Our Team




Sean Simpson

Compounding Pharmacist

Sean Simpson is a compounding Pharmacist and owner of Simpson's Pharmacy and Simpson's Apothecary.

Sean graduated from the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Toronto in 2006 and also has an honours degree in Chemistry and Biochemistry from Western University.  In 2015, he completed a Fellowship in Nutritional and Metabolic Medicine with the Metabolic Medicine Institute affiliated with the University of South Florida school of medicine.

He is the past chair of the board of the Ontario Pharmacists Association, and also campaign chair for the United Way of St. Catharines and District.

Vicky Banka

Pharmacy Manager, Virgil

Vicky completed her internship at Simpson's Pharmacy and joined us on a full-time basis after graduating from the University of Toronto in 2014.

Vicky is our friendly and knowledgeable Pharmacy Manager at our Virgil Medical Centre location and looks forward to helping you reach all of your health & wellness goals.

Amina Sayed

Pharmacy Manager, Niagara on the Lake

Amina joined Simpson's Apothecary in July of 2015. She has an interest in psychiatric pharmacology with future plans to expand her pharmacist designations to obtaining geriatric pharmacy certification.

Amina, a native of Fonthill, graduated from the University of Toronto in 2013 and she's pleased to serve you from the King Street location.

Sandra Ritter

Pharmacist

Sandy possesses not only expansive pharmaceutical knowledge but also a kind and gentle counselling manner. A great source of health information should you have any questions regarding your medications.

Sandy is happy to assist you at the Medical Centre location.

Martina Schubert

Pharmacist

Martina worked with us as a student in 2013 before venturing off to the University of Waterloo to complete her studies. 

She loves how the role of a pharmacist continues to grow. "Not only does your pharmacist oversee your prescription medications, but they are also uniquely positioned to provide medication reviews, smoking cessation services, and administer vaccinations." She is looking forward to future advancements to our scope of practice in Ontario, including being able to prescribe medications for certain minor ailments and conditions.

Come in an say "hello" to Martina Today. 

Hedy Wiebe

Pharmacy Technician RPhT

Hedy always provides a smile and a warm greeting to clients who visit or telephone the dispensary.  Hedy is known by customers and colleagues alike for her sunny disposition despite having the most mispronounced name of all the staff members here. 

Hedy is pleased to assist you from the Medical Centre location.

Christina MacQuarrie

Pharmacy Technician RPhT

Chrissy is one of our friendly Pharmacy Technicians and can always be found with a smile on her face. She's been working with the Simpson's family of Pharmacies since 2008. 

Chrissy is pleased to serve you from the Medical Centre location.

Lori Miller

Pharmacy Technician RPhT

Lori has over 20 years of Pharmacy experience and has worked at Simpson's Pharmacy since September of 2011. With a background in PCCA Training, merchandizing, and accounting, Lori continues to bring a wealth of knowledge to the Pharmacy. She also enjoys teaching part time in the Pharmacy Technician program at Mohawk College. 

Lori looks forward to helping you at our Medical Centre location.

Amanda Egerter

Pharmacy Technician RPhT

Amanda is one of our knowledgeable Pharmacy Technicians and looks forward to serving you from both our King Street and Medical Centre locations.

Amanda Puszczalowski

Pharmacy Technician RPhT

Amanda is one of our friendly Pharmacy Technicians and looks forward to assisting you at our Medical Centre location.

Kim Montgomery

Pharmacy Assistant

Kim has been with the Simpson's family of pharmacies since September 2000 and is our delivery driver and Pharmacy Assistant.

She can either be found working tirelessly behind the dispensary or behind the wheel delivering supplies and medication to the Niagara on the Lake, Virgil and surrounding communities.

Michelle VanDerZalm

Pharmacy Assistant

Michelle is another of our friendly Pharmacy Assistants as well as being sister to Rebecca and looks forward to assisting you at our King Street location.

