Anderson is the Publisher and co-owner of Charter Press Ltd., which operates as Third Sector Publishing. He and Susan Charters also own 50 per cent of Trajan Press Ltd., which publishes Canadian Coin News and Canadian Stamp News. Anderson has an M.B.A. from McGill and was once a writer for The Financial Post. He co-founded the Orillia Sun, a weekly community paper, in 1982. Then, as now, he was the publisher and Susan the editor of a joint enterprise. He spent seven years as an Investment Advisor with RBC Dominion Securities, where he became familiar with the charity sector, purchasing Canadian Donor's Guide in 2001. Anderson developed CharityCAN in 2006. He is bilingual, and values his association with innovative Canadians from coast to coast. His community involvement includes the advancement of Lakehead University's Orillia campus.
Susan is co-owner of Charter Press Ltd., operating as Third Sector Publishing. After growing up in Toronto and acquiring an English degree there (7T6), she moved to Montreal and then to Orillia. Her career as a reporter, newspaper owner/editor, freelance editor, mother of four, and teacher of many, led her to her present desk. She plays a mandolin with the Orillia folk band Alex, and tells tales as a member of Storytellers of Canada/Conteurs du Canada.
Alison, Associate Publisher, joined Third Sector Publishing in 2007. She is primarily responsible for the annual publication of Canadian Donor's Guide, and also oversees sales for Canadian Donor's Guide, CharityCAN, and ProspectPRIME. Alison says she works with the nicest people in the country, and enjoys her contact with those who represent the nation's registered charities. As a cancer survivor, Alison's passion lies with her volunteer efforts in support of the Terry Fox Foundation for Cancer Research.
Matthew Charters Vice President / Software Developer
Matthew comes to Third Sector Publishing with 10 years of software development experience in mobile and web. After graduating from the University of Waterloo with a degree in Computer Science he stayed in the Kitchener-Waterloo area and has now worked for both a large corporate and a small startup tech company as a senior developer. A musician as well, he lives in Waterloo with his wife, Jen, and their dog, Phil.
Mary, a Marketing Consultant, has worked for Third Sector Publishing since 2005, mainly with Canadian Donor's Guide. Between a stint in Engineering at Saint Mary's University in Halifax, and graduating from the Research Analyst Program at Georgian College in Barrie, Mary was a stay-at-home mother. Mary has lived in 16 houses, eleven cities, four provinces, and four countries over an ever increasing number of years. Mary believes chocolate will solve most problems.
Megan is a Sales Associate for Third Sector Publishing, and the friendly voice on the phone for many a sales demonstration, explaining how the multiple databases in CharityCAN can be searched and analyzed to give prospect researchers the best results. Prior to joining the Third Sector team, Megan worked in the event planning industry, planning week long conventions primarily for health associations. If Megan isn't working, she and her hubby Corry, are enjoying the outdoors.
Brian, President of Brian Lacy and Associates, began partnering with Third Sector Publishing in 2011. A more than twenty-five year career in fundraising, has led him to partner with several companies committed to excellence in service to non-profits. Brian is pleased to be able to offer a powerful multi-datasource prospect research service that assists Canadian and American not-for-profits in identifying Canadian major gift prospects.
Jonas Agcaoili joined Third Sector Publishing in 2013, and works on lead generation and appointment-setting campaigns. A graduate of De La Salle University with a major in marketing management and a solid background in business development, account management and customer service, he looks ahead to generating added sales for the business. He regularly plays tennis and does adventure hiking with his Siberian husky, Yuri.
Jamieson is the Project Manager, handling IT issues for all four Third Sector Publishing products, so he gets asked more questions than anyone else in the office. He designs graphics, has a degree in English from McGill University, and was the Manager of IT at a mid-size ICI general construction company prior joining TSP. Here, his interests and skills have come together, in a serendipitous way. He likes that he can be creative with design, and exercise his editorial prowess while concurrently directing innovative IT solutions. But the best part of the job is using big data to help the little guy.
Tim Charters joins Third Sector Publishing as a business marketing student, having focused on digital content and social media. Tim has past experience in sales and customer service. He will be working on the entire TSP product line, and is looking forward to meeting clients and assisting in all aspects of the business. He is an avid snowboarder, who teaches and coaches snowboarding at Mount St. Louis Moonstone on weekends.