As a highly renowned and award-winning community leader, Simone provides over 30 years of experience in community-based not-for-profit and public sector organizations. Simone’s expertise includes strategic and operational planning, change management, policy and program development, facilitation, community-based research, advocacy and community relations. Prior to joining the Anne Johnston Health Station – Tobias House Attendant Care Services as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Simone served as Vice-President, Resident and Community Services at Toronto Community Housing Corporation, the second largest housing provider in North America. Simone is also the former Director of Community Development & Integration at Mount Sinai Hospital, and the former Executive Director of the Parkdale Community Health Centre. Simone holds a Masters degree in Environmental Studies and a Non-profit Management Certificate both from York University and an Executive Leadership Program Certificate from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto.