Our diverse expertise in philanthropy and corporate social responsibility makes us true partners to answer your needs: bring targeted donors to your cause, implement major and planned gifts,  organize innovative fundraisers or act as a true corporate citizen through staff volunteering initiatives.

Lily works in Canada and Israel for now 10 years as a marketing and sales consultant for large foundations and consulting firms.  


She has lived, studied and worked in 3 different countries.  She has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Montreal and completed various business certifications (e.g. CHRP). 


Her long-term commitment to philanthropy as an employee, business volunteer and member of committees make her an ideal partner for your needs as a charity or non-profit manager.

She is the founder of Olam Marketing and Talent Search.


Lily Serreau,  CHRP

Founder and Associate

Executive Search & Communication


Jocelyne Gonthier

Planned Giving Advisor

A graduate of University of Montreal /HEC Montreal in finance and a member of the Canadian Association of Planned Giving Professionals, Jocelyne is a consultant in major and planned gifts. She has over 25 years of philanthropic experience with various organizations. For 12 years, she was the Director of Major and Planned Giving at the HEC Montreal Foundation where she implemented major and planned gifts programs.


She is a lecturer with various organizations including the French Association of Fundraisers, the Canadian Council for the  Advancement of Education (CCAE) and the Association of Foundations of Health Institutions in Quebec (AFÉSAQ). She also facilitates training on planned giving at the University of Montreal.

She acts as a mentor and consultant for Olam Marketing. 

A communications and grant writing specialist, Ethan is a graduate of Stony Brook University`s School of Journalism. He is an education and health care advocate, actively involved in community projects throughout the United States.

As a strategic communication expert, he specializes in building communication plans for large and middle-sized Foundations in the music and arts sector. 


Ethan Freedman

Executive Search & Communication

Leslie Gahnassia

Executive Search & Communication

Leslie has had the privilege to work closely with the high-tech ecosystem internationally. She served as Communication and Events Manager for various corporate and public organizations.

Among other things, she managed the French Tech Israel Hub at the French Embassy in Israel, a non-profit community of hundreds of entrepreneurs, tech employees, investors and stakeholders based in Israel. An active member of many networking groups, Leslie is very well connected between both French & Israeli high-tech ecosystems.

Her business development and communications skills are keys when it comes to bringing the best candidates in the executive recruitment process. 


Leslie holds a Master’s degree in Political Communication from La Sorbonne and a Master’s degree in Political Science, from the Institute of Political Science (Science Po Toulouse).

As a human resources specialist, Rheana's professional experience includes working for non-profit organizations, the government as well as private businesses.

Having lived in over four countries and traveled many others, Rheana’s multicultural experiences and background are helpful in finding the best candidates for our clients.

Rheana holds a graduate degree in human resources from McGill University and a Master’s degree in Transportation Policy from George Mason University (USA).

Rheana Adebo, CHRP

Executive Search & HR Advisor


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