YOUR TRUSTED
BUSINESS
ADVISORS


Clients turn to our experienced team for powerful solutions that drive change in the core areas that impact business: Sales, Marketing, Human Capital, and Operations.

PARTNER PROFILES


At the soul of the company is a committed and inspirational team of people. In partnership with our clients SolutionStream Canada provide experience, ideas and creativity that help companies realize their potential.

John Doyle
Strategy / Organizational Leadership & Development
John Doyle is President of JMD Group Inc. and licensee of Leadership Management International. He started his Business Coaching and Management Consulting practice in 2000 based on experience gained over twenty years in a variety of Senior Management roles with leading suppliers and service providers to the global mining industry.

John's client base crosses a broad range of industries with a primary focus on Mining and Mining Services companies. Areas of specialization include strategy development and implementation as well as Organization Leadership. He is retained as an advisor to a number of Executive Teams to support strategy implementation.

A Graduate of the University of Waterloo and Ivey School of Business, John is very active in the community. He is a Past Chair of the Burlington Chamber of Commerce, Chair of the Burlington Museums Foundation, Past President of the Canadian Explosives Distributors Association (CEDEC) and facilitator in the founding of the Ontario Mineral Industry Cluster Council (OMICC).

Business & Community Involvement:

Channel Assist | Productive Leadership | LMI | Burlington Museums Foundation | Burlington Chamber of Commerce

Rob Stonehewer
Branding & Strategic Creative Marketing
Rob Stonehewer is an experienced creative director, writer and results-driven marketing professional. Together with his team at RSA Marketing, Rob provides a complete range of marketing services including brand identity, marketing communications, websites, promotions and performance improvement programs.

Established in 1995, RSA Marketing (a division of Rob Stonehewer & Associates Inc.) has been a long-term, preferred supplier to American Express and worked with Fortune 1,000 companies such as AT&T, Castrol, Qualcomm and Sun Microsystems, as well as many small to mid-size companies including Archmill House, Burlington Chamber of Commerce, CADA (Canadian Auto Dealers Association), Cogeco Cable, Kaajenga, TESC Contracting and Thordon Bearings.

Rob Stonehewer is also Chair of the Burlington Chamber of Commerce Marketing & Communications Committee; Vice-Chair of the Museums of Burlington; Director of Burlington Museums Foundation and was an advisor to the Halton Region Business Access to Professionals program.

Business & Community Involvement:
RSA Marketing | RSA Rentals | Vallarta Rentals By Owner | Museums of Burlington | Burlington Museums Foundation | Burlington Chamber of Commerce

Dr. Haniyeh Yousofpour
Organizational Behaviour/Change, Diversity Management & Process Excellence
Dr. Haniyeh Yousofpour is a business consultant with a passion in organizational change management, improving business processes and human capital.

Haniyeh has a PhD in Business Administration specializing in Human Resource Management and Organizational Behaviour, an MBA in Finance and is process excellence six-sigma certified. She has worked for and provided consulting to multinational Fortune 500 companies and has delivered executive training including Emotional Intelligence (EQ) training sessions globally.

In addition to her consulting practice, Haniyeh teaches various Human Resource Management and Organizational Behaviour courses for Bachelor of Commerce and MBA program at McMaster University.

Business & Community Involvement:
McMaster University

Peter Faggioni
Sales & Business Development
Peter Faggioni specializes in business development strategies, operational organization and Impact Benefit Agreements (IBA’s).  Over the past 30 years, Peter has held progressively more responsible positions from Territory Representative through to Vice President of Business Development/Operations .

Recently, he launched his own business, 4K Business Innovations which capitalize on his  extensive experience in the Healthcare, Construction and Energy industry.

Peter is a graduate from Laurentian University.  He currently sits on the Board of Governors with Laurentian University, where he chairs the Property Development Planning Committee.  He recently was a member of the Board of Directors with the Sudbury Construction Association. Over his professional career, Peter has volunteered with many charitable and community based organizations.

Business & Community Involvement:
Laurentian University

Rosa Cimino
Operational Excellence, Capital Efficiency, Sales Growth Strategies, Global ABC Compliance
Rosa Cimino is a trusted business professional known for driving improvement initiatives and delivering results with integrity. Whether working with a small business owner, or a complex, publicly traded global company, her success has been founded on her skill in assembling, training, and leading highly effective multicultural and multi-functional teams. She resides in Sudbury Ontario.

Rosa has an MBA degree, and is a CPA, CA.  She has also been trained through the Swedish Management Institute, and the IMD Business School in Switzerland.  Her teaching experience includes teaching in the Business program at Laurentian University where she has taught Marketing, Accounting, and Auditing courses.

Rosa starting her consulting practice in 2014, following a 30-year career in a variety of senior leadership roles in the mining and construction industries. She has lead several successful initiatives for Sandvik, a Global equipment supplier to the mining and construction industries, including leading the integration of acquired companies, the development and implementation of an Americas wide Construction sales organization, and a working capital efficiency program, which freed up $1 BUSD in cash. Her global experience has made her adept at assembling, training, and leading highly effective, multicultural and multifunctional teams.

