Team Members

Jay Mandarino

CEO

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As Founder and President of The C.J. Group of Companies, Jay oversees the daily operations of more then 28 companies – several of which are Not-for-Profit or charitable organizations. Located in three large facilities in Toronto, Ontario, Canada his companies continue to grow despite the economic challenges the graphic industry faces.

Jay has served on the Board of the Advertising and Design Club of Canada, past Director of the Graphic Designers Association of Toronto, past President of the Toronto Club of Printing Craftsman and has served on several boards and committees in PIA, OPIA and IHAHC. He is currently President of the Waterless Association in North America.

Lee Eldridge

Director

Lee currently spearheads the architecture and development of high-profile cross media campaigns, variable data marketing, web-to-print initiatives and eCommerce implementation at the C.J. Group of companies.

A regular speaker at international conferences on emerging technologies in the print and communications industry, Lee and his team of developers, designers and strategists bring expertise and innovation to clients and partners. Lee is a Graduate of Ryerson University’s Graphic Communications Management program.

Bernard Dequilla

Director, Cross-Media

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Bernard has an extensive background in the commercial printing field in the area’s of: Prepress, Prepress automation workflows, Variable Data Printing (VDP, 1 to 1 marketing, XMPie), web-to-print Architect / Management and Nation wide implementations, solutions as well as Technical sales support.

Bernard has also been a contributor to the Canadian Printing Industries Sector Council: FIT TO PRINT – National Prepress Skill Standards Guide

Shane Bennett

Lead Developer

Shane is an IT Professional with a web development portfolio consisting of projects for the General Electric, Diageo Canada, Zerofootprint, University of Toronto and numerous other educational institutions in the private and public sectors. He has extensive experience with Immigrant and International Student education and the operational management of businesses in those sectors.

Shane is an international Marketing, Outreach, Seminar and Workshop facilitator having presented in Mexico, Brazil, Japan, South Korea, USA and across Ontario. He specializes in Web Development (Rails, PHP, Javascript, XML, SQL, Ajax, Mobile App Development Java and Objective C), Education Administration (ESL, LINC, ELT, TOEFL, TOEIC), Non-Profit Organization Management (Federal/Provincial) and Marketing & Business Development (Asia).

Veronica Suen

Interactive Projects Assistant

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Veronica supports the development and operation of a variety of C.J. Interactive’s projects, including production design work, web-to-print portals, and inter-company initiatives such as Designedge Canada and the Redgees. Veronica is a Graduate of Ryerson University’s Graphic Communications Management program.

Daniel Tsang

Production Co-Ordinator

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Daniel acts as the critical human component of the interface between our web to print systems and the actual printing facilities, trafficking jobs and load balancing between production queues to bring our clients the utmost in quality in the fastest timeframe. Daniel is a Graduate of Ryerson University’s Graphic Communications Management program.

Linghong Sun

IT & Accounting Manager

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Linghong uses her extensive IT, Business analysis and financial systems knowledge to implement all requirements of the C.J. Group of companies complex financial and accounting systems. She has won numerous employee awards for her innovative solutions and positive attitude towards ongoing growth and improvement. Linghong holds a Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering from Xi’an Jiaotong University.

Saeed Ahmed

IT Administrator

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Saeed brings a wealth of graphic industry specific IT management skills to the C.J. Group of Companies, and oversees everything from our network and MIS system to email, phone, mobile devices and facility security systems. He is a Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator and IT Professional, and holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Karachi University.