The Board of Directors

Andrew Iacobelli


Andrew Iacobelli, P.Eng., MBA, graduated with honours from the University of Toronto as a Computer Engineer in 2005 and began his career as an automation and controls specialist, primarily in the industrial sector…

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Richard Gambin


Richard Gambin, B.A, LL.B, was appointed to the Villa Leonardo Gambin Charity Board in 2011, having served as a member of the organizing committee of the Oak Leaf Gala fundraiser since 2005…

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Fern Ginsberg


Fern Ginsberg, CPA,CA, has been involved with the charity since she started attending finance meetings in 2004. She brings 20+ years of experience in accounting and finance in the long-term care and retirement sector…

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Jerry Buligan

Past Chair

Following graduation from the University of Toronto, Jerry pursued a career in policing with the Halton Regional Police Service. During his distinguished 20 year career, he was actively involved…

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Dino Bottero


Dino Bottero, AACI, MRICS, brings 40 years of experience in real estate appraisal/valuation. He graduated from York University in 1974 with a B.A. in Urban Studies. He is an Accredited Appraiser of the Appraisal Institute…

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Rudy Breda


Rudy Breda, CPA, CA, is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario and a graduate Honours Bachelor of Arts in Economics from of York University. Rudy is seasoned financial professional…

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Gianni Ceschia


Gianni’s passion for the culinary arts began at an early age in his mother’s kitchen in Friuli. He received his formal training at the Scuola Alberghiera (Trieste) and worked for a number of the best hotels…

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Ralph Chiodo


Ralph Chiodo’s, CM, O.ONT, business experience and knowledge spans five decades. He is the founder and President of Active Green + Ross Tire & Automotive Centres, an automotive service and repair franchise…

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Christopher Citrullo


Christopher Citrullo, CPA, CA, As a Partner in Segal GCSE LLP’s assurance and advisory practice, Chris delivers exceptional accounting, assurance, tax, and advisory services. He demonstrates unparalleled commitment to his clients, helping them navigate both industry challenges and growth…

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Michael Volpatti


Michael Volpatti’s, B.A.S.c., M.A.S.c., L.L.B., L.L.M., practice includes all aspect of commercial real estate acquisitions, dispositions, financing, leasing, syndication with a strong focus on condominium development and commercial…

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Jens Zentil


Jens Zentil, B.A, B.C.L./LL.B., is the Vice President of Zentil Property Management Inc., a fully integrated real estate management and development company that oversees the day-to-day operations of various…

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Angela Bosa Slokar


Angela Bosa Slokar has been in the insurance industry for over 20 years and is currently a broker with Masters Insurance Limited in Vaughan, Ontario. She attended the University of Western Ontario…

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Joseph Zamparo

Famee Furlane President

Joe has been a long-standing member of the FFT and has served on the board for the past 10 years. He has also functioned as past chair of the Villa Leonardo Gambin Oak Leaf Gala. Joe has, and continues to be, philanthropic within the FFT Campus…

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