Bayview Glen is a not-for-profit organization, governed by a Board of Directors, who are volunteers sharing the common goal of upholding the school’s mission statement.
Meeting monthly during the academic year, the Board makes decisions relating to the strategic direction of the school.
The Board consists of individuals from our school community including: current parents, Bayview Glen alumni, parents of alumni and individuals from the outside community who wish to further the mission of Bayview Glen.
Directors are screened and selected by a Nominating Committee. Interested individuals may forward their application as vacancies become available.
Chair of the Board
Mr. Caduc is the Managing Partner of Strateco Partners – a management consulting firm that partners with extraordinary leaders to help them achieve their vision and make a difference in the world. Over his 30 year career, he has held senior corporate positions and has spent the past 20 years serving 100+ companies around the globe, from the Board level to the front line. He is active in his community where he currently serves as the Chair of the Bayview Glen Board and has been a Director since joining in 2008. He is a member of the Tricor Pacific Founders Operating Advisory Council and is also a guest speaker on the topics of strategy, culture, and leadership, having supported organizations such as the University of Toronto’s Rotman School MBA programme, the Make A Wish Foundation, and the CAIS Leadership Institute. Mr. Caduc received his Honours Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Queen’s University, and his MBA from the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management – Executive MBA programme. Mr. Caduc lives in Toronto, where he loves spending time with his wife Lianne and their two daughters who both attended Bayview Glen, Sydney (Class of 2021) and Alexandra who is in Grade 12.
Mr. Borromeo has over 30 years of experience in both banking and public accountancy. He retired in May 2022 as the Senior Vice President, Credit for Wells Fargo’s Eastern Canada middle market banking operation. He started his career in 1986 at Grant Thornton as an articling student, working in audit and assurance, and then worked at AGF Management as an internal auditor. He joined BNP PARIBAS (Canada) in 1998, initially as an Associate, Corporate Banking, later serving as Vice-President, Leveraged Finance, and finally as Head of Credit Management, where he was responsible for credit management of the bank’s Canadian corporate lending business. In 2010, he joined Scotiabank as Director, Credit Solutions, where he was responsible for credit execution of mid-corporate transactions in a variety of industries. Shortly after it obtained its Canadian banking license, he joined Wells Fargo in 2013. Mr. Borromeo earned both Bachelor of Arts and Master of Accounting degrees in Public Accountancy Studies from the University of Waterloo, Canada and holds CPA, CA and CFA designations. He is active in coaching, judging and refereeing FIRST robotics. Mr. Borromeo joined the Board in May 2015.
Christine Cruz-Clarke ’98
Ms. Christine Cruz-Clarke is the Chief Executive Officer of Balzac’s Coffee Ltd., a women-founded and led Canadian specialty coffee company with a network of Cafés and a fast-growing grocery business. With 20 years of experience in Food & Beverage, her experience is in strategic marketing and general management across the Consumer Packaged Goods, Management Consulting and Sustainability industries. Christine has led cross-cultural teams in Canada, Europe and the UK for Mars, Kraft, Deloitte, Hershey and TerraCycle. The diversity of her career has helped prepare her for the challenges of leadership today. Christine graduated from Bayview Glen as a ‘lifer’ in 1998, then went on to attain a Bachelor of Arts degree from Western University. Upon their return from living in the UK, Christine and her husband Jeff became Bayview Glen parents in September 2021 when Brandon (Grade 9) and Justin (Grade 6) joined the school. As a female executive, Christine champions women in leadership, advocates for the importance of diversity of thought, and fosters a culture of possibility and action. Christine joined the Board in October 2022.
Mr. D’Alessandro was with Kraft Foods for 32 years, holding several marketing and strategic management positions, both in Canada and internationally. His most recent position was Vice President, Cheese and Dairy for Kraft Canada. He participated on several boards including the Association of Canadian Advertisers, Canadian Marketing Association and Dairy Processors Association of Canada. He brings his extensive experience in marketing, strategy and project management along with his learnings from participation on non-profit boards to this Board. Mr. D’Alessandro holds a Bachelor of Commerce from McMaster and an MBA from York University. He is married to Mary and they have three children who have all attended Bayview Glen. Daniel graduated (Class of 2015) and completed Queen’s Commerce (2020), Luca (Class of 2020) and Natalie (Class of 2022). Mr. D’Alessandro joined the Board in September 2007 and serves as Vice Chair.
Dr. Edwards has been a cardiologist, echocardiographer and educator in the Division of Cardiology at St. Michael’s Hospital and at the University of Toronto since 2011. Dr. Edwards’ clinical interests include valvular heart disease, interventional echocardiography and general cardiology. His academic interests include curriculum development in medical education, which includes co-leading the undergraduate cardiovascular curriculum at the University of Toronto, Temerty Faculty of Medicine. He is also the Co-Site Lead for Internal Medicine Clerkship at the Fitzgerald Academy, Unity Health. Dr. Edwards has a clinical leadership role at St. Michael’s Hospital as Director, Cardiology Inpatient Ward. He also works as an assessor for the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. He completed his undergraduate degrees in electrical engineering and medicine at the University of Toronto. His post-graduate training in internal medicine, cardiology and echocardiography were completed at the University of Toronto. Dr. Edwards is also active in his church as a past-chair and current active member of their community outreach program. Dr. Edwards and his wife Giovanna are the proud of parents of two boys who attend Bayview Glen. Dr. Edwards joined the Board in February 2021 and is currently on the Camp Committee.
