Amy Wilson, Chief Executive Officer
Amy has been the CEO for Hope Place Centres since October 2023. For the bulk of Amy’s career, Amy has been committed to enhancing clinical services that promotes client-centred care. Amy earned a Masters degree in Social Work from Wilfrid Laurier University and has persistently pursued post-graduate education as a life-long learner. Amy has a track record on successfully implementing organizational-wide projects that have improved client experience and employee engagement. Amy’s compassionate nature and commitment to excellence is evident in all of her interactions.
Suzanne McKay, Director of Finance
Suzanne has worked in the Finance department of Hope Place Centres since December 2010. As the Director of Finance, Suzanne is responsible for leading finance, reporting and payroll to comply with internal and external policies and regulations. Suzanne received her Bachelor of Commerce degree from The University of Toronto and is a registered CPA-CA in Ontario. Before working in healthcare, Suzanne worked in public accounting and the transportation industry.
Eftimia Georgakakos, Business Development Manager
For the past 13 years, Eftimia has invested in Child and Youth work, and Family and Community Social Services. In 2016, Eftimia joined Hope Place Centres in a clinical capacity and hasn’t looked back, progressing to leadership roles, and advancing processes that strengthen client care and quality. Currently, Eftimia is in the role of Business Development, where she leads the community-based programs, always looking for opportunities to strengthen connections with other Health Service Providers and building on referral pathways that enhance client care. The investment Eftimia has made has demonstrated her competency and commitment in the community-based healthcare setting, with a specialization in Addiction and Mental Health and advocacy for women in high risk or abusive environments, including human trafficking, as well as to single mothers and their children. In 2022, Eftimia was appointed as the organizations’ Privacy Officer.
“I truly believe that it takes a village; from the family and friends that support and rally the individual to access support, to the community and outpatient resources, and to the incredible treatment team at Hope Place Centres, each role is an integral part of each person’s success, and I couldn’t be more honored to be apart of this journey.”
Rory Nolan, Programs and Services Manager
Rory started working at Hope Place Centres in 2005 and has worked in various roles throughout the years. Rory’s 18 plus years’ experience in the Addiction and Mental Health sector adds tremendous value to our programs and services. Rory attended Sheridan College and received his Social Service Worker diploma, additionally Rory has advanced his knowledge through active engagement with ongoing training and development opportunities. During Rory’s tenure with the organization, he has witnessed so many individuals and families achieve what they never thought was possible. This is what motivates Rory’s advocacy in the preservation of Abstinence-Based treatment being a choice for individuals requiring care in the province.
“I will be forever grateful to provide service to all those that walk through the doors of Hope Place, whether it be a client, a community partner or a staff member.”
Rick Moir, Facilities and Operations Manager
For over two decades, Rick has been passionately serving clients at Hope Place Centres in various roles. As the Facility and Operations Manager, Rick is committed to a solution-focused approach that identifies how the organization can produce the best space and environment possible for both clients and team members. Rick’s lived experience and dedication to the 12-Steps and Trauma-Informed care is highly valued and is evident in his unwavering dedication to Hope Place Centres vision, mission and 12 Traditions. Rick’s ongoing contribution to Hope Place Centres add value to the important work we do.