Our Team

Dr. Jack Shevel


Jack Shevel has more than 20 years of strategic operations and investment experience in Southern Africa and Europe. Prior to founding Netcare (one of the largest healthcare enterprises outside of the United States), Dr. Shevel practiced as a medical practitioner for nine years before becoming involved in hospital management in 1989. He has since restored several hospitals in distress back to profitability and is internationally recognized for leadership and innovative entrepreneurial expertise. Through Netcare, Dr. Shevel led the South African hospital Industry shift of consolidation and rationalization prompting competitors to follow with a resurgence of the healthcare industry.

David Cutler

President and CEO

David joined Centric Health in September, 2012 as President and CEO. Prior to joining Centric Health, he was the President and CEO of Leisureworld Senior Care Corporation, a well-established accredited provider of long-term care, retirement living and community based home care services in Ontario. David has been involved in the Long Term Care sector since 1990 and oversaw Leisureworld’s rapid growth, which has quadrupled in size over the past 13 years. He is a Director on Leisureworld Senior Care Corporation’s Board.

Leslie Cho

Chief Financial Officer

Leslie joined Centric Health in January 2015 as the Director, Financial Reporting. Leslie became involved in all aspects of the Finance team, and was subsequently promoted to Senior Director and Controller in February 2016. In June 2016 he accepted the position of Interim CFO, which was made permanent in December 2016. Previously, Leslie worked in equity research with RBC Capital Markets where he provided financial research, modelling and in-depth sector analyses on real estate investment trusts and operating companies. Leslie holds the Chartered Professional Accountant designation, and began his career at KPMG, where he took on progressively increasing responsibilities in advising public and private companies on a host of complex issues and transactions, as well as providing strategic thought leadership and engaging in business development activities. Leslie holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto.

Diane Mason

Chief Human Resources Officer

Diane Mason joined Centric Health in March 2012 as Chief Human Resources Officer. Diane has more than 20 years of senior level human resources experience. She began her HR career at Loblaw Companies Ltd. in 1992, and in 1999, she was one of the original team members responsible for launching President’s Choice Financial and spent several years leading HR in various divisions throughout Loblaws. This led to Diane’s appointment as a business leader in Customer Experience & Communication and then to her final role as VP, Retail Integration & Services. Diane holds a business degree from the University of Guelph and a postgraduate diploma in Human Resources Management from Humber College.

Brandon Parent

Vice-President and General Counsel

Brandon joined Centric Health in March 2015 as Vice President & General Counsel. A seasoned legal professional, Brandon has held a variety of legal roles for both public and private companies, most recently as Vice President, Legal at GFL Environmental – a leading environmental and waste management services company. Prior to this, Brandon held senior legal roles at Direct Energy (including as General Counsel & Corporate Secretary of TSX listed The Consumers’ Waterheater Income Fund – a Direct Energy related company) and Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, where he advised senior stakeholders on a wide range of complex legal and business matters. Brandon began his law career at leading Canadian law firm Torys LLP after graduation from the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law. He is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada and the Canadian and Ontario Bar.