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Our 2018-2019 Board of Directors

As corporate member representatives, our Board of Directors is instrumental in charting the strategic direction of WBE Canada.

Our current Board of Directors is composed of these champions of supplier diversity:

Catherine Grosz, Manager, Supplier Diversity and Senior Supplier Manager, BMO Financial Group

Vice Chair:

Andy Thompson, VP ION Procurement, Nokia


  • Michael Pacholok, Chief Purchasing Official & Director, Purchasing and Materials Management Division, City of Toronto
  • Madelaine Baker, Manager, Technology Strategy, Procurement & Supply Chain, TELUS


  • Debra Quade, Supplier Diversity Manager, Kellogg Company
  • Dora Silva Bulanos, Regional Contractor, Exchange Operations Lead, Accenture
  • Jen McAvoy, Director of Client Engagement, Cotton Candy
  • Kiruba Sankar, Global Procurement Leader, Supplier Diversity, Royal Bank of Canada
  • Michael Bourne, Senior Manager, Procurement Business Operations, Controls, Supplier Diversity and Ombudsman, IBM Canada Ltd.
  • Michelle Albanese, Manager, Responsible Sourcing & Supplier Diversity