BOARD OF DIRECTORS

MICHAEL STEELE

PRESIDENT, SECRETARY AND DIRECTOR

Michael has been involved in many business ventures over the past several years.

With a degree in civil engineering, he has taken on many challenges in a multitude of industries such as mining, oil and gas, food processing, real estate, and architecture.

It was through Michael’s countless efforts that The Steele Family Foundation came to life.

STACEY COOTE-STEELE

COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER & DIRECTOR

Stacey has 30 years of experience in managerial and marketing initiatives for large corporate entities.

The Steele Family Foundation is expanding its charitable platform to now include third party fundraising programs which will require strong branding and leadership roles to build relationships with other similar cause charities and philanthropists.

Stacey has concentrated her efforts on developing the sustainable education platform known as The WISE Scholarship Program™.

JENNIFER STEELE

ASSOCIATE & DIRECTOR

Jennifer, daughter to Michael, graduated from the Honours Business program with a concentration in Marketing at Wilfrid Laurier University, in Waterloo.

She has also completed her certification in Image Consulting and is actively involved in the fashion sector as an international model, digital content creator, and editor for a fashion magazine.

As Associate Director of the family’s foundation, Jennifer is responsible for some of the foundation’s marketing, administrative, and research duties.

JACE FORSYTHE

SENIOR TECHNICAL OFFICER

Jace Forsythe is humbled to have joined The Steele Family Foundation in late 2021! He brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience in both IT and digital marketing that will be invaluable to the Foundation’s work.

Jace is passionate about helping others, and he is committed to making a difference in the lives of the Foundation’s beneficiaries. We are thrilled to have him on board and we know that he will be a tremendous asset to our team.

STUART BOLLEFER

CTAX AND LEGAL ADVISER

Stuart is a senior tax partner with Aird & Berlis LLP in Toronto. He has spent over 25 years practicing in the income tax where he specializes in domestic and international wealth preservation and estate planning.