The Delmanor Corporate Team

 

SHELDON GOULD
Chief Operating Officer

Sheldon is a passionate and collaborative leader who continuously finds ways of improving the quality of services offered to our residents. He excels in bringing out the best in others. Sheldon ensures that our team lives the Core Values and that Residents enjoy The Delmanor Experience every day. Prior to joining Delmanor in 2005, Sheldon held senior management positions in the retirement living industry and in well-respected hotels and restaurants.

MARK ZEMEL
Chief Financial Officer

Mark is responsible for the financial leadership of the company, including obtaining financing for existing and new projects, risk management, evaluating new development opportunities and liaising with our partners and investors. Mark and his team also provide accounting and financial reporting support to our communities. Prior to joining Delmanor in 2006, Mark served as Director of Corporate Projects for our parent company, Tridel. He also served as Director of Finance for infrastructure and manufacturing companies.

ELAINE WOOD
Vice President Marketing and Operations

Elaine is a versatile and creative team player who leads by example, manages through consensus and builds strong teams. She is keenly interested in maintaining high operational standards for service delivery; resulting in exceptional resident and employee satisfaction. Elaine joined Delmanor in 2009 and has been instrumental in expanding our brand presence, along with establishing key operational best practices. Prior to joining Delmanor, Elaine was a Regional Director and General Manager.

MILAN RAMAIYA
Operations Controller

Milan provides accounting and financial expertise to his team and support to the General Managers, and has created efficiencies through the automation of various accounting processes. Milan is also the project lead in various software upgrades related to accounting. Prior to joining Delmanor in 2007, Milan was a Finance Manager in the Healthcare and Information Technologies industry.

NIKKI LEWIS
Corporate Manager of Marketing & Sales

Nikki oversees the advertising, design and social media presence for Delmanor and provides ongoing marketing and sales support to the Community Relations Managers. Nikki successfully leased up Delmanor Northtown and Delmanor Prince Edward. Prior to joining Delmanor in 2010, Nikki worked as a Community Relations Manager for two large Retirement Operators.

DONNA ARMSTRONG
Manager of LivingWell Programs

Through her knowledge and enthusiasm, Donna has helped Delmanor increase the quality of our LivingWell programs, resulting in improved fitness and healthier lifestyle options for our residents. Prior to joining Delmanor in 2011, Donna worked as a Community Relations Manager and also taught a wide variety of fitness classes for mature adults in the City of Mississauga.

BILL KAVOURIS
Manager of Building Services and Procurement

Bill is responsible for building services and procurement, health and safety and he also oversees large renovation projects. Prior to joining Delmanor in 2011, Bill managed industrial, commercial and multi-residential properties. He has a strong background in operational maintenance to ensure maximum efficiencies are achieved.

ROBYN KNEZIC
Corporate Manager of Human Resources & Training

Robyn has a passion for developing people. She rolled out a company-wide Service Excellence program that has become an integral part of the company’s culture. Robyn is responsible for meeting the company’s Human Resources needs and objectives, as well as providing ongoing training and coaching to employees. Robyn joined Delmanor in 2004, as General Manager of Delmanor Elgin Mills and opened Delmanor Northtown in 2009.

DIVAKAR RAJU
Corporate Manager of Culinary Services

Chef Divakar, also known as “Chef D” brings his years of experience as an international Chef. Chef D joined Delmanor in 2010. He was the Culinary Services Manager at Delmanor Northtown and was promoted to Corporate Manager of Culinary Services in 2015. Chef D’s philosophy is that fine dining and healthy food choices are not only a possibility but a reality, where the emphasis is always on fresh, healthy and varied menu options.

BRENDA MARTIN, RN
Corporate Manager of Health and Wellness

Brenda’s role is to ensure Delmanor is in compliance with RHA nursing and infection control regulations, along with the Ontario College of Nursing standards. Brenda joined Delmanor in 2009 as the Health and Wellness Manager at Delmanor Wynford. In 2015 Brenda accepted the role of Corporate Health and Wellness Manager, while continuing her responsibilities at Wynford. Brenda is passionate about delivering exceptional care to our Residents.

KELLY JAMES
Regional Community Outreach Manager

Kelly is passionate about working with older adults and building strong community partnerships throughout the Greater Toronto Area. Kelly first joined Delmanor in 2005 and successfully leased up two of our Delmanor Communities. She is a well-respected ambassador for Delmanor.