What We Do 

&

How To Participate

About Us

Fueled by people who are passionate about the insurance industry and giving back to the community

 

YIPT is Toronto’s platform for insurance industry professionals to engage, grow and give back to the community. Initiatives are held throughout the year giving members access to peer-to-peer networking, mentorship programs, and relationship building.

 

YIPT is a non-profit organization with over 1000 members in Ontario. This diverse group of members consists entirely of insurance industry professionals at varied stages in their career ranging from entry level to seasoned.

 

We also encourage industry professionals at senior levels to join as members of the YIPT community. We are committed to promoting the growth of the organization’s diverse membership and connecting members and industry leaders.

Mission

To build, connect and inform Toronto’s insurance community by providing a platform for individuals to enhance their leadership skills through YIPT’s three organizational pillars: community enhancement, professional networking, and educational outreach. We aim to become the catalyst for individuals to stand out within the insurance industry and build their networks.

Vision

Through a strong, engaged and connected community, our vision is to continue to grow and evolve as Toronto’s leading networking and career development hub for insurance professionals.

C.A.R.E.

In fulfilling its mission, YIPT believes in the following values:

COLLABORATION

Working together with our stakeholders, we challenge each other, thrive on our diversity, and work to leverage our strength in making a difference.

 

ACCOUNTABILITY

We take responsibility for using our resources efficiently, achieving measurable results, and being accountable to our supporters, members & partners.

 

RESPECT 

We are always respectful of others, and their opinions and ideas.

 

EXCELLENCE

We maintain high standards of quality and professionalism in all that we do.

What We Do

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COMMUNITY

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CHARITY

03

DEVELOPMENT

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COMMUNITY

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CHARITY

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DEVELOPMENT

Meet The Team

EXECUTIVE TEAM

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

THOMAS WRIGHT

President

ANDREI BELIK

Director & Co-Founder

Andrew DeRuiter

Director, YIPO President

TISHA HAMID

Director

CHRIS HIRTE

Immediate Past President & Co-Founder

JESSICA COBURN

Board Chair

DANIEL ITALIANO

Director

EXECUTIVE TEAM

EVENTS

THOMAS WRIGHT

Events Committee Chair

WILLIAM TROUGAKOS

Events

Patrick Bellissimo

Events

YVES ELEOSIDA

Events

ANASTASIA PEREVOZ

Events

Carol Nguyen

Events

EXECUTIVE TEAM

MEDIA

Andrei Belik

Media

JAY FENIAK

Media

Sharon Bajwa

Media

KAI-SZE CHEW

Media

EXECUTIVE TEAM

MEMBER ENGAGEMENT

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TISHA HAMID

Member Engagement | Committee Chair

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DHARSHAN SRIRANJAN

Member Engagement

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KAITLIN LIBETT

Member Engagement

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Jurenda Landry

Member Engagement

EXECUTIVE TEAM

FINANCE

Finance Committee Chair

DANIEL ITALIANO

Finance

DAVID OLEVSON

Finance

Aman Sambhi

Finance

MATHEW RONDINONE