Board

SCYPA Board Members: 2015-2016

Graydon Ebert, Vice President

Graydon is a lawyer with Ain Whitehead LLP in Barrie, where he practices business and real estate law. After graduating from the University of Western Ontario law school and articling at a national law firm in Ottawa, Graydon was called to the bar in 2011 and moved to Barrie shortly thereafter to begin his legal career. Graydon provides advice to businesses in Simcoe County of all sizes and to all stakeholders in a variety of real estate transactions.

Graydon is a big sports fan and plays softball, curling and golf. He enjoys networking and meeting new members of the Simcoe County business and professional community.

Ryan Tomlinson, Vice President, Treasurer

Ryan Tomlinson settled in Barrie after graduating from Georgian College with a Marketing and Web Design degree. Ryan now owns Gooder Marketing, an internet marketing agency that offers customized web development and SEO services to small business in and around Barrie. Ryan is a foodie and HUGE sports fan, those topics are always great conversation starters!

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Tom Wolfenden, Treasurer

Tom is the accountant at SAE Inc., a manufacturing company in Barrie, and he also teaches part-time at Georgian College. His career began at BDO where he led many audits that focused on municipalities, healthcare and not-for-profit organizations. In 2016, Tom obtained his CPA and CA designations.

Tom is a huge sports fan and enjoys playing hockey, softball and golf.

Rebecca McFarland, Director of Marketing

Alicia Steiner, Events Co-ordinator

Foster Lee, Secretary


Rebecca Visser, Membership

Rebecca has close to 10 years experience as a Registered Massage Therapist, 5 of which she has been a proud entrepreneur in Barrie. She runs a professional and comfortable home base clinic on Barrie’s North End. Rebecca has also been involved in many networking or charitable organizations, BNI and Rotaract Club. Rebecca loves to get connected with other Business Owners and help them see the success they desire like so many others in Barrie have done for her.


Kevin Joseph, Past Chair

Kevin’s hometown is Barrie, Ontario. He is a mortgage broker and partner with Anthem Mortgage Group, an established and well respected brokerage for over 20 Years in Simcoe County. Kevin attended Georgian College for business and HR studies, and then the University of Lethbridge, Alberta for his business degree. He also studied European Business in the Netherlands and France. He loves what he does and is passionate about his business practice and community. Kevin has served on several boards in the past and has also been involved with the following charitable organizations: The Alberta Cancer Society, Canadian Diabetes Association, and Gilda’s Club to name a few. Kevin enjoys golfing, travelling and surfing in his free time.  Kevin can also be found on Facebook, Linkedin, and Twitter.

Kevin Joseph