Behind the scenes, the BITS team works tirelessly and passionately to deliver engaging, innovative programs that capture young people’s imaginations.
The BITS Team
Mark Simpson is a George Brown College professor and BITS founder and champion.
Pat McNamara has been involved with BITS as a director and funder since its inception. Pat has formerly served as chair from 2016-2019 and continues to champion our work as a director.
Former Chair, Acting Director | Founder of APEX Public Relations and Ignite Capital
Sarah Hashem joined the BITS team in 2015 and currently serves as chair. Sarah lends her program experience in work with strategic and human-centred design to support and grow BITS programs and services.
Chair | Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, Music Canada
Kyle Monczak has been helping BITS to deliver impactful programs since joining the team in 2015. Currently, Kyle uses his passion for people and business to support BITS with fundraising and strategic direction so that we continue to deliver impactful programs and services across the GTA.
Zhanina Bregu has been helping BITS with Programs and Administration since 2019. Zhanina is the glue that keeps everything at BITS together, she is the person who makes sure things get done when they need to get done, whilst having a heart for people and seeing others thrive.
Bryan Serrano has been helping BITS communicate and market the work that we do since 2019. Bryan has a passion for communicating effective stories that are relatable and impactful and loves seeing people take action, to help better themselves and the world around them.
Marketing and Development Coordinator
BITS would not be possible without the active support of our board.
The BITS Board
Vice-Chair | Partner, Director of Operations, XYZ Storage
Director | Executive VP of Human Resources, Lynx Equity
Treasurer | VP of Finance and Regulatory Affairs, BATL Global Corp