Our Leadership Team
Working together to provide the best educational experience for our students.
Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder
Frank Gerencser is the Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of triOS Corporation, the parent company of triOS College Business Technology Healthcare Inc., Eastern College Inc., and Lifecycle Systems Corporation. He was recognized with the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal and the recipient of the University of Waterloo Faculty of Engineering 2018 Alumni Achievement Medal for Professional Achievement, his alma mater where he received his System Design Engineering degree. He sits on several boards, including the Career Colleges Ontario (CCO), and is an active member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO).
President and Co-founder
Stuart Bentley is the President and co-founder of triOS Corporation, the parent company of Eastern College, triOS College Business Technology Healthcare Inc. and Lifecycle Systems Corporation. He has served on several private and public company’s board of directors and currently serves on the Board of AME Learning Inc., the New Brunswick Association of Private Colleges and Universities (NBAPCU) and is the New Brunswick representative, Executive Committee Member and Treasurer on the National Association of Career Colleges (NACC) board. He is an active member of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO). Stuart has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McMaster University.
Chief Operating Officer
Since joining the triOS team in 2008, Craig Donaldson has been committed to creating an environment that best supports student success. Craig has made noteworthy contributions to the growth of our organization, including the execution of our successful merger with Eastern College, as well as launching innovative online programs and international student partnerships. As Chief Operating Officer, Craig is passionate about delivering an exceptional educational experience to students, and helping them gain the skills and expertise to realize their career goals. Craig enjoys travel, creating spreadsheets and sharing witty puns. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Victoria.
Executive Vice President, Business Development
Wendy Churchill is the Executive Vice President for triOS College and Eastern College. She has over 25 years of senior leadership experience in the Private Career College and Corporate Training industry and has led teams in admissions, academics, career services and operations. Wendy currently sits on the NACC Quality Education Committee and was elected to sit on the National Payroll Institute Code of Conduct board. Prior to joining the career college sector, Wendy worked extensively in the private corporate training sector and was the Senior Director for the leading Microsoft Training Partner, triOS Training Centres. During her leadership, triOS Training Centres won Canadian Microsoft Training Partner of the Year multiple times. Wendy has served on multiple advisory councils, including the worldwide Microsoft Advisory Council for educators, the Ontario Chambers of Commerce and Boards of Trade, and as President of the International Association of Microsoft Certified Partners.
Vice President, Finance
With over 15 years experience in the Information Technology, Financial services, and Retail sectors, Jayesh Makan joined triOS and Eastern College as their Vice President, Finance in 2021. Prior to entering the career college sector, Jayesh was the Director of Finance for CaseWare International (Toronto, Canada), a global leader in auditing software solutions, as well as Alteram Solutions (Johannesburg, South Africa). As a Chartered Professional Accountant, he has also maintained a wealth of leadership roles such as the Head of Business Reporting at Edcon, one of southern Africa’s largest non-food retailer. Jayesh strives towards creating a productive and inclusive work environment, encouraging every team member to achieve their very best to collectively accomplish goals. Apart from dealing with auditors and the numbers, he enjoys the outdoor sporting activities with his 2 young boys.
Vice President, Sault College Partnership
Uzma Bhatti is the Vice President of Sault College partnership. She has been with triOS College for 16 years in the role of Instructor, Employment Specialist, Campus Director, and Regional Director of Operations. Uzma graduated from the University of Windsor with honours in Sociology, hounours in Criminology and a Bachelor of Education. She is dedicated to the success of the international students in partnership with Sault College and ensuring support services are available to them in their new home country of Canada. She enjoys travelling and spending time with her family.
Vice President, Marketing & Customer Experience
Massimo is passionately focused on customer centricity and uses that, along with insights and data to make key marketing decisions within the organization. Over the past 20 years, he has developed expertise in digital, social media, email, traditional media, PR, product management, and all other aspects of marketing. His journey has taken him from large corporate environments, to start-ups, to his own practice, and throughout his career he has been committed to developing a deeper understanding and appreciation of the customer. This approach has led to enhancements of the triOS College and Eastern College brands, media buying, website content, user experience, social media, and customer communications. Massimo holds an MBA from Schulich, and an undergraduate degree in Economics from York University. Outside of work, Massimo enjoys time with his daughter, is on the Board of an Ontario based charity, and runs a community based charitable endeavour for the homeless.
