Max Mollineaux

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Max Mollineaux is a Consultant and Senior HR Professional specializing in Search for Leadership, Human Resources, Corporate and Senior Technical & Scientific roles.  Supporting clients through the process, Max performs individual searches as well as large scale hiring drives in growing organisations.  Max prides himself in his ability to fully understand position requirements, including cultural […]

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Rob Abbott

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Rob Abbott, is a pioneering sustainability and social responsibility catalyst in Canada; a much sought-after facilitator, moderator and content-weaver; an advisor on strategy to the C-suite; a gifted coach; and a professor of global management and sustainability. Over the past 20 years, Rob has evolved his consulting practice from thought-leadership on sustainability to a broader […]

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Myka Osinchuk

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As a senior executive with more than 20 years of experience, Myka’s career has focused on start-ups, change and growth initiatives. In her most recent role as CEO of the Alberta Cancer Foundation, she transformed the foundation from a traditional charity into an organization that applied sound business management and venture investment principles to achieve […]

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Lenka M Los

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At WMC, Lenka leads the firm’s Innovation Practice, focusing on companies and organizations in the Innovation value chain.  As an Executive Search Consultant Lenka addresses the human capital needs of growth-oriented ventures and established companies alike. Clients value Lenka’s expertise and guidance in Talent Management. Lenka believes gold-standard methodologies are table stakes in executive search […]

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Alan Small

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Alan has conducted CEO and senior management level executive searches for over 20 years in a variety of functional areas including marketing, lending services, human resources and information technology, focusing on the financial and not for profit and association sectors. Having conducted literary hundreds of searches, he understands the critical importance of finding candidates with […]

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Laurie Sterritt

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Laurie Sterritt is a values-based leader with over 25 years’ experience in the fields of Indigenous, government and community relations; business planning & strategy; organizational & leadership development; and, executive search. Laurie developed and implemented the Aboriginal Employment and Business Development strategy for a utilities company, and has also led the start-up and growth of an […]

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Jennifer Kwan

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With over 10 years of experience as an independent consultant, Jennifer has proven expertise in project management, process improvement, evaluation, and facilitation. Specializing in multi-organization, interprofessional projects; Jennifer combines her coordination and problem-solving skills with leadership and teamwork skills to work effectively with a diverse array of stakeholders in the development, implementation and evaluation of […]

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Damian Frith

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Prior to joining WMC, Damian had a long and distinguished career with IBM Global Services where he led a number of complex Transition and Transformational programs in both Australia and Canada. Damian obtained his Bachelor of Computing degree at the University of Ballarat and his Master’s in Business Administration from Queens University.  He has been […]

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Emma Pope

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Emma works out of WMC’s Calgary office and offers insights and modern approaches to help businesses achieve their maximum potential. Strategic and creative in her actions, Emma has a passion for critical thinking and problem solving and brings the best recommendation to the forefront.  Her ability to clearly communicate with others positions her as a […]

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Deanne Friesen

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Deanne Friesen is a seasoned leader with 15+ years in senior and executive management roles with a number of not-for-profit and government organizations.  Through her experience, Deanne has established a track record of excellence in execution having lead numerous Organizational Change, Business Process Improvement, Organizational Design and Organizational Development initiatives. Deanne is a graduate of […]

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David Huffman

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David Huffman is a Consultant with Western Management Consultants in Vancouver. David has over twenty years of experience in management and technology advisory services. His business background combined with his strong understanding of technology and its application allows him to work with organizations in identifying innovative solutions, managing the change, and effectively implementing new processes […]

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*Join the Edmonton Team

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WMC Edmonton Seeking Consultants The Edmonton Office of Western Management Consultants (WMC) is seeking a dynamic, innovative, proven, experienced management consultant who can champion a discipline within client organizations and is attracted to an environment that provides an opportunity to build additional momentum with your already established practice WMC is one of the longest standing […]

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Michael Melenberg

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Michael brings nearly a decade of consulting experience to WMC helping others succeed.  With a background in engineering and technology he has significant experience assisting organizations through large IT change projects having a track record of achieving success by working with clients to define and achieve innovative and customized outcomes. Michael understands that people are […]

