Endeavour is governed by a board with a wealth of knowledge and experience in non-profit, consulting, industry, government and academia.
Steve Dobronyi, Chair of the Board
Steve Dobronyi is an independent Corporate Director, Chief Executive Officer and business leader with 35 years of experience in insurance and financial services. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of DUCA Credit Union, Accerta and Securian Canada. Steve’s primary areas of expertise are governance, strategy, people, finance, and mergers & acquisitions. Steve has an ICD.D designation from the Rotman School of Management. He’s an Associate of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries and the Society of Actuaries and a graduate of Western University.
Tony Yu, Secretary
Creative, strategic, and analytical, Tony Yu brings over 10 years of experience in providing consulting service to organizations in the not-for-profit, public, and private sector. He has provided consulting services to international NGOs, ministries, public-sector and the broader not-for-profit sector in Canada. He has successfully completed assignments from Program Evaluation to Service Integration, working with system planners and community service providers.
Krista Franklin, Treasurer
Financial executive with a record of improving profit at both public and private companies in Canada and globally. An innovative leader who transforms organizations by creating and effectively implementing strategic plans. Positions organizations for success by building engaged teams focused on excellent customer service. Partners with leadership teams and collaborates effectively across organizations. Adept at negotiation, communications and inspiring others.
Anton Klunko, Chair of Governance Committee
Anton Klunko is a strategy, consulting, and transformation leader with over 10 years of experience across government, non-profit, legal, and financial sectors. He strongly believes in building diverse, high performing teams and being an effective ally. Anton has been a non-profit Director at various local and national organizations since 2012, with a focus on strategy, governance, and external partnerships.
Dave graduated from Western University with a double major in Math and Statistics, then moved to the UK where he joined the actuarial profession. Over his career, Dave has worked almost exclusively in financial services, first in asset management, then life insurance, and finally as a strategy consultant with McKinsey & Company. Dave returned to Canada in 2002 working in reinsurance risk management and then heading up Mergers & Acquisitions at Manulife. He joined Equitable Life as the Chief Financial Officer in 2009 and then headed up the Group Benefits business from 2015. He has been on the board of Grand River Hospital, is a current director of NexgenRx, a TSX venture company, and is the current Chair of the Board of Governors of an independent school. Dave attained his ICD.D in 2022.
Frans is a seasoned Information Technology executive currently serving as Vice President, Technology Strategy for a large Canadian Crown corporation. In that capacity, Frans is accountable for all aspects of the enterprise technology strategy, providing best in class technology solutions and services that drive value, support evolving business needs and create a competitive advantage. Frans brings experience in technology, innovation, acquisition management, product design, technology consulting and organizational design. Prior to his current role, Frans served as Chief Technology Officer for a FinTech organization and VP Application Development & Innovation for a large Canadian HR Services organization. Frans holds a MSc. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Twente, The Netherlands and an ICD.D designation from Rotman School of Management.
Jimmy is a CPA-certified accountant with an educational background from McGill University and Queen’s University. With experience in assurance and corporate development, he brings extensive expertise in the accounting and finance industry. Furthermore, his international experience includes studying abroad in France and working in Australia on a work assignment, which has provided him with a global perspective and enhanced his ability to collaborate across diverse cultures.
His passion for making a positive impact has led him to actively engage in non-profit organizations since 2015. He possesses a self-driven and analytical nature, consistently striving for excellence. As a dedicated professional, he is eager to contribute his skills and experiences to Endeavour, utilizing his expertise to support the organization’s mission and drive its financial sustainability.
Steve Lough, Chair of Strategy & Development Committee
Steve Lough is founder and managing director of LBCG Consulting for Impact Inc and a longtime friend of Endeavour. He brings over 30 years of experience in the public and non-profit sector as a volunteer, senior manager, board member, government policy advisor and management consultant.
Andrew is a Management Consultant with 20 years’ experience working on projects in Canada, the Caribbean and around the globe. Andrew is a founding member and Director of KPMG’s Center for Universal Health Coverage Lead for the Americas and now advises governments and private interests on approaches to health system transformation including funding reform and service delivery transformation. Andrew is known for his success managing large and politically sensitive projects, providing clients with tangible and timely results and supporting the development of teams and colleagues. Andrew is a strong communicator in English and French and has basic communication skills in Spanish. Andrew holds an MBA in Finance and International Business from McGill University and a Bachelor of Arts’ in Economics and French Literature. He is a Certified Management Consultant (CMC) and a member of the Canadian Evaluation Society.
Dahab Hagos, Chair of Fundraising Committee
Andrei is currently Assistant Vice President, Regulatory Affairs at Aviva Canada, the second largest P&C insurance company in Canada. He has more than 10 years’ experience working at the intersection of financial services regulation and public policy, which also includes experience in the credit union sector as well as international experience. Andrei holds a B.A. from Western University, a Masters from Carleton University and a Certified Insurance Professional designation from the Insurance Institute. In 2023, Andrei made the list of top 50 insurance professionals in Canada under 35. He lives in Toronto’s East End with his fiancé Katya, their son Leo and whippet Dexter.
Special Advisors to the Board
Ada Tsang, Co-Founder
Ada Tsang is the Co-Founder of Endeavour Volunteer Consulting for Nonprofits, and and former Endeavour Vice-President of Human Resources where she leads a team of executives in the recruitment, training, development and retention of volunteers. Ada has also served as a board member at the Four Villages Community Health Center, chairing the Quality Committee and participating in the Finance Committee, Strategic Planning Committee, Governance Committee and Accreditation Committee. In her full-time role, Ada leads a team of product managers, marketing, and sales professionals in the General Diagnostics and LivClear / WorkClear portfolio, providing strategic direction and identifying opportunities to launch new products / services to build a healthier Canada. Her previous experiences include working as a Project and Quality Manager at the Regional Geriatric Program of Toronto, Management Consultant in Deloitte Consulting’s National Health Services practice and as a Patient Safety Consultant at the Ontario Hospital Association. Ada holds an MHSc Health Administration degree and a Bachelor of Applied Science and Engineering (Engineering Science) degree, both from the University of Toronto. She was an Inclusion and Philanthropy Fellow of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (IHQ) where she focused on advancing diversity and inclusion in philanthropy and fundraising for mid-level professionals.
Andrea Wong, Co-Founder
Andrea Wong serves as Senior Advisor to the Endeavour Board of Directors. As Founding President from 2007 to 2018, Andrea provided strategic vision and leadership for the start-up and growth of Endeavour. During her time as President, Endeavour developed and launched pioneering pro bono and skills-based volunteering programs in partnership with the community and corporations, engaging over 1000 volunteers in delivering $8.15 million in pro bono consulting to 118 non-profits. An advocate for pro bono and skills-based volunteering, Andrea has represented Canada at Global Pro Bono Summits and in the Global Pro Bono Network. Andrea’s career has spanned a decade in the non-profit sector, including community investment at United Way Greater Toronto and health finance at the Ontario Hospital Association. She holds a Master of Public Policy, Administration and Law from York University and a Bachelor of Commerce with High Distinction from the University of Toronto.