Our Board of Directors are the foundation to our success & they always place our residents first.
Board of Directors
Board of Directors provides the highest quality of governance, guidance and direction and its members serve as ambassadors for the tremendous care provided to the seniors of St. Patrick’s Home of Ottawa.
Philip Brock, Director (Chair)
B.Com, CFA, CFP
Since his entry in the financial industry in 2004, Philip has advised many families on retirement planning, personal credit, and investment management. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from the University of Ottawa and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. In addition, he has been practicing financial planning as a CFP® certificant since 2007. Philip is happy to offer his services in French, English or Spanish.
Born in Montreal, Philip has lived in the National Capital Region since 1987. He currently calls Orléans home along with his wife Kathleen alone with his three children. When he’s not providing financial advice to his clients, he can usually be found on the curling rink or off in the woods on a canoe trip.
Jan K. Kaminski, Director (Past Chair)
Prior to Colonnade, Jan was the President and CEO of Ionalytics Corporation, a venture-backed start-up which built analytical instruments used to accelerate the drug discovery and development process. He guided Ionalytics’ transformation from a research organization to a product company and led it through an acquisition by ThermoFisher.
Jan Kaminski, MBA, BSc
Jan’s previous venture-backed experience was with FastLane Technologies, a developer of enterprise performance management software. As President and CEO, Jan built a global sales and support organization which grew to over 1,000 corporate customers. He led FastLane through a successful sale and integration with Quest Software.
Jan Kaminski holds an MBA from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto and a BSc in Mechanical Engineering from Queen’s University.
Our grandmother was a resident at St. Pat’s, and we saw first-hand how devoted and considerate the staff and volunteers were. We strongly support their efforts to create a solid financial future so that St. Pat’s continues to be an extraordinary place for elders in our community.
Rosa Iuliano, Director (Vice Chair)
Rosa Maria Iuliano is a well-rounded Senior Accounting and business leader; Chartered Professional Accountant and Tax Partner at Collins Barrow Ottawa LLP. With over 20 years of experience, Rosa was the first female partner at Collins Barrow Ottawa and leads a tax practice that empowers clients in addition to being their trusted business advisor. Rosa’s expertise and encouragement allows her clients to be successful in their respective areas of business.
Rosa is a subject matter expert in the area of taxation and shares her knowledge as an active lecturer, seminar leader, media contributor and guest speaker on many tax related topics. A winner of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario’s Award of Distinction, and Ottawa Business Journal’s Top Forty Under 40 Award, Rosa believes in promoting her profession, and giving back to her community by volunteering both her time and talents. Rosa believes in team work, acting for the common good, and inspiring and developing others to be leaders themselves. Rosa is also a founding member of St. Pat’s Leaders ‘N Pearls a philanthropic giving circle.
Rosa is the proud mother of two beautiful girls, and with her supportive husband Carlo, they strive to show their children that they can achieve anything they set their minds to.
Peter Hamilton, Director
Peter Hamilton is a lawyer practicing as partner with Kelly Santini LLP in the areas of business, real estate and estate planning.
Peter Hamilton is a lawyer practicing as partner with Kelly Santini LLP in the areas of business, real estate and estate planning. Previously, Peter was with the firm of Hamilton/Appotive LLP for 26 years until its merger with Kelly Santini in 2016. A proud native of Elgin Ontario, Peter obtained his BA from Trent University and his LLB from Queen’s University. He previously served on the board of directors of HelpAge Canada for several years.
Kathy McVean, Director
Kathy worked in the education field for over 30 years, working with children who have learning disabilities, are developmentally delayed, and have autism. Kathy passion is ensuring the best possible care and quality of life for seniors. She is the current Treasurer at Champlain Region Family Councils’ Network which advocates for the needs, rights and interests of residents living in long-term care homes. She is also a member of the Mission and Ethics Committee at St. Patrick’s Home and a Pastoral Care volunteer. Kathy is a very active individual in the community sitting on many different boards in related fields.
In 2017 after 9 years of sitting on the St. Patrick’s Home of Ottawa Board of Directors, Kathy retired from her position as a Board member. She was Member and Chair, Planning and Evaluation Committee (2008-2015), Member, Corporate Development Committee (2015-2017), and Catholic Health Sponsors of Ontario designate on Board (2014-2017).
Trevor Johnson, Director
A dynamic leader with over 28 years of industry-specific experience who successfully oversees the day-to-day operation of the most respected ANSP in the world. Displays a deep understanding of strategic planning and execution, and the important implications of multi-level business decisions including budgeting, business development and long-term planning.
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