Alexandra Speirs

Alexandra is an insurance and risk management professional who enjoys implementing controls and initiatives to combat hazard and enterprise risk. You can usually find her enjoying Toronto’s parks with a good read or adventuring to antique stores in search for the perfect find.

“I love The Beaches for its small-town community vibe, you seem to always run into someone along the boardwalk.”

Celine Mei Malabanan

Celine has accounting experience across various industries such as retail, real estate and public accounting, among others. Away from work, her love for novels, video games, music and movies transport her to different worlds. She is also a foodie and loves to hang out with her family.

“My favorite neighborhood is The Annex. It has a good balance of parks and city living and is a melting pot of different cultural events. In this neighborhood, inspiration can come from anywhere.”

Chitra Singh

Chitra brings a diverse set of skills to TAS including experience in accounting & finance in real estate and bank audits. She is also a professional dancer and theatre actor. She enjoys gardening, hiking, travelling and cooking.

“I’m fond of High Park as an escape to natural surroundings and beautiful lake in the middle of the city. I love the energy and vibe of the place.”

Aneri Naik

Aneri is a designated CPA with a wide range of experience working in different industries like real estate, public accounting, retail and financial services. She loves hiking, travelling, cooking and gardening.

“I like Midtown Toronto, especially the Davisville neighborhood – it offers a perfect city-life with close proximity to public transit, restaurants, downtown and Toronto’s iconic Yonge Street. At the same time, it gives you an opportunity to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city to the nearby beautiful parks and trails like Beltline and Moore Park Ravine. Best of both the worlds indeed!”

Johnson Gao

Johnson has spent time in various roles including corporate finance, sales and trading, project management, and data analytics. Outside of work he enjoys discovering new music and weightlifting.

“My favourite neighbourhood is Bayview Village. It has a cozy atmosphere and is close to so many great walking trails.”

Hartley Rogers

With a background in design and a passion for urban life, Hartley’s focus is on the intersection of aesthetics, sustainability and business.

She holds a Master of Real Estate and Infrastructure from Schulich and is an avid hiker and equine enthusiast.

“I love the Dundas West Bend for its character and access to the West Toronto Rail Path. St. Clair West is a close second; it’s a diverse and captivating walk from Midtown all the way to the Stockyards.”

Ethan Park

A former member of a tactical SWAT team and soccer player at a national level, it’s safe to say Ethan is a great team player and is always there to land a hand to his fellow colleagues.

“My favourite spot in Toronto is Distillery District – it’s beautiful, unique, and cozy.”

Andrew Brannigan

When not crunching numbers, Andrew loves taking his dog for long walks or relaxing on patios.

“My favourite Toronto neighborhood is Rouge Hill for its beach, parks, and unique atmosphere.”

Karan Sachdeva

Karan brings over a decade of experience in real estate development, asset management and investment banking to TAS, where he balances his keen attention to detail with his appreciation for the bigger picture. In his spare time, Karan is pursuing his recreational pilots license and enjoys exploring the great outdoors.

“The financial district – as the hub of Canadian commerce bustling with energy, diverse people and good food is my favourite neighbourhood.”

Richard Crofts

Richard brings over 20 years of experience in real estate and investment management. He is a Chartered Investment Manager ​(CIM®), a Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute (FCSI®​) and has an MBA in Finance and Financial Services, a JD in Corporate Law and a BA in Commerce. He has built upon his multi-disciplinary background in finance, strategy, M&A, law and operations and has worked with and for entrepreneurs and global financial institutions such as BentallGreenOak.

Richard believes in developing diverse teams focused on radical candour and taking a systems approach with a bias for action. He firmly believes that TAS can focus on both purpose and profit – and play a leadership role in shifting how business interacts with communities, society and the environment.

“Willowdale is my favourite neighbourhood in the city. An eclectic and diverse population with great schools and parks and a great combination of commercial and residential development that retains a sense of community.”