Edmonton

Mike Bacchus

Mike Bacchus, BSc, MBA

President, Western Region

Professionalism, integrity, culture and spark! These are the traits that attracted Mike Bacchus to our firm. Mike offers over twenty years experience at the senior management level, including sixteen within the professional search industry. Mike is a graduate of the University of Alberta and Athabasca University. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree, an Advanced Graduate Diploma…

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Diane Wheatley

Diane Wheatley

Partner and Senior Vice President, Corporate Services

Diane first joined the firm in 2012 as a Principal on the Executive Search team after twenty years with a major financial institution. In 2014, she decided to take on a new challenge within the firm and transitioned to a leadership position on the corporate services team. In her current role as Partner & Senior…

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Gord Syme

Gord Syme

Market Leader

Gord made the move to Conroy Ross Partners in late 2011, as a Principal in the Consulting practice. Gord has 30 years business experience, gained with a major financial institution and a big four accounting firm. During his career, he has worked in the areas of operations, sales, marketing, finance, human resources and business development….

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Michael Hladun

Vice President, Talent Management Services

Michael is Vice President, Talent Management Services for Optimum Talent, a partner company of Conroy Ross Partners and a leading provider of Talent Management services in Canada. In has role, Michael is responsible for delivering Optimum Talent’s quality consulting practice services to the Edmonton market. For over 30 years, Michael has developed strategic marketing programs…

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Amy Deprato

Consultant, Corporate Services

Amy joined Conroy Ross Partners in 2015 as an Accounting Clerk supporting the Finance & Accounting team. Since then, her role has evolved to include more broad corporate responsibilities, including Finance, Human Resources, Marketing & Communications, and Information Technology. Always ambitious, Amy fearlessly embraces new opportunities and is always willing to extend support to her…

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Sherlyn Mendes

Sherlyn Mendes

Director of First Impressions

Sherlyn’s career path has always led her in a direction to serve others. She believes that a great first impression can go a long way to creating a great business relationship with any customer. Prior to joining Conroy Ross Partners in 2012, she was employed at the Cold Lake Air Weapons Range as the Security…

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Michael Ross

Michael Ross, CMA, CMC, CHRP, ICD.D, BComm

Founding Partner (Retired)

Michael co-founded the Consulting practice at Conroy Ross Partners in 2002, drawn to the fact that the firm mirrored his values of giving back to the community. He was a touchstone for leadership within the firm, and acted in the role of Managing Partner and ultimately Chief Executive Officer. Throughout his years with the firm,…

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Acquisition Annoucement

Optimum Talent Announces the Acquisition of Conroy Ross Partners

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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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