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

A dynamic leader with strong political acumen, Kim offers a unique combination of government, corporate, and trade association experience. As CEO of CVCA, she is the spokesperson for Canadian Private Capital and advocates for the best investment policy environment. Kim has been in this role for three years and prior to joining CVCA, she spent a decade working for Amgen, a Californian biotech multinational. Kim is a native of Quebec, having grown up on the Gaspe coast. She now lives in Toronto with her husband Howie and her twin boys, commonly known as the peanuts. Kim is an avid cook, having grown up in the restaurant business. She loves great wine and is most happy riding her road bike on the back roads of Prince Edward County. 

Kim Furlong Photo for Profile 2021

The Team

Elaine Bedell
Elaine Bedell
Chief of Staff
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Adriana Vega
VP, Government Affairs
Jon Jackson
Jon Jackson
Director, Communications
David Kornacki
David Kornacki
Director, Research and Product
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Stéphane Hetherington
Director of Development and Member Engagement
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Monica Ambelez
International Strategy Lead
Stephanie Lewis
Stephanie Lewis
Events Manager
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Sara Bentham
Director, Programs
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Izadella Sta Romana
Marketing & Brand Specialist
Elaine Li
Rui Juan Li
Membership Coordinator
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Larysa Pyaskina
Executive Assistant
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Ankush Mittal
Research Analyst
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Megan Price
Program Coordinator
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Danielle Diolanda
Graphic Design Intern