Mackenzie Health Foundation’s Emerging Leaders are successful, up-and-coming, community-minded professionals like you – coming together to support Mackenzie Health’s ambitious capital fundraising campaign because exceptional care belongs here, where we live, work and play.

You have an unrivalled opportunity to shape your legacy as a community builder and be part of history-making project – building Canada’s first “smart” hospital to increase access to exceptional health care right here in Vaughan.


Private Dinner thumbnail with emerging leaders logo and stethoscopeAn exclusive evening with three of Mackenzie Health’s most distinguished surgeons

Private Dinner thumbnail with emerging leaders logo and stethoscopeAn exclusive evening with leading Mackenzie Health surgeons

Inaugural Private Dinner

Emerging Leaders Council

George DiPede

North Rock Group Ltd.

Marisa Fabiano


Senior Vice President Finance
Rogers Communications

Abbas Damji, BBA, CPA, CA

Council Member
Perspective Ventures

Emilio Di Filippis

head shot of Emilio De FilippisCouncil Member
Investment Counsellor
RBC Wealth Management

Sakina L. Fazel

Council Member
In-House Counsel
Liberty Development Corporation

Ashley Perri

head shot of Ashley PerriCouncil Member
Skinprovement Medi Spa & Laser Clinic

Eric Pistarelli

Council Member
Financial Advisor
Manulife Securities

Americo Viola

Council Member
General Manager – Health Benefits Solutions
TELUS Health

Grace Zhang

Council Member
Founder & Broker of Record

Get Involved

Mackenzie Health Foundation invites career professionals and community leaders to come together to build new relationships as Emerging Leaders and help us provide the highest quality of hospital care.

By joining this exclusive group, you’ll be the first to know about upcoming events and behind-the-scenes experiences created especially for Emerging Leaders like you.

A commitment of $1,000 to $5,000 a year for five years will help fund a modern Operating Suite at the new Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital. Emerging Leaders who invest $10,000 or more will be recognized on a special feature plaque.

I am an Emerging Leader because I want to give back to the community that has given me so much already, in the only way that I know, by helping others.

– Abbas Damji
Emerging Leaders Donor and Council Member

YES! I want to be an Emerging Leader

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