Eric Haggar, B Ing.
President & Chief Executive Officer
Eric is passionate about building the foundation for growth and success in the business by leading his teams as a people and culture leader. His track record for strategic thinking and project management has allowed for many successful accomplishments. His current position, as the president/CEO of a successful family-owned consulting business which has diversified into Consulting for Mergers & Acquisitions and acquiring various HR Consulting companies. On a personal note, Eric is active in many associations, an all-season sports enthusiast, as a coach and player, passionate about boating, family and loyal friendships.
Mandy Di Lazzaro, CRHA
Managing Partner
Mandy is a multilingual, innovative, results-driven HR professional with over 18 years of senior management experience. She draws on strategy and vision to support her clients in achieving their goals. With expertise that spans across all HR disciplines and multiple industries. She is passionate about building a performance-based culture and driving excellence in execution. Fast paced and dynamic work is where she thrives, and this extends into her personal life with a passion for car races and classic muscle cars.
Jessica Benabou

Partner / Director, Talent Acquisition

Jessica held several management roles in banking, where she successfully led several teams as a Branch Manager and most recently as a Talent Acquisition Partner, which allowed her to recruit, and innovate in the highly competitive Quebec market. As a people manager, she prides herself on developing her employees and seeing them grow professionally. Her employees’ success motivates her to keep pushing boundaries; she is always aiming for excellence. Outside of the office, she loves to travel, bake, and spend endless hours with her husband and three children at the arena. She is also very dedicated to philanthropy, community, and volunteerism. She has a strong sense of compassion and is always willing to assist others.
Daniel Bureau
Partner, Chief Financial Officer/ Director Payroll & Benefits
As Chief Financial Officer for the past 10 years, Daniel’s resolve and devotion is recognized by all who cross his path. He is energetic and friendly and is able to create a great, harmonious working environment. When asked which movie title best depicts the story of his life, the answer is “The Working Man” which further proves his dedication to the work he does. In all projects, he will give you 100% to guarantee that you get exactly what you need. He has a creative sense of humor and loves to laugh. He is active in various sports and is a dedicated family man.
Suzanne Penney
Executive Assistant
Suzanne is self-driven and bilingual, with a successful track record in various businesses, focused on a high level of customer satisfaction and service and promotional activities. Known as a passionate, adaptable person who is willing to accept challenges and is comfortable with change. She communicates effectively at various levels while acting as a liaison between managers and employees. Her ability to promote a culture of open communication and trust is highly valued. Her appreciation for the outdoors, particularly golf courses and ski hills keep her connected with nature.
Gabriela Sibulo
Sales and Marketing Coordinator
Gabriela has over 5 years’ experience in customer service, sales and marketing. Driven by her creativity and passion, she takes pride in providing original ideas and using her imagination to overcome challenges by using the resources on hand. As a Sales and Marketing Coordinator, her goals include the success and growth of the company. In addition to her primary job functions, Gabriela has been recognized for supporting the team, and cheering everyone up with her contagious smile. When she’s not working, you can find her training for her next 10k race or walking her dog that came with her from Venezuela.
Anne Labonté, CHRA

Senior HR Consultant 

Anne’s Master’s Degree in industrial Relations coupled with her 7 years of experience as a HR Generalist, has allowed her to develop a superior analytical ability, as well as excellent critical thinking. She has worked on various mandates with SMEs in various sectors of activity using excellent business acumen and a solid understanding of the organizational issues that companies face. Her approach focuses on the helping relationships, and the search for solutions and organizational effectiveness. She achieves her goals with a human and professional approach.
Annie Lebeau, LL.M., CHRA

HR & Legal Services Consultant

Annie has 20 years of experience in human resource management. She began her career as National Director of Human Resources for a call center company where she implemented the human resources department and participated in the company’s growth from 200 to 800 employees in 3 years. In 2009, she founded Capital GRH which innovates with its virtual consultant services and its targeted approach for SMEs. She is a member of l’IMAQ and holds a Master’s degree in Conflict Prevention and Resolution from the University of Sherbrooke’s Faculty of Law. She is known for her outspokenness, her dynamism and her sense of humour.

Anthony Giampalma

HR Consultant

Anthony Giamplama boasts 6+ years of HR expertise, specializing in Talent Acquisition, Recruitment, and HR Consulting. His strengths include crafting tailored onboarding programs and customized employee handbooks that capture company culture. He collaborates effectively with HR and Labour Relations teams, driven by his meticulous attention to detail. Anthony’s educational background and extensive experience fuel his passion for tackling new challenges. Outside the office, he is an avid hockey and soccer fan and loves to travel.

