CEBS, SPHR, CHRP, CMS
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Bonni is the founder of The EO List and has been facilitating the release of the e-mail circulation of HR jobs for nearly 14 years. She is also the primary blogger at The EO List and host of this website.
In her career, Bonni is the Managing Director of The Employers’ Choice Inc., a Brampton-based HR Consulting firm (www.theemployerschoice.com). She has been in human resources for 20+ years, working as an executive consultant, association leader and college instructor. She is a well-known entity in the total compensation and organizational effectiveness fields, and has highly-sought after experience in the global arena.
She earned her B.A. in Communication Studies from the University of Iowa and has earned four human resources-related professional designations. She is the 2012 winner of the Toronto Star HR Professional of the Year award.
If you live in the GTA and you’re an HR Professional, chances are you have met Bonni, or know someone (who knows someone) who has.
You can connect with Bonni on Twitter as @BonniToronto.
Usha has over 12 years of Human Resource, Organizational Development and HRIT experience in the IT sector. Her expertise includes talent management, training and development and implementing HRMS. She is an avid reader, lover of crosswords and puzzles and enjoys volunteering. Usha has a Masters Degree in Fine Arts and a MBA in International Business.
Lisa has more than 10 years of experience in HR and has worked in a no. of industries, including technology, financial servcies, engineering, HR consulting, etc. As an HR Business Partner, she has managed all HR issues related to the business by partnering with the leaders to address the people implications of the business needs. Her expertise lies in relationship building, leading and implementing initiatives nationally and leveraging technology to improve efficiency as well as customer service. Lisa earned her B.Comm (Honours) in HR at the University of Ottawa. She enjoys reading, painting and gardening, as a way to unwind and recharge.
Jorden Bartlett is an HR geek. It’s okay, she knows. She currently leads Human Resources and Customer Service at Fusenet, a revolutionary digital media firm in Oakville, ON. Jorden has spent time with several companies including Praxair, Shred-it/Securit, John Deere and TWD Technologies. She graduated from the University of Western in a program with a really long name for business and HR. She holds both the CHRP and PHR designations. Jorden is driven by the challenge to change the way we work.
New to blogging, Jorden recently started sharing her thoughts at www.jordenbartlett.com.
Alyssa runs a consulting practice in Toronto, focusing on organizational strategy and OD, including change management. Her background includes consulting to large and small organizations in Canada and the U.S. in a variety of industries, and she specializes supporting entrepreneurs as they grow their organizations. Alyssa has a Master’s degree in Industrial Relations (MIR) from Queen’s University.
In addition to her consulting work, Alyssa has been a Board Member with Lymphoma Canada (www.lymphoma.ca) for almost ten years. Alyssa also loves books, and moderates a monthly chat on Twitter called #BizBkchat, connecting leaders to best-selling business authors. You can find Alyssa on Twitter via @alyssaburkus.
ACC, CPCC, CPM
Carmela is a compassionate Life & Leadership coach with over 20 years of Human Resources experience in the media/communications and financial sectors. Her passion for serving people in their personal and professional lives had a significant impact on her over the years and drew her to ask an important question – How can I continue to motivate and serve others better?
After careful thought and research, Carmela found Co-Active Coaching with the Coaches Training Institute and received her professional training & designations from CTI and the ICF. She now uses her Life, HR and coaching experience and skills to challenge her clients to step out and embrace their full potential. As a coach she is deeply committed to her clients’ success, happiness and freedom to explore all that they can be.
Carmela believes in continuous learning and is an avid student in career development and leadership effectiveness that is why she is also certified in The Leadership Circle Profile™ (TLCP).The use of the TLC Profile in her capacity as coach enables Carmela to support her clients who are ready for change.
Susan is a founding partner of Crawford Chondon & Partners LLP, a law firm that restricts its practice to management-side labour and employment law. As a trusted advisor, Susan provides strategic advice and opinions on a full range of labour and employment law matters. In keeping with the firm’s practice philosophy, Susan works with employers to address and resolve workplace issues collaboratively in an effort to avoid distracting and costly litigation. Susan is also a part-owner in The Employers’ Choice Inc., a human resources consulting firm.
Hons. B.Comm, MHRM candidate (2011)
With experience in both Marketing and HR developed in the medical devices, manufacturing and telecommunications industries, Lexi understands the value of HR as a strategic business partner and as an integral part of business planning. Her passion for mentoring, coaching and employee development has led her to jump into the world of blogging courtesy of the EO List.
You can connect with Lexi on LinkedIn.
B.A. (Hons), LL.B.
Mike is an associate lawyer with the law firm of Crawford Chondon & Partners LLP where he practices exclusively in the fields of labour and employment law on behalf of employers. His work includes dealing with industrial disputes, union organizations and certifications, employment litigation, and occupational health and safety matters among others. Mike has worked with employers in both the public and private sectors, in a diverse array of industries including construction, manufacturing, health services, and hospitality.
Prior to being called to the Bar in 2010, Mike completed his articles at another boutique labour and employment law firm in downtown Toronto. Mike received his law degree from the University of Western Ontario in 2009, and in 2006 graduated with distinction from York University where he completed a double major program in Psychology and Law & Society.
Pam has spent more than 15 years leading teams and programs in Operations and Human Resources for customer-oriented businesses. Her passion for engaging employees to deliver exceptional customer experience has become her business mission: to ignite awesome customer experiences from the inside out. Through Pam Ross Consulting, she works with companies to develop more innovative and customer-centric cultures through training, leadership development and people practices. Pam is the Producer of Impact99: Canada’s Social Workplace conference, now in its second year. Follow Pam on twitter @pamelamaeross, and connect with her on LinkedIn.
Sherri Rossi, CHRP has been in the HR field for nearly ten years, working in service centres, retail, product design and manufacturing industries.
Sherri has extensive experience in designing and delivering training programs in various business areas including performance management, interviewing and recruiting, customer service, social media and more. She has worked in human resources in both Canada and the U.S. A social media junkie, you can find her tweeting away by following @sherrirossi.
Joanne Royce is founder of Royce & Associates, a Human Resources and Training solutions provider to organizations operating with or without an HR department. She believes in making the world a better place one company at a time by creating happy, healthy, and productive workplaces that result in successful organizations and people. Joanne has an Honours BAA from Ryerson Polytechnic University. She has experience as a part-time professor at Sheridan College, Business School, in the highly acclaimed Human Resource Management Program and is an Executive Board Member for HRPA Halton Chapter. www.royceassociates.com @joanneroyce
Melissa has successful track record of leading new and current employees to achieve their potential. Melissa has extensive experience in client relationship management, employee engagement, coaching and mentoring. Melissa received her CHRP designation in 2008. Melissa enjoys running and hot yoga on a cold winter day.
You can connect with Melissa on LinkedIn at ca.linkedin.com/in/melissacsmith.
A Generalist in the truest of forms, Lily’s background includes everything-HR from recruitment to compensation to employee relations for both union and non-union employees across Canada and the US.
With an educational background in Psychology, HR Management and Adult Education/Staff Training, Lily’s commitment lies in building employee relationships and developing strategic relationships with her managers.
CHRP, CEBS, CMS
Leona is President of Armillary Business Group. When she is not improving her archery skills she helps small business owners with their human resources challenges. You can reach her through LinkedIn or find her on Twitter.
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