Your DRIE-SWO Executive

Your DRIE-SWO Executive



Mike Fiorino is President of DRIE-SWO.

Mike is BCM Relationship Manager with the Enterprise BCCM Group at TD Bank, based in London, Ontario. He has held various Project and BCM / DR related positions in the bank since 1989, spending the past 9 years with the TD  Enterprise Business Continuity team where his focus is on providing BC tool training, analytics, guidance and advice to internal TD Bank Business Units on business continuity planning and testing, along with Incident / Crisis Management, Governance and BC Strategies.

Mike is a Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP) and has been a member of DRIE-SWO since 2007.

Mike can be reached at 


Tom Shebrek is past President and current Sponsorship Director of DRIE-SWO.

Tom is currently leading the Enterprise Crisis and Business Continuity division at Canadian Tire and has has been in the fields of Emergency & Risk Management, BCP and DR for more than 15 years. He has instructed at York University and Mohawk College & in addition to leading his own company, Advanced Resilience International (ARI), has held senior positions at Walmart, RIM / Blackberry and Sun Life Financial.

Tom co-chairs the Private Sector Partnership Working Group supporting Canada's Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (sanctioned by the United Nations) and participates in several related events and conferences throughout the country each year.

Tom can be reached at or


Kim Sachau is past President and the current Treasurer of DRIE-SWO.

Kim is Business Continuity Manager at MCAP in Kitchener, Ontario. She holds the Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP) designation from DRI Canada and the MBCI certification from the Business Continuity Institute. Kim served as President of DRIE-SWO from 2008 to 2015.

Kim Sachau is also a certified Six Sigma Black Belt, obtained while on the Six Sigma Team at GE Information Technology Solutions (ITS) prior to joining the Disaster Recovery Team as a consultant in 2001. As a consultant, Kim has assisted clients with their BIA’s, plan Development, testing and maintenance etc.

Kim can be reached at 


Membership Director  **Vacancy**

Debbie Johnson is outgoing Membership Director of DRIE-SWO. She is currently employed at BMO Financial Group as a Specialist in Enterprise Business Continuity Management in downtown Toronto. Debbie works with a team of BCM-risk management professionals who coordinate business continuity governance activities with senior management for all lines of business.

Prior to this, she worked for CIBC Mellon and for Ernst & Young, specializing in Business Continuity work. She also has experience in IT Audit and Network Administration. 

Deb has been a Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP) since 2003 & also has her MBCI designation with the BCI.

Deb can be reached at


Shanda Chronowich is Secretary of DRIE-SWO.

Shanda is a Senior Manager in MNP’s Business Resilience Practice, with over 20 years  experience focused solely on business continuity and emergency management. 

Shanda has worked extensively with various organizations in business continuity, crisis management and emergency management. Shanda has worked with public and private sector clients, across a variety of industries.

Prior to working at MNP Shanda was the National Practice Lead for Business Resilience at Protiviti, the Director of Business Continuity at Resolve Corporation, Manager at PwC, and Manager of BCP for Fidelity Investments Canada.

Shanda can be reached at


Pam de Boer is the Vice-President and Co-Program Director of DRIE-SWO.

Pam has enjoyed various roles in the insurance and insurance-related industries. For the past 10 years, she has been with Paul Davis Restoration, Inc., one of North America's largest property damage restoration firms, and has held vaious roles.  In her current role as Continuing Education Director, she manages the Continuing Education Program for the North American network. 

Pam is the Past President of the Toronto Insurance Women's Association and sits on the Board of Directors for the Kelly Shires Breast Cancer Foundation. She facilitates seminars for the Paul Davis network throughout North America, and for insurance brokers & insurance institutes in Canada. Pam holds the Fellow Chartered Insurance Professional (FCIP), Canadian Risk Management (CRM), WRT (Water Restoration Technician) and CSP designations.

Pam can be reached at



Sponsorship Director  **Vacancy**

Danielle French is the outgoing Sponsorship Director of DRIE-SWO.

Danielle started with MCAP in 1999.  In 2005, Danielle took on the responsibility for the Business Continuity Program and currently holds the title of Director of Privacy and Security. In this role, Danielle is responsible to ensure MCAP is well positioned to respond to any event that could impact their technology, people or one of their nine offices across Canada. 

Danielle has the Associate Business Continuity Professional (ABCP) certification with DRI Canada and is a long term DRIE-SWO member.

Danielle can be reached at 

Andrew Lee is Publicity Director of DRIE-SWO.

Andrew has worked in the power generation and critical utility supply industry for over 20 years. In his present role as Strategic Account Manager for Total Power Limited, he assists companies and organizations throughout Canada with development and implementation of power generation solutions to maximize the effectiveness of their BC & DR plans.

His experiences on the front lines of major utility outages and with executives across various industry sectors provide him with a unique perspective on how to best prepare for the increasingly frequent power disruptions that affect us all.

Andrew can be reached at


Ian Winsor is Session Director of DRIE-SWO.

In his 'day job' Ian is Director, Information Technology at Community Trust Company in Mississauga, ON.

In this role, Ian oversees all IT projects and operations, manages vendors relationships, audit compliance, and the corporate BC and DR Plans.  He has previously held DR focused positions with a number of employers, as well at various IT management and supervisory roles.

Ian graduated from the DeVry Institute of Technology in 1985, attained his ABCP and became an member of DRIE-SWO in 2007.

Ian can be reached at 


Justin Davis is a Publications Director for DRIE-SWO.

Justin is Manager, Enterprise Business Continuity at Canadian Tire Corporation. 

Justin can be reached at

Jim Loyer is a Publications Director for DRIE-SWO.

Jim is currently retired, having last served as Manager, Business Continuity at Union Gas Limited. .Jim was Board Chair, YMCAs Across Southwestern Ontario, an instructor for the University of Windsor and St. Clair College, a Race Director with Triathlon Ontario, President, the Association for Systems Management and is a certified Master Official for Swim Ontario.

Jim holds an MBA & Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from the University of Windsor, a CBCP from DRI Canada and Masters Certification in IT Project Management from the George Washington University.

Jim can be reached at 


Annie Prange is co-Program Director for DRIE-SWO. 

Annie is currently a management consultant in Business Continuity. Her experiences include working with BlackBerry in Cambridge as a Program Manager Business Continuity within the Enterprise Business Continuity Management Team.

Her primary focus within Blackberry was holistic in nature, supporting various business groups including Manufacturing and Global Supply Chain to meeting the needs the Corporate Business Continuity Program. She holds an MBCI designation with BCI, a Certified Functional Business Continuity Professional with DRI Canada and has passed her MBCP examination with DRI International.

Annie can be reached at 



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