Isaac Illankeswaran is a Toronto-born and raised individual who has a great passion for serving his church and community. He is a devout Christian who is actively involved in his lifelong church, Praise Tabernacle, where his father, Rev. Mano Tharmalingam, serves as the minister. Isaac holds multiple leadership positions at the church, including Music Director, Worship Leader, Youth Leader for the High School students and Leader for the Young Adults.
Isaac began his professional career at TD in 2008, where he started as a front-line Customer Experience Associate to fund his university education. After 15 years, he has progressed to a senior leadership position, overseeing large-scale strategic initiatives and special projects that aim to improve TD Canada Trust’s customer acquisition and portfolio size while enhancing the brand’s reputation in the communities it serves.
Isaac has an undergraduate degree with honours from the University of Toronto and a master’s degree from the University of Waterloo. In addition to his professional and church roles, Isaac is also the Managing Director of Events2Life, a leading event planning company in Toronto that manages over 500 events annually, ranging from weddings, cultural events, and corporate functions. Isaac’s commitment to service extends beyond his professional and church roles. In 2021, he was a key member of the EMCC Presidential Selection Committee, responsible for identifying the next president of the EMCC.
In his free time, Isaac enjoys the outdoors and traveling, calling the beautiful community of Humber Bay Shores his home. He is an avid fan of the Toronto Blue Jays and Raptors and enjoys trying new restaurants and hosting his family and friends. Isaac is also a pianist with over 30 years of experience in classical and jazz piano, having completed his training at the Royal Conservatory of Music. Above all else, Isaac treasures his family and looks for every opportunity to spend quality time with them.