Meet the people behind the mission.

Our team is passionate about advancing the hospitality industry.

Your solutions-focused hospitality workforce specialists.

Look no further than HWTC’s team for the expertise you need.

Mandie
Abrams

Executive Director

437-779-9307
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Ghazal
Niknazar

Chief Project Officer

437-228-4079
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Kelly
Palter

Director of Outreach & Service Delivery

437-247-3182
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Ruth
Rakoff

Senior Director of Programs and Services

416-230-3705
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Julian
Karst

Director of Business Transformation

416-936-9485
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Pansy
Huynh

Bookkeeper & Office Manager

647-352-2285
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Melanie
Esteves

Communications & Marketing Manager

416-990-8445
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Marta
Rivas

Communications & Marketing Coordinator

416-908-1285
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Ian
Sinclair

Marketing and Outreach Manager

416-906-7804
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Patricia
Edison

Events and Outreach Manager

647-649-3743
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Brandesha
Sinclair

Career Consultant

416-676-1470
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David
Marcus

Career Consultant

416-737-7425
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Imesia
Ewan

Career Consultant

416-816-0867
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Jessica
Nguyen

Outreach Specialist

416-882-7489
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Rosemary
Pedro

Outreach Specialist

416-990-0315
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Nicolette
Holness

Employment Specialist
437-994-6490
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Aliza
Simon

Employment Specialist
647-567-2508
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Geraldine
Vickers

Workforce Solutions Specialist

647-649-3526
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Ana
Caravaggio

Workforce Solutions Specialist
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Cecilia
Ortega

Project Manager

416-817-6417
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Cheryl
Lochnan

Client Systems Manager

437-228-6896
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Tassandra
Whyte

Learning Management System and Office Administrator

647-204-1869
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Cyan
Patterson

Program Assistant

416-936-8152
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Alexandra
Westelaken

Curriculum Development and E-Learning Specialist
647-967-3763
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Chris
Guevara

Facilitator/Instructor

437-247-3165
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Grace
McDonald

Facilitator/Coach

416-303-8552
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Michael
Slonimer

Facilitator/Instructor

647-461-6412
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Nick
Comeau

Facilitator/Instructor

416-936-9053
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