Ms. Fiddian-Green is a partner with Grant Thornton LLP and she leads the firm’s Risk and Forensic practice. She has worked to support and raise awareness of fraud, corruption, money laundering and human trafficking issues across the country and across communities for many years. Ms. Fiddian-Green has investigated, reported on and managed investigative teams for fraud and money laundering and she works with clients on the governance structures needed to support good business, ethics, anti-corruption, fraud prevention and regulatory compliance. Ms. Fiddian-Green is a parent of students at Bayview Glen and considers it an honour to serve in this role, to learn from and contribute as a Board member and to the school community. Ms. Fiddian-Green joined the Board in September 2022.
Dr. Fung is a physician (kidney specialist), entrepreneur and New York Times best-selling author. He trained at the University of Toronto and finished his specialty training at the University of California, Los Angeles. He has practiced as a nephrologist (kidney specialist) at the Scarborough Hospital for over 20 years. Dr. Fung has written many books about weight loss, intermittent fasting and reversing type 2 diabetes with over 1.5 million copies sold and translated into 39 languages. He is also the founder and chairman of The Fasting Method online programme. Dr. Fung also has experience as chief of medicine, scientific editor of a medical journal and founder of a non-profit. Dr. Fung joined the Board in February 2021.
Paul Mand ’92
Mr. Mand is the managing partner at a boutique litigation law firm in Toronto and has extensive experience in sophisticated commercial litigation, representing clients in complex proceedings involving real estate, construction liens, debt collection, security enforcement, mortgage remedies and injunctions. He has appeared at all levels of courts, including The Ontario Court of Appeal. Additionally, Mr. Mand provides litigation support to U.S. clients in Ontario. Mr. Mand has assisted in the development of the Ontario Bar Admissions course material in Real Estate and has been a part-time Faculty Professor at Humber College teaching Business Law in the Business programme. Mr. Mand graduated from Bayview Glen in 1992. After obtaining his Honours Degree from York University in Political Science in 1997, Mr. Mand graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2000. He articled with at a top tier firm in Toronto specializing in real estate development. He was admitted to practice law in Ontario in 2002 and admitted to the New York Bar in 2005. Mr. Mand is currently pursuing his Master Degree at the Harvard Extension School. Mr. Mand is married to Gurpreet and has four children, all of whom attend Bayview Glen. Mr. Mand joined the Board in October 2016.
Ms. Reikman currently serves as Senior Vice-President, Business Banking at TD Bank Group. Ms. Reikman has been with TD since 1987 and has held a number of senior positions including Senior VP & Chief Risk Officer, Canadian Banking and Wealth Management, Senior VP – Commercial National Accounts, Business Banking and Senior VP – Corporate Credit Risk Management. She earned an Honours BSc from the University of Western Ontario in 1985 and an MBA (Finance) from York University – Schulich School of Business in 1987. Ms. Reikman’s previous volunteer involvement includes work with a local womens’ shelter, a seniors’ agency and United Way/Women Gaining Ground. Ms. Reikman has three children – Matthew (Class of 2020) and Hayley and Kaitlin (Class of 2022). Ms. Reikman joined the Board in October 2018 and is currently Chair of the Advancement Committee.
Mr. Strahle is the President and Co-Founder of DesTech, a premier IT services company specializing in Professional Services, Managed Services, Technical Education, and Technology Sales. As an entrepreneur with over 30 years in the IT sector, he has significant experience in database technologies, specialized training, building regional sales teams, managing technical consultants, developing business growth strategies, and introducing new services to market. He continues to utilize his strong IT skills to leverage business intelligence and data analytic processes to build business strategies that are both data-driven and aligned with industry needs. Mr. Strahle received his Honours Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Toronto. He and his wife Michele Clemo, became Bayview Glen parents in 2001 and are proud of their two sons, Aaron (Class of 2015) and Colin (Class of 2018), both of whom thrived within the Bayview Glen community. Mr. Strahle joined the Board in February 2015 and is Vice Chair of the Facilities Committee, Chair of the Governance Committee and Board Secretary.
Dr. Twohey is the Director of Professional Education at the Lassonde School of Engineering, York University. He has spent the past 20 years developing pathway programs to university study for Canadian and international high school students. He has also developed and managed over 30 programs at the university undergraduate and graduate levels in law, business, accounting, economics, engineering, nursing, education and teacher training. His work has included the establishment of student recruitment hubs in China, India and Japan. He teaches part-time at the Schulich School of Business. Before joining York University, he worked at CIBC Wealth Management and Franklin Templeton Investments. A graduate of York, he lived for extended periods in China and Britain, where he completed his PhD in Political Science at Cambridge University. Endorsed by academics at both Cambridge and Harvard, his research continues to be seen as critical to understanding China’s phenomenal economic growth the past three decades. He and his wife Dr. Sepideh Gharai have two children at Bayview Glen, Ellie (Class of 2021) and Arya (Grade 11). Dr. Twohey enjoys spending time and travelling with his family. He is an enthusiastic long-distance runner and swimmer. Dr. Twohey joined the Board in February 2021.
Ms. Wong is the Vice President, Consultant Relations at Fidelity Canada Institutional with accountability for overseeing the Canadian Institutional Consultant Relations business. She is also part of the Global Consultant Relations senior executive team with responsibilities to develop strategic plans for future growth while communicating Fidelity values to key global consultants around the world. She has over 22 years of experience in the financial industry and with particular expertise within the institutional pension market in Canada and internationally. Ms. Wong leads the Women at Work Committee at Fidelity with the objective of increasing the women in finance. She is also a member of the Environmental, Social and Governance Committee at Fidelity. Ms. Wong received a Bachelor of Social Science degree from Carleton University and her Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Warwick University in England. Ms. Wong and her husband have two sons attending Bayview Glen, Alexander (Class of 2021) and Spencer (Grade 6).
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