Dejan Mirkovic, CEO & President
Entrepreneur, Traveller, Head Goose
Dejan is no stranger to leading a flock into unknown territory. As the founder of Cityfone™ Telecommunications (Canada’s first independent mobile virtual network operator), Dejan successfully launched their wireless brands, leading Rogers Wireless. Most recently, he was VP of Corporate Development at airG™ Wireless, a global mobile-first social entertainment platform serving over 100 million consumers worldwide. As a co-founder and board member of Square One Insurance Services, Dejan has easily migrated all his boundless industry expertise and insight to Goose.
And like all of our flock, Dejan loves to travel. He’s been to 40 countries across 4 continents. His favourite spot to date is the Australian Gold Coast for its stellar beaches, climate and sumptuous seafood.
Suzanne Milino, VP, Product & Operations
Insurance Guru, Seasoned Goose
Suzanne brings 40 years of diverse experience in the insurance industry, and holds a level 3 insurance license. Her agility spans across multiple facets related to agency and underwriting operations. Most recently, as Vice President of Sales and Service Delivery at the British Columbia Automobile Association, she led more than 500 employees, including a large call centre and more than 25 individual sales offices.
Suzanne has taken flight to more than 13 countries. She adores Italy for its beauty, and can never get enough gelato, pizza, and pasta while she’s there.
Omar Kaywan, Head of Growth & Marketing
Marketer, Builder, Agile Goose
Omar is a strategic and seasoned sales and marketing guru. He brings 11+ years of experience to Goose, spanning product marketing, partner marketing, brand management, digital media, growth and demand generation, mobile, monetization, strategic partnerships & alliances, as well as corporate development. Goose is fortunate to tap into his expertise and passion for helping start-ups find their monetization paths and market positioning. Omar helped build multi-million-dollar mobile advertising company airG Media; led and developed a global partner marketing program for Hootsuite (a global social relationship platform company) and has taken over 15 multi-national digital products to market.
Omar loves to travel, explore new cultures and try ethnic cuisines. His favourite vacation destination is Istanbul, Turkey, an idyllic blend of old world and new world, where east and west collide.
Dallas Hooke, Communications and Training Specialist
People Person, Facilitator Goose
Dallas brings an unparalleled level of communication and training expertise to Goose. She is an Associate in the Insurance Institute of Canada and is proficient in the nuances of delivering exceptional customer service. She carries over 25 years of experience as an insurance agent, insurance manager and has served as a product and learning specialist, most recently with Square One Insurance, and previously with the British Columbia Automobile Association, and the Alberta Motor Association. Dallas holds a general insurance license level 2 and qualifies for level 3. Corralling and training the flock comes naturally and easily to Dallas.
When she’s not facilitating Goose, Dallas is travelling to the likes of 22 countries and counting. Her favourite country to visit remains the Czech Republic, for its friendly people, cultural offerings, architecture and beer.
Satvir Dhillon, Licensed Insurance Agent
Product-savvy, Wise Goose
Satvir brings an excellence in skills and product knowledge to Goose. After obtaining a Bachelor of Administration in Entrepreneurial Leadership, Satvir went on to retail management followed by gaining a position with the British Columbia Automobile Association (BCAA), where she successfully learned about and sold multiple insurance products. Within her first year, she was awarded two separate awards for “Going the Extra Mile,” at BCAA. She holds a General Insurance License Level 1 and is working toward her CAIB designation. Currently, she is actively licensed in BC, Alberta and Saskatchewan and is working towards obtaining her Level 2.
Satvir has travelled to 10 countries and has also combed much of Canada and the US. Satvir’s favourite destination to date is Bali for its pristine beaches, friendly locals, great food and affordability.