Andrew Norris '03
Chair, Alumni Executive
Member of the Crescent School Board of Governors
Andrew Norris, Class of 2003, is co-founder and COO of Taplytics, a Toronto-based software startup that helps companies such as Ticketmaster, CBS and RBC determine the best digital experiences for their customers. Andrew and his four co-founders (all Crescent alumni), attended the prestigious Y Combinator program in 2014 and have been growing Taplytics to be a leading company in their industry ever since. Andrew graduated from Queen’s University Engineering in 2007.
Aleem Janmohamed '96
Aleem Janmohamed, Class of 1996, is Vice President & Estate Planning Advisor at TD Wealth Insurance Services. He has earned his CPA and CA Designations, is a CFA Charterholder and a Member of the Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners (STEP). He holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Accounting from the University of Waterloo. In addition to his role as part of the Alumni Executive, he has been a committed member and fundraiser for the World Partnership Walk, Focus Humanitarian Assistance and the Aga Khan Museum. Aleem and his wife Zahra have two children, Aiden and Alyssa.
Chris Hatsios '12
Christopher Hatsios, Class of 2012, is Vice President at H. Hatsios Investments, a third- generation multi-faceted family business, specializing in servicing the heavy transportation industry, as well as the ownership of commercial and industrial properties. Prior to joining his family’s business, Christopher held roles in business development in mid-market investment banking. Christopher completed his MA (Hons.) at the University of Edinburgh in 2016. He remains active in the Crescent community, mentoring the Crescent School Robotics Team.
Dustin Ashley '11
Dustin Ashley, Class of 2011, is Strategy Lead at Kraft Heinz Canada, where he works on corporate strategic and M&A initiatives. Previously, he worked as an investment banking analyst with RBC Capital Markets in New York. Dustin earned his M.B.A from the Rotman School of Management and his B.A from Duke University. In his spare time, Dustin enjoys golfing, travelling and trying new restaurants around Toronto.
Farhad Shariff '01
Farhad Shariff, Class of 2001, is a Senior Manager at Deloitte Canada, where he advises clients on their data analytics and artificial intelligence strategies around customer experience and customer loyalty. Farhad graduated with a Bachelor of Computer Science from the University of Waterloo, and an MBA from Cornell University. Farhad enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons, family and friends, and volunteering.
Mike Yan '05
Michael Yan, Class of 2005, was one of the original Robotics Team 610 members, and is a leader in the Team 610 mentorship program. He is a tremendous role model, ensuring that hard work, ingenuity, enthusiasm and fun are always found in the robotics lab. As a founder of Heliolytics, he has led the way in providing internship opportunities to our Team 610 members and encourages other mentors to do the same.
Sean Hoff '02
Chair, Activities Committee
Sean Hoff, Class of 2002, is the Founder and Managing Partner at Moniker, a corporate culture agency focused on helping companies engage their people both through travel (retreats, offsites and incentive trips) and virtually, through team-building experiences in the remote world. He is an avid traveler having lived, studied, or worked on all continents of the world over his career. Sean graduated from Western University in 2006, ESADE Business School in Barcelona in 2008, and HEC School of Management in Paris in 2009. As a member of the Crescent Alumni Board, he serves on the Events Committee, bringing his experience in planning events both in-person and online to the Crescent Alumni Community.
Bruce Burgess '57
Bruce Burgess, Class of 1957, attended Crescent when it was located at Dentonia Park, and his mission is to keep the memory of that era alive. He is also a supporter of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. In 2007, Bruce commissioned artist Robert Vanderhorst to create the painting called “Field Day” that evokes the School’s Dentonia Park history. The original is displayed in Crescent's main reception. In 2011, he donated “Portrait of a Boy in School Uniform” by Canadian artist Fredrick Sproston Challener. That painting now hangs in Crescent’s main reception.
Fraser Chapman ’93
Member at Large
Fraser Chapman, Class of 1993, is Vice President, Sr. Investment Advisor at BMO Nesbitt Burns. In addition to his role as Chair of Crescent’s Professional Mentoring program, he has been a committed member and fundraiser of the children’s cancer survivorship community for the last 10 years, serves as a campaign cabinet member for Camp Oochigeas and is the President and Co-Founder of the Morning Glory Cycling Community. Fraser is married with three children.
