Cover Stories

RUBY DHILLON – HER PASSION FOR HELPING OTHERS

After spending over a decade at TD Bank, Ruby Dhillon served as a top quartile performer in sales, a facilitator of large deals, and the founder of multiple philanthropic and diversity-focused initiatives. She is proud of the hard work behind her career growth, from starting as a temporary receptionist at TD to and ultimately progressing into her current role as a Director at Planworth, specializing in various roles and building expertise across multiple business divisions. Through this career advancement, Ruby significantly grew large portfolios, earned significant donations and grants, led and developed teams of 20+, and was consistently recognized by senior executives throughout official programs.

HARESH BHATT – A RESILIENT ENTREPRENEUR DRIVEN BY PURPOSE

Haresh established Natu’oil Services Inc. in Port Coquitlam. The company’s mission is “to support the food and animal feed industry by applying scientific principles to develop creative solutions to maximize health and productivity using edible oils and fats and animal feed ingredients.” 

“TOCHI” SANDHU – COMES FEW AND FAR BETWEEN AMID HUMANITY

Tarlochan “Tochi” Sandhu, a man of faith, family, and relationships—retired from Envision Financial on July 31, 2021, after 64 years of dedicated service in the financial industry. Drishti Magazine had the honor of speaking with Mr. Sandhu. There is a serenity in his demeanor. If you see him in the community, you can recognize him by his white turban, aptly matched by his humility and graciousness. And when he speaks, it is always coming from the heart. He talks about his family, his friends, and his passion for life. He is an international field hockey star, a recipient of the Queen Elizabeth ll Diamond Jubilee Medal, and a community leader with inspiring positivity. 

DR. JASON HITKARI: AN INNOVATOR WITHIN THE FIELD OF FERTILITY TREATMENT

Dr. Jason Hitkari is co-founder and co-director of Olive Fertility Centre, which has locations in Vancouver and Surrey. Olive Fertility Centre is one of Canada’s leading IVF (In Vitro Fertilization) and fertility centers with among the highest pregnancy rates in Canada. Dr. Hitkari is also a Clinical Associate Professor at UBC and the current President of the Canadian Fertility and Andrology and Society (CFAS) for 2020-2021. 

SHIRLEY SAMUJH-DAYAL : ENDLESS SEARCH FOR EXCELLENCE

“Anything is possible. With the power of visualization and putting it out there, it can happen.” Shirley Samujh-Dayal discusses the importance of continuous personal and professional growth with Drishti and how these values underpin her work as Director of Operations at Coast Mountain Bus Company.