Speakers

Simon Sinek Simon Sinek teaches leaders and companies how to inspire people. Sinek is leading a movement to inspire people to do the things that inspire them. His goal is to help as many people as possible understand why they do what they do so that they are better able to only do the things that inspire them ...
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Michael Kerr A recovering government manager, Michael Kerr is an award-winning Hall of Fame speaker and bestselling author. He is known as one of North America's leading authorities ...
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Cathy Byrnes Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP Cathy is currently the Director of Finance for Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP, a national business and litigation law firm.   She has been with the firm for over 15 years and has been a member of TLOMA for most of that time.    Cathy’s responsibilities include the finance operations of the Toronto office as well as conflicts and client/matter intake nationally.
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Trent Dilkie Gibraltar Solutions After graduating with a Mechanical Engineering Degree from the University of New Brunswick in 1983, Trent Dilkie began his career applying computer technology to solving engineering and manufacturing problems ...
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Olga Dosis Optimal Performance Consultants Inc. Olga holds an Honours Baccalaureate Degree, a Masters of Arts degree in Psychology and a Masters of Arts degree in Critical Disability Studies. She has over 20 years of experience working with ...
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Steve Firth Koskie Minsky LLP Steve believes in the value of TLOMA as an organization. TLOMA has provided Steve with valuable information over the years and, in turn, he thinks it is important to help the organization where he can to provide information and assistance ...
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John Gilbert nQueue Billback LLC John Gilbert has over 25 years of experience in selling-to and supporting law firms throughout the United States, London and Mexico. John was Vice President at PerfectAccess ...
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Vanessa Judelman Bestwork Vanessa Judelman is the co-CEO and Founder Partner of Bestwork, a company that helps leaders and organizations create the conditions for people to do their very best. Whether providing a key-note address, training, facilitating or coaching, her humorous ...>
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Ari Kaplan Ari Kaplan Advisors LLC Ari Kaplan is the author of Reinventing Professional Services: Build Your Business in the Digital Marketplace (Wiley, 2011) and ...
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Agnes Kawka Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP Agnes Kawka is currently the Human Resources Manager at Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP in Toronto where she manages an HR team and provides a broad range of human resources support. Agnes commenced her employment ...
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Greg Onoprijenko E-ternity Business Continuity Consultants Inc. With over eighteen years of business experience in the high tech sector, Greg's background is extensive and his track record is impressive. Over the span of his career ...
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Paul Page Paliare Roland Rosenberg LLP Paul has been an active member of TLOMA since 1998 and recently served as Treasurer and Finance SIG leader (2009 & 2010) on the TLOMA Board. Paul was also a panel member at the 2008 TLOMA Annual Conference ...
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Bernie Pasquantonio Ridout & Maybee LLP Bernie Pasquantonio has over 20 years of experience in the legal community. He is currently the General Manger of Ridout & Maybee LLP, an intellectual property firm ...
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Janice Rooney Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP Janice is currently the Director of Human Resources for Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP in Toronto, providing a broad range of strategic administrative HR support with ...
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Jane Sleeth Optimal Performance Consultants Inc. Jane holds an Honours Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology and Physiology from the University of Toronto; and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physiotherapy also ...
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Stephen Taran Taran Virtual Associates Steve obtained his Honors Business Administration and LL.B. from The University of Western Ontario, articled at McCarthy Tétrault in London and was ...
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Gerry Tipold Lenczner Slaght Royce Smith Griffith LLP Gerry has been the Firm Administrator at Lenczner Slaght since the firm’s inception in 1992 and has seen the firm grow from 15 people to its present size of 110, including 40 lawyers. He has been a member of TLOMA ...
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Mary Trudell Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP Mary Trudell is the, Director of Records and Information Management at Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP. Mary has over 17 years of records and conflicts management experience. Mary has successfully overseen several conversions as they pertain ...
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Greg D. Wells, Ph.D President, The Wells Performance Group

Dr. Wells is a professor at the University of Toronto and a scientist at the Hospital for Sick Children. Most recently he was the host of the Gemini-Award winning ...


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Helen Wilkie MHW Communications Helen Wilkie speaks and writes on all aspects of communication in the workplace. Educated at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland, she has been part of the Toronto business world ...
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