Who's Who


Victoria Shaw

Victoria ShawCo-Owner/Designer

An award winning designer specializing in kitchen and bath design. Shaw grew up and worked in the Hospitality Industry as Pastry Chef/Master Chocolatier winning numerous Industry awards. Her hard work, determination and passion are what drive her to create unique designs. Designing in the building industry for 22 years she uses her talents to create designs that are easily lived, worked and played in. Proud member of ARIDO and NKBA.

Company: Eggersmann Kitchens|Home Living

Evan ShearPresident

At this time, building in Guelph & Waterloo, Ontario. Recently up for three 2009 OHBA awards, including Project of the Year for lowrise. Winner of the Project of the Year Award for lowrise in Guelph (2008).

Company: Residential Division & Cityview Homes

Jason ShiffExecutive Sales Manager

Shiff heads Amexon's sales team and has vast experience in new home sales throughout the GTA.

Company: Amexon Development Corporation

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Jeanhy ShimPresident

Providing intelligent data & experience-based strategic market analysis, advice and innovative solutions to city builders for 25 years. Experience in the full spectrum of real estate development, including land acquisition, market research & analysis, product development, sales & marketing strategy, sales team management, customer service and post-construction service. Also Founder of Children's Discovery Centre and The Play Collective - dedicated to improving urban life for our children through better city planning.

Company: Housing Lab Toronto

Elizabeth J. ShropshirePresident

Award-winning communications firm specializing in effective sales animation programs developed through editorial placement, event marketing, cross promotions and community outreach campaigns. By introducing and repositioning builder/developers' products and services within the marketplace, preparing for and responding to timely news issues, Shropshire creates a powerful client voice within the media, new home building industry, governments and communities in which they build.

Company: Shropshire Communications Group Inc

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Jeff SilverbergPresident and Founder

Specializing in the construction of very luxurious homes in many prestigious communities throughout the GTA for over 35 years, including Lawrence Park,Rosedale, Forest Hill, Oakville, Etobicoke And York Mills and Bayview.

Company: Silverado Custom Home Corporation

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Yanic SimardPrincipal Designer

Principal Designer of the award-winning Toronto Interior Design Group. Designer writer and blogger, and regular guest expert on City’s Cityline.

Company: Toronto Interior Design Group

Anna SimonePrincipal

Simone has headed projects in the retail, corporate, hospitality and residential sectors in Italy, Anguilla, United Arab Emirates, India, China, United States and Canada. She also has designed private residences for notable luminaries. Simone's work has been featured in numerous national and international design publications.

Company: Cecconi Simone Inc

Dina SimoneMarketing Director

Over 27 years experience in the industry. Director of marketing and advertising campaigns, as well as coordinating and decorating of model homes/sales offices for all projects of North Star Homes. Currently with sites in Richmond Hill, Toronto, Aurora and Oshawa. Twice recipient of the prestigious BILD Builder of the Year Award (2004 and 2008).

Company: North Star Homes

Grant SimpsonPrincipal and COO

President, Equity Development Group, the company's land development arm. Over 35 years experience in the construction and development industry. Currently building throughout the GTA.

Company: Herity

Miguel SingerPrincipal

Madison Group, having evolved from a successful family business into a multi-faceted company that owns, develops, and manages landmark residential and commercial properties. Madison’s extensive portfolio includes low-rise master planned communities, mixed-use high-rise projects, office, retail, prestige industrial, rental, and retirement properties throughout the GTA and New York. Currently building Greensborough and Cornell Rouge in Markham; Real Towns, Legacy and Thornhill Ravines in Vaughan; Jefferson Forest in Richmond Hill; Frenchman’s Bay in Pickering and The Madison at Yonge & Eglinton, ZIGG St. Clair West, Briar Hill City Towns and Nobu Residences in Toronto.

Company: Madison Group

Brian C.w. SkinnerPresident

Project and construction management company specializing in building townhomes and highrise buildings in the GTA. Company formed in 1991. 3,500 units currently under construction.

Company: Saddlebrook Management Consultants Inc.