Vice President, Mohawk College Partnership
Carol Stanford is the Vice President for the Mohawk College Partnership. She has spent over 20 years in the education sector in leadership roles including Campus President, Regional VP of Operations and Partnership Director. Carol graduated from the University of Guelph with an Honours degree in Sociology. She is committed to ensuring the international students are thriving in their chosen Mohawk program and to fulfill their educational and personal goals in Canada. Carol enjoys spending time with friends and family and especially her golden retriever.
Vice President, Facilities, Information Systems & Technology
As the Vice President of Facilities, Information Systems, and Technology, Jason has a demonstrated ability to bring innovative technology-based solutions directly to the end-user. Leveraging his 20+ years as an IT consultant, instructor, mentor and leader, Jason understands and appreciates how non-technical individuals can perceive and leverage various IT-centric tools. Along with leading the IT team, Jason also had the privilege of leading the Academics department for two years, giving him a clear perspective on how technology and a well-designed curriculum can enhance student experience create future-ready graduates. In addition to proudly holding a Network Engineer diploma from triOS College, Jason also has a B.Sc in Information Technology with an emphasis in cybersecurity and forensics.
Vice President, People & Culture
With over 20 years of human resources experience spanning diverse industries such as Information Technology, Print and Travel, Shana Kapustin joined triOS and Eastern College as the Vice President, People & Culture in January 2024. Her overriding goal is to align People & Culture strategies to business operations and needs, and to ensure that our employees are engaged, productive, and valued. Prior to joining the Education sector, Shana was the Head of Human Resources at TD SYNNEX Canada, a global IT provider, bringing technology products, services, and solutions to the world. Shana is a Certified Human Resources Management (CHRM) leader and holds a bachelor’s degree (BA) in Political Science, along with a secondary degree in Occupational Health & Safety (OHS). As giving back is a large part of her life, Shana also sits on the Board of Directors of Girls Inc. of York Region as well as the Board of Directors of York Hills Centre for Children, Youth & Families and was a Text Crisis Responder with Kids Help Phone for three years.
Vice President, Operations
Stephanie McCrae is the Vice President of Operations for triOS College and Eastern College. She has been with the Colleges for over 10 years. In her many roles as an Instructor, Employment Specialist, Campus Director, Operations and Business Development she has a strong passion for student success. Previous to Education, Stephanies experience lies in Human Resources and Legal Services. Stephanie holds an Undergraduate Degree from York University, and two post-graduate Certificates from Seneca and Humber Colleges. She is currently completing a MSc in Innovation, Leadership and Management. As a people-oriented leader, Stephanie works to ensure both students and staff are engaged and motivated for success. Known to be approachable and empathetic, she strives to foster a positive educational experience both inside and outside the classroom for learners and educators alike. Recently, Stephanie has been passionate about delivering education in all modalities; online, hybrid, in class and remotely, giving students choice and eliminating barriers to education. Outside of work, Stephanie loves to travel, enjoys running and spending time with family.
Vice President, Admissions & Financial Aid
With over 20 years of experience in the education field, Curt brings a student-centered approach to the enrollment journey. He joined the triOS and Eastern College family in 2019. Curt focuses on providing prospective students with the answers and support they need to make the right decisions to build their future careers. His career has taken him to England, Japan, and the Netherlands prior to working in higher education in Canada. Curt holds an HBA from the University of Western Ontario, and an Online MBA from Anaheim University. In his free time, Curt plays soccer, hockey, and tennis.
Vice President, Business Development
Gina is a highly dedicated and accomplished professional with over 20 years of progressive leadership experience in higher education. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Western University. Throughout her career, her senior leadership has spanned many areas including roles in Admissions, Academics and Operations. As Vice President of Business Development, Gina is focused on shaping the growth and strategic direction of triOS College as well as both relationship and partnership building. Gina enjoys spending time with her family and friends and welcomes new and exciting experiences.