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Our team of consultants have an average of 20 years of experience working in the public and not for profit sectors. These industry specialists use their innovative, practical and results based approaches to optimize efficiency and deliverables to our clients.

  • HR Programs and Policies

    Our team’s demonstrated results in designing, developing, and reviewing internal HR programs and policies in such areas as talent management, employee recognition, recruitment, leadership development, workforce planning and compensation have allowed our clients to achieve their operational goals .

  • Organizational Effectiveness

    • Organizational Design – Our experienced team has successfully guided our clients in structuring/restructuring their organizations, defining roles and resources, and in effectively achieving business objectives. Being able to identify, strategize and develop a timely and improved system requires a high level of expertise, which is why public and not for profit sector clients continue to choose HR Associates to help them reach their goals.
    • Change management and culture change – Over the past two decades we have gained the trust of clients across the public and not for profit sector in developing and executing strategies to transition organizations into their optimal structure. Our tactical approach results in an implementable strategy of change, giving our clients a seamless approach to a new level of efficiency and productivity.
    • Organizational development – Being able to improve an organizations performance through planning, learning, and change management requires not only strategic vision of an organization’s optimal future, but also a deep understanding of its past. Our team is equipped with specialized knowledge and innovative processes to develop effective and streamlined strategies for our clients.

  • Job Description Writing and Job Design

    Our consultants have provided extensive services around job design and job description writing. We have years of experience working with public sector HR guidelines and practices and are knowledgeable with numerous off-the-shelf and proprietary compensation systems. Developing job descriptions requires a high level of expertise and analysis of positions to be able to develop accurate descriptions that align with client standards. Our ability to produce results stems from our proven ability to communicate and involve our clients at every stage in the project or process.

  • Process Review and Improvement

    Our team understands the dynamic realities of public and not for profit sectors and the demands placed on organizations to ensure they optimize their resources. This is why we have developed tools and strategies for our clients that provide quantitative and qualitative assessments of resource implications of business process changes.

  • Project Management

    Our project management expertise is at the core of our consulting services. Our methodology is grounded in our ability to communicate effectively and involve our clients at every stage of the process and project to maximize efficiency and results. Our project management team also specializes in assisting clients in coordinating the implementation of large scale organizational transformation projects. In the final stages of all our projects our clients enjoy a comprehensive knowledge transfer that leaves them with the right set of tools to maximize their organizations future.

For more information about our services please contact us at 416-237-1500 or send us a message through our contact us page. Organizations in the Ontario Public Sector and Provincially Funded Organizations can also access our services through the VOR for Management Consulting Services.


Mike McClellan
Job Design Specialist (I.T./Scientific)
David Walker
Senior HR Management Specialist
Huguette Chenard
Job Design and Recruitment Specialist (Bilingual)
Julie Perry
Business Process Specialist
Allison Scott
Job Design and Recruitment Specialist
Karen Watson
Senior Transformation Consultant
Amy Miller
Senior Organization and Job Design Specialist
Janet Crocker
Senior Change Communication Specialist
Robert Walker
Change Management Consultant
Teri Nghiem
Organizational Effectiveness Specialist
David Aronoff
Senior Associate and Project Lead