Clark Davis '02
Clark Davis, Class of 2002, is an Upper School business teacher at Crescent School. Clark officially started his career at Crescent in September 2016 after a successful practicum which he completed at Crescent while working on his Master's degree. Clark serves on the Alumni Executive as the Faculty Liaison.
Tom Dobson '98
Chair, Alumni Recognition Program
Tom Dobson, Class of 1999, started at Crescent in Grade 5. Crescent set him up for success at university, where he graduated with honours from Wilfrid Laurier University with a Bachelors in Business Administration. He works for RBC Wealth Management in head office, managing a team of professionals supporting high-net-worth clients. Tom still keeps in touch with his Crescent family and is close friends with many fellow alumni. Tom and his wife Jen have two girls, Abby and Jacqueline.
Lincoln Mak '10
Co-Chair, Alumni Fundraising Committee
Lincoln Mak, Class of 2010, is a Category Manager at Colgate-Palmolive. His previous roles were at Hotspex and Summitt Energy, both co-founded by fellow Crescent alumni. Lincoln likes to stay active in his free time playing sports like baseball, golf and tennis. As a member of the Crescent Alumni Executive, he serves on the Alumni Internship Program committee, bringing his perspective as a successful past participant of that program.
Dan Pringle '05
Chair, Diversity Committee
Dan Pringle, Class of 2005, is a physiotherapist and owner of Endeavour Sports Performance and Rehabilitation, running two sports medicine clinics in Lawrence Park and Leaside. In addition to teaching and mentoring other health professionals, Dan provides on-site therapy to Crescent teams and athletes and has been a guest speaker in physical education classes and career events at the school.
Jeff McFarland '10
Co-Chair, Alumni Fundraising Committee
Jeff McFarland, Class of 2010, is a Canadian Financial Services Associate in Equity Research at Scotiabank Global Banking & Markets. After graduating from Queen’s University with a Bachelor of Commerce degree in 2014, Jeff has worked in a number of roles at Scotiabank, both in Toronto and New York. Jeff serves on the Fundraising & Reunion Giving Committee of the Alumni Executive. He enjoys playing sports and volunteering in his spare time.
Zach Spencer ’07
Zach Spencer, Class of 2007, studied Business at Wilfrid Laurier, earning a BBA degree. He works in alternative lending to growing small and medium-sized businesses. He has earned his CFA, FRM, CIM designations, while working in Toronto, Miami and London.
Matt Wolfe '08
Chair, Mentoring Committee
Matt Wolfe, Class of 2008, is Vice President at WolfeCorp, a second generation family-run real estate business that focuses on asset management, ownership and mixed-use real estate development. Prior to joining WolfeCorp, Matt held a senior leadership and business development role with Chubb Insurance where he was responsible for strategic partnership development, risk underwriting, sales and distribution. Matt is an avid rugby player and while at Queen’s was a three-time Academic All-Canadian, winning the OUA gold medal in 2012. Matt now captains the Toronto Scottish Rugby Football Club 1st XV and captained the Maccabiah Canadian Men’s Rugby Team in 2013.
Myles Slocombe '92
Ex-Officio, Past & Present Editorial Board Chair
Myles Slocombe, Class of 1992, is a real estate professional at Sotheby's International Realty Canada. He is serving as Chair of the Past & Present Editorial Board for the third year. has previously served on the Alumni Executive as Chair of the Marketing and Communication committee. He’s an active member of the Class of '92 and was an instrumental leader in raising over $65,000 for student financial through the Reunion Giving Program in honour of their 25th anniversary reunion.
Jay Mansoor '92
Chair, Alumni Internship Program Committee
Jay Mansoor, Class of 1992, is the Chair of the Alumni Internship Program, a signature alumni program that provides meaningful summer employment for our young alumni. Jay is the Vice President of Britannia Property Management, Inc.
Ryley Mehta '16
Young Alumni Liaison
Ryley Mehta is a graduate from our class of 2016. Ryley was extremely involved at Crescent as a Prefect in his graduating year, DECA Team member, Senior MVP of the Cross Country team and an AP National Scholar. He graduated from the Ivey School of Business in 2020 with an HBA and was a middle distance runner on Western University’s Track and Field Team. While at university, he interned with a Crescent alumnus in Australia through the Alumni Internship Program at BlueRock and at Goldman Sachs in San Francisco. He is now beginning his career as an Associate Consultant at the Boston Consulting Group.