Our Team

Sean Simpson

Compounding Pharmacist

Sean Simpson is a pharmacist and partner in the SimERGY Pharmacy Network.

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.

Along with business partner and fellow pharmacist Enrico Simone, Sean co-hosts the Live Longer, Live Better Show on radio 610 AM in Niagara every Sunday morning at 10am.

Julie Dyck

Pharmacy Manager, Virgil Diabetes Educator

Julie has been a Pharmacist with Simpson's Pharmacy since August of 2012. She's now our Diabetes Educator as well. Julie grew up in Virgil, and is extremely happy to be back in her home town again, helping many of the people she grew up around. She loves the team atmosphere of the store, with so many smart and knowledgeable fellow co-workers, as well as the lovely people of Virgil, who are so friendly and a pleasure to serve. 

Outside of the pharmacy, Julie also loves sports, and plays volleyball as often as she can, as well as running. 

She is pleased to serve you at the Medical Centre location.


Amina Sayed

Pharmacy Manager, Niagara on the Lake

Amina is a recent addition to the Simpson's Pharmacy team, having joined as Pharmacist in July of 2015. She has an interest in psychiatric pharmacology with future plans to expand her pharmacist designations to obtaining geriatric pharmacy certification and completing the PCCA compounding course. 

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


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.

Vicky Banka


Vicky graduated from the University of Toronto in 2014 and looks forward to serving you from the Medical Centre and King Street locations.

Martina Schubert


Martina worked for 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. 

Francois Jooste


Having worked as a Pharmacist for over 35 years, Francois brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Simpon’s Pharmacy. In addition, Francois has worked as a Natural Health Practitioner (Naturopathic) for 38 years and personally practices Integrative Medicine to its fullest extent.  Francois is delighted to answer any questions you may have. 

Francois is happy to assist you from the King St. location.

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.

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 the King St. 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 Simpson's Pharmasave since 2008. Please come by and let Chrissy assist you!

Chrissy is pleased to serve you from the 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.

Kim Montgomery

Pharmacy Assistant

Kim has been with Simpson's 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.

April McAllister

Pharmacy Assistant

Come back to learn more about April.

April can assist you at the 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.

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.

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.

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 is looking forward to help you at the 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 is part of our team since October 2017. She has over 15 years of Costumer Service experience, specially dealing with seniors. She has a Geriatric Certificate with specialty in dementia. She is a great addition to our team!

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

Angela Colesnicenco

Customer Service

Angela joined our team on September 2017. She has many years of experience in natural health and costumer service. She is very knowledgeable and would be very happy to help anyone looking for any products in the store, specially within the natural health department. 

You can find Angela at our Medical Centre location.

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.

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.