Business & Community Involvement:
Rosa Cimino

Gregory Romain
Mergers, Acquisitions, Business Succession, Mine Services
Greg Romain was President & C.E.O. of Norcast a Canadian manufacturing company selling consumable products to the global mining industry. Greg took the company public as an income trust in 2005 and with the regulation changes to the income trust sector the company was sold to a private equity group in 2007.

Mr. Romain has been involved in the mining and mineral processing industry for over 20 years. He is currently presently President and CEO of GoWest Gold Ltd., a junior TSX Venture traded gold miner involved in the acquisition, exploration and development of mines and mineral lands.

Business & Community Involvement:
GOWEST Gold

Robert Seguin
Exceptional Performance Culture Development
Robert Seguin is the Managing Partner of The Productive Leadership Institute. In operation since 2003, he and his team of facilitators, coaches and assessment experts have provided clients in North America and Europe with world class organizational, team and individual development support to help clients raise their performance to exceptional levels.

Rob built his career and leadership skills over nearly 20 years in global marketing and sales in Canada, the U.S., and Europe. He led large organizations and marketing teams, including Allergan’s blockbuster launch of Botox Cosmetic in 2001 as Global Director. He also served as Business Unit Director, Medical Botox and Allergan Canada.

He has been a featured speaker at several industry meetings including the annual PHARMAC conference, the Wigmore Business Development meetings in London, England, and the Canadian Outdoor Measurement Bureau annual meeting and he has chaired the annual “Futures” in leadership conferences, and the LMI Executive Leadership summits. Robert has been a featured speaker at the Ontario Pharmaceutical Marketing Association and for the “CME at Sea” organization on the topics of leadership and innovation. He has also taught leadership and marketing strategy courses at Sir Sanford Fleming College and has been a guest lecturer at Trent University and the University of Iowa.

Robert is a graduate of Carleton University with an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree and a long-time volunteer coach for youth hockey, baseball and the Special Olympics program.

Business & Community Involvement:
Productive Leadership | LMI

David Jamieson
Corporate Culture/Change Analytics – Environics Research
Dr. David W. Jamieson is currently Chief Scientist and Head of Advanced Analytics at Environics Research Group, a highly respected, 40 year-old Canadian marketing and intelligence research and consulting firm.

In addition, since 1997, after a career in academics studying attitude change and persuasion, Dave has been Chief Methodologist and Analyst for ERG’s annual Canadian, and quadrennial American, studies of National Social Values. This research program, along with social values surveys conducted by ERG in more than 20 other countries world-wide, has generated a deep understanding of values in many contexts and produced a number of popular press books (e.g., Dave was a contributing author to Fire and Ice: The United States, Canada and the Myth of Converging Values, which won the 2003 Donner Prize for Public Policy writing and was named to the Literary Review of Canada’s list of the “100 Most Important Books Ever Published in Canada”).

Based on this expertise in human values, Dave also leads the Corporate Culture Change practice area at Environics, providing methodological and measurement support in partnership with The Productive Leadership Institute. Dave is an Adjunct Professor at Royal Roads University, recently re-appointed in the School of Leadership Studies (formerly a faculty member in the Institute for Values-Based Leadership).

Business & Community Involvement:
Productive Leadership | Environics Research Group

Rick Orr
Leadership/Organization Development Facilitation and Coaching
Rick is an experienced facilitator and motivator who has been providing professional development and training for over 20 years. Rick has been the senior facilitator with The Productive Leadership Institute for 10 years and facilitates leadership programs to senior executives and management teams across North America.

He has worked with hundreds of clients and is recognized for his interpersonal talents and ability in assessing people’s needs and helping them to effectively develop behaviours and strategies to improve individual performance.

Rick has been Awarded Leadership Management International (LMI) Facilitator of the Year for Canada at LMI’s global conference.

Business & Community Involvement:
Productive Leadership | LMI

David Rempel
Strategic Planning, Recruitment, Mine Services

Since 1996, David has held leadership positions in both agency and corporate recruitment including business development, training and development and operations management.

Dedicated, creative, passionate and well-connected, he has built and led high-performance talent acquisition teams that have helped several consulting-engineering firms – including SNC-Lavalin, Hatch, Tetra Tech and Aecom manage major periods of global growth.

He is currently the Managing Partner of Lincoln Strategic, a highly-regarded management consulting and recruitment firm focused on the mining and minerals processing industry.

Business & Community Involvement:
Lincoln Strategic

David Auld
Channel Sales and Employee Recognition Solutions
As the founder of ChannelAssist Inc., David is a senior Channel Management and Strategic Alliance executive with over 25 years' experience working with B2B organizations delivering best-in-class channel partner programs and solutions that drive employee engagement, loyalty and business results.

ChannelAssist is a Managed Service Provider that helps companies deliver loyalty and engagement solutions that Influence, Enable and Reward by offering communication, education and incentives to employees, sales teams and channel partners. Its configurable technology modules and on-demand services drive channel partner engagement and loyalty enabling clients to accelerate revenue growth in sales channels.

ChannelAssist powers employee recognition and wellness programs that boost employee engagement, develop and retain talent and generate improved customer satisfaction, productivity and profitability.

Business & Community Involvement:
Channel Assist