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Sharyn SmithPrincipal

Manages a national public relations communications firm securing media coverage for the design, product / lifestyle industries. Smith's press relationships for two decades span a variety of sectors covering interior design, luxury, and lifestyle media. Smith worked with brands like Victoria +Albert, Metropolitan Flooring. Smith is known for her experience and success in PR in the interior design industry and worked with 25 + Canadian Interior Designers, stylists.

Company: Eventful PR

Peter SmithPresident and Co-founder

Over 25 years in the housing industry, over 4,000 homes built. Currently serving on the Boards of Brampton Brick Limited; First Canadian Title Insurance Company. Member of BILD, OHBA and CHBA. Member of The Order of Canada. Currently building Claridge Gate and Chelsea Maple Station Townhomes in Vaughan, Hillsborough community in East Gwillimbury and the Country Lane in Whitby and the next phase of Centre Condos in Kitchener.

Company: Andrin Homes

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Nadine SobanskiSales and Marketing Manager

Responsible for the marketing of single-family home communities.The company has a prestigious portfolio of innovative and family-oriented communities across the GTA, including Ajax, Brampton, Mississauga, Georgetown, Newmarket and Thornhill, Oakville, East Gwillimbury, North York and Etobicoke. Menkes’ lowrise division has been recognized with numerous awards, including "Community of the Year" and "Best Model Home" from the Durham Region Home Builders Association.

Company: Menkes Developments Ltd

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Edward SorbaraPrincipal

An integrated real estate, planning, development, construction, investment and management firm with a history of over 75 years of growth in Ontario. The group currently has several projects under active development across the GGH. Areas of development include Alliston, Beeton, Aurora, Stouffville, Brooklin, Oshawa, Mississauga, Kleinburg, Pickering, Toronto and Fergus. Beacon Condos, 5200 Yonge Street, is currently under construction and the group is actively seeking additional condo sites.

Company: Sorbara Group of Companies

Adriano SpallacciPresident

Over 50 years in the construction and development industry. Proud member of Tarion for the past 30 consecutive years and member of the HHHBA. Currently building communities throughout the GTA including Eden Park, a master planned community on Hamilton's West Mountain, the Residences of Royal Connaught luxury condominiums in the heart of Hamilton's downtown core and 101 Locke, a boutique condo in Hamilton's hippest neighbourhood.

Company: SPALLACCI HOMES

Sherry SpeakmanCIBC Builder Business Development Manager, Ontario

Involved in lending industry for 25 years, specializing in the new housing market for 20 years. Responsible for mortgage development/marketing, partnering with builders across Ontario. Previous volunteer positions on the GTHBA Board of Directors and other committees. Recipient of the GTHBA member of the year award 2002, and the prestigious Riley Brethour award 2010. Past Treasurer for OHBA (2003).

Company: CIBC

Dinah SteeleManaging Director Highrise and Resale Devision

32 years experience in sales and marketing of new homes and condominiums throughout Southern Ontario for several well-known builders. Past recipient of the SAM award for Highrise Condominium Sales Person of the Year and Sales and Marketing Person of the Year, Highrise (2006) at the 26th Annual BILD Awards. Active member of TREB.

Company: PMA Brethour REAL Estate Corporation Inc.

Ron SteinManager of Land Development

Over 32 years in the development industry, including land-use planning, project management, acquisitions and contracts. Past Vice President and Partner in Pound Stewart and Stein Associates Ltd. Company focused on residential, industrial and commercial construction and land development in the GTA with past and current projects in Toronto, Richmond Hill, Stouffville and Halton Hills.

Company: Great Lands Corporation

Martin SteinPresident

A respected, experienced and Excellent-rated builder of single-family homes in numerous Southern Ontario communities. Has been actively involved in the real estate and homebuilding industries since 1980. Picture Homes' current projects is in Peterborough.

Company: Picture Homes

Lorne SteinVice President of Sales and Marketing

A respected, experienced and excellent rated builder of single family homes in numerous Southern Ontario communities. Has been actively involved in the real estate and homebuilding industries since 1980. Picture Homes' current projects are in Bowmanville, Port Perry and Peterborough.

