Published by erin on Wed, 07/27/2011 - 00:35
Marsali Federico joined Forrest in January 2008 and has slowly climbed the ranks of accountability. Beginning as the Client Coordinator, she then transitioned to act as Executive Assistant to two EVPs, and is now positioned as the Manager, Support Services. In this role, she is accountable to ensure all Finance and Administration services and back stage capabilities are delivered in an efficient, effective, well-controlled manner, enabling the business to deliver on its strategies and to meet all statutory and regulatory requirements. She manages the three-person Administrative team, overseeing the provision of logistical and administrative support to the sales, client relationship, and delivery functions.
Marsali holds an Honours BA with Specialist Certificate in Theatre and Drama Studies from the University of Toronto, and a Diploma in Acting from Sheridan College. She also holds a Diploma in Coaching and Mentoring and a Certificate in Stress Management from the Institute of Counselling in Glasgow, Scotland, and a Certificate in Project Management Fundamentals from the University of Waterloo. Marsali is a Certified Associate Project Manager (CAPM) with the Project Management Institute (PMI).
In her “spare” time, Marsali is a Major with the Canadian Forces Cadet Instructors Cadre (CIC) with whom she has worked in a number of administrative, teaching and training capacities over her 14 year career. She is currently a Regional Cadet Advisor for the Regional Cadet Support Unit (Central), Detachment Toronto. In this role, she provides mentorship and coaching to tri-elemental local unit commanding officers. Marsali is a member of the Board of Directors (sitting on the Finance, Community Relations and Program and Services Audit committees), as well as a volunteer and partner/spouse mentor with the Toronto Military Family Resource Centre, an organization that provides support to the families of deployed and serving soldiers. Marsali is also the Administrative Support to The Ranger Foundation, a charitable foundation for the Canadian Rangers of Northern Ontario that primarily supports At-Risk Aboriginal Youth.
She is married to Jason, a military veteran and Major in the military reserves, and they have a son, Declan, a future military member.