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Your Connection to The Ride   

Ever wonder who’s behind putting on the epic event that is the Ride to Conquer Cancer? Or thought it would be nice to see the faces of the Ride Guides you talk to ahead of event day? Wonder no more, because we’d like to introduce you to the friendly, fun, and committed team behind The Ride.

They are here to support the Ride community, whether it’s with fundraising tips and tools, team building resources, or participant centre technical help. Have a story about The Ride you'd like to share? Get in touch with us! 

To contact members of the team, send an email to or call us at 877-699-BIKE [2453]. We're available from 9am - 9pm EST, Monday through Friday.

The Ride Team 

Put faces to the names of the Ride team, and learn a fun fact about them along the way.

  • Steve Merker
    VP, Community and Corporate Partnerships

  • Bas de Beer
    Manager, Event Operations

  • Vanessa Chiu
    Manager, Sponsorship

  • Jill Knight-Hunt
    Manager, Sales

  • Nour Issa
    Manager, Business Development

  • Alyssa Park
    Event Coordinator

  • Steven McInnis
    Event Participant Coordinator

  • Sarah Hurme
    Event Participant Coordinator

  • Candace Oiegar
    Event Participant Coordinator

  • Sydney Wade
    Event Participant Coordinator