Our Team

Néha Singh

CEO

Néha is a certified Lean and Change Management Practitioner with over 15 years experience in Project Management and Complex Stakeholder Facilitation. Néha is our "Change" guru.

Alice Strachan

As a Certified Professional Facilitator, Alice has won various awards for facilitation and training expertise and is certified as a Lego Serious Play Master Facilitator, one of the few in Canada. She is also a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and certified in Alternative Dispute Resolution.

Crystal Davis

Crystal helps leaders create a culture of problem solvers allowing them to focus and deploy strategically, specializing in the "Toyota Way" Lean model. She Over 20 years of proven Lean experience in automotive, beverage and supply chain industries. STEM Industry focus.

Daniel Draper

Dan brings over 30 years of private and public sector operational and management experience in education and healthcare services. Within post-secondary academic programming and varied aspects of professional health sector service delivery, Dan has managed change, improved operational efficiencies and effectiveness, improved overall profitability, developed new and extended markets and consulted/participated in genesis projects.

Dave Neely

Dave Neely, our Senior Behavioural Analyst and has a B.A. in Psychology from Queen’s University. Dave specializes in providing customized processes designed to help individuals and teams to maximize their performance.

Dennis Parisi

Dennis is a Six Sigma, Master Black Belt with extensive experience implementing and mentoring improvement projects. Dennis is our resident "Sensei" (Japanese for Teacher).

Jennifer Ayers

Curriculum Designer

Jennifer elevates organizations and individuals to their full potential. With a B.S. in Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, has spent her career implementing lean principles in both manufacturing and administrative settings. Her areas of expertise include: Lean Transformations, Project Management, 4DX, Leadership Coaching, Kata Coaching, and Agile.

Joanne McCallum

Finance Manager

Joanne has been with PACE for more than 5 years. She received her Honours Bachelor of Science from the University of Toronto. Joanne is our "Organization Ninja". For more about Joanne be sure to view her profile on LinkedIn.

Karyn Ross

Karyn Ross is an experienced Executive and Sr. Leadership coach, lean services consultant and the coauthor of the Shingo Award-winning The Toyota Way to Service Excellence: Lean Transformation in Service Organizations.

Luc Vandamme

Principal

Luc Vandamme is a business consultant with over 30 years of experience in the mining industry, specializing in business improvement and project management.

Maria Grzanka

Continuous Improvement Facilitator

Maria Grzanka is a continuous improvement facilitator, instructor and coach in Portland, Oregon USA. She teaches Process Improvement at Portland State University's Center for Executive and Professional Education and volunteers as a co-organizer and open space facilitator with Lean Portland and Future of Work Portland. Prior to working independently, Maria led Lean Six Sigma programs in manufacturing, technology, energy, logistics and supply chain.

Mike Campigotto

Chief Innovation Officer

Mike is an ICT and IM/IT Strategist, ITIL Specialist and Executive Consultant with over 25 years of experience in the information management and information technology (IT) sector.

Monique Lapalme

Monique has more than 40 years of experience in the health care field and has been responsible for planning and implementing health care services in French as well as experience in facilitating quality improvement sessions with various organisations.

Sean McCarthy

Chief Technology Officer

Sean McCarthy is an experienced Mining Engineer with over 25 years of experience, a converted PACER as he was most recently the Engineering Superintendent at Barrick Gold's Hemlo Operations and previously as Chief Engineer of Innovation & Technology. Having held various underground technology and operations roles in companies such as Kinross, Placerdome and Barrick Gold Sean has the ability to relate to all levels of leadership at mine sites and related suppliers.