Who We Are


A strategic partner in the advancement and transformation of healthcare, we work with our generous community to support excellence in patient care, research, and education at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton and in the communities we are honoured to serve.


A leader in healthcare philanthropy in Canada, we empower the mission and vision of St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton to create a healthy future for all.


In who we are as a team, in the decisions we make and the work that we do, these values are our guide:


Board of Directors, 2023-2024

President & CEO
Sera Filice-Armenio

St. Joseph’s Healthcare Foundation
Secretary of the Board, Non-Voting Member

Chantal Copithorn, CPA, CA, TEP
Partner, Family Enterprise Services
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Scott Galbraith
District Vice President, TD Bank Financial Group

Bianca Bruzzese, CPA, CA
Partner, BDO Canada LLP

Michael Macaluso
Group President and EVP, Driven Brands

Dr. Anthony Adili
Chief Innovation Officer and Orthopaedic Surgeon, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton

Dr. Nina Ahuja
Ophthalmic Surgeon, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton

Gordon Albini
President and CEO, Queenston Automotive Group and Setay Holdings Limited

Hugh Bowman
President and CEO, Global Citrus Group

Justin Campbell
General Manager, Day & Campbell Limited

Elham Farah
Director of Special Projects, Hasty Market Corp.

Agnieszka (Nesha) Gibson
Vice-President, People and Culture, ArcelorMittal Dofasco

Geoff Joseph
President and CEO, Joseph Group

Dr. Margaret McKinnon
Homewood Chair in Mental Health and Trauma
Professor and Associate Chair, Research
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University

Steven Nixon
Regional Vice-President – Hamilton Brantford Norfolk, RBC

Riccardo Persi
Business Manager, LiUNA Local 837

Lydia Potocnik, LL.B, TEP, FEA
Head, Estate Planning and Philanthropic Advisory Services, BMO Private Wealth

Dr. Bobby Shayegan
Chief of Surgery, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton

Shendal Yalchin
General Manager and COO, The Hamilton Club

Colleen Yamashita
Partner, Scarfone Hawkins LLP