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Kevin Noronha

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Kevin Noronha is a Management Consultant with WMC’s Vancouver Office.  With over 18 years’ experience in Human Resources and Organizational Development, Kevin has held senior level positions both as an internal Human Resources leader and as an external Management Consultant. He has worked both internally and externally with organizations to support their business goals through […]

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Robert Turner

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Robert’s career has taken him to both sides of the table as Governance/Talent Management consultant and a seasoned Human Resources executive. He brings forward a multi-industry and multi-geographic (Canadian, North American and Global) perspective. As a consultant, having held Partner level responsibility with Mercer Canada, Robert has worked with a range of clients: CEOs and […]

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Nancy Icely

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Nancy brings extensive experience to enable organizations to grow in a sustainable way – achieving increased revenue and improved customer experience – by building systems and processes that are simple, predictable and efficient. This focus on strengthening execution and delivery helps organizations reduce cost, increase productivity and  reduce risk related to rapid growth or transformation. […]

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Karen Watson

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Karen Watson, an affiliate with WMC, has over 18 years of experience developing solutions for private sector, public sector and Indigenous clients. She has developed solutions which obtained sales targets and process improvement savings of $400M. Karen started her career as a  project manager and functional lead on technology, finance and procurement implementations. Then progressed […]

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Christy Ciezki

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Christy Ciezki brings 10 years’ experience to WMC in human resources, career development and training design and delivery. She has worked in both the private sector and the federal government. Christy specializes in facilitation and training related to leadership development, personal and team development, and communication and is passionate about working with both teams and […]

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Mike Davies

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Mike specialises in being the consulting partner business leaders trust to solve their most difficult people problems.  He is the expert they call on for practical advice on reward and talent and to provide solutions to transform safety, achieve organisational change and develop business strategy.  His outstanding competence is delivering these solutions in a manner […]

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Elisabeth Kleckner

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Elisabeth is a high-performing, results driven, senior HR business professional with over a decade of experience advising and supporting senior executives. She has demonstrated success in developing and implementing HR strategy, leadership development, recruitment, onboarding, employee engagement, and performance management programs. Elisabeth helps her clients get better business results by making better decisions about people. […]

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Trish Brydon

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Trish is a Senior Consultant specializing in Executive and Management Search. She also provides HR Management, Leadership and Organizational Development consulting services. Trish is recognized for her depth of search and recruitment expertise, her business knowledge and her coaching, training and facilitation abilities. She has partnered and worked with some of the most respected companies […]

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Richard Savage

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Initial management experience with Unilever in Europe. Then a management consultant for over twenty years, with two international consulting firms before Western Management Consultants. In the executive search area, specializes in the real estate industry, across Canada and internationally. Other experience includes a wide range of management activities in a variety of companies in North […]

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Joyce Tustian

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Over 30 years of executive experience in a large, urban municipality. Practice focuses on processes for strategic planning and implementation in complex organizations, strategic communications in public service or other high visibility environments, facilitation of senior executive groups. Also skilled in public participation and stakeholder consultation planning and execution.

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Helen Hayward

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Helen has been guiding her clients’ organizational change for over a decade. Prior to joining WMC, Helen served the people of Ontario as a Chief Executive Officer at provincial agencies and Chief Administrative Officer with justice ministries. Leveraging her extensive experience, Helen specializes in assisting clients in the public sector and not-for profit organizations. She […]

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Jeannie Wexler

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Ms. Wexler is a Director of Western Management Consultants. She has a multi-disciplinary practice and consults on shared services, organization restructuring, governance, strategic planning and outsourcing. She also performs as a senior executive on a contract term for organizations. Her practices cross both the public and private sector worlds. Jeannie has done significant work in […]

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Ian Bruce

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19 years of information technology experience including 12 in consulting and 3 years as a Director of a large B.C. based systems consulting firm. Experience in human resources, health care, education, distribution and financial applications on multiple hardware and systems software platforms. Focus on large-scale project management and the systems development process.

