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<b><i><u>Sunstone Holistic Woodbridge Ontario Canada Registered Massage Therapy</u></i></b>
Sunstone Holistic Massage Therapy Centre is dedicated to providing quality therapeutic massage and your over all wellness. Reduce anxiety and improve your overall feeling of well-being and increase body awareness..
Professional Massages, massage services and massage therapy that benefits people of all ages.
Our services are covered by most Extended Health Benefit Plans. Only Organic Lotions, Oils and Cleansers are used.
Graduates from The Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy and is a registered member of The College of Massage Therapists of Ontario.
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About Me: With a combined 15 years experience in Sales, and 12 years experience in Sales Coaching, Willa provides comprehensive, hands on understanding of sales.
Willa has been working with some of the largest financial services firms in Canada for the past seven years; coaching and supporting over 1,000 Advisors in expanding their businesses. Willa assists Advisors in defining their unique selling style, creating and practicing new approaches that support the Advisor in achieving and surpassing their business growth goals.
A graduate of The Coaches Training Institute, which is accredited by the International Coach Federation, Willa’s first passion is coaching. She is completing her Master Certified Coach designation at Newfield Coach Training.
Willa sat on the Board of Directors for The International Coach Federation, for seven years.
Willa’s second passion is sales and actively sells her coaching services.
She acquired her current clients through effective referral requests and cold calls.
About Me: I’M AN ORGANIZATION DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVE AND LEARNING SYSTEMS EXPERT driving business growth, managing transitions, and optimizing performance through innovative, interactive, and elearning courseware. My background encompasses concept/funding for startups as well as Fortune 100 organizational development and learning initiatives.
- A CHANGE CATALYST revitalizing underperforming teams and optimizing systems for maximum productivity and revenue impact.
- A MARKETING STRATEGIST creating value and building brand reputation; who leads operations from product development to sale
- AN EDUCATIONAL LEADER bringing more than 3000 hours of global and domestic online instruction to 120,000 end-users
My client list includes IBM, JetBlue, Timex, Canada Post, Deutsche Bank, Avaya, Columbia Presbyterian/NY, Stonehenge Growth Capital and many more.
Recognized in today’s market as OD/Training innovator with extensive international/domestic experience, I connect the dots from enterprise aspirations, discovering operational gaps/needs and responding with programs that maximize talent and efficiencies. I'm an EQmentor, management and leadership coach and developer.
About Me: Specialties: ICU/CCU/CVICU. CCRN
Maternity, Pediatrics, Clinical Instructor/Nursing Educator
I am a dedicated, compassionate RN, flexible, reliable, quick-learner, Change Agent with a solid foundation of international and national nursing experiences, 30 years (Britain, Canada & USA) using evidence-based practices to ensure high quality safe nursing care. As a military wife with frequent relocations/moves I've learned to adapt, adjust and make the best of whatever situations I may encounter. My experiences as Charge RN, Manager, Preceptor/Mentor, Safety Coach, Clinical Instructor/Nursing Educator and Agency RN positions me to deliver the "patient-centered" quality of care (achieve those patient satisfaction scores) required of the 21st century. I am trained and proficient in 7 computerized nursing documentation systems. I am detail oriented, love caring for patients and their families as "one unit".
Interested in working as a Consultant with a Consultant firm/business. I have many professional nursing "survival" experiences that can help others to be successful in the tough world of nursing.
About Me: Executive with extensive experience of transforming Global Pharmaceutical Manufacturing operations with leadership roles; ensuring supply of products worth over $6bn pa for one of GlaxoSmithKline’s major therapy areas, establishing and optimizing global supply chains, endorsement of capital projects, development and implementation of product lifecycle supply chain strategies, the creation of new manufacturing supply networks, and the integration of manufacturing operations following mergers and acquisitions.
Successfully led major multinational change programs, and advanced technology projects spanning the globe. Delivering hundreds of $millions in benefit, on time, and within budget.
Sound understanding of pharmaceutical manufacturing technology and processes.
Understand the dynamics of multinational organizations and how to ensure success whilst managing multiple stakeholders.
Delivers results by fostering collaborative working, utilizing influencing, networking, interpersonal and communications skills.
Demonstrated ability to think both laterally and strategically, delivering solutions to complex issues that cross organizational and geographic boundaries.
Politically astute, able to see, and shape the big picture, whilst also comfortable working the details.
Have lived in the United Kingdom, South Korea, Thailand, Canada, and USA, and have traveled and worked in many more countries.
About Me: Born and raised in Toronto, David Porter went to Upper Canada College & St. John’s Ravens Court in Winnipeg. David Porter joined Cadillac Fairview in 1973 and worked his way up from lifeguard to Vice President of Maysfield Property Management.
David Porter is now the founder of Living Assistance Services and has been Director of the Toronto office for the past 10 years. David has thirty years business and service background and was the Vice President of a number of development and/or property management firms prior to founding Living Assistance Services.
Mr. Porter has served either on, or on behalf of numerous corporate and non-profit boards including The York School, The Greater Toronto Apartment Association and The Rose Town Non-Profit Housing Corporation and The Richmond Hill Ecumenical Non Profit Homes Corporation.
David's philosophy of service, service, service is well known in the community and the primary reason the company has flourished.
David is a wine lover, avid art collector and enjoys traveling. He enjoys long walks with his dog and is an avid sportsman.
About Me: TIM RUEF
VICE PRESIDENT, Michael E. Marion & Associates
Tim has over 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry including executive search, general management and senior positions in sales and marketing. Prior to joining Michael E. Marion & Associates, Tim held key management positions for several prominent pharmaceutical companies including Pfizer and Merck and launched over eight products in the U.S., Europe and Canada. Tim directed the launch and commercial development of new products in arthritis and oncology for Merck. One of these products, with 2nd year sales of over $2 Billion, was deemed the largest, fastest, and most successful launch in Merck’s history.
