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Stephanie’s ability to consistently create functional and dynamic spaces has been endearing her to clients for over 15 years. As Owner and Team Leader, Stephanie and the experienced professionals at Patrick Cassidy & Associates provide advice and innovative furniture solutions tailored for each of their clients. After graduating with an honours in Business, majoring in Mathematics and Economics, on the path to law school, Stephanie recognized that she was an entrepreneur by nature. She joined her Uncle, Patrick Cassidy, in 1997 to help reorganize and grow the company. By 2003, Stephanie had become proficient in the landscape of furniture and design, and bought Patrick Cassidy & Associates, deciding to follow her keen passion to provide exceptional results for fellow business professionals. Stephanie loves to bring the highest energy and deliver the utmost return for her clients’ investment, transforming spaces that leave her clients thrilled with the results. The lasting client relationships Stephanie has developed is a testament to her positive approach and consistent results. Stephanie enjoys time spent cooking, traveling,and being of service to others wherever she can.
Gifted with a stellar and unmatched sense of design and style, Tami has brought nothing but fresh perspectives and flare since joining PCA. Tami graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a degree in Visual Arts and Psychology, but it was her studies in Interior Design at Georgian College that led her to start her own design consulting company, In Vision. From there, Tami's design experience has become extensive, to say the least: she contributes as the Decor columnist for 2 Magazine, has taught interior design and faux finishes for Vaughan Continuing Education Studies, and has contributed to episodes on a popular Discovery Channel makeover show. Tami lives in Toronto with her husband David and their two children, Raine and Caden. She loves spending time with family and friends and has a passion for Italian cooking.
With 15 years of buyer and furniture industry experience, Kim brings invaluable expertise to the PCA team. Since 2007, Kim has been providing our clients with the kind of customer service and support that PCA has been built on. Graduating from Georgian College's esteemed Interior Design Program in 1992, Kim went on to spend 6 years in furniture procurement where she managed and tendered furniture for 1 million plus budgets. She also acted as the main point of contact for determining furniture needs, tender analysis, mock ups and coordinating furniture installations. With an unparalleled zest for life and laughs, Kim's warm personality shines through in all facets of her life, both personal and professional. On weekends you can find Kim spending time with her husband Steve and son Mason, at her cottage in Haliburton, or putting together photo albums for friends. Kim's family is from Prince Edward Island; she is currently planning another visit this summer.
From East to West and back again! Originally from Portugal, Andreia Boonen came to PCA after living in Vancouver for 8 years , bringing with her over 9 years’ experience in the furniture industry. Her versatility spawns from her knowledge of project management, space planning and design and CAD. Andreia has successfully managed multi-million dollar projects from start to finish for numerous high-profile financial institutions. When she’s not servicing her clients at PCA, Andreia loves spending time with her husband Martin, their two small children, Maya and Jayden and their 2 Chihuahuas. With a recently developed interest in real estate, you can probably catch Andreia and Martin checking out the Toronto Real Estate market for their next big investment. Equipped with an infectious positive attitude, love of life and excellent customer service skills, Andreia is a pleasure to work with.
With 10 years of contract furniture experience, Tamara has held both client service and account management roles within other large corporate furniture dealers, and brings considerable product and project management experience along with her attention to detail and flair for design and décor. Tamara is a highly motivated individual and brings exceptional dedication to providing superb customer service and client satisfaction. In her free time, you will find Tamara running along the Lakeshore path, in a local yoga studio, renovating and decorating her new home or simply enjoying her down time with her family and friends.
After graduating from University of Toronto, Evangelina considered a career in teaching. Her ample work experience in sales and marketing and background in commerce, however, led her to PCA where she took over marketing initiatives and account management. She is definitely a multifaceted member of the PCA team and has been with the company for almost 10 years. Her vision, creativity and business sense are a unique force. Her youthful perspective and great personality bring smiles and good times to the office. Evange enjoys cooking food for family and friends, yoga, discovering new music and laughing.
Stephanie is a Fine Arts graduate of OCAD University with a degree in Graphic Design and Drawing & Painting. After graduating, Stephanie focused on travelling, spending time in Australia and New Zealand to find inspiration for her artwork. She focuses on creating and maintaining lasting relationships with an emphasis on finding the best solution for each individual client and situation. In her spare time she enjoys a harmony of artistic practise from drawing to music, and outdoor activities.
Christine is an Interior Design graduate from Fanshawe College with extensive experience working for various design firms. CJ brings a strong commercial background in both design and furniture. With five years of experience in the industry she has worked a variety of different projects ranging from small to large scope and successfully completed them all with excellent customer service and end results. As the newest member of the PCA team, she brings a contagious laugh that will make anyone smile. She is a lover of all people and animals and brings a positive vibe to any environment.
Oriana specializes in the transportation and logistics sector. She has a strong background understanding the dynamics of projects and what may occur before and after installations. Oriana works proactively and gives all projects her critical attention, leaving little room for error. After graduating Ori travelled extensively and was immersed in various cultures around the world. Her willingness to and desire to explore new cultures, alongside her extensive background in customer service have had a huge impact on her relationship building and communication skills, and it shows! Oriana is not only delightful and charismatic to work with, but always willing to lend a helping hand.
After graduating from University of Guelph, Rushane considered a career in nutrition. His growing interest in business and finance, however, led him to go back to school to study Accounting and Finance at Seneca College. Since then, Rushane has worked in a variety of different industries, and has joined PCA as the newest member of the family! During his spare time, Rushane enjoys working out, reading books, and spending time with friends and family.
Olivia is a recent graduate from the University of Toronto double majoring in Architectural Design and Visual Arts with a background in retail and hospitality industry. As both a creative and an experienced client service representative, she strives to present furniture solutions in new fresh ways while providing a professional and comprehensive experience. Her time in several creative industries ranging from men's fashion to student print media gives her a broad ranging perspective on design and a proven track record of accountability and results. In her spare time, she enjoys sketching, sewing and new creative projects.
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16 years of experience in the project management and installation facets of the contract furniture industry has provided a solid basis for Adam’s progression into space management and client solutions. A broad understanding of all aspects of the complete revitalization of our customer’s workspaces and the coordination of all necessary details in their successful expedition are an asset towards turn key projects. Adam enjoys films, music, automotive pursuits, hockey, and spending time with his two young sons.
With over 27 years of sales experience in the Contract Furniture Industry working in Toronto and now in Nova Scotia, Joanna's experience lies in all areas of the supply chain: from dealer to manufacturer. This has given her the tools to provide the best possible solutions to our clients.
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Sales & Order Support