Our esteemed jurors reviewed all submissions virtually between March 31 to April 14, 2024.

Thank you for lending your retail expertise to this year’s #RCCERA24 program.

2024 Jurors Panel

Teanne von der Porten

Executive Director, ESG and Sustainability Services

KPMG Canada

Polly Tracey

Chief Communications & Public Affairs Officer

Best Buy Canada

Dan Parker

Associate Manager, Customer Marketing

SC Johnson

Rui Rodrigues

Executive Advisor, Loss Prevention & Risk Management

Retail Council of Canada

Corrine Kepper

Vice President, Corporate Giving


Mary de Guzman

Director, Environmental, Social and Goverance

Sleep Country Canada

Andrew Halford

Partner, CIO

Fortium Partners Canada

Sean Snyder

President, Engagement Agents

Engagement Agents

Rick Bohonis

Senior Advisor & Mentor

Bohonis Consulting Co.

Melissa Scott

Manager, Organizational Effectiveness & Talent Management

The Home Depot

John Moss

Director Experiential Design Strategy

Cineplex Digital Media

Brooke Ferguson

Chief Human Resources Officer

Hudson's Bay Company

Vicki Bradley

Chief Executive Coach

Vicki Bradley Co.

Miriam McDermott

Leadership Development Solutions Manager

The Home Depot Canada

David Poirier


The Poirier Group

Meriyem Kaf

Director Merchandise Execution & Strategy

Home Hardware Stores Limited

Sari Deckelbaum

SVP, eCommerce

Sleep Country

Lori Bailey

CEO & Founder

Just4Women Group

Christine Smith

Instructional Design

The Home Depot Canada

Dionisia Lita

Retired Director, IT

Ted Starkman

Co-Founder & CEO

Stream Commerce

Hassan Chaudhry

Vice President of Design, Construction and Asset Management

Staples Canada

David Thorpe


David Thorpe Inc

David Ian Gray

Principal & Retail Strategist

DIG360 Consulting Ltd.

James Rolph

Director, Canada Convenience Retail

Parkland Corporation

Marissa Andersson

Sr. Manager, Leadership Development & Learning Delivery

The Home Depot Canada

Rosa Magrone

Manager, Leadership Development and Solutions

The Home Depot Canada

Gary Newbury



Kevin Graff


Graff Retail


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