TORONTO – Making a prominent addition to its federal and provincial government and business advisory practice, Stosic & Associates (S&A) today announced the arrival of former Chief of Staff to the Ontario Minister of Health & Long-Term Care, Derrick Araneda as Senior Advisor.

“This is a defining moment for our firm, and underlines our commitment to build nothing short of the best team to serve our clients. Derrick not only deepens our government relations and business advisory capabilities in Ontario, but dovetails well with our quickly growing federal practice. His deep and privy experiences in both the private and public sectors put him in a unique position of understanding the challenges both sides face. His wealth of experience in finding win-win solutions for both the business community and government will prove invaluable to S&A clients looking to collaborate with provincial and federal governments across Canada” said Aleks Stosic, Founder and CEO.

Derrick brings broad spectrum of executive public and private sector experience for S&A’s government relations and strategic business advisory clients, having previously served the Minister of Economic Development and Trade as well as the Toronto Region Board of Trade’s 12,000 corporate members. He also holds over 10 years of international experience, having worked abroad in Japan and Spain where he held various senior management roles in Sales, Business Development and Operations with several high growth start-ups.

About Stosic & Associates:

Stosic & Associates is one of Canada’s leading independent government advocacy and strategic communications firms, offering boutique, hands-on services that are fully customized to each client’s unique circumstances, and objectives.

S&A works with Fortune 500 companies, start-ups, NGOs, VCs and others across sectors including Financial Tech, Health/Life Sciences, the Shared/Mobile Economy, Beverage Alcohol, Cannabis, and Sports and Entertainment to deliver sectoral transformation and regulatory change, capital investments, policy development, and market strategy.

Stosic & Associates helps large and small clients across industries manage the issues of the day effectively, develop and execute long-term plans for strategic impact and influence, and shape or reshape policy, legislative, and regulatory environments.

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