About Us

The Insurance Brokers of Toronto Region is a non- profit organization which represents the independent insurance Broker. We are here to support our provincial (Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario) and national (Insurance Brokers Association of Canada) counterparts in their initiatives by bringing their message to Toronto and York Region members and to also represent our members by bringing their message to the IBAO and IBAC.

IBTR Officers

President Frank Silla
First Vice President Bennett McBride
Second Vice President Darren Rodrigues
Executive Assistant Andrea Raspa
Treasurer Darren Rodrigues

Directors

Program Committee Chairperson Bennett McBride
Program Committee Co-Chair Frank Silla
Sponsorship Committee Chairperson Sam Issa
Friendship Night Committee Chairperson Lynda Anderson
Friendship Night Committee Co-Chair Frank Silla
Community Outreach Committee Chairperson Darren Rodrigues
Community Outreach Committee Co-Chair Anne DiBello
Major Events Planning Committee Chairperson Anne DiBello
Major Events Planning Committee Co-Chair Cathy Clavir
YBC Team Leader and Reporting Chairperson Bennett McBride
IBAO Liaison and Reporting Territory Director Paul Green
Automation Committee Chairperson Alex Guthrie
Blog / Newsletter Committee Chairperson Shani Campbell-Francois
Annual Golf Tournament Committee Chairperson Cory Hoffman
Annual Golf Tournament Committee Co-Chair Bennett McBride
Education Committee Chairperson Stanislav Kojokin

Our Past Presidents

  • 2014-2016 Nick Homiak
  • 2012-2013 Greg Robertson
  • 2010-2011 Cory Hoffman
  • 2007-2009 Kim Homiak *
  • 2005-2007 Nadia Romano
  • 2004 Mark Campbell
  • 2003 Jennifer Tyrwhitt-Gory
  • 2002 Debbie Thompson
  • 2001 Dave Forster
  • 2000 Michael Freedman
  • 1999 Cherryl Naismith
  • 1997-1998 Tony Palermo
  • 1997 Peter Bird
  • 1996 Mark Locke
  • 1995 Lorie Guthrie Phair
  • 1994 Glen R. White
  • 1993 Paul Holman
  • 1992 Diane Wigley
  • 1991 Helene Podpora
  • 1990 Philip Tyrwhitt *
  • 1989 Robert Shore
  • 1988 Frank Urhan
  • 1987 John F. Bean
  • 1985-1986 Ross Robertson
  • 1984 Robert A. Martin
  • 1983 Ronald A. Dorling *
  • 1981-1982 Patricia Bingham
  • 1980 Terry E. Baker *
  • 1979 Ronald A. Lawson
  • 1978 Stanley E. Bradley *
  • 1977 Mario Laraia
  • 1976 Bruce M. Ward
  • 1975 Robert G. Haynes
  • 1974 Douglas K. Schram
  • 1973 James T. Roberts
  • 1972 Irving Dobbs *
  • 1971 J. Ross Kellock
  • 1970 Murray Hoffman
  • 1969 Lorne S. Sweezie
  • 1968 Ronald H. Bailey
  • 1967 Sanford F. Phillips
  • 1966 Fred Shore
  • 1965 Richard W. Gammon
  • 1964 William J. Wales
  • 1962-1963 Peter T. Douglas
  • 1960-1961 Edward H. Paul
  • 1959 Harold W. Bickerstaff
  • 1958 Frank Garber
  • 1957 Donald S. Hough
  • 1956 William H. Case
  • 1955 Bert F. Walters
  • 1954 Eric H. Phillips
  • 1953 W. Earl Bonham
  • 1951-1952 Alfred Cowling
  • 1950 Harry B. Lorimer