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.

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Jamie Broughton
Chief Executive Officer

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.

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Tara Ross
Chief Operating Officer

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.

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Lisa Ross
VP, Experience & Tech

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.

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Anjali Handa
Senior Director of Learning Solutions

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.

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Tim Kent
Director of Partnerships

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.

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Kyla Pye
Operations Specialist

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.

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Daniel Renaud
Program Leader

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.

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Hélène Bellerose
Program Leader

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.

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Rachel Russo
Program Leader

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.

At the core of all we do is human connections.

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