The Maple Team

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The Maple Team2018-03-17T12:07:04+00:00
  • Brandon Miller
    Brandon Miller
    Managing Director
  • Ilien Miller
    Ilien Miller
    Managing Director
  • Katina Hunter Sutcliffe
    Katina Hunter Sutcliffe
    Special Projects - Legal
  • Norbert Stanchly
    Norbert Stanchly
    Associate Immigration Consultant
  • Denise Cipriano
    Denise Cipriano
    Client Intake Assistant
  • John Paul Dimacali
    John Paul Dimacali
    Client Experience Manager
  • Shar Picache
    Shar Picache
    Education Advisor
  • Mariel Gonzalez
    Mariel Gonzalez
    Client Processing Assistant

 

Brandon Miller
Managing Director

Brandon is a certified Immigration Consultant with ICCRC and is the founder of Maple Immigration Services.

Brandon is passionate about everything immigration and enjoys not only helping people to come to Canada but seeing that they get integrated into the country. Although Brandon’s main focus is to provide immigration legal services, he has worked as a settlement counselor, a volunteer to the regulatory body and a teacher at a local college where he enjoys teaching and mentoring new immigration students. Brandon has firm family roots in Canada, but he has traveled and worked extensively overseas extensively for over a decade, which allows him to identify and service clientele from many different countries. Brandon is married and lives in Toronto with his wife and 2 young daughters.
Ilien Miller
Managing Director
Ilien is key to the operations of Maple Study Services. She is responsible for the overall office management and coordination between clients; educational institutions and with our affiliated partners to ensure smooth and seamless operations. Originally from the Philippines, Ilien came to Canada with her husband and children for the same reason that many others come to Canada – she understands the value that a Canadian education and the opportunities that it creates. Ilien is a graduate in Physical Therapy from Capitol University, which laid the foundation for a successful career working as a Medical Representative with Pfizer, and in roles for multinational call centers. Ilien’s true passion is to help people which is evident as she has assisted in the counselling and supporting many newcomers to Canada. Ilien speaks Tagalog, Bisaya, and English fluently.
Katina Hunter Sutcliffe
Special Projects - Legal
Katina is our office go-to-person for Special Projects-Legal. She is an Ontario & New York qualified lawyer, who has lived in 11 cities on 3 continents and loves everything about the process of relocation and embracing change! She has studied the legal systems of 4 countries (US/Can/UK/Singapore) and is a seasoned legal researcher who is passionate about comparative law and criminal equivalencies. She is a 7th generation Canadian, who speaks French and English, and currently splits her time between Toronto and Fort Erie.
Norbert Stanchly
Associate Immigration Consultant
Norbert Stanchly is a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant (RCIC) and an Associate Consultant with Maple Immigration. Norbert specializes in Family Sponsorship and Temporary Residence applications. He comes from a background in anthropology and archaeology and has spent many years travelling and working in Central America. Norbert is passionate about helping people realize their dreams of immigrating to Canada. Norbert is a first generation Canadian of German immigrant parents. He lives in Toronto with his wife and two children.
Denise Cipriano
Client Intake Assistant
Denise is a student in the Paralegal Diploma program at Seneca College who enjoys helping others reach their goals. As someone who immigrated to Canada at a young age, she is driven to assist the Maple Team help others reaching their immigration goals. She is originally from Portugal and fluently speaks both English and Portuguese.
John Paul Dimacali
Client Experience Manager
Driven by his passion to serving and making positive contributions to society, John Paul II or JP has 15-year professional experience on managing and implementing social and environmental-related initiatives and helping companies achieve their corporate social responsibility targets. He recently worked for the United Nations’ Food and Agricultural Organization in Manila, the Philippines as Program, Training, and Communications Specialist. His expertise includes project management, conducting developmental training, public communications through print and online platforms, and strategic business planning. JP has bachelors’ degree in Communications from Manila and recently moved to Toronto, Canada to pursue his post-graduate education on Strategic Management. He has a baby dog named Moo-moo and loves photography, books, and traveling.
Shar Picache
Education Advisor
Shar Picache is responsible for assisting in the admissions process and guiding clients through the different stages of their student immigration journey. Having experienced student immigration first-hand, she brings with her unique insights on the needs of international students. She came to Canada in 2017 as an international student and graduated with a Postgraduate Certificate in Human Resources Management at Humber College. She is originally from the Philippines and speaks Tagalog and English fluently.
Mariel Gonzalez
Client Processing Assistant

Mariel is responsible for the overall office administration and coordination between the Maple Immigration Services team and the clientele during the processing stage and building of files. Ms. Gonzalez is integral at virtually all stages of The Maple process but works mainly in the collecting and assembling of client documentation.

Originally hailing from the Philippines, Mariel came to Canada at a very young age and therefore she understands moving as a dependent and all of the challenges that it entails. Mariel has an Honors Degree in English from the University of Toronto and speaks Bisyaan and English fluently.