Robin Turnill, MHRM, FCPHR, SHRM-SCP, CPCC (she/her)

Managing Consultant, People & Culture

Robin has 20 years of executive, management and consulting experience in both the public and the private sector. She has held several senior HR leadership roles and has extensive operational experience as a previous Chief Operating Officer. Through her consulting work, Robin has provided strategic HR services to many large local clients in the legal, financial, health, education, utilities, and transportation industries.

Her industry and practical knowledge are complemented by ten years of academic experience gained as a Human Resources BBA Instructor at Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s School of Business. Robin has recently begun offering professional coaching services as a new avenue to help her clients achieve their personal and professional goals. As an experienced and well-rounded consultant, Robin values connecting with others, making meaningful contributions and delivering results.

Robin is a community-minded individual and volunteers her time and expertise with several non-profit organizations. She is a Board Director for the Chartered Professionals in Human Resources (CPHR BC and Yukon) and the President of the Board for Kids Up Front Foundation. As well, she is the Chair of the Employer Advisory Committee for Kwantlen Polytechnic University. Robin has been the past Vice-Chair of the Board of both Greater Vancouver Community Services Society and Electric Company Theatre.

Robin has a Masters Degree in Human Resources Management from York University, a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from the University of British Columbia, and a Post-Diploma in Human Resources Management from BCIT. She has a Diversity and Inclusion Certification from Cornell University and is a Certified Professional Coach (CPCC) through the world renowned Co-Active Training Institute. Robin holds her designation in the United States from the Society for Human Resource Management as a Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) and has been conferred the highest designation in HR in Canada as a Fellow Chartered Professional in Human Resources (FCPHR).

Cindy Theriault, PCC, CPHR, MIR

Coach and Senior Consultant, People & Culture

Cindy has been in the business of people and organizational performance for 25 years through her work as a Human Resources executive and Professional Certified Coach. She successfully led Human Resources divisions for reputable Fortune 100 companies including DuPont, Johnson Controls and The Boeing Company.

In 2013, she obtained her Certified Professional Co-Active Coaching (CPCC) designation from the Coaches Training Institute (CTI). She is also a designated Professional Certified Coach (PCC) with the International Coach Federation. Cindy holds an Organizational Psychology Honours degree from Western University and a Master’s degree in Industrial Relations from Queen’s University. She is fluently bilingual in French and English.

As a coach and HR professional, Cindy draws on her experience with organizational dynamics, culture, Human Resources and leadership to offer unique insight and guidance for targeted and effective professional development. Fluently bilingual in French and English, Cindy provides consulting and coaching services in both languages.

Cindy believes that coaching is for everyone: she coaches at all levels, including high-potential contributors, managers, and executives. Using her engaging and candid style, Cindy helps her clients overcome obstacles, access their own wisdom and their strengths to accelerate their professional and personal growth. She is known for wearing her passion for excellence and people’s performance on her sleeve. Cindy also values having meaningful, break through conversations.

Megan Jackson, BBA HRMT, CPHR Candidate (she/her)

Consultant, People & Culture

Megan is an intuitive and highly motivated Human Resources Consultant, who is passionately committed to supporting people’s personal and professional growth. She has a strong ability to connect easily with others, while delivering high performance and implementing quality HR solutions. Megan has been primarily focused on providing search services and talent acquisition, training and development, policy development, workplace investigations, and interim HR support services to best serve our clients.

Megan has a Bachelor of Business Administration, specializing in Human Resources Management, from Kwantlen Polytechnic University, is a member in good standing with CPHR BC & Yukon, and is on the path to earning her designation as a Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR).

Kristina Kovacevic, MSc (she/her)

Consultant, People & Culture

Kristina brings an empathetic and intuitive approach to all her clients' needs. As Director of Human Resources for 4 years for a national design and build firm, and over 8 years of running the operations of her family business, she understands the needs of small and large businesses across many sectors. Kristina's expertise lies in performance management, employee attraction and retention and management and leadership development. As a first generation immigrant to Canada, and having worked across multiple industries including real estate, property development and building services, Kristina holds a deep understanding of various cultures, styles of working and industry needs.

Kristina holds a Master of International Business degree from the University of Hertfordshire, a Bachelors of Business Administration as well as an advanced diploma in Human Resources from Capilano University. She is hoping to earn the Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) designation this year.