Rebecca VanDerZalm

Pharmacy Assistant

Rebecca is one of our friendly Pharmacy Assistants (and sister to Michelle) and is delighted to assist you at our Medical Centre location.

Ivan Lazic

Pharmacy Assistant

Ivan is one of our friendly Pharmacy Assistants and looks forward to assisting you at our Medical Centre location.

Lindsey Kemp

Pharmacy Assistant

Lindsey is one of our friendly Pharmacy Assistants and looks forward to assisting you at our Medical Centre location

Rachel Aitken

Pharmacy Assistant

Rachel is one of our friendly Pharmacy Assistants and looks forward to assisting you at our King Street location.

Ciarra Gilbert

Pharmacy Assistant

Ciarra is one of our friendly Pharmacy Assistants and is delighted to welcome you at our Medical Centre location.

Elly Forbes

Front Store Manager

Elly has been with the Pharmacy since 1977, just a week after the store actually opened for the first time!

Elly has a wealth of product knowledge, particularly with skincare and cosmetics and is always happy to help with any customer query.

Elly is the face of Simpson's for most of our long standing customers and looks forward to serving you from the King St. and Medical Centre locations.

Catherine Porter

Operations Manager

Catherine joined Simpson's in the summer of 2006 and is responsible for our Home Health Care Department along with ensuring that the business operations of the Pharmacy run smoothly.

Catherine can be found primarily at our Virgil Medical Centre location and looks forward to assisting you with any of your home health care or customer service needs.

Brian Epp

Home Health Care

Brian, a Niagara-on-the-Lake native, brings 14 years experience to the Simpson’s team and will be playing a crucial role in expanding our mobility, motion and safety product lines.

Brian will provide a full at-home assessment from driveway to basement and advise on equipment best-suited to the individual needs and situation.

Call Brian today to schedule your free in-home assessment at our Virgil location, (905) 468-2121.

Paula MacDonald-Boland

Mobility Client Care

Paula joined Simpson’s in April 2015 and has a wealth of knowledge in Home Health Care and mobility devices.

Paula can assist with a rollator, advise on Government funding options, help you book a service call for mobility or safety equipment issues or to have new equipment installed.

She is also a Sigvaris certified compression fitter who can assist with all your compression needs.

Paula is delighted to meet with you at our Medical Centre location.

Pat Tebbutt

Book Keeper

Pat is our accountant and bookkeeper and the most popular person at Simpson's on pay-day! She's worked at Simpon's Pharmasave for over 15 years and takes pride in her many community services such as the treasurer at School Council (15 years!) and the Niagara-on-the-Lake Christmas Parade.

Pat is happy to assist you from both the King St. and Medical Centre locations.

Charlene Salmi

Customer Service

Charlene has been with Simpson’s since the beginning of 2014 and looks forward to serving you from both our King Street and Medical Centre locations.

Ruth Hunter

Customer Service

Ruth came to Simpson’s with many years experience in Pharmacy Customer Service and looks forward to seeing you at our King Street location.

Emily Lampman

Customer Service

Emily would be delighted to assist you at our Medical Centre location.

Laurie Rappatoni

Customer Service

Laurie would be delighted to see you at our Medical Centre location.

Sheryl Janzen

Receiver & Customer Service

Sheryl has been part of the Simpson's team since October 2017. She has over 15 years of Customer Service experience, especially dealing with seniors. She has a Geriatric Certificate with a specialty in dementia. 

Sheryl is pleased to help you at our Medical Centre location!

Angela Colesnicenco

Customer Service

Angela joined our team in September 2017. She has many years experience in natural health and customer service. Angela is always happy to assist you at our Medical Centre location.

Natalie Caetano Feitoza

Health Coach & Pharmacy Program Coordinator

Natalie joined the team at Simpson's in May 2018 and brings with her a wealth of knowledge in Therapeutic Nutrition, supplements and natural health products.

Natalie is pleased to assist you at our Medical Centre location.