About us

Meet our Board of Directors:

Mathew Rondinone - President

Mathew is a Operations and Reporting Analyst for Foresters Financial. Having only joined the insurance industry in 2015, he completed his ACS and FLMI within 8 months, and went on to pursue the AIRC and ARA over the next year. Mathew has a thorough understanding of the operations involved in a multi-national insurance company with experience leading and working on cross functional projects. Mathew has always been committed to pursuing further education, and is currently in a Bachelor of Commerce degree program at Ryerson University. He is on track to complete the 4 year degree by 2019 by use of online and night classes. He is looking forward to growing the educational and networking capacity of the Society. 


Christine Arezzi - Vice President and Chair, Education Committee

Christine is currently the Associate Director, Education for Advocis, a not-for-profit association which provides education for professionals in the financial and insurance industry, as well as advocacy for the profession and networking opportunities through 40 chapters across Canada. She is responsible for the Continuing Education programs. Prior to joining Advocis, Christine worked as the National Manager, Training and Process Solutions for PPI, a Life Underwriter for RBC and also as a Living Benefits Sales Manager. She holds her Certificate in Adult Education, Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, and Associate, Customer Service (ACS) designation, as well as her FLMI and FALU designations and Life Insurance License.  She lives in Toronto with her husband, young son and dog, and in her spare time enjoys reading, especially books and magazines related to interior design and fashion. 

Meet our Society Officers:

Jacqui Davis - Program Chair and Executive Coordinator

Jacqui is currently a Senior Insurance Operations Analyst at Foresters Financial. She is responsible for supporting the various business units within Operations with system enhancements, projects, and analysis. Jacqui started her insurance career at Foresters 15 years ago as a Service Centre Representative, and since then has held progressive roles as a Case Manager, and Team Leader for the New Business and Contracting Teams.


Ashraf Shehab - Membership Chair and Incoming Treasurer

Ash is currently a senior operations processor, policy and client services for La Capitale Financial Security, Ash began his career in one of the leading insurance companies globally “Allianz”, with over 8 years of international life and disability insurance industry experience, he held different positions on Sales, Sales Support, Agency Services, New Business, Brokerage support. This gave him the chance to become very knowledgeable of the industry. Ash has completed the FLMI level 1 and working towards ACS & ALMI.

He is pursuing his MBA Degree at Hult international business school.  Ash believes in the greater good and to give back to the community, he’s an active Lion member in the Streetsville Area of Mississauga.


Lisa Wong – Technology Chair

Lisa currently serves as the Society's Technology Chair, and previously served as the Society's Communication and Technology Chair (2017-2018) and Membership Chair (2016-2017).

Lisa works as the Operations Manager with Penmore Financial Group Inc. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto (with a specialization in English). She currently has her ALMI designation, and will be pursuing her FLMI designation. Lisa has enjoyed working in the insurance industry for the past 10 years!  When she’s not working, she’s busy chasing after her two kids. She also enjoys volunteering her time to various causes, and giving back to her community.

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