systems and the people and communities they serve.
Lara holds an Honours Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy as well as an Honours Master of Health Science (MHSc) from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine. She has additional experience and training in Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) methodologies and Leadership, and is a strong advocate for the role of home and community care as part of an integrated system of care that supports citizens to live and thrive in their communities.
Vice President, Human Resources & Administration
Silvia Marabeti is a Certified Human Resources Professional with over 15 years experience in government, banking and professional service firms. In her role as Vice President of Human Resources, she is responsible for strategic planning as well as the overall direction of all HR activities at Circle of Care. Silvia provides leadership in the development and implementation of sound people management practices such as performance management, employee development, compensation, employee engagement, organizational design, and change management.
Silvia holds a Masters degree in HR Management from York University and has an MBA from Royal Roads University of Victoria, British Columbia.
Vice President, Finance
Chris joined Circle of Care in May 2018. Over the past two decades, he has worked in roles across both public and private sectors. Chris brings a wealth of experience in strategic financial management, corporate financial planning, reporting/analysis procurement, regulatory compliance, and auditing. He is an exemplary leader who has spearheaded many initiatives, including innovative back office system changes, quality improvement, and business intelligence tools. He has spent the last 10 years in the not-for-profit home and community care sector. In addition to oversight of financial management, reporting, and resource allocation, Chris is responsible for driving and supporting the execution of the organization’s strategic objectives.
Chris is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from McMaster University.
Vice President, Technology & Information Systems
Vin is responsible for the development and use of all technologies at Circle of Care. Vin developed EasyCare, the agency’s customized client information management system which is used in the coordination of client care. Before officially joining Circle of Care, Vin was consulting and developing solutions under his own company ‘BitStream Software Solutions’ for 17 years. With over 20 years of Information System experience, Vin has worked/consulted with various clients including:University Health Network; Millward Brown; Goldfarb; IBM; OPSEU; Atomic Energy of Canada; Ontario Hydro; Environment Canada; Vancouver Stock Exchange and others.
Vin has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Waterloo in Applied Physics.
Director, Communications & Marketing
Christina Campbell joined Circle of Care in March of 2017. She brings more than 17 years’ experience with a background that includes journalism, marketing and corporate communications. Most recently, Christina led the internal communications portfolio at Mount Sinai Hospital, part of Sinai Health System. She works closely with executive teams to provide strategic communication advice that aligns with business objectives, drives employee engagement and builds community support and awareness.
Christina holds a Bachelor of Journalism from Ryerson University.
Director, Client Services
Martin Davidek joined Circle of Care in March of 2017. Martin has more than 11 years of health-care and non-profit leadership experience. He has worked with a wide variety of stakeholders including community support agencies, hospitals, LHINs and the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to build partnerships, identify performance improvement opportunities, foster continuous quality improvement and ensure effective client-centered support.
Martin has worked in a variety of health-care and non-profit sectors, including provision of support to people with substance abuse issues, mental health challenges, developmental disabilities and home health care needs. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, a Master of Science in Human Services with a specializiation in Non-profit Management, and a Master of Business Administration. Martin is currently responsible for client services including a range of LHIN contracts and client-facing operations.
Jessica Elia joined Circle of Care in 2015, bringing experience from both the private and non-profit sectors. In her role, she is responsible for oversight of the agency’s day-to-day accounting functions as well as financial reporting to all funders including the Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) and Ministry of Health and Long-term Care (MOHLTC).
Jessica is a designated Chartered Accountant, Chartered Professional Accountant, and graduated with distinction from Wilfrid Laurier University with a Bachelor of Business Administration. She also holds a certificate in Not-for-Profit and Charity Finance Leadership.
Director, Community Engagement
One of Circle of Care’s longest standing employees, Arnold has been employed with Circle of Care in a number of different capacities since 1982. He has been instrumental in the development of many innovative programs for seniors, including Home Care funding for Holocaust Survivors, Habayit Shelanu – a supportive housing project, assisted transportation, inter-generational programs and specialized volunteer services. He is currently responsible for community relations, fund development and Holocaust education. He is the staff support for Circle of Care Foundation, Holocaust Survivor Advisory Committee and the volunteer component of the Jewish Hospice Program.
Arnold has a Bachelor of Social Work and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. He also holds a Certificate in Volunteer Administration and is Health & Safety certified by WSIB Ontario.
Director, Client Services
Cécile Raymond joined Circle of Care in January of 2018. Cecile brings more than 30 years of health-care leadership experience, working across a variety of settings including hospital, long-term care, and most recently the Toronto Central LHIN, Home and Community Care. Throughout her career, she has developed exceptional relationships with stakeholders across the sector to ensure the highest quality of client care and improved health outcomes. Cécile has led a number of teams through system changes and integration to better deliver a seamless experience for clients, caregivers and families.
Cécile holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, a Master of Health Science, and a Certificate in Case Management, all from the University of Toronto.
Senior Manager, Business Innovation and Development
Ron Weingust joined Circle of Care in April 2018 in a cross-appointed role with Sinai Health System. Ron brings significant experience in health care through his work with not-for-profit groups, commercial organizations and government agencies. Throughout his career, he has contributed to the success of organizations through his expertise in business development, key account management, sales and marketing, and partner and stakeholder relations. In his current role, Ron is responsible for expanding the organization’s reach within the community through the growth and development of Circle of Care’s programs and services.
Ron holds a MBA from Queen’s University, majoring in marketing, and an MSc (Immunology) from the University of Western Ontario.
Director, Quality, Risk & Process Improvement
Dara Zarnett joined Circle of Care in March 2018. She has more than 15 years of experience in the health-care sector, including roles in research, hospital, and government. Prior to joining Circle of Care, Dara spent nine years with Toronto Central LHIN, Home and Community Care. Throughout her career, she has worked extensively with clients and families, service providers, community support agencies, hospitals and long-term care facilities to support system navigation, manage stakeholder relationships, facilitate ongoing process and quality improvement. In this role, she is responsible for operational performance management, risk management and leading quality improvement initiatives.
Dara holds a Honours Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Queen’s University and has a Masters of science in Health Administration from the University of Toronto.