ALEXANDER (AL) LUTCHIN
As CEO, Alexander is responsible for strategic leadership and client services. A distinguished career serving in senior management roles, including executive positions in both the private and public sectors, has prepared him well to meet the challenges and find solutions for our clients
MBA, BCOMM, PCC
Jane Graydon is an Executive Coach who inspires leaders to deliver unprecedented results and realize their full leadership potential. With over three decades of coaching, leadership development, and real-life, in-the-trenches business experience, she is an experienced thought partner.
BSc, MA Public Health, PCC
After 20 years as a leader in the not-for-profit and health sectors in different countries, Claudia became an accomplished coach and mediator. Empathetic and provocative, Claudia helps her clients find new perspectives and opportunities in times of transition.
STEPHEN F. WHITE
CHRL, MPA, MIR, ACC
Over the course of his 35+-year career, Stephen has held several senior HR generalist and specialist positions in both the public and private sectors. He has honed strong leadership and coaching skills characterized by a collaborative management style, personal initiative and a strong results orientation.
CEC, CTPC, PCC, BSc
Sandy brings a keen focus to helping her clients streamline operations, re-align people and position their leaders and teams to better deliver upon key business priorities. Her big-picture perspective is founded on extensive experience within Human Resources, Finance and Controllership, Corporate and Strategic Policy, Program Management, and Operations.
Aline has made a lifetime career in HR and has worked for major brands such as Hudson’s Bay Company, Loblaw’s and Sears Canada and founder of Aline Ayoub HR Consulting. Aline is an expert in helping small businesses recruit and hire the right people through a unique hiring process she has developed.
Talyaa embraces a core philosophy of whole-person coaching. She probes and distills information on multiple levels, from mental, emotional and psychological through to political, cultural and professional. Each individual benefits from an outcome-frame orientation around their goals and challenges, developing new perspectives to create sustainable change.
Brian is an experienced career coach who teaches courses on career and employment-related subjects at the college level. He has worked with clients from diverse backgrounds at all levels of corporate, government and academic organizations to help them achieve their career and leadership goals.
On the foundation of over twenty years of progressive business experience, Crystal-Lee channels her expertise to the key objective of corporate leadership development. She
applies her background in Sales Management, Marketing and Education as the underpinning to big-picture client success. Through strategic training program development and delivery to groups and individuals, she drives learning outcomes to
support organizational objectives and personal career goals.
With over twenty-five years of progressive Human Resources and independent consulting experience, Luanne has honed a style of mentorship that accelerates the
careers of high-potential employees. She guides the development of a strong sense of self-awareness in the areas of leadership, work performance and communication,
helping employees maximize their personal and professional impact.
With over twenty years of progressive Human Resources experience, Sandra has played a key leadership role in advocating People and Culture strategies that redefined the relationships between organizational stakeholders. In environments of labour unrest and markets where fierce competition for top talent threatened operational efficiency, she has introduced respect-based solutions that ensure delivery of critical HR services aligned with the business’ strategic framework.
BA, CCP, CHRM
A passionate promoter of how employee engagement drives business success. An insightful and strategic HR Practitioner with employer brand focus. A seasoned Coach who inspires leaders and clients to realize their full potential. With over twenty-five years of progressive Human Resources experience, Michele has built a reputation for enhancing corporate communication, increasing leaders’ confidence and competence, and heightening awareness of how the employee experience directly impacts business results.
By cultivating in-depth, long-term relationships with her clients, Danya wields an uncanny ability to absorb an organization’s corporate culture, balancing fit with function for every recruitment engagement. While she has managed assignments for a wide variety of roles, her passion and primary focus is sourcing, assessing and successfully onboarding Sales, Sales Support and Human Resources Professionals.
Emily is senior recruitment consultant and career transition specialist with a focus on strategic talent acquisition and business strategy. Brings a successful track record of translating operational business requirements in terms of strategy and prioritizing team efforts to create and execute viable strategic plans. A trusted leader, known for inspiring collaboration that aligns with project milestones and performance-based goals while adhering to guidelines and procedures.
Sandi brings a seasoned, enlightened approach to integrating best-practice Total Rewards strategies into big-picture organizational objectives. Her portfolio spans the development, implementation and analysis of programs encompassing compensation, incentives, benefits, retirement programs, recognition and rewards, HRIS, Diversity and Inclusion.
Julie has pursued her mission in several ways over the years: as a mental health worker and case manager, an international public speaker and corporate trainer, a youth employment counsellor, an adjunct professor of Forensic Psychology and other subjects, and most recently, as a Registered Psychotherapist.
FRED C. HOPKINSON
Fred is our immediate past President where he served with distinction for over 15 years. Fred held senior positions in HR including Director of Human Resources for both McMaster University and St. Joseph’s Hospital. Recognized for his expertise in career transition, he has provided counselling services for clients across a range of positions.
Lauri is an expert in branding and communications in all facets of Talent Management and HR. With over two decades of senior leadership experience, Lauri stewarded the Canadian divisions of two of the world’s largest recruitment communication agencies offering best practice strategies and program execution to attract and retain talent.
BA, CHRL, CEC, ACC
Drawing on over 25 years of experience, Manie brings a keen focus on the people side
of business while making a discernable impact on organizational success. As a Coach,
she creates a safe, inviting and confidential space that nurtures self-discovery and
continuous improvement. As a Business Leader, she steadfastly upholds her
fundamental values of honesty, integrity, fairness, courage, and drive to guide her
clients not only to achieve their stated goals but to surpass their own expectations.
Nehad is acutely skilled in working with executives at all levels as well as senior managers and teams. With close to 30 years’ experience in corporate leadership, including 10 years of focused expertise as a coach, mentor coach and trainer, she is a highly experienced individual who is passionate about creating coaching cultures and positioning organizations to achieve Global Coaching awards.
BA, CRS, CCS
Catherine is a transformational professional with an extensive career coaching background. Whether working with individuals or delivering group workshops, she brings empathy, clarity and expertise to inspire personal and professional growth.
Her unwavering focus is empowering individuals with the confidence, techniques and tools to achieve career definition. Having conducted 300+ one-on-one career coaching sessions, she has honed a personal methodology to support clients at various levels and throughout all career stages.
A Senior Human Resources Professional and Career Coach focused on developing leadership talent for optimal performance while revitalizing and building cohesive teams.
Jiulia is a natural leader and relationship builder adept at establishing productive alliances with key stakeholders. Known for consistently generating high-quality results, she has developed and led change and strategic initiatives with both in-house corporate mandates and independent consulting engagements.