For the past 35 years, the most important part of our story has been the continuing commitment of Great People who take pride in delivering exceptional service in our communities. For those who bring our guiding principles to life while being compassionate, honest, professional and safe, a long and fulfilling career awaits. At Shannex, we want to help you learn and grow as a skilled practitioner in your field of choice. With multiple divisions and areas of specialty available, your path can be one of advancement if you choose. Meet a few of our Great People below:

Ron Garcia

Ron Garcia, a dedicated healthcare professional and community leader, joined Shannex in 2010 as one of the first internationally recruited nurses. Now the International Recruitment Manager, he has also founded the Filipino Association of Truro, promoting multicultural integration and support for newcomers.

Started at Shannex: 2011
Number of Roles Held: 6
Starting Role: Registered Nurse
Current Role: International Recruitment Manager

Angela MacAdam

A Pastry Chef by trade, Angela moved into Harmony Recreation after discovering a passion for the residents – then grew into management at Caritas.  

Started at Shannex: 2018
Number of Roles Held: 4
Starting Role: Maître d’
Current Role: Business Manager

Mandy Wingert

Bringing her culinary skills to the table, Mandy evokes resident’s memories with flavors of nostalgia. Her passion for learning and a love for food has led her through a journey of excellence within Parkland at the Gardens’ Dining Hall. 

Started at Shannex: 2013
Number of Roles Held: 2
Starting Role: Pastry Chef
Current Role: Sous Chef (Parkland in the Gardens)

Michelle Clark, LPN

Inspired to pursue a career in nursing at a young age, Michelle has been a valued member of the Shannex team in various regions, divisions and roles with increasing responsibility.

Started at Shannex: 2009
Number of Roles Held: 6
Starting Role: Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Current Role: General Manager, Arborstone (Shannex Enhanced Care)

Elliot Kavanagh

For more than a decade, Elliot Kavanagh has let curiosity and a commitment to service excellence guide his path at Shannex.

Started at Shannex: 2012
Number of Roles Held: 5
Starting Role: Casual role, dining services
Current Role: Regional Director, Ontario (Parkland Lifestyle Residences)

Jovana Bailey, RN

When the first residents moved to Parkland in Etobicoke, Jovana welcomed them in a clinical role, but her approach and passion for every aspect of the resident experience led her to a path in leadership.

Started at Shannex: 2020
Number of Roles Held: 3
Starting Role: Manager of Care
Current Role: General Manager, Parkland on Eglinton West (Parkland Lifestyle residences)

Vonn Manahan, RN

When Vonn moved from the Philippines to Canada, he began working as a Registered Nurse before exploring a path to management.

Started at Shannex: 2010
Number of Roles Held: 3
Starting Role: Registered Nurse (RN)
Current Role: Site Manager, Debert Court (Shannex Enhanced Care)

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