Company: Picture Homes

Paulo StellatoPrincipal

Principal, Cityzen Development Group of Companies, and Dominus Construction Group. For over 26 years, Stellato has been actively involved in Toronto real estate with a focus on the correlation of architecture, planning and the urban design of Master Planned Communities, Highrise, Mixed use, Midrise Residential, and ICI in both the public and private sectors. Cityzen has been involved in numerous successful projects across the GTA including the iconic Absolute World, L Tower, Garrison Point, 158 Front Street, and Pier 27.

Company: Cityzen Development Group

Steven StipsitsOwner and President

A second generation family business, currently building master-planned communities throughout Southern Ontario. Past President of the HHHBA. Recipient of the Tarion Ernest Asslay Award for Builder of the Year and the Stephen Dupuis Humanitarian of the Year Award. Numerous local, provincial and national awards for product design and marketing excellence.

Company: Branthaven Homes

Nina StultzPresident

A full service advertising and communications firm with over 37 year's success in the promotion of commercial, residential and corporate real estate. The firm has garnered client loyalty and awards through the application of emerging technologies in the ever-changing digital age and has expanded to offer "Augmented Realty (AR)" Marketing Services. "The challenge is to create simplicity for the target audience by bringing order out of complexity."

Company: Terra Media Design Ltd.

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Ariana StultzNew Media Director

With a keen interest in Real Estate, a background in design + web programming + technology, Ariana joined Terra Media Design in 2009. Terra Media's core business, for the last 35+ years, is branding & marketing for corporate, residential & commercial developers. Ariana brings strong passion and enthusiasm to each project and works very closely to the needs of the client to ensure the brand encapsulates the feeling and visuals for a successful marketing campaign. Actively pursuing emerging technologies in the ever-changing digital age, such as Augmented Realty (AR) and Virtual Reality she believes we can change the way people engage with the world.

Company: Terra Media Design Ltd.

Naheel SulemanPresident

Suleman provides best-in-class experiences, supported by unsurpassed standards through two divisions. HUSH Communities builds elite homes in highly sought-after urban infill locations that form small urban communities in Mississauga, Oakville and the GTA. HUSH Custom Homes builds stately custom and spec homes in infill locations throughout the GTA. Current member of BILD.

Company: Hush Inc.

Company: The Brand Factory Group

Gary SwitzerCEO

Founded in 2009. MOD’s recent project Massey Tower was awarded BILD and OHBA Project of the Year Award (2013) & HighRise Design of the Year. MOD won the BILD Project of the Year Award for FIVE Condos (2011). Switzer is Chair of the Toronto Chapter of BILD, and a frequent lecturer on development issues at the University of Toronto, Ryerson University and the Schulich School of Business at York University.

Company: MOD Developments Inc

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Mary SyeProgram Manager New Commercial Construction

Over 30 years of experience in the new construction industry, Sye promotes and encourages builders/developers to build energy efficient buildings. On the board of directors for OSEA and served as a board of director for Sustainable Buildings Canada, Niagara Home Builders Association and BILD. Sye is involved in municipal energy plans and with other associations. She has also been involved with Niagara Women Build for Habitat for Humanity, Toronto Habitat for Humanity, Toronto Big Sisters and Shelter Movers.

Company: Enbridge Gas Dist.

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Rob TallisVice President, Sales, Marketing and Home Construction

Tallis’s Sales, Marketing & Construction background is learned through education and experience in roles with P&G, Labatt, and other top CPG companies and gained from over 26 years of leading construction projects, innovations initiatives and driving project management discipline. Strategic thinking and tactical approach drives Parkbridge to focus on the consumer, from building awareness to delivering the product and beyond into the Parkbridge operations group.

Company: Parkbridge Lifestyle Communities Inc.

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Wendy TamMarketing Manager

Over a decade of career experience in the homebuilding industry. Responsible for developing and designing branding and campaigns for new communities across the GTA.

Company: Acorn Dev. Corp. (The)

Ami TamamPresident

Building across Southern Ontario, both custom homes and subdivision homes and highrise condominiums. Hands-on construction management with sites in Milton, Mississauga, Whitby, Toronto and Vaughan.

