The CVCA Team
Our People

The CVCA Team

Committed to serving our members and the innovation and growth ecosystem.

The CVCA team supports Canadian private capital organizations as they perform their vital role in energizing the economy and helping communities thrive.

Kim Furlong Chief Executive Officer

Furlong has a dynamic background and brings almost 20 years experience in public policy and communications. She brings with her an extensive national and international network that was built from positions within the federal government, the corporate world as well as trade associations.

The Team

Matt Ivis
Matt Ivis
Director of Government Affairs and Policy
Jon Jackson
Jon Jackson
Head of Communications
Fil Varino
Fil Varino
Head of Development and Member Engagement
Elaine Bedell
Elaine Bedell
Head of Talent and Operations
Christy
Christiane Wherry
Vice President, Research & Product
Igli Panariti
Igli Panariti
Membership Coordinator
David Kornacki
David Kornacki
Manager, Research & Product
Karen Hung
Karen Hung
International Trade Liaison Officer
Stephanie Lewis
Stephanie Lewis
Events Coordinator
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Izadella Sta Romana
Marketing & Brand Coordinator
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Joy Zhang
Research Analyst
Larysa Pyaskina
Executive Assistant