Ms. Zakos holds a Bachelor’s degree from Queens University (Kingston, Ontario, Canada). She is a Registered Insurance Broker in Ontario and previously owned Harbour Insurance Services Limited. She is currently active in Real Estate Holding Companies. In the past, she was a consultant with Medicus Systems Corporation (Chicago), and was Associate Director of Nursing (Mt. Sinai Medical Centre, New York). Her philanthropic work included serving on the Board of Directors of Kingston General Hospital, participating as a member of the Finance Committee and the Audit Committee, and as well serving on the Board of the Community Foundation for Kingston. She is presently a member of the Health Sciences Campaign Cabinet Board (Queens University).