Company: Beaverhall Homes

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Greg TanzolaExecutive Vice President

An integrated real estate, planning, development, construction, investment and management firm with a history of over 75 years of growth in Ontario. Tanzola is responsible for the leadership and management of the land, housing and highrise operations. He currently serves on the Board of RESCON and the MTABA.

Company: Sorbara Group of Companies

Doug Tarry Jr.Co-Owner and Director of Sales and Marketing

Builder and developer in the St. Thomas area for 60 years, winning numerous home design and environmental awards. Currently building in St. Thomas and Strathroy. CHBA National Grand SAM Winner (2013) and 15-time National SAM Winner. Past President of OHBA.

Company: Doug Tarry Limited

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Ezio TartaroPresident

A multifaceted team with extensive experience of adult-lifestyle communities, commercial developments, barrier-free design and custom homebuilding. Member of OHBA, CHBA, Tarion and current President of the GWHBA. Gintar has been recognized; its vision, integration and skill in all facets of the construction industry are the means of success and a way of life for more than 35 years.

Company: Gintar Group of Companies

Sam TassoneVice President

One of Canada’s preeminent builders and developers, creating new home communities throughout the GTA. Tassone plays an integral role in the Construction of all Daniels' highrise condominium communities from design and contracting to construction and after-sales service.

Company: The Daniels Corporation

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Elliott TaubePresident and General Manager and Broker of Record

With over 25 years of real estate experience, he leads the company’s overall finance, legal, investment strategy, land development and public relations initiatives. He has overseen sales in excess of 30,000 residential homes, while maintaining strong relationships with over 50 Developers and Builders in and around the GTA and North America.

Company: International Home Marketing Group

Craig TaylorDirector of Design and Marketing

Over 19 years experience in the fields of real estate development, architecture and interior design, and project management, with projects throughout Canada, the U.S., Latin America and the Caribbean. For the past 11 years, has been responsible for managing the design and marketing of such Context projects as Spire, Market Wharf, Library district condominiums, and The Yorkdale Condominiums 1 & 2.

Company: CONTEXT

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Marc ThibaultVice President, Sales and Marketing

Currently building master planned communities across the Greater Toronto Area.

Company: Brookfield Residential

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Bill ThompsonSales Manager, Masonry Products

Serving several large builders in the GTA, Ontario, Quebec, the Maritimes and U.S., we proudly develop and manufacture superior clay brick, concrete stone and block under the Brampton Brick brand name. To further enhance curb appeal through landscape design, our Oaks Landscape Products brand produces interlocking concrete pavers and retaining wall stones in colours and textures designed and developed to coordinate perfectly with all Brampton Brick products.

Company: Brampton Brick Ltd

Gary TizPrincipal and President

Since 1986 Summit View Homes has built thousands of homes throughout the GTA.

Company: Summit View Homes

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Stephen TobeyBuilder/Owner

An industry leader in the design and construction of R2000/Energy Star® homes. He determines the Company’s direction to achieve their objective of building custom homes of exceptional quality that meet the best that modern building science allows while developing housing designs, construction and living that minimizes impacts to the environment. Currently working in the Brighton East of the GTA and creating homes tailored to the retirement market. Recipient of numerous awards for housing quality and design.

Company: Gordon Tobey Developments Ltd.

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Mira TomljenovicPartner

Industry leader and game changer who’s strategic contribution in today’s real estate market has been recognized on multiple levels both nationally and internationally, including the coveted Riley Brethour Award in 2012 for her achievement in residential sales and marketing, along with her involvement in the industry.

Company: Spectrum Realty Services Inc.

Heather Tremain

Heather TremainC.E.O.

An organization that uses an innovative financial model to help families with incomes starting at $45K HHI become home owners. Under Tremain's leadership, Options, Canada's largest developer of affordable ownership housing, has grown to have over $650 million in its development pipeline.

Company: Options for Homes

Richard M. TripodiPresident

A Professional Engineer with over 35 years of experience in the construction and development industry. Winner of several THBA SAM Awards and one National SAM Award. Projects included The Queensway Condominium in Toronto, Casa Del Sol Condominiums in Markham, the mixed-urban Downtown Markham project and The Remington Centre, combined retail mall, and residential condominium project in Markham.

Company: Tripodi Development Consulting Inc.

