Jim Harmon is one of Canada’s most experienced technology sector search professionals. Over two decades, he has completed hundreds of searches for clients ranging from early-stage start-ups, to global public companies. His work has focused on board, C-suite, and VP recruitment, including dozens of CEOs. Jim also specializes in recruiting transformative IT, data and digital leadership talent.
Managing Partner of Boyden’s Ottawa and Toronto offices, Michael leads the firm’s social impact practice and specializes in President & CEO and Board search. His clients include a broad range of mission-oriented and public-interest organizations in the healthcare, education and non-profit sectors. In addition to his search work, he conducts research and has published a number of articles on leadership in social impact organizations.
Kevin Gormely brings a track record of recruiting senior leadership talent that drives organizational success. Kevin’s practice spans both the private and public sectors with a particular focus on pension fund, asset management, power & utilities, and infrastructure clients. An accomplished executive with leadership experience in business services, financial services, and law, Kevin brings extensive management and operational expertise to bear when working with clients to meet their strategic talent goals.
Nick Chambers brings a fresh approach to executive recruitment, combining his expertise in leadership development, organization performance consulting, board governance, and client service. Nick is adept at aligning strategic executive talent insights and solutions to the specific needs of his clients. He is passionate about the social impact sector, and the critical role of higher education, healthcare, and not-for-profit institutions in creating vibrant communities and societies. He is a champion of diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms.
Jessa Chupik is an accomplished executive search consultant with a track record of hundreds of successful placements, primarily in the public and not-for-profit sectors, having recruited across Canada’s top universities and colleges, governments, and NGOs. She is distinguished by her exceptional insights in building high-performing teams, strategic recruiting and talent management. Jessa is a champion of diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms and partners with organizations committed to having a demonstrable and positive social impact.
A search professional with nearly two decades of experience, Ian Collyer is a key member of our Technology and Industrial Practice Groups. Focusing on the highly competitive software, telecommunications, professional services, clean tech and manufacturing industries, Ian works with clients ranging from private equity and venture-backed start-ups to large multinational organizations.
A member of both Healthcare & Life Sciences and Social Impact Practices, Andrew Dumont focuses on the public and not-for-profit sectors, with particular emphasis on the healthcare, provincial and municipal sectors, as well as related not-for-profit organizations. He has distinguished himself as a skilled search professional with a particularly impressive track record of recruiting C-suite, VP and Director-level executives for complex, multi-stakeholder environments.
A key member of the Social Impact Practice Group, Eric Lathrop recruits executives for associations representing Canada’s key industries – forestry, aerospace, defence, tourism, sustainable development and more. He also works with NGOs, think tanks, research-based organizations and universities, many focused on innovation and advocacy, to recruit executives in a range of functions.
A senior Partner and practice member, Michelle Richard works with public, not-for-profit and private sector clients, with a focus on bringing private sector talent to governmental departments, agencies and Crown corporations. She has advised some of the most prominent organizations in Canada, and played an instrumental role in recruiting over 200 senior leaders at the CEO, VP and board level.
Paul Marshall is a Principal with expertise across the private and public sector with a particular strength in engineering, construction, infrastructure and technology. Paul’s client focus and ability to understand complex business environments make him one of Ontario’s most effective search professionals.
Ron Burkholder works across Boyden’s key practice areas in Toronto and across Ontario. His background in distribution, retail, manufacturing and non-profit serves him well in identifying talent that drives change and growth. Ron’s ability to align client needs with candidate strengths reflects his passion for building relationships and connecting talent through research and management expertise.
As National Director, Marketing and Client Experience, Joanna drives Boyden’s national marketing strategy and initiatives, creating opportunity for brand growth across Canada while ensuring continuous enrichment of our client and candidate experience.