Team

Jeannette Di Manno – is the full-time cook at Les Petits Sportifs. With over 20 years of experience as a cook at the English Montreal School board, she is specialized in preparing meals that conform to the standards enumerated in the Canadian Food Guide. Mother of three children and grandmother of as many, Jeannette knows all-too-well the importance of finding creative and tasty ways of instilling good eating habits in young children. Her menu is inspired by a variety of cooking traditions and is prepared daily. Jeannette’s approach to meal preparation is simple; she believes eating well and eating healthy is the key to thriving.

Orazio Di Manno – is an owner and full-time administrator of three daycares under the banner of Les Petits Sportifs. His entrepreneurial experience as a real estate speculator along with his experience in raising three diversely successful children makes him an invaluable asset to the day to day operations of our daycares. His family oriented approach to child care is a guiding principle entrenched in our daycare’s educational philosophy. Orazio is the pillar of our family oriented business model. As the co-founder of our three daycares his leadership, guidance and life experience is invaluable to our continued effort to deliver the utmost and highest quality of childcare services.

John-Anthony Di Manno – is an owner and full-time administrator of three daycares under the banner of Les Petits Sportifs. He is certified in first aid survival techniques, such as CPR and life saving skills. He completed his collegial studies at Hoosac in Albany New York, where he obtained a full athletic scholarship for ice hockey. During his studies at Hoosac John-Anthony was the recipient of the outstanding student of America certificate for two consecutive years. This certificate was awarded by George W. Bush, the president of the United States of America at the time the award was bestowed upon him. In the spring of 2013 he graduated from the University of Montreal with a major in kinesiology. John-Anthony is a successful entrepreneur with an expertise in business and real estate acquisitions.

Julia Di Manno – is the health consultant at Les Petits Sportifs. She was a registered nurse at the early age of 21. In 2001 she completed her diploma of Collegial Studies in nursing from Dawson College and in 2004 she graduated from Ottawa University, where she received a Baccalaureate of Science in nursing with Magna Cum Laude (Highest Honors). She has been a nurse for 14 years. She is currently assistant head nurse in the operating room of the Jewish General Hospital. Julia is indispensible to our family oriented business and an asset to the health care of all our children.

Me. Andrew Di Manno – is a lawyer at the Department of Justice. He works in the Criminal Law Policy Section, where he helps the federal government develop policy and legislate in the area of Canadian Criminal law. He is a member of the Barreau du Québec, and was called to the bar in 2014. Andrew graduated from McGill Law in 2013 with a top 20 % GPA.

Prior to his studies at McGill one of the top law schools in the country, he obtained a diploma of Collegial Studies from Dawson College in 2003 and an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies from Carleton University in 2007. During his Bachelor degree Andrew was awarded the Senate medal for outstanding academic achievement in legal studies and the

Ontario Graduate Scholarship for his research on the legal regulation of cyberbullying. He also successfully defended his research thesis on the legal ramifications of criminalizing cyberbullying in the Criminal Code of Canada and obtained his Masters Degree at Carleton University in 2009. At Les Petits Sportifs Andrew plays a key administrative role. He is responsible for dealing with all legal matters associated with our numerous day cares and companies. His responsibilities include but are not limited to drafting contracts, ensuring compliance with our operating permit and making sure we are proactive in respecting laws, regulations and bylaws in the area of early childhood care.