Alex W. TroopPresident

Currently building Dufferin Ranch in Amaranth, Hedge Road Landing in Sutton, Lakepoint Village by Orillia, Hometown Creemore and looking forward to our upcoming master planned community in Midhurst.

Company: ALLIANCE HOMES

Michael Upshall

Michael UpshallFounder

Over 30 years in the building industry & a master carpenter by trade. Currently BILD Board of Director member. Member of BILD Renovators Executive Council, BILD Marketing & Communications committee. Two time Renovator of the Year (2002 & 2006). Member of Advisory Committee of Canadian Contractor Magazine, & George Brown College Advisory Committee. Seven time design/builder of National Home Show Dream Home. Currently building and renovating in Toronto & throughout the GTA.

Company: Probuilt by Michael Upshall

Joe VaccaroChief Executive Officer

OHBA serves as the provincial voice of the residential construction & professional renovation industry. Past service includes BILD Acting President & VP of Policy & Government Relations. Prior to association career served as Policy Advisor to Minister of Economic Development & Trade, & Minister of Government Services. Graduate of York University with Honors BA, major in political science, minor in philosophy. Between 1990-1999 spent summers working as residential framer on GTA housing sites.

Company: Ontario Home Builders' Association

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Joe ValelaPresident

A multi-disciplined real estate development company active in the GTA residential, commercial and industrial markets. BILD Executive Board 1998-2007; President BILD 2003; CHBA Executive Board 2003-2011; Founding Chair of the Urban Council CHBA 2003-2005; First Vice President CHBA 2009 and 2010; Tarion Board Director 2004 and 2005.

Company: Tercot Communities Limited

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Fred VallozziPresident

Impact North is celebrating over 25 years in business. Vallozzi leads a team of professionals that are talented and passionate about what they do. The Impact team is equipped to provide every facet of the marketing experience from brand creation, to strategy, to digital, renderings, animation, and architectural expertise. This wholistic approach is the core of what allows Impact to remain a home building marketing expert year after year.

Company: Impact North Inc

David Van ElslanderPresident

His reputation and completed projects have stood him in good stead since 1988 when his construction company commenced. Van Elslander's sense of purpose in taking his company into the specialized niche of lowrise condominium construction is a measure of his vision. The company has a reputation for its quality, attention to detail, solid workmanship, and its on-time completion schedules.

Company: Van El Condominiums

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Julie Vander HerbergFounder and Creative Director

Vander Herberg has made her mark with a signature design sensibility and innovative, results-driven strategies that go beyond the expected. Her knack for gaining insight into the client’s mindset while providing creative solutions that reflect each unique development, have given her an edge in this competitive field. Vander Brand has been recognized internationally for their designs and won multiple awards for real estate marketing in Canada.

Company: Vander Brand

John VandykPresident and CEO

Vandyk has been a leading developer for over 33 years with residential, commercial and retail projects throughout the GTA. Vandyk's most recent projects include The Craftsman Condominium Residences; a boutique midrise condominium in Mississauga, as well as Backyard Neighbourhood Condos; a master-planned condominium community in Etobicoke. Vandyk is also continuing to break ground on dynamic projects in the USA in Sarasota, Florida.

Company: Vandyk group of companies

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Ron VankleefPrincipal and CEO

An active member in the Hamilton business community, Vankleef is a successful entrepreneur who’s holdings include Hamilton Cab, VBL Luxury Coach and Limousine, and a large fleet of accessible transit vehicles. Now expanding into the property development industry, the Vista Condos on Charlton are a new three-tower condominium project by the Vankleef group in downtown Hamilton.

Company: Vankleef Development Group

Frank VecchioPresident

Winner of BILD's 1997 Home Builders' award, Best Renovation, $50,000 to $150,000. Accredited Architectural Technologist of Ontario M.A.A.T.O. Works throughout Metro and surrounding area, small and large renovations and custom homes.

Company: Narvec Construction Ltd

Alan VihantExecutive Vice President

Vihant is an architect and real estate developer, graduating from the University of Toronto with both Architecture and MBA degrees. Currently, he is overseeing Great Gulf's residential/mixed-used projects: One Bloor, Yonge + Rich, Monde, Home,and expansion into US cities such as Dallas, West Palm Beach and Washington D.C.

