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    About The Facilitator

    MNjcc Book Club reviewer Beverley Fingerhut is a former docent of the Art Gallery of Ontario, with honour degrees in both art and history. Currently Beverley is a National Program Director at the Centre of Excellence in Business Analysis at the Schulich Executive Education Centre, Schulich School of Business, and York University. She has over 30 years of experience in the areas of strategic planning, needs analysis, facilitation, and managing change. As an academic, Beverley has been the course director for Entrepreneur Business Development Skills for the University of Toronto’s School of Continuing Studies as well as a Director and an adjunct professor in the Professional and Technical Writing Program at York University. Beverley has assisted in researching, writing and editing two books and articles on complex decision making and strategic planning. In addition to her consulting and facilitation roles, Beverley has spoken at conferences on topics related to linking business and technology. Beverley has been curating and facilitating the Miles Nadal JCC Book Club since 2015.



    “I appreciate that [Beverley] spends the time researching the background of the author, relevant themes, time period and reviews of each book. She comes prepared to facilitate a discussion and makes sure that each participant has the chance to express their point of view. She sets the tone that this is a safe and respectful environment for everyone.” - Elyssa Marks

    “I would like to thank you for initiating the Book Club program. It has been a very enjoyable experience to participate in the lively discussions following Beverley's thorough informative research, presentation and probing questions on the carefully chosen and interesting book selections.” - Beverley Ross

    “I really enjoy this Book Club. Although I am involved in several other book groups, I find this one very special. I really appreciate all the work that Beverley puts into her presentations and I have enjoyed the selection of books. What I find most interesting is the group itself. We don't know one another and we come from different backgrounds, so we all bring different perspectives to our discussions.” - Maxanne Ezer



    Contact & Info

    750 Spadina Ave. (at Bloor), Toronto, Ontario M5S 2J2

    Phone: 416.924.6211
    Fax: 416.924.0422
    Email: info@mnjcc.org

    Charitable Registration Number:
    140344243 RR0001