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Executive Team

Elizabeth Mulholland
Chief Executive Officer
Elizabeth Mulholland is the Chief Executive Officer of Prosper Canada, a national charity dedicated to expanding economic opportunity for Canadians living in poverty through program and policy innovation. Elizabeth joined Prosper Canada in 2011, after a 25-year policy career in the public, private and non-profit sectors, including a decade of independent policy consulting, five years as senior social policy advisor in the Office of the Prime Minister, and five years directing United Ways of Ontario’s government relations program. Elizabeth holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Geology and French from Wellesley College and successfully completed McGill University’s Graduate Summer Program in Epidemiology and Biostatistics.
Marlene Chiarotto
Director, Program Delivery and Integration
Marlene Chiarotto is the Director of Program Delivery and Integration at Prosper Canada. Marlene is responsible for managing Prosper Canada’s externally funded projects, and implementing service system integration as part of Prosper Canada’s scaling strategy. Marlene earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree after graduating from the Schulich School of Business in Toronto. She later obtained an Ontario Chartered Accountant designation and gained 15 years of audit and finance experience in both the public and private sectors, predominantly in the financial services industry. Marlene joined Prosper Canada in 2015 to better align her passions with her career by employing her skills and talents to enhance the lives of others.
Adam Fair
Vice President, Strategy and Impact
Adam Fair is the Vice President of Strategy and Impact at Prosper Canada. Adam began his career in social development at Prosper Canada in 2007. He is responsible for leading the strategic and operational planning, and managing partnership development. Adam studied politics and economics at the University of Toronto. He also completed the Graduate Diploma in Social Innovation at the University of Waterloo and the Performance Measurement for Effective Management of Nonprofit Organizations course at Harvard University.
Julie McFayden
Senior Manager, Marketing and Communications
Julie McFayden is the Senior Manager of Marketing and Communications at Prosper Canada. She has spent more than 15 years building profile for organizations in the not-for-profit sector. Julie joined Prosper Canada in 2012 to facilitate the organization’s rebranding and currently oversees the development and implementation of Prosper Canada’s marketing and communications activities. Prior to joining the organization, Julie was the Director of Public Affairs and Community Engagement at an Ontario women’s health agency where she developed and implemented communications strategies to support agency goals. Julie holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from York University.
Allison Meserve
Senior Manager, Research and Evaluation
Allison Meserve is the Senior Manager of Research and Evaluation at Prosper Canada. Allison joined Prosper Canada in 2017 and is responsible for identifying key research and evaluation priorities, as well as leading innovative research initiatives for the financial empowerment field. She has worked internationally as a program manager and as an internal evaluator for a large community-based organization. She has also provided trainings and consultations on planning and evaluation across Ontario for the not-for-profit and government sectors. Allison studied Women’s Studies at Colorado College and received a Masters of Public Health from the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. 
Suong Nguyen
Vice President Finance and Administration
Suong Nguyen is the Vice President of Finance and Administration at Prosper Canada. Suong helped build the infrastructure of Prosper Canada when she joined in 1989. She went on to become the first Office Manager in 1995 before her appointment to Director of Finance and Administration in 2012. Suong has more than 20 years of accounting and office management experience in the not-for-profit sector. She provides oversight and strategic support in the development and analysis of operating budgets, prepares financial and funding reports and audits, and develops financial policies and procedures to strengthen and streamline administration.
May Wong
Senior Manager, Information Systems
May Wong is the Senior Manager of Information Systems at Prosper Canada. Joining the organization in 1994 in an information management capacity, May is currently responsible for data management, developing and administering technical solutions and supporting all technical aspects of business processes. She has more than 20 years of experience in the not-for-profit sector. Prior to joining the organization, May held the position of Administration Manager in the manufacturing sector overseeing administration and human resource management after graduating from Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
Elodie Young
Director, Impact and Innovation
Elodie Young is the Director of Impact and Innovation at Prosper Canada. She joined in 2013 and is responsible for developing and evaluating new programs that build the financial security of Canadians living on a low income. Her work also includes mobilizing our community of practice and sharing research insights. She started her career as a Deloitte consultant providing strategy development and business process analysis to large public and private entities. She found her true passion when she joined a leading Financial Empowerment player in New York City. She has a Bachelor from the Richard Ivey School of Business and a Masters in Public Administration from Columbia University.