Evelynn graduated from York University with a Bachelor in Arts, and a passion for business, marketing, and management. She has held increasingly senior management roles in telecom, professional services, and real estate development organizations. She is a multi-award winning marketing and management professional with awards from the National Association of Home Builders and the International Property Awards, and is one of the country’s first twenty Chartered Marketers. Her more notable projects include the conversion of the historic Tannery District in Kitchener, and the early phases of development of Downtown Markham. After nearly two decades in strategic roles, she finds the tangible rewards of building feeds her soul in a way strategic plans never could, plus, she and her two young daughters, think it’s perfectly ok to pair steel toe boots with a dress.