MEET THE TEAM.

Rod Perry

President

Rod is a graduate (1985) of Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, with a background in Kinesiology and Mechanical Engineering. Rod joined Sensyst in 1986 and assumed ownership in 1991. Since that time Rod has overseen the evolution of Sensyst from a vendor of office furniture to a complete solution office interiors company, allowing Sensyst to grow and expand and exceed our client’s expectations. Rod’s experience with large projects and tight timelines will bring leadership and knowledge to any project.

Melissa Kaiser

Interior Designer, ARIDO Intern Member, IDC

Melissa has a diploma in Interior Design from Georgian College. She is an Intern Member of Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario, and member of Interior Designers of Canada (IDC). She is proficient in AutoCAD 2019. Melissa brings to Sensyst over ten years of commercial design experience in the areas of space planning, permit & construction drawings, finishes selection and project management with an emphasis on commercial spaces. Melissa joined Sensyst in September 2010 to strengthen our design services team.

Nicole Bodolai

Business Development/Furniture Specialist

Nicole is a graduate from George Brown College. She is a project manager and has a strong background as a furniture specialist. Nicole excels in furniture layouts, furniture specification, and finishes selection. Along with full project management of furniture installations.

Karly O'Krafka

Senior Interior Designer

Karly has a diploma in Interior Design from Georgian College. She is an Intern Member of the Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario (ARIDO), and member of Interior Designers of Canada (IDC). Karly brings to Sensyst over ten years of design experience in the areas of space planning, selecting finishes, construction drawings, and project management; with an emphasis on commercial spaces. Karly joined Sensyst full time in 2018, but has worked with us part time since 2012.

Caren Yap

Intermediate Designer

Caren has a bachelor’s degree in Interior Design from the University of Manitoba. She has her Building Code Identification Number (BCIN). Caren brings to Sensyst over twenty years of design experience in the areas of space planning, selecting finishes, construction drawings and permit packages; with an emphasis on commercial and spaces. Caren has worked part time with Sensyst. Caren has worked for Sensyst since 2012.

Weina Li

Office and HR Manager

Weina is a graduate of York University in Toronto, Ontario, with a background in Human Resources and Accounting. Weina joined Sensyst in 2015 and she brings to Sensyst professional accounting services, client services and account management.

Amanda Wilson

Senior Designer/Team Lead

Amanda has a diploma in Interior Design from Georgian College and is working on completing her PMP designation.  Her background in design includes almost 15 years of experience guiding clients through all phases of the design process creating functional and appealing spaces.  She brings to Sensyst strong project management skills and knowledge in large and small scale projects.  She is committed to maintaining valued relationships with clients and helping clients reach the best version of the overall vision for their space.  Amanda joined Sensyst in August 2020 to support the design team in managing project timelines and completion.

Emily Beaulieu

Interior Designer

Emily has a bachelor’s degree in Interior Design from Sheridan College. She is an Intern Member of the Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario (ARIDO) and is also working towards the NCIDQ qualification exams to become a registered Interior Designer. Emily has solid experience in project management, space planning and computer aided design. She excels as a designer through all design phases from concept to construction for commercial and workplace projects.

Nicole Snyder

Interior Designer/Furniture Specialist

Nicole graduated from the Interior Design program at Fanshawe College in 2014. She is an Intern Member of the Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario (ARIDO), and member of Interior Designers of Canada (IDC). She specializes in the planning furniture layouts that optimize space and aid in productivity. Along with this she specifies the products, selects finishes and doing renderings of the products to assist in visualizing the products being proposed. Well-being in the office is a passion of hers and she strives to make your office space a place that all employees are inspired by. Nicole is proficient in AutoCAD 2020, CAP 20/20, Project Spec & Project Matrix, and CET.

Emily Perry

Client Services, Installation Coordinator and Furniture Specialist

Emily has her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology (BA) and her Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) from Laurentian University. Emily completes office administration duties such as developing quotations, furniture presentations, furniture specifications, furniture layouts, proposals, and purchase orders.  Emily hosts site visits with clients, trades, and vendors. She effectively creates accurate and detailed installation drawings, schedules and coordinates installations with clients and installers, as well as specializes in full project management of furniture installations.