THE TEAM

Suzanne Rogers - Campaign Chair

Suzanne Rogers is providing her leadership as Chair of this campaign. She is also Honorary Chair for a spectrum of notable events, including: The Butterfly Ball for Boost Child and Youth Advocacy Centre; Le Grand Bal for Covenant House; and the Governor General Performing Arts Awards Gala. Her ongoing series of designer galas, “Suzanne Rogers Presents,” has raised nearly $3-million for various children’s charities.

Harris A. Fricker – Title Sponsor

Harris A. Fricker serves as President & Chief Executive Officer of GMP Capital Inc., an independent, publicly listed entity in the global brokerage and domestic wealth management space. Harris holds a BA from Saint Francis Xavier and an MA from Oxford, which he attended as a Rhodes Scholar. Harris also serves as a director on Covenant House’s Board of Directors and the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television.

Brittney Kuczynski – Founder

Brittney Kuczynski is a dedicated philanthropist, fashion enthusiast and capital markets professional. In addition to working in finance, she has played leadership roles in some of a Toronto's premier fundraising initiatives in support of Herbie Fund, Oolagen Youth Mental Health and the Toronto Public Library Foundation. Brittney is also the Founding Director of The Canadian Arts & Fashion Awards.

Melinn Godfrey - Event Chair

Melinn Godfrey is President and CEO of Mike International Equipment Inc., a broker and re-seller of heavy equipment for the mining, construction, and oil and gas industries. Originally, from Edmonton, AB Melinn moved to Toronto to begin a career in marketing with Rogers Communications. As part of her career with a Rogers, Melinn served as an integral part of the Toronto Blue Jays marketing team.  After leaving he Blue Jays, Melinn became active in several charitable causes including Pediatric Oncology Group of Ontario (POGO), the Herbie Fund, LeGrand Ball, and St. John's Rehab Hospital to name just a few.

In addition to holding a BA in Political Science from the University of Alberta, Melinn is an active mother of four daughters aged Elle 12yrs, Ivy 10yrs, Lola 7yrs, and Peavy 1yrs. Also, Melinn is married to Rob Godfrey.

 

 

Genevieve Roch-Decter – Event Vice-Chair

Genevieve Roch-Decter, CFA is currently the CEO of Grit Capital a consulting company which specializes in strategic advisory, M&A and small cap and private equity capital raising and investing.

She is currently a SheO activator, a member of the CFA society and co-founder of Dare2Bare a fundraiser for Joe’s Team & Princess Margaret.

Cheryl Hickey - Host

As host of Entertainment Tonight Canada, the nation's entertainment powerhouse, Cheryl Hickey greets over half a million loyal viewers each night as she delivers breaking news coverage, in-depth profiles and behind-the-scenes exclusives.

Cheryl balances life as a working mom, entrepreneur, dedicated wife, and raising her two kids Jaxson and Nyla.