Company: GREAT GULF GROUP OF COS.

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Shamez ViraniPresident

Responsible for the oversight and management of all business areas and personnel. He was instrumental in the completion of four residential towers and oversees current developments valued at $2 billion. Previously in Investment Banking at Goldman Sachs, he holds an MBA concentrated in real estate from Columbia Business School and an Honours Business Administration degree from Ivey Business School. He is a board member for Hold’em for Life Charity Challenge.

Company: CentreCourt Developments

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Dina VonaMarketing Director

Over 26 years experience in the industry. Director of marketing and advertising campaigns, as well as coordinating and decorating of model homes/sales offices for all projects of North Star Homes. Currently with sites in Richmond Hill, Toronto, and Cookstown. Twice recipient of the prestigious BILD Builder of the Year Award (2004 and 2008).

Company: North Star Homes

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Jai WadhwaniSales Representative

Founder of Findmeacondo.ca, specializing in the GTA real estate market for over 12 years; a pioneer in the condo revolution. Winner of numerous top seller awards in the industry, highly recognized for his expert knowledge on condos and real estate investments. Consultant to various industry leaders, and high profile clients from launching a site to marketing the homes of celebrities.

Company: ROYAL LEPAGE MEADOWTOWNE / FINDMEACONDO.COM

Hugh WahabVP Sales

An industry leader in mass-customized cabinetry solutions, AyA combines the competitiveness and scalability of mass production with the quality, design and selection of custom cabinetry. AyA currently supplies cabinetry to many of the GTA's most prestigious builders from its state-of-the-art, 180,000 sq. ft. facility located in Mississauga.

Company: AyA Kitchens & Baths

Shakeel WaljiCreative Director & Partner

Over 25 years experience in the real estate field, Walji provides his clients with expertise ranging from conceptual building massing, building design, suite layout and guiding unit mix for the targeted audience. Strengths in branding/identity development, print and web advertising, targeted marketing, strategic planning and project management. Specializing in loft conversions, new built lofts and condominiums, towns, semi and single detached.

Company: Sher Corporation, The

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Zena WalshFounder & President

A seasoned, results-driven marketing professional with two decades of industry experience providing strategic marketing, project management, budget control and collaboration with a full range of project consultants. A key player in the success of numerous residential highrise and lowrise projects across the GTA. Walsh has worked with such notable companies as Tridel, Monarch Developments, The Rockport Group and Empire Communities.

Company: Zinc Creative Consulting

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Ted WalshPartner and Director

Over 25 years experience in the marketing and advertising field. A solution-based, results-driven provider of targeted programs using traditional and new digital media to support sales. Serving BILD members and custom home builders with low and highrise developments throughout Southern Ontario. Known for unique insights within competitive markets.

Company: Foxx Advertising & Design Inc.

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Yan WangPresident

Gemterra Developments ventures include luxury home design build, land acquisition and condominium development. Gemterra sold out its first two Toronto developments, Love Condos and Joy Condos. Wang is leading a team working on a new signature community of more than 2,000 residential condominium units in the GTA.

Company: Gemterra Developments Corp.

Sue Webb SmithOwner

Marketing consultant to new home industry. As in-house Marketing & Sales Director for several of the most influential builder/developers in the GTA, and as owner of Webb Smith Marketing Group Inc., Webb Smith has designed and implemented the sales and marketing strategies that have built brand recognition and gained numerous awards for her clients.

Company: Webb Smith Marketing Group

Matt Webb SmithGraduate of Philosophy

He began his career in real estate, developing online marketing materials. He formed SPUN Communications, and spent 10 years as account executive for Builder Insight Group, specializing in traditional advertising, strategic web marketing and e-solutions. Currently Sales and Marketing Director for FLOSS Films, SEO & SEM and a member of the team that won the BILD 2016 Best Corporate Video for his client Geranium Homes.