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Joseph Duperreault

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Consulting since 1995 in the private and public sectors.  Primary experience in designing and implementing business improvement projects to yield strategic and operational outcomes. Methodology enables client partners to achieve sustainable results – clients learn, adopt and implement fundamental business practices that they then call their own. Experienced at working across business functions and with […]

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Graham Herbert

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Graham naturally brings a diverse global perspective to all of his client engagements. Over the years, he has worked side by side with leaders in the U.S., Australia, Asia, U.K. and Africa in a variety of hands-on roles. At Western, Graham uses this unique international experience to advise private, public sector and not-for-profit organizations on […]

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Ted Stedman

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Ted Stedman has over 30 years of Information Technology experience, 23 with consulting firms including 12 as an executive with a major regional consulting firm. His experience includes both private and public sectors. For eight years he was responsible for the delivery risk management function for Sierra Systems including oversight of large proposals, contracts, and […]

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Catherine Angus

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Catherine Angus is a Director with Western Management Consultants, working out of our Calgary office. Catherine has over 17 years’ experience as a senior management consultant specializing in people services, including organizational effectiveness, change management, talent management, strategy & business planning, governance, organizational transformation and project management (including large scale multi-project initiatives focused on business […]

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Patrick Riechers

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Consulting since 1996 with large multinational corporations. 8 years experience with an international firm doing large scale (2 year) performance improvement projects focused on developing sustainable behavioral change and process change to deliver measurable financial, safety and environmental results. Experienced at working across business functions and with all levels of the organization right down to […]

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Bev Mahood

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A Certified Compensation Professional with over 20 years consulting firm experience, Bev specializes in compensation and benefits market research and analysis, general research, computer analysis, project logistics, executive search and web-based surveys. Bev has an in-depth understanding of the intricacies of provincial and federal governments, crowns and agencies, and has served on numerous public sector […]

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Paul Gibbons

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As a Director at WMC, Paul offers over 18 years of proven achievement in executive level talent acquisition across North America and internationally. He is a driving force in assisting corporate clients to engage and recruit key personnel in a variety of industries, markets and functional disciplines. Paul’s focus is working with privately held companies […]

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Mauro Meneghetti

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Mr. Meneghetti lives in Calgary and is a Director and Consultant at Western Management Consultants (WMC).  He began his consulting career in 1983 with Accenture (then Andersen Consulting), joining WMC in 1991.  He has served as a Managing Director for Calgary and nationally.  He is a proven leader and an active member of the community. […]

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George H. Toner

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Over the course of 30 years, George Toner has built a sterling reputation for matching executive talent to his clients’ needs. A graduate of St. Mary’s University in Halifax, George began his consulting career in Montreal working for The Graduate Consulting Services. He moved to Toronto in 1982 to further hone his skills in Canada’s […]

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David Muddle

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David is an Edmonton-based Director who focuses his practice on helping his clients adapt and succeed in rapidly changing environments.  He is an excellent facilitator and negotiator, and his approach is both collaborative and interest-based.  He works with Boards, senior executives, managers at all levels, and front-line staff, and he treats everyone he works with […]

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Don Sherritt

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Senior level experience in directing the development and education of executives. Facilitates strategic planning sessions for executive teams. Provides individual coaching. Is one of the Financial Times Knowledge Dialogue’s Thought Leaders. Experience includes many Fortune 100 and other significant corporations throughout Canada and the United States. As a specialist in “on the job” behaviours and […]

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Ludmila Jagiellicz

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Ludmila brings extensive experience in helping organizations make critical choices about their future strategic direction and priorities.  As both a facilitator and contributor of critical insights, Ludmila helps management teams—and their boards—to identify their ‘fork in the road,’ focus on their choice of direction and commit to the actions that they will take to achieve […]

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Mark van der Meer

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Extensive experience in Business Process Redesign. Mark effectively uses his education & skills to work with a broad range of individuals (from management to shop floor personnel), delivering the desired outcome within an agreed upon timeframe. He combines a structured and analytical approach towards problem solving with social skills allowing individuals to perform to the […]

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Kent Stewart

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30 years in management consulting to private sector, not-for-profit, and public sector clients throughout Canada. 8 years with major international consulting firms with responsibility for national tourism consulting practices. Focus areas in strategic planning, business planning, marketing strategy, regional development planning, feasibility assessment, and economic and social impact. Strategic planning, market research and analysis, business […]

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Narmin Ismail-Teja

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Narmin is a Director with Western Management Consultants, and principal in impact@work inc. Consulting, training and facilitating since 1992, she brings a solid package of commitment, motivation and skills in creating highly effective training and consulting with a depth of experience working across the three sectors. Her creative style and commitment to working in learner-centered […]

