Executive Assistant to the CEO
Yvanna brings a broad and dynamic skill set to Forthlane, bridging her experience in capital markets, investor relations, strategic executive support and administration with her acumen in applied psychology and meditation.
Yvanna joined Forthlane from Canopy Growth, the market-leading global cannabis company, where she spent the past two years supporting the Chief Commercial Officer and the VP of International Market Expansion & Global Government Relations. Prior to her time at Canopy Growth, Yvanna spent eight years in investor relations, spearheading the North American and European investor and regulatory activities of TSX listed Brazilian agriculture company Verde Potash.
In addition to her extensive corporate experience, as a counsellor at Canada’s National Ballet School, Yvanna helps protect the emotional, physical and mental well-being of young dancers as they pursue professional careers in ballet. She also spends time mentoring 4th year Rotman Commerce students, providing support as they transition from student to adult working life.
Yvanna has lived and worked in Toronto, Barcelona and London. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Rotman Commerce at the University of Toronto and is currently completing her Masters in Psychology at the Adler Graduate Professional School in Toronto.