About Us

What you see today - Canada's leading financial comparison platform - is a product of the people behind RateHub.ca and our commonly-held beliefs on financial transparency, product innovation, entrepreneurship and community.

Monthly Users

Mortgage Rates

Launch Year

Our Manifesto

Financial Transparency
Make smarter decisions with complete information
Product Innovation
Look to the best & make it better
Pioneer projects from start-to-finish
Community Engagement
Share ideas & support others toward common goals

Our History

Once upon a time

The Team

Nice to e-meet you!

Alyssa Furtado


Alyssa studied business and math at Queen’s University, before going into management consulting for two years. She left the corporate world in 2009, launched RateHub.ca on January 1, 2010 and hasn’t looked back since... MORE

Kerri-Lynn McAllister

Chief Marketing Officer

Kerri-Lynn (KL) met Alyssa at Queen’s School of Business and is RateHub.ca’s longest-standing employee. She’s an obsessive comparison shopper, which lends itself nicely to her role as the master marketer of a financial product comparison website... MORE

Chris Richard

Chief Technical Officer

After graduating from the Computer Engineering program at Waterloo, Chris spent five years in Seattle working as a software engineer for Microsoft. After moving back to Canada, Chris joined the RateHub.ca team and turned the website into... MORE

Chrissy Spilchuk

Graphic Designer

After earning her Bachelor of Design from OCAD University, Chrissy worked for NATIONAL Public Relations. Now an integral part of the RateHub.ca team, she does everything from design UI elements with respect to UX for the site, create marketing collateral... MORE

Cody Kukay

Growth Manager

Cody received his Honours Specialization in Political Science with an interest in International Financial Governance at Western University, before working in the energy industry for two years. With... MORE


Office Dog

As the heart of the team, Kingston plays a key role in supporting and uplifting staff on a daily basis. When she's not “busy” sleeping in her bed under Kerri-Lynn’s desk or greeting all visitors who open the door to the RateHub office... MORE

Idriss Bouhmouch

Director of Operations in Quebec

Idriss was the first bilingual member of the RateHub.ca team. He manages French operations, as well as handles business development across the country, and therefore plays a large part in cultivating RateHub.ca’s growth... MORE

Kayla Reyes

Digital Marketing Coordinator

Born and raised in Winnipeg, Kayla later moved to Waterloo, where she went to the Wilfrid Laurier School of Business and Economics. After graduating with a BBA in Marketing, she moved to Toronto and worked as... MORE

Benson Wong

Software Engineer

Benson earned his Bachelor of Engineering in Software Engineering, then worked at a startup in Ottawa for 6 years. He eventually decided to start his own company - CanIPayLess.com - with Dave, in the hopes that he could show people how easy... MORE

Dave Beauchesne

Web Developer

Dave graduated from Algonquin College with a Diploma in Computer Engineering Technology, before working as a QA Engineer at Protecode in Ottawa. He eventually left to join Benson and start CanIPayLess.com, where he got his first real experience... MORE

Julia Gasenzer

Office Coordinator

Born and raised in Toronto, Julia graduated with a degree in Architectural Studies from the University of Toronto. As the youngest member on the RateHub.ca team, Julia ensures all office needs are met by assisting with account management, finance and reception... MORE

Kaman Hui

Digital Advertising Specialist

Kaman is a digital marketing enthusiast. Shortly after earning her commerce degree from University of Toronto, she decided to kick-start her career on the agency side. Specializing in SEM, she managed accounts... MORE

Nicole Laoutaris

Communications Manager

A bonafide city-person, Nicole was born and raised in Kitchener, Ont. before making the big move to Toronto in 2012. She graduated from Wilfrid Laurier with two bachelor's degrees—one in Communications and the other in Film Studies—before deciding to pursue a career in PR... MORE

Jordan Lavin

Marketing Coordinator

Jordan grew up on the coast of British Columbia, and moved to Toronto in 2004 to study radio and television at Ryerson University. After school, his part-time job at a local radio station quickly turned into a full-time marketing position at one of Canada's leading sports broadcasters...MORE

Craig Sebastiano

Managing Editor

After graduating from Ryerson University’s School of Journalism, Craig worked in a variety of writing and editing roles at CTV, Rogers, and PwC. As part of the RateHub.ca team, he’s responsible for the blog and managing a team of... MORE

Meghan Caddey

Office Manager

Meghan recently moved to Toronto from London, Ont. She graduated from Western University with a Bachelor of Management and Organizational Studies, specializing in Human Resources. After graduation, she worked for the Canada Revenue Agency before... MORE

Kevin Chu

Community Manager

After graduating from York University with a Professional Writing and Communications degree, Kevin joined the world of tech startups and hasn’t looked back since. He’s now a part of RateHub.ca’s marketing team where he’s building... MORE

Reza Mostmand

UX/UI Designer

Reza has worked as a designer for more than 12 years. He studied graphic design at George Brown College in Toronto and has worked in a broad range of environments and organizations where he developed and directed... MORE

Jacob Foster

Associate Software Engineer

Jacob grew up near Vancouver and moved east in 2011 to attend Queen's University for Software Design. After finishing his degree and completing a 16-month internship with IBM, he joined the... MORE

RateHub offers a friendly, innovative and collaborative work environment in Downtown Toronto (King East). Our talented team drives our success, and we support each individual in fulfilling his or her potential.

No two days are ever the same. There's always something new to learn and do. Cait Flanders
Managing Editor
I enjoy being surrounded by smart, inspiring people who reject the status quo and strive for excellence. Kerri-Lynn McAllister
Chief Marketing Officer
I love creating products that Canadians use and love. Kurtis Elliott
Product Manager

Where to Find Us

411 Richmond Street East, Suite 208, Toronto ON, M5A 3S5