The Avenue Team
Meet the Dream Team: your secret weapon in today's talent battleground. At Avenue, we're fueled by human connection and driven to revolutionize the new world of work. Our powerhouse lineup of program leaders, tech, integration, and operations experts combines cutting-edge virtual engagement techniques with science-backed tools, empowering employees to unleash their full potential.
Get ready to redefine success with the ultimate support squad, making the impossible possible—one connection at a time.
Prior to Avenue, Jamie spent almost 20 years as an executive coach working with some of the brightest emerging stars in the country. Author of the award-winning book "The Emerging Leader: Identify, Ignite and Retain Your Company’s Next Generation of Leaders" he has addressed audiences across the country on the topics of leadership and high-performance. He’s insatiably passionate about bridging the tremendous potential we each have with the opportunities to impact the organizations and communities we serve.
Tara's commitment to efficiency, organization, and impeccable execution ensures a seamless experience for your organization and learners alike. As COO, she skillfully manages company culture and streamlines essential business processes, enabling us to deliver the highest quality services and programs.
Tara's extensive experience allows her to identify growth opportunities and drive impactful solutions for clients. With a deep understanding of the importance of "client delight," Tara works relentlessly to provide outstanding user experiences for both clients and staff. Her expertise in forging meaningful relationships and her keen ability to anticipate client needs make her an invaluable asset, guaranteeing a smooth, stress-free journey with lasting results for your organization and learners.
Lisa brings a wealth of technical and strategic expertise to Avenue. With a strong background in leadership, IT strategy, customer satisfaction, and design thinking, Lisa ensures that our clients and learners receive the best possible experience throughout their journey with us.
By applying a design-thinking lens to address business challenges, Lisa creates innovative solutions tailored to the unique needs of organizations and learners. Her extensive experience in research, marketing, project and product management allows her to optimize workloads and develop efficient systems, resulting in streamlined processes and impactful learning experiences for clients.
As the Senior Director of Learning Solutions at Avenue, Anjali leads the design and content development of our products, programs, and initiatives. Anjali has built a well-rounded career in Learning & Development with 10+ years of experience in Instructional Design, Program Facilitation, Group Coaching, and Program & Operations Management. Having been on both the vendor- and client-side of the learning table in various industries (including Advertising, Gaming & Hospitality, Retail, CPG + more), Anjali understands the challenges that come with targeting learner and organizational needs and builds solutions that meet both. Jumping at any opportunity to be creative, Anjali has an unwavering commitment to designing high-quality learning experiences that make a difference for all audiences, both inside and outside of the classroom. Anjali facilitates in English.
As Director of Partnerships, Tim is passionate about meeting new people, learning about new enterprises, and helping companies grow and improve their people and business. He has spent the majority of his career in retail management, working tirelessly to build mutually beneficial partnerships with clients and investing time in finding opportunities to better serve their needs.
Kyla is the powerhouse behind our seamless course operations. With an eye for detail and a knack for efficiency, Kyla masterfully oversees everything from registration to data management. Her exceptional organizational skills and expertise ensure a smooth, stress-free experience for participants and facilitators alike. As an operations specialist, Kyla's dedication to creating streamlined processes and enhancing customer satisfaction makes her an indispensable member of our team. Prepare to be amazed by Kyla's ability to keep everything running like a well-oiled machine, setting the stage for transformative learning experiences.
Daniel is a passionate professional certified coach and workshop facilitator who believes that everyone he works with, regardless of position, has the potential to be a great leader. After becoming a CPA in 1999, Daniel trained with the Coaches Training Institute (CTI) in coaching and leadership in 2006, taking him from partner at an accounting firm to humanitarian worker to his present-day career in facilitation and leadership coaching. With a passion for helping clients create clarity and develop their leadership, Daniel currently works across many cultures throughout Africa. Daniel facilitates in both English and French.
Hélène is a passionate program leader, facilitator, and coach who became a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CTI) in 2011. Hélène excels at facilitation (in both English and French) and inviting participation by creating a space where people strive to be the best they can be. She aims to bring their game to the next level while her vast experience helps make learning relevant and impactful. She is privileged to have worked with clients in a variety of industries including pharmaceuticals, media, financial services, telecommunications, manufacturing, and academia, while her vast experience makes learning relevant and impactful. Hélène knows that she learns something from every group, and she shares that learning with her participants.
Paul is a dynamic program leader and seasoned training facilitator with a passion for unlocking the potential of professionals across diverse industries. With over 11 years of experience, Paul has honed his skills in sales, sales leadership, and personal productivity, creating a lasting impact on clients in retail, banking, hospitality, telecom, and more. Paul's dedication to empowering individuals goes beyond his work as a facilitator. With an unwavering commitment to excellence, Paul combines his expertise and enthusiasm to inspire growth and success in every program he leads.
Rachel is a passionate and self-motivated program leader with over 15 years of global experience transforming corporate culture, driving employee engagement, and shaping future leaders. With a track record of launching successful start-ups in Canada and Australia, Rachel combines her expertise in internal communications, employee branding, and training with a mindful, empathetic, and collaborative leadership style. Her entrepreneurial spirit and unwavering commitment to creating high-performance work environments have made her an invaluable asset in the world of corporate management training.
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