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Meet the Team

Global Currency Services has a diverse team with one goal in common:  we all aim to deliver the best client experience possible.  When choosing new team members, Global Currency Services hires staff that can offer service in different languages, and staff that have various travel related experiences.  These attributes help us to deliver service that can’t be beat.  Hoping to join our team? Contact Emily.

Carinta founded Global Currency Services in 2000.  After completing a degree in Economics, she continued her industry related education by completing the Canadian Institute for Financial Crime Analysis program, training with The Canadian Anti-Money Laundering Institute and holding a current Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) certification.   

Carinta and her husband justify their love of travelling by calling it “industry research” and enjoy exploring the world with their two daughters.   

When Carinta is not working or spending time with her family, she is finding ways to support her industry through the Canadian Money Service Association and supporting entrepreneurship through the Business Centre of Guelph Wellington

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Contact Carinta Mannarelli

Nunzia joined Global Currency Services in 2005 after moving to Canada from Venezuela.  Nunzia has a degree in Engineering. 

Nunzia is affectionately considered the most Canadian person in Canada  by her coworkers and takes every opportunity to celebrate the great things that our country embodies.  While at work, Nunzia extends authentic and heartfelt care to each client relationship, and as a result, has turned many clients into personal close friends.   

When Nunzia is not working, she is often travelling to countries with warmer climates with her husband and two daughters.   

Contact Nunzia directly at nunzia@global-currency.com.  yo hablo español

Contact Nunzia Meli

Emily has been part of the Global Currency Services team since 2013.  After completing a Bachelor of Arts with a double major in Sociology and Philosophy, she went on to complete a post-graduate CHRP designation (Certified Human Resources Professional). 

Emily was hired after a backpacking trip that took her through six European countries.  Since joining the Global Currency team, she has lead by example and has raised the bar on the acceptable standard of work at Global Currency Services.   

When Emily is not working, she and her husband enjoy spending time with their dog and relaxing at their cottage. 

Contact Emily directly at emily@global-currency.com 

Contact Emily Wolting

Cheryl joined the Global Currency team in 2019 and brings with her AML experience that is unheard of.  Working across Canada, and the Philippines, Cheryl has worked for a variety of financial institutions.   

Cheryl studied at Winfield College, the Investment Funds Institute of Canada and the Canadian Securities Institute.  Her dedication to quality work and relationships with coworkers is admirable. 

When Cheryl is not working, she can be found jogging at the crack of dawn or wandering through hiking trails with her husband and their two kids.   

Cheryl can be contacted directly at cheryl.hassert@global-currency.com 

Contact Cheryl Hassert

Amy has been working at Global Currency Services since 2012.  After completing a degree in Criminology she continued her education and is currently holds a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) certification.  She is actively working towards  an Educational Assistant certification.  

Amy has an incredible talent for connecting with clients and coworkers alike.  She often coaxes the best travel stories out of our clients during her transactions.  

When Amy is not working, she and her husband are busy keeping up with the schedules of their two young daughters.  The four of them share a love for all things Star Wars.  

Contact Amy directly at amy@global-currency.com 

Contact Amy Harvey

Tarana joined the Global Currency team in 2017.  She is currently working on a degree in psychology with a minor in neuroscience 

Tarana brings amazing service to the Global Currency wickets by offering fluency in both English and German.  Having lived in both Canada and Germany, she connects with many of our clients that are recent Canadians and those thinking about emigrating.   

When Tarana isn’t working or studying, she can be found singing! Her voice joins choirs (the University of Guelph choir and Ellison Canadian Honour Choir 2019) in entertaining groups throughout the year.   

Tarana can be contacted directly at tarana.steinke@global-currency.com   
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Contact Tarana Steinke

Melissa joined the Global Currency Services team in 2017 and is by far the most well read  member of staff.  She dominates all staff trivia competitions and seems to have a personal and relatable story about every international destination.  She brings extensive customer service experience to this position which complements her previous studies at Humber College.   

When Melissa isn’t working, she is balancing the busy life of having two young kids and a new dog.  In between all of life’s busyness she still seems to find time to be the most up-to-date on all current events.   