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Meredith Smith

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Meredith draws her experience from engagements in the energy, health care and not-for-profit sectors. She has delivered Change Management, Project Management, Business Process Improvement and Strategic planning projects. Organized, engaging and adaptable, she has regularly worked in demanding environments, and is committed to achieving success in the projects she pursues. Meredith develops both creative and […]

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Mike Hughes

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Mike Hughes is a Senior Consultant with WMC’s Calgary office.  With 25+ years of international industry experience, Mr Hughes has been involved in many different roles and functions during his career and has widespread experience in designing and implementing major change programs at all company levels, across multiple company functions and in many different industry […]

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Kataneh Sherkat

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Kataneh is a Director within WMC’s Vancouver office with a focus in HR Advisory and Talent Management.  Her core competency is in helping leadership teams to recruit, retain and reward their biggest asset; its people. With extensive experience supporting HR practices locally, nationally and internationally, her strength is in her ability to connect people strategy […]

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Dale Hedges

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SPECIALTIES Dale has extensive skills and experience in the areas of management consulting and information technology management including strategic planning, social media networking analysis, organization design, business process improvement, project management and change management in a variety of industries throughout the world. EDUCATION / ACHIEVEMENTS Dale is a Chartered Professional Accountant and a Certified Management […]

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Lynn Armstrong

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Lynn brought 11 years of successful Executive search to Western Management Consultants, when she joined them in 2010. Her experience consistently provides quality results to her clients by delivering top talent and matching culture fit. These results earned her clients’ trust, and brought continual requests to help build their senior leadership teams. Her work focuses […]

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Doug Zabkar

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Doug Zabkar is a Director of Western Management Consultants. He began his consulting career in Financial and Special Services at Deloitte & Touche. Prior to joining Western Management Consultants in 2004, he was co-founder of a boutique consulting firm specializing in merger integration, change management, strategy and business restructuring services. Doug obtained his B.Comm degree […]

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David Howes

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Clients count on David’s unique expertise in executive search and management consulting to help them identify and recruit top executives. With more than 35 years of business experience, David has helped clients in a range of sectors, including financial services, post-secondary education, public and broader public sectors, life sciences, energy and technology. As an executive […]

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Marissa Warshawski

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Marissa Warshawski has been with WMC since 2012 and specializes in strategy, project management and change management. Past project experience includes: facilitating a large scale move project for an oil and gas client; developing training and communications materials for a mining client; and developing strategic plans, conducting shared service reviews and performing organizational structure reviews […]

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Robert Brassard

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Robert Brassard brings a depth of consulting experience in both the private and public sectors. He specializes in leading Organizational Change, Operational Effectiveness and Performance Management, Program Management, Board Governance, Strategic Planning, Information Technology and Process redesign. He is also known for a focus on execution as he has successfully implemented more than $150 million […]

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Eric Pianarosa

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Eric Pianarosa has been an active management consultant for over twenty-five years. Eric strongly believes in the importance of linking execution to strategy working with his clients to ensure individuals and project teams remain aligned to organizational objectives. In addition, he assists his clients in driving for maximum value from his services, their personnel and […]

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Leo Gotlieb

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With over 25 years in consulting, Leo’s experience includes as acting Director of Information System at the former City of Toronto; acting Manager of Procurement for the Town of Richmond Hill; and a Professorship of Computer Science at the University of Toronto. His combination of management abilities, subject area knowledge and technology insight enables him […]

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Graeme Reid

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Graeme Reid is WMC Calgary’s Office Managing Director who, for nearly two decades, has afforded clients sustainable change and breakthrough performance. Aided by a strong multi-disciplinary background, his aptitude for managing the uncertain and complex has allowed him to deliver lasting results. Graeme’s skills have been honed in a breadth of organizations, industries and locations, […]

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Gerry Humphries FCPA; FCA, FCMC

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Over 25 years of consulting experience with two major international consulting firms and 5 years running his own firm. Extensive experience in all areas of management consulting, including technology, human resources (10 years in executive search), financial management and strategy, in both the private and public sectors. Has served on the Board of the Canadian […]

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John Broere

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A versatile executive and management consultant with a 30 year track record of managing and advising organizations dealing with significant challenges – major transformation programs, unpredictable business performance, acquisitions, contract and client relationship issues, misaligned business strategies, weak operating disciplines, and “turnaround situations”. Broad experience – in North American markets, with private and public sector […]

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