Aida Hosseinzadeh – BSc, ABA Therapist

About Aida

Amber Barker – MSc, BSc, OT
VP Operations

Experienced project manager with a strong foundation in occupational therapy, passionate about driving meaningful change in the healthcare industry.

I bring a unique blend of clinical expertise and project management skills to effectively streamline processes, optimize resources, and deliver successful outcomes. My background as an occupational therapist has instilled in me a deep understanding of patient needs, empathy, and the importance of collaboration in achieving desired results.

I thrive in dynamic environments and excel at managing multiple projects simultaneously. My strong communication and interpersonal skills enable me to build strong relationships with team members, clients, and key stakeholders. I am adept at facilitating productive discussions, resolving conflicts, and aligning diverse perspectives towards a common goal.

As a firm believer in lifelong learning, I continuously stay updated on the latest trends, technologies, and best practices in both project management and healthcare. I am committed to professional growth and actively seek opportunities to enhance my skill set and contribute to the success of organizations.

Lou Vescio – MEd, BEd, OCT, OPC
Human Resources

Education, Business and Community Development
Coaching, Training & Consulting Solutions

Lou has spent the past 40 years developing and motivating academic, business and community leaders; enhancing their professional and personal skills. Best known for his Coach-Approach to leadership and training, Lou has helped countless leaders and administrators to be more effective and productive in their business roles while realizing their highest potential.

As a Consultant, Coach and Trainer – Lou works with CEO’s, executives and team members at all levels. His passion, enthusiasm, and contagious optimism helps improve organizational health. Lou’s Clients love his flexible approach to tackling difficult issues through clarity and accountability.

Lou helps his Clients function more effectively by implementing the principles of Patrick Lencioni’s Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team – trust, debate, commitment and clarity, and accountability to ultimately focus on collective results.

As a pioneer of executive Coaching in education in Canada, Lou models the Coach-Approach inspiring leaders to be more mindful and effective.

Warm and cheerful, Lou’s supportive approach helps to ensure maximum learning by all participants. His powerful questions bring learners to self-discovery, as well as attaining practical day-to-day people skills that can immediately be implemented in their personal, professional, and community lives

– M.Ed (Educational Administration), B.Ed, B.A.(Hons.),OCT, OPC
– Everything DiSC™ Training Provider
– Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™ Training Provider
– Professional Certified Life Coach
– Student Success Coach/Strategist
– Adjunct Professor/Retired Secondary School Principal – DSBN

Maani Tajzadeh
Client Manager

Dedicated and results-driven Client Manager with a proven track record of enhancing client satisfaction and driving business growth. Adept at strategic client management, process optimization, and cross-functional collaboration. Passionate about delivering exceptional service and fostering long-term relationships. Actively working towards earning PMP designation in 2024.

Paola Alexandra Gutiérrez Cárdenas – MA, BEc
Project Manager

Interested in human development and well-being; in connecting scientific knowledge, civil society, governments and the private sector to generate impact. Design thinking, lean methods, system thinkingInterested in human development and well-being; in connecting scientific knowledge, civil society, governments and the private sector to generate impact. Design thinking, lean methods, system thinking.

Rahi S. Tajzadeh – CMC, MScM, BComm
Board Chair

A Consulting, Strategy, and Management expert with 25 years of experience in leadership, management, ground-level, and entrepreneurship roles. Retail, luxury, manufacturing, education, consulting, consumer packaged goods, personal training, business incubation, fashion, and public opinion polling, and home healthcare Industry experience.

A Certified Management Consultant, Business Planner, and Opportunity Spotter with a proven track record of people management, relationship building, and leadership. Experienced in leading projects for technical products, marketing campaigns, change management, and strategic turnaround/pivot management from inception to execution.

Ronald McMeeken – CPA/CFP (fmr)

Ron has been an accountant, advisor, financial planner, entrepreneur, and coach for more than 70 years.