Laurie Carignan Cria
HR Consultant
Laurie has close to 10 years of experience in industrial relations as a human resources generalist within an SME environment. Her strong business sense and good judgment allow her to respond and take action when faced with critical and important issues. Compassion and understanding are at the heart of her practice and allows her to align the needs of employees with those of the organization. Dedicated and open-minded she will meet your expectations while respecting your needs and organizational values.
Renza Vissa

HR Consultant

Renza’s adventurous spirit and impressive HR background make Renza an excellent Senior HR Consultant. She has a proven record of empowering top-tier leaders to make strategic organizational changes that drive their businesses forward. Her knowledge of performance management, talent acquisition and development, conflict management, workplace investigations, employee relations across many industries makes her a powerhouse in her field.
Micheline Emond

HR Consultant

Micheline has a diverse background as HR Advisor, HR Business Partner and HR Manager. She has experience in program development and implementation and has led companies through mergers; bringing different cultures together. With coaching skills and her ability to build strong relationships, she keeps a focus on the wellbeing of the teams she supports. She has a keen passion for personal and professional development and to see her clients reach their goals. On her time off, you will find her immersed in her love of jazz or hiking in the woods.
Kim Blake

HR Consultant

Kim is an innovator with over twenty years of diversified HR experience, including pharmaceuticals and consumer products. She is known for her organizational design thinking and proven ability to guide SMEs and Global 500 organizations through rapid change, she offers vision, expertise and business savvy to our clients and team. When she isn’t solving problems for grateful clients, Kim loves live music (she created an annual, international music festival in the aughts), globetrotting with family, as well as spicy, clever dinner conversation with good friends.
Marie-Josée Bisson

HR Consultant

Marie-Josée is a bilingual HR leader with over 25 years of experience. She holds a Master’s degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology and has had the privilege of leading HR teams in various sectors. Marie-Josée has a solid background in performance optimization, change management, strategic planning, organizational transformation, coaching, training & development and staffing. Her extensive experience and positive attitude give her the agility to understand and support small and large organizations alike. Her passion is to support business success through best practices in human resources.
Chantale Painchaud

HR Consultant

Highly regarded by her clients, Chantale is an experienced bilingual Human Resources Business Partner. Her excellent business acumen, team spirit and broad range of knowledge and experience acquired over the past 35 years allow her to identify key issues and then translate concepts into practical and impactful activities. Her dynamic, creative and rigorous approach quickly fosters a climate of collaboration and trust. She uses her strategic and tactical skills brilliantly to help meet our clients’ human resources challenges in various and complex organizational contexts. She masters the human aspect to maximize its potential in achieving organizational performance.
Nicole Hogenbirk, CHRP

HR Consultant

Nicole has over 10 years of HR experience and is passionate about HR initiatives that transform organizations from the inside out and make a real difference. She is known for her ability to build relationships and deliver results with creativity and flexibility. These qualities are essential to finding great HR solutions for her clients. She enjoys cooking, exploring new places and, most importantly, spending time with family and friends.
Bria McVay

HR Consultant

Bria has over 20 years of experience working as a Senior Human Resource and Recruitment Consultant. She is a client-focused relationship management expert. Her strategic thinking addresses business needs within a diversified client base, with her most recent mandates focused on start-up, small and medium organizations that are positioning themselves for growth. She is passionate about her work and listens and responds to her clients as a confident and articulate communicator. She works collaboratively to deliver Human Resource and recruitment services tailored to her client’s needs
Yves Bélanger
HR Consultant
Yves has over 20 years of experience in Management and Human Resources Consulting. He specializes in organizational training and development, company structure, roles evaluations, corporate policies, employee mobilization, compensation, pay equity, performance management and coaching.
Patricia Belben

HR Consultant

Patricia has over 20 years of HR and career development expertise. She is a talented HR consultant who particularly enjoys transformational change for individuals and companies to help them become more successful and fulfilled. Patricia is passionate and enthusiastic; her focus is on helping companies reach their potential. She is driven by helping others succeed but when she is in need of relaxation and recuperation, she can be found enjoying the sunrays by the ocean.

HR Consultant

Jillian is a HR leader with over 13 years of experience in a variety of Human Resources functions with tactical experience to drive talent, development, and culture in any organization. Passionate about understanding businesses and how they operate, she focuses on identifying HR gaps and strategies to improve performance across the board. Her approach is progressive while building trust; she believes in building every employee’s capability. Aside from work, she is often in the kitchen, or on her 1992 Honda Nighthawk!
Stéphanie Ménard

Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant

Stéphanie is currently pursuing a university degree in Human Resources Management. Her extensive background in business development has allowed her to hone her listening and analytical skills which enable her to effectively assist our clients in their search for the best talent. With her boundless energy and her sharp sense of humor, Stéphanie is an exceptional collaborator with whom you will enjoy working.
Hélène Métras
Hélène has been working in the field of HR for over 30 years, specifically in talent acquisition for the past 7 years. She favors honest, solid and human relationships. She stands out for her speed in handling the recruitment mandates that are entrusted to her, in a professional manner while maintaining a close business relationship with her clients. She is recognized by clients for her ability to listen, her quick understanding of their needs, her diplomacy and her sound judgment. She is able to juggle multiple mandates at once, while providing an exceptional experience to candidates and outstanding customer service to her clients.
Vicky Pelchat
Talent Acquisition Consultant
Vicky is an experienced retail trade professional with over 20 years of experience as a manager. Having worked closely with the Human Resources Department over these years, she has developed skills in performance management, recruitment and selection process, integration and training. In constant contact with staff and clients, she is known for her professionalism, excellent personalized service, proactivity and problem-solving skills. Vicky is a very attentive, detail-oriented and extremely organized consultant. She offers her clients an efficient service based on long-term satisfaction while respecting their objectives and goals.
Kristina Ganten
HR Manager
Kristina’s positive energy, insight, adaptability and communication skills allow her to collaborate and lead teams successfully. She has over nine years of HR experience in many different sectors. She is trilingual and her experience as an Educator has facilitated her transition to our Training and Development Team. When she’s not busy motivating others during training, she enjoys playing sports (ringette, softball, swimming and tennis) and spending time with family and friends.
Jenny Simpson, CHRP

HR Consultant

Jenny brings 20 years of experience in the Human Resources field. She has worked in the public sector as well as the private sector during her career. Her previous roles include Human Resources Consultant, Corporate Training and Development Manager and Teaching in the HR program at a Community College. She also started the Physician Recruitment Program for the Region of Niagara recruiting Family Physicians to this underserviced area. She Specializes in assisting clients with training and development, the talent acquisition process, employee relations, conflict resolution, career management and teambuilding. Jenny has a track record of success.
Shelley Brown CHRE, FHRPA

Learning & Development Consultant

Shelley worked for many years in an executive role within a global organization before starting her own company in 2007. She grew that company into a national consulting firm, while maintaining a focus on philanthropy and social responsibility. Currently, she focuses on leadership development, training and competency modeling. She was granted the Human Resources Professional Association Fellow Award and was named as one of Canada’s Distinctive Women. As a highly sought-after speaker, she shares her insights and experience with professional associations and corporations across the country.
Melanie Guindon, PCP
Specialist, Payroll & Benefits
Melanie has more than eight years of experience in payroll and benefits administration. She is an ACS – Financial Management graduate. Her attention to detail and ability to communicate with confidence are asset to the organization. When not working, her passions are golfing and hunting.
Sylviane Baillargé SCP
Specialist, Payroll & Benefits
As a bilingual Certified Payroll Compliance Practitioner and Payroll and Benefits Coordinator, SYlviane handles all aspects of payroll and benefits management. She always strives to learn more and loves the challenge of the constant evolution of employment and payroll laws. Her analytical & detailed approach makes her an asset to any mandate that she gets her hands on. Outside of the office, she enjoys cooking, travelling, cycling, and trying new restaurants.
Valerie Campeau
Payroll & Benefits coordinator
Valerie’s first position as Accounting Clerk introduced her to the world of payroll, and it was love at first sight. She has obtained professional diplomas in accounting and is currently working on earning her Payroll Compliance Specialist Certification. When asked what attracted her most to the field of payroll, she said: “Maintaining a routine while the laws and regulations are constantly changing .” She is not limited to working in accounting, she also has experience working in HR which makes her a versatile team member.
Maryse Carriere
Payroll & Benefits coordinator
Maryse has over 15 years of experience in human resources, payroll, administration, and finance. She has worked in many different industries including engineering, pharmaceutical, and construction as well as non-profit organizations with a mission to help children and seniors. She is extraordinarily caring and motivated by her love of learning and curiosity about the world. She strives to build a great relationship with her clients and colleagues. Outside of work hours, she enjoys gardening, biking, skiing, golfing, oil painting and caring for her three adorable cats. She is also very involved in philanthropic and volunteer activities. She has a great sense of compassion and is always willing to help others.
Cristina Rusu

Specialist, Payroll & Benefits

Graduate in psychology and payroll compliance. Passionate about the field of HR and compensation. Cristina has five years of experience in payroll and benefits management. She’s currently studying toward her Payroll Management Certification. She’s always looking for new challenges and personal and professional development. She is passionate about helping others, listening to them, encouraging, guiding, and advising people. Her favorite hobbies are cooking, reading, travelling, and spending time with her daughters and her dog Bella.

Talar Arslanian

Benefits & Payroll Specialist

Human Resources professional with over 15 years of experience in Benefits, Payroll, Compensation and Recruitment. Talar’s belief of hard work, dedication and organizational skills is what leads to her success today.

Specializing in payroll and benefits administration, Talar takes great care in the details ensuring general compliance and overall conformity with policies, procedures or processes. She is a strong believer in customer service and effective communication. She strives to learn more and apply her knowledge and contribute toward the organization’s overall objectives. Her personal motto is: “How can I help?”

Interests include baking, volleyball, spending time with her son and long walks with her dog Nike 🦮