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Serena Morphy, CPHR, SHRM

Senior Consultant, People & Culture

Serena Morphy, CPHR, SHRM is a culture strategist and engagement specialist. Serena enjoys working with organizations that share the same values in creating highly engaged teams, value-based cultures, and positive working environments. She believes in creating diverse environments where everyone feels represented, included, and valued. She works with clients to ensure people and teams have the communication, training, tools and resources to be successful in the work they do.

Serena spent twelve years as an HR Leader focused on integrating business strategy with people practices for publicly traded, mid to large corporations on a national and global scale. Today, she works with organizations of various sizes and industries including not for profit, tech, professional services and construction and engineering firms. She serves as a subject matter expert on strategic initiatives such as mergers/acquisitions, culture transformation and process change and alignment.

Serena is an active member in her community and has volunteered her time with CPHR on various committees such as, Chair of the Advisory Council, the Conference Planning Committee, The Public Policy Committee and the Professional Mentorship Program. Serena also actively supports Dress for Success where she has facilitated workshops, and provided one-on-one coaching for women reintegrating to the workforce.

Serena holds a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from Capilano University, a Certificate in Human Resources Management from BCIT, and a Diploma in Marketing Management from BCIT. Serena is a Certified Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) and is accredited as a Senior Practitioner by The Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) in the United States.

Mia McCannel, MSc, CPHR Candidate (she/her)

Consultant, People & Culture

Mia has been using her relentless energy and determination to exceed the needs of clients for over 10 years. She brings forth a unique background in International Business and Tourism, both academically and professionally, working at two of the largest hotels chains in the world; Marriott International and Accor Hotels.

As an HR Generalist, Mia is well-rounded in all areas of human resources. Through her consulting work, she has experience assisting employers in areas of recruitment and selection, policy development, training and facilitation, workplace investigations, and compensation & rewards. Mia has taken a specific interest in the area of workplace health & wellness, identifying and producing effective strategies towards successful implementation practices. With genuine integrity that is readily recognized, she has established a reputation as an advocate to both employees and leaders.

Mia holds a Masters Degree in International Business from the University of Hertfordshire, a Graduate Diploma in International Management and a Bachelor of Tourism Management (with distinction) from Capilano University. She is an active member of the CPHR BC & Yukon, and is on the path in obtaining her Chartered Professional in Human Resources designation as a CPHR candidate.

Gaby Fisch, MBA (she/her)

Coach, Facilitator and L&D Specialist

Gaby Fisch is a coach, trainer and consultant specializing in learning, culture, and organizational development. She is a curious lifelong learner, completing her BA in cultural anthropology, followed by her MBA, coaching certification and a consistent stream of professional development courses and self-study.

For the past seven years, Gaby has been engrossed in learning and teaching about the neuroscience of emotions, behaviour and change - and how we can harness this understanding to the benefit of relationships, both within and outside the workplace.

Gaby brings over 17 years of broad experience in HR, coaching, facilitation and consulting, gained through a unique combination of corporate, non-profit and tech start-up experience, as well as her coaching and consulting practice. Born in Mexico, Gaby is fluently bilingual in Spanish and English.

Gaby spent over five years with the MaRS Discovery District in Toronto, in a variety of HR leadership and Talent Development roles. Most recently, Gaby was Chief People Officer at Inkblot Therapy, and she currently serves as an Executive-in-Residence at the Ryerson Venture Zone. Gaby is a keen advocate for building deliberately developmental organizations, and loves documentaries, podcasts and nature-based travel.

Priyanshee Khambhla (she/her)

Administrator

Priyanshee has worked in the Business Administration industry for two years, gaining experience in accounting, customer service, and management. As an Administrator, she is passionate about problem-solving, time optimization, and innovative thinking. In addition to this, she was also involved with organizing networking events for students to gain more knowledge of the industry and meet with like-minded individuals.

Priyanshee had a culturally diverse upbringing. After spending her childhood in California, she moved to India to complete her high schooling. There she developed her interest in Model United Nations and has been a part of several such conferences across the globe. In addition to this, Priyanshee has also volunteered at a public school in Mumbai as a part-time English teacher. After exploring and experiencing the beautiful Indian culture, she decided to relocate to Canada to pursue her undergraduate degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting at Simon Fraser University. As an extracurricular, Priyanshee has been a part of her university fencing team. Outside of the office, she shows interest in photography, watercolor illustration, and graphic designing.

With a background in Accounting, she wishes to continue pursuing her education towards getting a master's in Business Administration with an associate's degree in 3d Art and Modelling.

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