Executive Board

EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS

Kurt Henry, CGA- Executive Board Member (Chairman/CEO)

Kurt is a Certified General Accountant (CGA) and a Bachelor of Commerce graduate from Saint Mary’s University. Since graduating, he has been working in the financial industry for several years.

Kurt was an athlete throughout his life and has played basketball and soccer at very competitive levels. His ability to succeed in sports, school, investing, business and his career have a provided him unique experiences and skills to be shared with the community. Kurt’s goal is to find creative ways to motivate the youth in our community to establish a blueprint for success in all aspects of life, including financially.

Ricardo Thomas – Executive Board Member

Jerome Carter – Executive Board Members (Programming)

Mr. Carter has been a teacher in the Toronto District School board for over 13 years. He graduated from Acadia University in Wolfville, Nova Scotia with a Bachelor of Physical Education Degree. He leads the Assistant Curriculum Leader for Co-Curricular Activities and Leadership program at his present school and he is a member of the African Heritage Educators Network (AHEN).

Jerome has had the opportunity to work with many youths on projects and committees that focus on community success. As a result, he has developed a passion for helping youth in marginalized communities. Jerome has been recognized as a recipient of the “Reaching Out & Giving Back to the Community Award.”

Kathleen Barrow – Executive Board Member (Secretary)

Mark Vanderschot – Executive Board Member (Treasurer)

Mark has worked in the financial industry for over 12 years. He received a diploma in General Arts and Science from Humber College and Studied Sociology at York University. Athletics has always been a big part of Mark’s life, playing baseball, soccer and running track. He was a member of the Varsity Track & Field team while attending York University. Mark’s other interests include investments, politics, and most importantly helping youth.

Mark’s goal is to pass on the skills and knowledge he has gained in order to create opportunities for youth in high-risk communities. He believes opportunity and education are the great equalizers for marginalized communities.