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Our Team

Meet our ATL Team Members!

Charles Cantos
Charles Cantos
Founder and CEO

Charles is the founder and CEO of ATL Senior Living. Throughout years of cross-industrial experience, Charles has demonstrated success in leading business and systems integrations, in establishing transformation platforms to align business development, and in facilitating change management for better results. He is known for his ability to assess and resolve a wide range of healthcare, technology, business, and human capital issues. Prior to his role as ATL’s CEO, Charles was heavily involved in Canada’s health care system during his time at Provincial Health Services Authority as Supply Chain Manager and as Business Integration Manager from 2007 to 2012. He also spent some time as Senior Analyst and Security Administrator for Vancouver Coastal Health.

In his spare time, Charles enjoys spending quality time with his 2 sons. He also volunteers as their team soccer Coach and tries his best to spend more of his time outdoors.

Justin Penney
Justin Penney
General Manager, Camellia Residences

Justin is the GM of ATL Senior Living’s flagship Camellia Residences development. With his career beginning 15 years ago in the luxury hotel industry, he succeeded in honing exemplary skills in customer service and attention to detail.  He carried those assets to Amica Senior Living where he had demonstrated success as a Community Relations Associate. His strengths are in operations and the metrics that drive positive results.  Building on significant sales outcomes, he moved into the role of Community Relations Director for Amica White Rock and was one of three opening directors. He was integral in leading the award-winning success of the property’s opening and first year of operation. 

Justin is known to be passionate and driven in his work and in developing caring safe home environments for seniors. He believes that cultivating intentional positive relationships with all is an integral part of the role of a leader. He is a creative problem solver who is diligent in finding solutions that work for everyone. With strong family ties himself, he understands and values the journeys that families take with their loved ones as they transition to a new home.

Justin readily volunteers to support seniors in the community and local initiatives that enhance the lives of all citizens. He has organized, led, and coached corporate soccer leagues as well.

In his free time, Justin enjoys camping with his family, hiking, and the occasional game of pick-up hockey.

Robin Dhir
Robin Dhir
Chair of Advisory Board

Robin Dhir is ATL Senior Living’s Chair of Advisory Board and is a seasoned Sales, Marketing, and Communications Executive who has a passion for challenge & community service. He been instrumental to the success of ATL Senior Living by leveraging his expertise to uncover the best strategic solutions for the company. Robin is the Strategic Advisor at Fasken Martineau which is the largest law firm in B.C., utilizing his extensive connections to assist with business development, strategic partnerships and sponsorship opportunities. He also keeps the firm abreast of Canada-India initiatives. Prior to this role, he held a number of positions of increasing responsibility for Duracell Canada, Beamscope Canada, and Kodak Canada.

In his spare time, Robin enjoys recreational sports and takes an active role in public affairs.  In December 2011, he was selected amongst an accomplished group of Young Professionals by Business in Vancouver as one of BC’s Top 40 Under Forty. In 2017, Mr. Dhir was appointed as a Director of Abbotsford Airport Authority. Robin also volunteers his time with a number of organizations including Junior Achievement of BC, Business Laureates of BC, BC Children’s Hospital Foundation, and Simon Fraser University’s India Advisory Council.

Daren Hancott
Daren Hancott
Strategic Advisor

Dr. Daren Hancott is a seasoned business executive with over 20 years of executive leadership, a business professor, chair of numerous boards including the BC Chamber of Commerce, Bosco Society and Currently the Private Degree Granting Institutions Association (PDGIA). He has written numerous articles, a book on leadership and is currently the Campus Provost/Vice President Academic of Yorkville University in BC.He has won numerous awards for achievements in Teaching Excellence Awards and is a Top 40 under 40 winner. He obtained his BComm Degree from Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN), his Masters of Business Administration from Saint Mary’s University (SMU) and his Ph.D. from Capella University in Organization and Management with a specialization in leadership.

Shahilla Meghani, CPA, CA
Shahilla Meghani, CPA, CA
Controller

Shahilla Meghani, CPA, CA plays a critical role in the accounting and financial reporting department of ATL Senior Living. Previously, working for WestStone Group of Companies, her primary focus was on real estate development consisting of sales and rental portfolios. Her keen interest lies in budgeting, analysis and financial modelling. With over 15 years of sound experience in public practice and industry roles, Shahilla plays a critical role in the financial processes and decision making of the company. With a family background in the seniors care industry, Shahilla brings a wealth of knowledge to the company and has a vision to provide quality seniors housing and service options in the seniors retirement living industry.

As a community volunteer, Shahilla participates in various community and fundraising events including raising funds for global poverty and various community outreach programs.

At ATL Senior Living, where family is the utmost important, Shahilla maintains a work/life balance by setting aside quality time for her two sons and enjoys travelling, site seeing, bike riding and hiking.

Hanah Damot
Hanah Damot
Project Consultant

Hanah Damot is the Project Consultant for ATL Senior Living. She is a recent graduate from Simon Fraser University with a Bacher of Science in Health Sciences under the concentration of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences Area of Emphasis. Her interests include health promotion, marketing, and learning about the determinants of health. Aside from balancing work and her academics, Hanah enjoys traveling, watching movies, and going to the beach.