The Lumacare Team
Our Lumacare family is hand-selected. Our mission is clear. Our passion is eternal. We are a team of professionals who deliver personalized care and create communities that thrive in every stage of life.
Our team is here for YOU
Our leadership team is comprised of a diverse group of professionals who live and emulate our mission and values alongside dynamic inter-professional teams. As an employer committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, we pride ourselves on treating our people right, leading alongside our people, providing growth and development opportunities, and ensuring every person is able to show up as their full selves at work.
Our senior team is here to support you. Meet them below!
As the interim CEO, Filippa will provide leadership continuity to Lumacare. Filippa has been the Board Chair of Lumacare since March 2021 and a board member for over 6 years and has extensive knowledge of the organization. Also, as a former family caregiver, she is well versed with senior’s health care and community services. Given her governance and leadership experience and professional background as an independent Consultant and Chartered Professional Accountant, Filippa is well positioned to assume the Interim CEO role. Prior to starting her consulting practice in 2017, Filippa held the position of Senior Director at Kraft Canada Inc.
Laura has previously held management positions across each one of Lumacare’s departments inclusive of ALS, ADP, Client Services and Philanthropy. Laura completed her Honours BA (Double Major- Sociology and Religious Studies) at Queens University before further certifications in OTEC, Life Coaching and Strategic Business Management at Harvard University. Laura has held leadership positions in the private and non-profit domain and most recently at Family Association for Mental Health Everywhere (FAME) and Ronald McDonald House Charities Toronto.
Laura is a leader in best practices around improving service timelines, transitions in care and service delivery results.
Meenakshi Hukkoo is a certified CPA, CGA and holds a Masters in Business Administration. She has over 20 years of experience working in the Finance, Administration and Operations business. Meenakshi has held Senior leadership positions in both Private and Non-Profit sector and gained valuable experience while working with large reputable companies like GE and RBC. Meenakshi has developed financial models in non-profit sector and loves to be the part of this sector to offer extra specialized services to clients.
Meenakshi is trained in Diversity and Inclusion and trained in Leadership and Management skills from Ivey Management.
Apart from that Meenakshi volunteers her time every year for offering Tax services to Region of Peel and Volunteering as a Board Treasurer in KOAC Canada.
Nilda (Nee) brings nearly three decades of not for profit leadership experience within health and community services across Peel, York-Simcoe and Toronto. She is passionate and committed to quality of life to end of life; driven by a strong desire for equity, diversity and inclusion, as well as, low barrier access, timely response and relevant person centered care.
Nilda is an alumni of University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management/Central West Local Health Integration Network, Advanced System Leadership Program and Sheridan College, Human Services Administration. Nilda has worked with teams to create efficient and effective business support solutions that focus on people and systems. She has supported organizations to achieve and sustain accreditation, board governance, enhance brand, mitigate risk, continuous improvement strategies, champion philanthropic initiatives and coach and motivate individuals and teams to thrive. Her inspiration comes from people – helping to transform lives for the better. “Until all of us, none of us!”.