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Robert Furtado

Founder

As a former marketing agency executive and instructor at the Humber School of Media Studies, Robert has always had one foot in industry and another in education. Robert founded CourseCompare.ca to empower people to become lifelong learners and help them identify and pursue the skills needed to succeed in a fast-changing economy.

Robert has advised more than 50 startups and global brands across a range of industries, including tech, finance, real estate and education. His writing and commentary about higher education, technology and careers has appeared in Global News, the Toronto Star, The National Observer, MoneySense, University Affairs, Strategy Magazine, The Logic and dozens of other publications across Canada and the United States.  

Meet the Team

Shane Schick

Contributing Editor

Shane Schick tells stories that help people innovate and manage the change innovation brings. He is the former Editor-in-Chief of Marketing Magazine and B2B News Network. He is also the former Vice-President, Content & Community (Editor-in-Chief) at IT World Canada, a former technology columnist with the Globe and Mail and Yahoo Canada, and was the founding editor of ITBusiness.ca.

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Amanda Mirizzi

Student Recruitment Manager

As Student Recruitment Manager at CourseCompare, Amanda helps thousands of people each year plan their learning journeys and lead more fulfilling careers. She was previously a policy analyst at the Ontario Ministry of Transportation, and Community Engagement Manager at Ratehub, where she led youth-focused workshops on financial literacy. Amanda holds a bachelor’s in history and economics from the University of Toronto and master’s in economics from Carleton University.

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Megan Ewers

Partnership Manager

Megan is an advertising professional with more than a decade’s experience managing diverse projects and teams. She has worked on integrated marketing initiatives with BBDO, The Ontario Ministry of Health & Long Term Care, and Rogers Communications. At CourseCompare, Megan is responsible for managing an international network of education partners.

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Nicole Jackson-Anderson

Learning Advisor

Nicole is an employment expert and certified career coach who for 20 years has helped hundreds of people pursue more meaningful careers across Canada. Her work experience includes human resources, customer service and academic advising, as well as teaching at Fanshawe College, where she was a part-time professor teaching topics in business, finance and administration.

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Chris Arnold

Community Manager

Chris Arnold is a journalist whose diverse portfolio includes stories for websites and newspapers ranging from the nitty gritty of Toronto real estate to profiles of Canada’s Olympic athletes. He has written for the Postmedia chain, and regularly produces stories for special GTA sections of the Globe and Mail. As CourseCompare’s Community Manager, Chris is constantly engaging learners through social media to help them make informed decisions about their education, and move forward in their careers with confidence.

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Rosalind Stefanac

Contributor, Health Care

Rosalind Stefanac is a writer and editor who is passionate about sharing Canadian healthcare stories and successes. A former editor of Pharmacy Practice + Business, an award-winning national journal for pharmacists, she now writes for a variety of healthcare magazines and websites geared to consumers and healthcare providers. She has also written for business publications such as Financial Post Magazine and the Globe & Mail’s Report on Business.

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Luigi Benetton

Contributor, Language Learning

Based in Toronto, Canada, Luigi Benetton is a certified translator and technical writer specializing in French, Spanish and Italian. For nearly twenty years, Luigi has been helping organizations bridge the gap between subject matter experts and the global audiences they need to reach.

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Jon Cook

Contributor, Technology & Skilled Trades

Jon Cook is a senior digital editor and writer with more than 20 years’ experience in online news and digital media. He has reported on everything from sports to legal news to Canadian equities for The Globe & Mail, Thomson Reuters, Canoe.com and dozens of other publications.