Tania Corbett, Ph.D

Vice President, Talent Management Services

Tania Corbett is Vice President, Talent Management Services for Optimum Talent, a partner company of Conroy Ross Partners and a leading provider of Talent Management services.  Based in the Calgary office of Conroy Ross Partners, Tania is responsible for bringing Optimum Talent’s quality consulting practice into the Conroy Ross suite of services. For almost 20…

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Kim Taylor

Kim Hirsch, BA

Marketing & Communications Manager

Kim is a member of Conroy Ross Partner’s Corporate Services team and is responsible for brand management, marketing and internal communications. Since joining the firm in 2011, she has worn many hats including, training and development, event management, IT implementations, and colleague engagement initiatives. Kim gained insightful exposure into the world of recruitment and marketing…

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Ruth Hansma

Ruth Hansma

Manager of Administration

Ruth joined the firm in 1994 as one of its original members, responsible for all aspects of administration in a growing business.  After over 20 years with the firm, Ruth’s role has evolved and she is currently Manager of Administration on the Corporate Services Team.  She is responsible for oversight of the day to day…

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Jim Conroy

Jim Conroy

Founder (Retired)

Jim Conroy is the Founder of Conroy Ross Partners. He established the firm in 1994 with a focus on senior professional, managerial and executive searches in the oil and gas and oilfield service industries. Jim’s scope of practice has since expanded to include executive search assignments in the manufacturing and high technology industries, and board…

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Acquisition Annoucement

Optimum Talent Announces the Acquisition of Conroy Ross Partners

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Shake It: The Art of a Great Handshake

It is said that the practice of shaking hands originated in ancient times to show that you wished for a peaceful interaction and held no weapons in your hands.  Whatever the basis, the handshake has become one of few acceptable forms of physical contact between strangers, and leaves a lasting impression. As someone who shakes…

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