Richard Jones, P. Eng., Chief Consultant & Coach
Richard brings nearly 25 years’ experience in delivering transformational management and strategic planning solutions to companies in Canada, the US as well as Europe and Asia. His broad range of real-world experience and his ability to understand and leverage multicultural issues has made him an invaluable asset to clients around the world.
His clients have included many large and successful organizations such as The Boston Globe, The International Monetary Fund, UNICEF, New England Medical Centre (NEMC), Washington Hospital, MassPro and Citizens Bank. Richard was a Principal Consultant with Linkage Inc. a world-wide training and consulting firm. Previously he also worked for Coopers & Lybrand Consulting.
Richard is a professional engineer and a graduate of the Royal Air Force College. Later he attended the Royal Air Force Staff College, where he studied all aspects of management and leadership. He is a licensed engineer in Manitoba, Canada where he lives.
Robert has over 35 years experience specializing in business growth and leadership development across a wide variety of industries. He has a proven track record of delivering aggressive revenue gains, operational enhancements, and product and business model innovations.
Robert has strong executive-level leadership expertise for national businesses and proven ability to lead diverse teams to achieve established stretch targets. He was responsible for $180 million in annual sales as Director of Sales with one of the world’s largest beverage companies and doubled top line performance over 4 years the Chief Operating Officer for a private investment firm.
Robert has cultivated and maintained effective relationships with many key industry players, and has developed strong corporate partnerships. Robert has graduated from the Banff Center with certificates in leadership excellence and in strategic leadership.
Sandra Conrad, B.A., CPHR, ABCP, Vice-President, Business Development
Sandra has over 15 years of experience in leadership development, process improvement and team building in the manufacturing, construction, retail and service sectors. She has the ability to communicate with all levels of the organization in order to find long-term solutions. Sandra is a Rising Star nominee and Oratory Award winning professional. She has her Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) and Associate Business Continuity Professional (ABCP) designations.
Sandra holds a Bachelor of Arts and is also an experienced Project Management leader. She excels at finding practical business solutions to human capital challenges and thrives on assisting organizations in meeting their goals through increasing the success and contribution of people.
Sandra’s preferred areas of practice are human resource management, organizational growth, business and strategic planning, succession planning, and talent management. Her previous engagements were small business development, management of human resources department, performance management program development, business continuity planning, leadership coaching and program development, business and strategic plan development, and design, development and facilitation of workshops and training courses.
Sandra serves the community in various capacities in the Human Resource Management Association of Manitoba, SAFE Workers of Tomorrow and University of Winnipeg, Professional Studies Program. She is also a certified Strategic Thinking and Coaching Skills & TIPS2 Facilitator.
Dr. Lana Adeleye-Olusae, Certified Management Consultant, CPHR, MBA – President
Lana is a seasoned human resource professional, researcher and coach skilled in offering employee and organizational development strategy solutions in support of business goals’ achievement. He brings a wealth of experience in developing and implementing strategic directions for business units, start-ups and projects in various industry sectors to bear on his assignments.
He is skilled in working collaboratively with clients to improve and transform existing processes. He understands and speaks the language of various business professionals based on his experience in agriculture, financial management, accounting, business planning, project management and non-profit organizations.
Lana received the Human Resources Excellence Award by Canadian Council of Human Resources Associations. Lana earned a D. Min. (Leadership Coaching), an M.B.A. (Financial Management & Accounting), a Bachelor of Agriculture (Agricultural Economics) Honours and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Education. He holds the following professional designations:
- Certified Management Consultant
- Chartered Professional in Human Resources
- Coaching Skills & TIPS2 Facilitator
- Applied Strategic Thinking Facilitator
- Human Capital Strategist
- Certified Professional Behavioural Analyst
- Certified Professional Motivators Analyst
- Certified Professional TriMetrixHD Analyst
- Certified Professional EQ Analyst
- Bar’ On Certified Emotional Intelligence Instrument User
Lana has been an active board, council and committee member with:
- The University of Winnipeg Board of Regents
- Institute of Certified Management Consultants of Manitoba
- CPHR (Chartered Professionals in Human Resources) Manitoba
Dr. Chrispin Ntungo, Ph.D., ASQ-CQPA
Chrispin Ntungo is a senior member of the American Society for Quality (ASQ) and a Certified Quality Process Analyst (CQPA). In addition to his professional training in Quality Management, he has a Masters degree in Agribusiness Management and a Doctorate in Agricultural Economics from the University of Manitoba.
His experience includes development of quality management systems, strategic plans, business plans and training resources for reputable public and private organizations. Additionally, he is a Session Instructor in Quality Management and Business Statistics at the University of Manitoba Continuing Education Department.
Chrispin is dedicated to promoting and enhancing business development and organizational excellence through strategic planning, business planning, quality management including continuous improvement training, statistical thinking, and performance measurement and benchmarking.
In addition to being a member of the American Society for Quality (ASQ), Chrispin is a member of Manitoba Quality Network (MBQNet) and the International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO).
‘Tope Elemeje, B.Tech, MCP, MCAD, MCTS
Tope is a seasoned Information Technology expert and a Microsoft certified technology specialist. With over 10 years’ experience in software development, Tope brings wealth of experience in developing, implementing and maintaining software, web-based applications and telecommunication solutions.
Tope earned a B.Tech (Mathematics & Computer Science); he is a Microsoft Certified Professional and a Microsoft Certified Application Developer. Tope is one of the first few to achieve the Microsoft Technology Specialist designation which displays his in depth skills and experience with high class database system.
Business Development Unit
Chris Scholl, Business Development Coordinator
Chris is an experienced professional who works with various community groups, organizations and individuals in facilitating program development, team building, cultural development, organizational and individual wellness.
Chris’s preferred area of practice is in working with groups to encourage them to engage in the vision of the overall organization by activating their individual talent, voice and personal sense of purpose. He is inspired by people and helping business owners, management and individuals receive the supports they need in effectively achieving their goals and vision.
Chris is a trained Remo Health Rhythms Facilitator. Remo Health Rhythms utilizes the power of drums and percussion to bring people together. His 30 years experience as a professional musician combined with over 15 years experience of closely working with people and organizations merges to help strengthen teams, develop the cultural health of an organization, uplift and inspire individuals to participate with passion.