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Our Team

William Petruck
President and CEO

Bill Petruck has compiled a successful track record in fundraising consulting, communications, strategic planning and marketing management.

He is considered an authority in the field of fundraising and philanthropy and lectures throughout North America on fundraising trends and innovations, and conducts workshops for the Association of Fundraising Professionals. He also holds workshops on fundraising tools and trends for wealth management advisors and non-profit organizations.



Micah Adler
Campaign Director

Micah has a proven track record in working in both the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors in areas related to not-for-profit capacity building. As Campaign Director, Micah works on all aspects of fundraising campaigns, including but not limited to proposal writing, client management, grant writing and event planning.

Micah is fluent in both Korean and English. He worked as the Executive Director at Korean Canadian Cultural Association, North American marketing manager for DK Mungyo, Reporter for one of the Largest Newspaper in Korea and as a Settlement Worker for the KCWA Family and Social Services.

Micah holds a JD in Law from Whittier Law School, California, MA, Political Science from Yonsei University in Korea, and BA, History from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Charles Hong
Campaign Associate

Charles brings to the FUNDING matters team years of experience in arts administration and a proven record of procuring government grants. In addition to being a strong proposal and copy writer, Charles is also a seasoned FileMaker Database Developer, having developed database solutions for several not-for-profit organizations and educational institutions. He has previously worked at the Canadian Opera Company, the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, Ryerson University, and York University, applying both his writing and database development skills.

Charles has a B.A. in English Literature and M.A. in the Humanities field.

Wendy Tran
IT Director

Wendy is responsible for the management and development of online software. In addition to her ongoing duties with the administration of the server systems, Wendy meets with clients to understand their needs and develops customized solutions to meet their technical requirements relating to ongoing projects.

Wendy holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Toronto.

Sanja Ljaskevic
Campaign Coordinator

Sanja assists the Campaign Director with various projects, such as coordinating meetings and drafting grant applications. She is also responsible for office management which includes the day-to-day operational support, client reporting, data entry and communication. From prior experience, Sanja most notably brings to FUNDING matters skills in database management, research, and customer service.

Sanja holds a Master of Museum Studies, a Master of Information from University of Toronto, as well as a Bachelor of Arts.

Jin Kim
Front-End Developer &
Graphic Designer

Jin is responsible for the design of FUNDING matters’ communication products and develops client websites. He also is a front-end developer and graphic designer who designs all campaign materials and related documents. Jin has served as a front-end developer and graphic designer at a number of companies and not-for-profits in both Canada and Korea. He is fluent in Korean and English.

Jin graduated from Centennial College with an Advanced Diploma in Electronics Technology Engineering, and holds an Advanced Diploma in Multimedia from Korea Politec College and an Advanced Diploma in Computer Engineering from Inchon College.

Gerald Holowachuk
Accountant
CFO, CA

Gerald has provided personal and corporate income tax returns and preparation to executives and business owners since 1984. He is also an active Chairman of the Finance Committee of a multilingual school.

Gerald is a member in good standing with both the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario.