Tanya has long been recognized as a master change agent. She has worked in the areas of human resource management, organizational design and development and transition management for over 30 years. Originally from Edmonton, Alberta she moved to Summerland, British Columbia in 1991 and started her consulting business in 1992.
Tanya is past president of both the Human Resource Management Association of Edmonton and the Alberta and North Chapter of the Canadian Public Personnel Management Association as well as a founding director of the Human Resource Institute of Alberta. She is the author of the highly successful “Survival Skills for the 21st Century” program, which has guided over two thousand participants to acquire the knowledge, skills and confidence needed to overcome self-imposed limitations and open doors to opportunities they never dreamed possible.
Tanya has worked with hundreds of businesses in many different industries including telecommunications, education, health care, service and retail, as well as with First Nations. While she has been deeply committed to her business she is fully dedicated to her family. She has been happily married for over 40 years, enjoyed the joy and privelege of raising two wonderful children and is now reveling in the incredible experience of her role as “Nana” to her three enchanting little granddaughters.
While Tanya values her formal education in Human Resource Management and Organizational Development, received at the University of Alberta, she believes there is no substitute for paying attention, learning from experience and using innovative and practical solutions to meet the needs of the organization and the people that serve it. Her diverse experience, along with her insatiable quest for learning and embracing the future with fascination and creativity, have provided a powerful base for supporting her clients as well as her own personal growth.