Meet our team

Leadership Team

​Angela Simo Brown

​Angela Simo Brown

(she/her)

Lead Executive, MyStartr

A highly experienced and accomplished leader, Angela has won wide recognition for her success in executing innovative, multi-sector social impact programs. In senior roles with companies such as LoyaltyOne and Air Miles, she helped drive sustainable and scalable societal benefit while ensuring that all outcomes aligned with strategic business goals. Angela was among the Top 100 Canada’s Most Powerful Women recognized by the Women’s Executive Network in 2014, in the category Trailblazers & Trendsetters.

Lynsey Barbour

Lynsey Barbour

(she/her)

Director, Employer Partnerships

For over two decades, Lynsey has worked with partners and clients some of the world’s leading loyalty coalitions, including AIR MILES, Dotz, Nectar and Priority Pass — and through those programs, with organizations like BMO, American Express, Royal Sun Alliance, Manulife Financial, Virgin, Disney, NBC Universal, Shell, BP and Sobeys. For Lynsey, success means building strong relationships, galvanizing teams and using data-driven insights to create solutions that benefit all partners. Born in Zimbabwe, she holds an MBA from the University of Surrey (UK).

Andre Bravo

Andre Bravo

(he/him)

Senior Manager, Data Analytics and Insights

Over the last 5 years, Andre has provided data-driven insights and created custom self-serve data tools for internal reporting & analytics capacity for companies like Loblaw, GFL Environmental, and Aurora Cannabis, having also worked as an economist for IHS Markit’s Canadian Economics team and as a Policy Analyst for the Government of Alberta. Andre holds a Master’s degree in Economics from McGill University and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of Alberta.

Sarah Vickery

Sarah Vickery

(she/her)

Senior Manager, Youth and Program Services

Innovative program design, iterative process development, multi-stakeholder approaches and strong facilitation skills grounded in play-based theory — these are just some of the strengths Sarah has developed while working in a half-dozen countries on a range of youth employment, entrepreneurship and leadership programs. In everything she does, Sarah applies an inclusion-first lens and infuses her work with a deep sense of optimism, creativity and humility.


Delivery Team

Kristina Smith

Kristina Smith

(she/her)

Manager, Youth and Program Services

Katherine Stacey

Katherine Stacey

(she/her)

Manager, Youth and Program Services

Mary Wildman

Mary Wildman

(she/her)

Manager, Youth and Program Services

Laura Clark

Laura Clark

(she/her)

Associate, Operations Delivery, Youth and Program Services

Emily Davison

Emily Davison

(she/her)

Associate, Operations Delivery, Youth and Program Services

Onyi Odom

Onyi Odom

(she/her)

Associate, Digital Marketing

Jahbari Shaw

Jahbari Shaw

(he/him)

Associate, Digital Marketing

Kaila Hunte

Kaila Hunte

(she/her)

Youth Program Coordinator

Ana Maria Leal

Ana Maria Leal

(she/her)

Youth Program Coordinator

Tristan Morris

Tristan Morris

(he/him)

Youth Program Coordinator

Gayle Aradanas

Gayle Aradanas

(she/her)

Coordinator, Digital Design

Matthew Augustine

Matthew Augustine

(he/him)

Coordinator, Youth Employment

Khalid Osman

Khalid Osman

(he/him)

Coordinator, Youth Innovation Council

Zhané Stimpson

Zhané Stimpson

(she/they)

Coordinator, Youth Employment

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