Experienced Leadership Representing Cambridge Interests in Waterloo Region
A dynamic and high energy Senior Executive with multi-faceted business and volunteer leadership experience. Selected by our Governor General for the “BarnRaisers” Council, A long-term board member of the Regions Prosperity Council and an Executive with Canada’s Technology Triangle confirm commitment to community and positive contribution to her sphere of influence.
Collaborative team leader with a solid background hiring, coaching, motivating, and evaluating people to achieve corporate goals. Results-oriented: skilled in identifying individual and organizational objectives, sharing the broad perspective, as well as local context and contribution opportunities.Innovative and strategic thinker with sound business judgment, analyzing issues to proactively address concerns and sustain performance in highly competitive marketplaces. Proven expertise in championing change and successfully spearheading efficiency improvement projects. Client-focused, with an in-depth understanding of what it takes to creatively solve problems and develop win-win solutions.
Successful track record of developing new business opportunities, implementing best practices, and consulting with clients to create customized solutions to their Employment, Training & Development, Succession Planning, Outplacement, and diverse Human Resources challenges.
Founder and CEO of a successful recruiting and consulting organization. Established a reputation for excellence. Increased sales from $0 to multi millions year over year (with a minimum of +21% annually)
Community Recognition Awards
Cambridge Chamber of Commerce, Chair’s award (2012), Bell Canada Personal Business Achievement Award (2008); Mayor’s Award for Excellence in the Workforce Training & Development (2006, 2003 & 2002); KW Chamber of Commerce Award for Workplace Training (2006); YWCA Woman of Distinction Award (2002); Sunshine Rotary Club Paul Harris Award for Outstanding Contribution (2002); Mayor’s Award of Recognition (2001); Waterloo Fundraising Executives Award for Outstanding Corporate Philanthropist (2002); KW Oktoberfest Woman of the Year Award (1999), Recipient of the Mayors Training Award 2nd time (2010). KW Chamber Community Leadership Award in memoriam of Michael Follet (2006)
Voluntary Leadership Roles
Past Chair, Chair & Executive Member Board of Directors | Cambridge Chamber of Commerce
Board of Directors Member | Greater KW Chamber of Commerce
Board of Directors Member | WRIEN Canada
Past Chair, Chair & Executive Board of Directors Member | Canada’s Technology Triangle
Corporate Member | Guelph Chamber of Commerce
Member of the Prosperity Forum and Chair | Prosperity Health Care Task Force
Past Chair | Cambridge Memorial Hospital Foundation
Past Chair | Junior Achievement Waterloo Region
Past President | Cambridge Sunrise Rotary Club
Past Member | Mayor’s Task Force for Health Care
Executive Vice-Chair Board of Directors and Chair of Governance | Conestoga College
Member of Barnraisers of Waterloo Region