Melissa can be contacted directly at melissa.weeda@global-currency.com 

Contact Melissa Weeda

Amanda joined the Global Currency Services team in 2018 while completing her undergraduate degree at the University of Guelph.  She has since graduated and looks forward to attending a post graduate program for Human Resources Management.  

Amanda is quiet and soft spoken, but incredibly attentive and focused on client’s needs.  When given the opportunity, she often shares advice with clients that she has gathered from other client transactions.    

Amanda can be contacted directly at amanda.jodhie@global-currency.com 

Contact Amanda Jodhie

Youngji has been working at Global Currency Services since 2018.  After finishing a Masters of Science in Animal Nutrition, Youngji went on to pursue a PhD in Animal Biosciences while working part time at Global Currency.   

Youngji brings extensive experience of life in Korea to her role at Global Currency Services.  She has lived, worked and studied in both Korea and Canada.   

Watch out!  With a 4th degree blackbelt in Taekwondo, Youngji doesn’t mess around!  Between work, her studies and her puppies, Youngji is incredibly busy.   

Youngji can be contacted directly at youngji.rho@global-currency.com   

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Contact Youngji Rho

Emma moved to Guelph from Calgary to pursue an undergraduate degree and has fallen in love with Ontario.  She joined the Global Currency team in 2019. 

Emma can often be overheard offering great service to our clients in French.  Her ability to switch back and forth between languages during wicket conversations is commendable.   

When Emma isn’t counting currency in French, she can be found on the track!  Emma is a competitive varsity runner with the University of Guelph’s track team.   
 

Emma can be contacted directly at emma.hubbard@global-currency.com   je parle français 

Contact Emma Hubbard

Emily joined the Global Currency team in 2019.  Emily works part time while pursuing her studies.  After completing a Master’s of Science in Animal Nutrition, Emily has gone further to pursue a PhD in Animal Nutrition at the University of Guelph. 

Emily is always eager to help both coworkers and clients alike.  She can often be overheard sharing advice and stories with our clients.  When not at work or in the lab, you might find Emily taking her Bull Terrier for a walk around Guelph. 

Emily can be contacted directly at emily.kim@global-currency.com 

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Contact Emily Kim

Desiree joined the Global Currency team in 2019.  Desirees previous experiences demonstrated what we’ve come to know and love about Desiree:  that she is adventurous, is excellent with client interaction and loves the outdoors!  Desiree previously studied at Sheridan College and has vast experience in management and customer service.  

Desiree and her husband recently welcomed their first child into their growing family.  We’re sure that it won’t take long for their daughter to conquer her first camping trip.   

Desiree can be contacted directly at desiree.yatco@global-currency.com

Contact Desiree Yatco

Alex joined the Global Currency Services team in 2013 while working on her undergrad degree at The University of Guelph. 

Alex has currently taken on a full time career in the heart of Toronto’s financial district, but continues to help out with Global Currency Services with special projects.   

Alex has earned a reputation for being the fastest counter and skilled balancer to date.   

You can contact Alex directly by sending mail to alex@global-currency.com 

Contact Alex Loh

Luisa was hired in 2014, while doing her undergraduate degree at the University of Guelph.  After earning her Bachelors degree, she went on to complete a Masters of Public Service at the University of Waterloo.  She currently works full time as a Public Servant. 

In a part time capacity, Luisa assists with training staff, with working occasional shifts, and maintaining Global Currency’s social media presence.  Luisa lends her sweet and professional presence to all that she does at work. 

Luisa can be reached directly at luisa@global-currency.com  yo hablo español 

Contact Luisa Lazo

Alyssa joined the Global Currency Services team in 2015 while working on her undergraduate degree.  Clients at the wicket have been wowed by her long list of tips and tricks that she learned about different money issues while living in Australia for 6 months.   

After completing her undergraduate degree she went on to complete a Masters in Epidemiology from the University of Guelph.  

Alyssa has taken on a full time position with Public Health, but still supports Global Currency Services with occasional shifts and by maintaining Global Currency Services social media presence.   

Alyssa can be reached at alyssa@global-currency.com 

Contact Alyssa Green

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