Local Business Owners & Professionals Working Together

Shreppard East Village BIA is an association whose members are all the businesses and offices on or near Sheppard Avenue East – between Midland Avenue and Markham Road, in Toronto’s east end.

Sheppard East Village’s Board includes 8 local business managers and professionals, who volunteer their time and efforts to help promote and improve our commercial district. The two area City Councillors are also Board members, appointed by City Council. Several long-serving Board members have recently concluded their time on the Board and we are pleased that other Sheppard East Village BIA members have agreed to serve.

The Board currently consists of the following SEV BIA members. Our Chair is Al Wakeel of Dundas Real Estate Investments. Our Vice-Chairs are Kal Brach of Sheppard Village Dental and City Councillor Chin Lee. Our Treasurer is Paul Jone of Visar Group of Companies. Our Secretary is Hyla Reisman of Fred T. Reisman & Associates.

Our other Board members are Fil Del Fuoco of RBC Royal Bank, Dr. Percy Chan of Vitality Chiropractic Health Centre, Clement Fung of The Oriental Centre, Steve Grand of Canadian Tire, and City Councillor Raymond Cho.

Our past-chair is Mark Bozian of Brimell Toyota. Other past Board members include Drew Foss of Hogan Chevrolet Buick GMC, Ken Diceman of Superior Tire, Manny Goncalves of Scotiabank, Ray Sanchez of Mister Transmission, Angela Lau of Bank of Montreal, George Markakos of Joey Bravo’s, Shan Tang of RBC Royal Bank and Bob Stephen of Agincourt Nissan, our founding Chair.

Since Sheppard East Village BIA commenced operation in January of 2007, dedicated Board members have worked together to help improve and promote our area of Toronto. Sincere thanks are extended to all of these individuals - and their companies and offices - for their support of our neighbourhood.