Company: Builders Insight Group

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Heather WeeksMarketing Manager

Rosehaven Homes has been building homes for over 25 years within the GTA and southern Ontario, creating architecturally inspiring neighbourhoods and homes and has established the Rosehaven Brand as a sought after name within the housing industry. Rosehaven Homes has expanded to midrise, and high-rise condos. Currently active or coming soon to Grimsby, Stoney Creek, Ancaster, Burlington, Oakville, Brampton, Bradford, and Holland Landing.

Company: Rosehaven Homes

Jerry WeinerBroker/Executive Vice President/Land Sales

Offers strategic buy/sell solutions and consulting services to a variety of clients and has been doing so for over 30 years in the GTA and beyond.

Company: Norman Hill Realty Inc Brokerage

Eddie WeiszPrincipal President

40 years in the industry. Former member Consumer Advisory Committee of Tarion, Former Director of BILD. Member of B.I.L.T. committee, City of Mississauga. Primarily a developer and builder of single-family residential homes. Paradise Developments was established in 1972 and has built over 10,000 homes. Tarion member for over 40 years with an Excellent Service Rating. Central Ontario Builder of the Year (2001). Member of BILD and RESCON.

Company: Paradise Developments

Bill WellsSenior Advisor

Over 27 years experience in the construction, design and development industry, with particular emphasis on factory-built housing, housing options for seniors and retirement communities.

Company: Parkbridge Lifestyle Communities

Jim WelterNational Sales and Marketing Manager

Yamaha Canada Music. Yamaha’s Piano, Band and Orchestra Division including the ultra-exclusive Bösendorfer line of pianos. Welter over sees all sales and marketing activities in Canada, manages Yamaha’s key relationships with arts organizations such as the Royal Conservatory of Music and Roy Thompson Hall/ Massey Hall as well as overseeing retailers from coast to coast.

Company: Yamaha Canada Music

John Welton Jr.Founder

Second generation homebuilder who founded Sunvale Homes in 1996. Welton is a past president of the Orangeville and District Homebuilders Association and a past OHBA director. Sunvale Homes has built over 1,200 new homes in Orangeville, Georgetown, Shelburne, Mono and Collingwood. Sunvale Home’s newest projects are the final phase of Pretty River Estates in Collingwood and Grandeur at Woolwich Estates in Waterloo.

Company: Sunvale Homes

David WexPartner

Urban Capital develops condominiums with a project portfolio of more than 5,000 units completed and under development across Canada including Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Winnipeg and Halifax. Toronto based, Urban Capital is forward looking, leading the modern design trend in condominium development, working in collaboration with award winning architects and interior designers.

Company: Urban Capital Property Group

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Anita WiklemCreative Director/Founding Partner

Named as one of Canada’s Top 100 Female Entrepreneurs in 2016 by PROFIT and Canadian Business, Wiklém is the creative force that drives Wiklém Design. Since 1993, she has worked on hundreds of projects including new construction, condominium common area refurbishment, and residential interior design. She is NCIDQ certified and registered with IDC, BILD, ARIDO, ACMO, CAWIC, and NEWH.

Company: Wiklém Design Inc

Doug WilliamsPresident

46 years of service to BILD covering all committee levels, four separate terms on BILD Board of Directors. Award of Honour CHBA, "Chairman" of Group 905. Member BILD Hall of Fame.

Company: Douglas R. Williams Consulting

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Fraser WilsonSenior Vice President

Born into the pre-construction real estate market and proud to be leading a second generation of successful projects for IHMG. He provides expert sales and marketing services to Canada's leading developers. Wilson is passionate about the modernization of the sales and marketing process, with a strong focus on the use of technology to optimize sales systems.

Company: International Home Marketing Group

Jack WinbergCEO

Rockport is a fully integrated real estate services concern. Develops and builds an array of residential and commercial products including a specialty in infill midrise and highrise condos, purpose built rental and retirement homes. Rockport also owns rental residential, commercial and industrial properties. Currently a Director of TWC Enterprises and other private concerns. Past President of UDI Canada and Past Chair of Build Ontario.

Company: Rockport Group of Companies

Ted WineExecutive Vice President

Over 40 years in the industry with a focus on planning and delivering Highrise communities across the GTA. Winner of the Riley Brethour Professional Achievement Award. Recipient of the Commemorative Medal for the 125th Anniversary of Canadian Confederation. Greenpark has built over 72,000 homes and condominiums since 1967.

