Chief Executive Officer, Vibrant Healthcare Alliance
As a highly renowned and award-winning community leader, Simone provides over 30 years’ experience in community-based not-for-profit and public sector organizations. Simone’s expertise includes strategic and operational planning; change transformation leadership; organizational integration management; policy and program development; facilitation; community-based research; advocacy and community relations. Prior to joining Vibrant Healthcare Alliance as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Simone served as Vice-President, Resident and Community Services at Toronto Community Housing Corporation, the second largest housing provider in North America. Simone is also the former Director of Community Development & Integration at Mount Sinai Hospital, and the former Executive Director of the Parkdale Community Health Centre. Simone holds a Masters degree in Environmental Studies and a Non-profit Management Certificate both from York University and an Executive Leadership Program Certificate from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto.
Are you prepared for the current changes coming to the employment services sector? These changes call for innovative thinking beyond just conventional partnerships. This session will take you on a “real-time” integration journey of a unique and ground-breaking merger between a housing provider and a primary health care service. Lessons can be learned about topics such as starting the conversation about integration, involving partners and stakeholders, conducting due diligence and sealing the deal, challenges and opportunities and creating a new vision and strategic priorities.
“Great event, incredibly informative. Nice to have so much MAESD representation”
“Best Breakout sessions yet. Well Done - excellent topics”
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“Seminars were wonderful. Many takeaways”
"Panelists were well informed; sessions challenged my understanding of the issue"