Recent Engagements

Partial Client List

Airbus (Helicopters) Canada | Alzheimer Association of Ontario | BizLife Solutions | Brock University | Centennial College | Christian Children's Fund of Canada | Christie Refugee Welcome Centre | CrawfordConnect (Specialized and Executive Recruitments for: Brain Injury Services Hamilton, MEDA, Mackenzie Health Foundation) Gillian's Place| Harlequin Enterprises | Humber College Corporate Education Centre | Humber College ITAL/Toronto Children's Services | Metro News | Operation Smile Canada | Peel Lunch and After School Program | Redeemer University College | Skyservice Airline |  Staples | Teknion | The Meeting House | World Vision Canada.

Recent Projects:

  • Recruitment of international technical professionals in six countries of operation focused on program management, community development, health, knowledge management, monitoring and assessment, donor relations, disaster management;
  • Facilitation of strategic planning sessions with the senior executive team of an international development organization focused on driving change and achieving aggressive revenue growth targets;
  • Redesign of jobs, performance and reward systems for a Toronto social services agency;
  • Facilitation of Employee Engagement review, staff engagement and solution development, and action planning to increase employee satisfaction and retention;
  • Employment Policy Review and Development to ensure compliance with national legislation in six countries of operation;
  • Group Training and one-to-one coaching with 15 not-for-profit agency Executive Directors in Peel Region to build leadership skills and develop leadership plans;
  • Interim VP, Human Resources for a large, international development organization, guiding decisions and programs designed to drive change and nurture growth in Canada and six countries of operation;
  • Development of a strategically aligned HR operation for a large, daily publisher focused on performance and metrics, culture and employer branding, on-boarding, recruitment and retention, employee communication and engagement, risk management and best practices;
  • Total rewards and employment policy review for an international child development agency, ensuring competitive policies and rewards in all countries of operation achieving organizational objectives and meeting compliance requirements in each country of operation;
  • Strategic Planning and development of a Balanced Scorecard for a large, diverse community college focused on aligning key strategy drivers with measurable objectives to create growth and enhance program quality;
  • Strategic Planning, development and implementation of a Balanced Scorecard including metrics, training, coaching and roll out for a major child development agency in Peel, improving organizational alignment and achieving staff/client satisfaction and retention targets
  • Operational process review/redesign for the Maintenance and Engineering group of a large Canadian aviation provider;
  • Development of a Balanced Scorecard for a large, diverse community college focused on aligning key strategy drivers with measurable objectives to create growth and enhance program quality;
  • Senior level recruitment projects for positions at the Executive Director, EVP, Vice President and C-Suite positions; Senior Fundraising/Major Gifts Director; VP/Director People and Culture.

Most Recent Blog

Sidecar Perspectives: Strategic Planning For Long-Term Results. Sometimes It Starts By Saying "No"
The Sidecar Perspectives series of experience-based business stories is named for the place where I do some of my best reflective thinking - in a motorcycle sidecar on the open road.

In many organizations there is an expectation you will say "yes" more often than "no" if you want to be seen as someone who is on-board and driving innovation and results. Saying yes and grasping the opportunity is how things get done - at least that was always my experience.
Posted: 2015-10-14 10:07:00 AM

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