Company: Greenpark Group

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Alex WongSenior Digital Marketing Manager

Over 10 years of experience in online advertising, email marketing and digital campaign development. Creates digital strategies and provides web metrics and analysis for Tridel’s marketing team. Tridel is Canada’s leading developer and builder of condominium residences with more than 80 years of homebuilding experience. Tridel currently has 20 condominium communities in the GTA marketplace and is committed to developing condominium communities that meet the needs of today’s homeowners while safeguarding the well-being of future generations.

Company: Tridel

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Leanne WoodOwner

Flying Camel is a full service firm offering PR and marketing services such as media relations, social media management, event management, branding and more. Specializing in the home interiors industry, Flying Camel is part of the marketing/PR collaborative that manages the National Kitchen and Bath Assoicaiton (NKBA) and the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show. Other clients include LIXIL Canada, (American Standard, DXV & GROHE), Cosentino Canada, Hamilton Beach Canada, GlobalShop and CEDIA Expo trade shows.

Company: Flying Camel Advertising

Sandy Wragg-cookPrincipal

Multiple award-winning boutique agency with over 30 years experience in the New Home Marketing Industry. Helping clients in the GTA and surrounding areas brand and market their communities from exclusive custom projects to large scale production sites. Specializing in logo design, brochures, signage, web sites, renderings, interior displays, sales pavilions, and more.

Company: Sandy Cook Marketing & Design

Roberto YangosianGroup Account Director

A brand consulting and development company with a specialty in the AEC (Architectural Engineering and Construction) segment. Over 17 years in the real estate industry launching some of the most high profile real estate brands in the GTA and building their brands. Specialist in integrating branding, advertising and marketing and translating them into highly effective execution.

Company: The Brand Factory

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Matt YoungVice President, Development

An active member of the development community, involved in the acquisition, development, marketing, sales and construction of over 5,000 residential units and 300,000 sq.ft of commercial space. With a focus on mixed-use highrise projects, Young is currently overseeing the development of 7.3 acres or land at the south west corner of Bloor & Dufferin, as well as infill high rise projects throughout the GTA.

Company: Capital Developments

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Raymond YuePresident & Creative Director

Over 26 years experience in real estate marketing with creative concepts and designs, towards mainstream, Chinese and other ethnic markets.

Company: ADX Advertising Exchange

Nelly ZagdanskiPrincipal

Madison Group has evolved from a successful family business into a multi-faceted company that owns, develops, and manages landmark residential and commercial properties. Madison’s extensive portfolio includes low-rise master planned communities, mixed-use high-rise projects, office, retail, prestige industrial, rental, and retirement properties throughout the GTA and New York. Currently building Greensborough and Cornell Rouge in Markham; Real Towns, Legacy and Thornhill Ravines in Vaughan; Jefferson Forest in Richmond Hill; Frenchman’s Bay in Pickering; and The Madison at Yonge & Eglinton, ZIGG St. Clair West, Briar Hill City Towns and Nobu Residences in Toronto.

Company: Madison Group

Joseph ZamparoPresident

Manufacturers of Authentic Hand Tumbled Clay Brick in Legacy Brick. Through JazDirect, distributors of Architectural brick, stone, glazed brick, thin brick and stone products from manufacturers across North America. Zamparo obtained his Mathematics for Commerce degree from York University.

Company: Jazbrick

John ZaniniPresident

Over 30 years construction experience in both commercial and residential properties. Dunpar Developments Inc. has been building townhomes in Toronto for over 20 years and is currently building luxury townhomes in Etobicoke, Mississauga and Oakville.

Company: Dunpar Developments Inc.

Adam ZaretskyAssistant General Manager

Appliance Canada was founded in 1983 by the Zaretsky Family and quickly became a trusted wholesale supplier to Ontario's construction industry. Celebrating 35 years of service with showrooms located in Mississauga, Toronto, London, Ottawa and Vaughan. Appliance Canada is a significant Canadian supplier intent on providing unsurpassed service along with a top rated appliance purchase experience.

Company: Appliance Canada

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