Tim started his industry career in pharmaceutical sales with Pfizer, and subsequently transitioned to marketing before joining Lederle Pharmaceuticals where he managed the anti-infective business prior to assuming leadership of the hospital/oncology business for Lederle, Canada. Moving back to headquarters as Business Unit Director, Cardiovasculars he launched a new product for hypertension and led a co-promotion initiative with Wyeth/Ayerst and Robins. During this period he accepted a special appointment to speed development of a new oncology product. As Project Director, Lederle Oncology, Tim built a multidivisional, high-performance team, which reduced the time required to bring the product to market by nine months.
Following this Tim assumed responsibility as Vice President, General Manager of Medi Cine Inc., a healthcare communications company in New York City where he increased revenues 34 percent in his two-year tenure.
Returning to the client side of the business, Tim rejoined Pfizer where he developed strategy, positioning, and core launch programs for a new arthritis product and later developed key components of the launch strategy for a major cholesterol compound with current sales of over $10 billion.
Tim holds a BA degree in Psychology from the University of San Francisco, an MPA in Human Resource Management from the University of Colorado in Boulder, and Executive Education certificates from the University of Virginia, Columbia and Duke. He has served as an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Marketing at Fairleigh Dickenson University in Teaneck. He has co-authored an article published in Pharmaceutical Executive, entitled “Breakthrough! A New Route to Develop Drugs More Quickly,” and has presented at numerous conferences on topics involving Marketing, Leadership and People Development. He is a former Captain in the United States Army.
About Me: Expert in strategy, planning, integration and development of systems. Significant experience in helping start-ups develop their technology including eHarmony. Also, background in using technology to improve human performance. This often involves HRIS systems, performance management systems, learning management systems (LMS), e-learning, 360 surveys, customer satisfaction surveys, etc.
Frequent speaker and writer on eLearning and ePerformance. Ph.D. in Computer Science and fairly well known in the industry as one of the top technologists in the field.
Have consulted with numerous companies including: Credit Suisse, Royal Bank of Canada, Citibank, Lexus, Microsoft, Hilton, Warner Music, Universal Music, Memec, Alamo, Adaptec, Capital Group, Toyota, PacifiCare, New York Life, Granite Construction, Digital Insight, WellPoint, Nissan, Universal, IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Sun Microsystems, Fidelity Investments, Symbol Technologies, SHL Systemhouse, Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, RotoHog, MyShape, Luna Imaging, LivePlanet, Project Greenlight, Boook.com, PhotoZone, GKM Ventures, Greenlight Jobs, DesignAShirt.com, LoanToolbox, PDSI, Senn Delaney, World Shoe Association and many others.
Tony Karrer’s Specialties:
web 2.0, eLearning 2.0, e-learning 2.0, start-ups, software, web site, e-commerce, e-business, eLearning, e-learning, ePerformance, technology to drive human performance improvement
About Me: I am the Managing Director of the Sales and Marketing Division of The Cambridge Group Ltd., an executive search firm headquartered in Westport, Connecticut.
Before joining The Cambridge Group, I spent thirty years in sales, business development, marketing and distribution for some of the premier paper manufacturers in North America. I have been responsible for the profit and loss, managing the sales representatives, the technical service and new business development of multi-million dollar territories throughout the Northeast and Canada.
Since 1976, The Cambridge Group has become one of the most respected recruiting firms in the industry. Our diverse client base includes technology, pharmaceutical, consumer products, healthcare and manufacturing firms, to name a few, in both permanent placement and contract staffing. The Cambridge Group’s network and contact base has been developed over the past thirty years and is unsurpassed in the industry. We source our candidates directly and personally through the relationships we have built over the past thirty years.
As a Managing Director of The Cambridge Group, I am able to expand The Cambridge Group’s network by combining my thirty years of sales, marketing and recruiting experience in a variety of industries with The Cambridge Group’s resources to provide performance based, highly confidential representation to my clients for their mid and senior level needs.
I am also a licensed Realtor® in Connecticut.
I graduated from Fordham University with a Bachelors of Science in Business and a concentration in finance.
My wife of thirty-five years and I have two daughters and live in New Canaan.
About Me: Dwayne Jorgensen, CIA, CFE, is a recognized expert in governance, risk and controls. Mr. Jorgensen created the Sarbanes-Oxley Services & IT Governance global practice for Computer Task Group (CTG), a 39-year old IT staffing solutions firm. He is respected for his ability to assess a clients' current state of compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and then guide them in meeting their compliance goals, especially those related to Sections 302, 404, and 409 of the act. In addition, Mr. Jorgensen has developed a "continuous monitoring" solution for corporate governance and speaks on the role of IT in that endeavor. Mr. Jorgensen is an expert in risks and controls, specifically as these areas pertain to the impact of SOX on corporate governance. He has over 25 years' experience in internal audit, system controls, practice development, capital acquisitions, and risk management.
Before CTG, Mr. Jorgensen was North American Practice Director of internal audit services for Jefferson Wells International. He oversaw the growth and development of the firm's internal audit service line in the United States and Canada post-Sarbanes-Oxley, especially in the areas of 301, 302, and 404 compliance. He also directed the business process outsourcing practice for the Atlanta office of Arthur Andersen, LLP, and was elected a principal of the firm. He was a senior manager for Coopers & Lybrand, LLP, and director of internal audit and secretary of the audit committee for a Flagler System, Inc. Mr. Jorgensen is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, and has a Bachelor of Arts degree in pre-law with a major in accounting and finance from the University of Illinois-Urbana.