Amilia announced today the appointment of Julie Lacasse and William Anderson to its Board of Directors, bringing the total number of board members to 6. Both Ms. Lacasse and Mr. Anderson will bring a fresh perspective to Amilia, helping the company reach its ambitious growth goals.
Julie Lacasse is the co-founder of leading tech company TrackTik, recently acquired by Private equity firm, K1 capital. Drawing from her experience in Marketing & Sales, Software Implementation, Operations, HR and Management, she led the company’s growth for 7 years as VP of Operations. For the past 5 years, she has been a business mentor at Canada's leading early-stage tech venture accelerators, FounderFuel, Techstars AI & Zù Capital, where she helps startups unleash their full potential by supporting them in different aspects of their business including financial & sales models, equity raise, organizational structure and much more.
“I am very excited to join Amilia’s Board of Directors,” said Ms. Lacasse. “With a strong leadership team and robust mission-based outlook, I truly believe in the company’s potential to become the market leader and grow rapidly on the international scene.”
Will Anderson has over 15 years of experience in leading software businesses. He is currently the President of Resolver; a Division of Kroll Inc., which creates solutions that empower businesses to protect people and assets, manage risk, build trust, and use resources more effectively. He also serves on the board of Docebo, the leading learning suite that helps enterprises around the world tackle any learning challenge. Mr. Anderson holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Finance from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario.
“As a father of two active children, I am no stranger to the problems Amilia solves. I am thrilled to have a hand in Amilia’s mission to make signing up for activities and camps as easy as buying a book online, while helping underfunded organizations generate revenue and deliver great experiences,” said Mr. Anderson.
“Amilia has been experiencing a year marked by growth, including our exciting $30 million investment back in May,” said François Gaouette, Founder and CEO of Amilia. “As we continue to seek new talent to join us in our mission to transform the activities industry, the addition of Will and Julie to our Board of Directors will ensure that we are well-positioned to do just that. With their combined experience in the technology sector and strong leadership skills, they will each bring a breath of fresh air to the Amilia Board.”
Founded in 2009, Amilia is on a mission to bring eCommerce to the activity and recreation industry. Its SmartRec platform empowers businesses, community organizations, and Parks & Recreation agencies to make offering, managing, and selling activities online fast and easy. Amilia is providing access to technology and support to 1,500 customers across North America with activity-based eCommerce as a tool for growth and community engagement. For more information, visit www.amilia.com.