Meet the Kiy Team

Teresa Kiyawasew, HR Consultant

Teresa started her career in human resources 19 years ago with Chevron Canada Resources.

As the leader of the Canadian HR team with R&M Energy Systems Canada and the organization HR leader of Nilex, Inc., Teresa spent the majority of her senior-level career years aligning HR strategies with corporate strategies. She created and revised human resource policies and programs as required and facilitated internal human resource training seminars.

Prior to Teresa’s career change to human resources in 1998, Teresa worked as a Legal Assistant. Her knowledge and understanding of legal terminology and processes has assisted her greatly with her ability to guide employers through the complexities of employment law.

As a graduate of the University of Alberta and the Toronto School of Business, Teresa has been able to apply principles learned to everyday experiences throughout her career. Her academic credentials have assisted her greatly when devising strategies, philosophies and course material.

Fun fact about Teresa

She loves to play hockey (ice and ball)!!

Nickie Brook, HR Consultant

Accredited as a Professional Recruiter, Nickie brings vast knowledge and experience when guiding clients on how to hire right!

However, recruitment is only one small part of Nickie’s experience in human resources. Nickie has also worked in payroll, employee relations, performance management, local employment legislation, training and development.

During the latter years of her 8 year career in human resources, Nickie grew into a leadership role for the Canadian human resources team and provided HR consulting to non-profit organizations.

Nickie’s quick learning style has contributed to her successes in HR, including her swift move up the corporate ladder.

Fun fact about Nickie

She is a successful author of the children’s book series “The Amazing Adventures of Abigail Andrews”

Shelly Hemmerling, Business Development Representative

Shelly has a plethora of experience in new business, business development, outside sales, human resources and safety. She has worked in many industries including oil and gas, transportation, construction, fitness, and manufacturing.

With a Marketing Diploma (Honours) from NAIT, Shelly’s education and her 22 years of experience are the perfect combination for her role as Business Development Representative in a human resources environment.

To keep competitive in her field, Shelly is continually upgrading her knowledge and expertise by building lasting relationships personally and through business.

Fun Fact about Shelly

Shelly is a Wish Grantor volunteer with Make A Wish Foundation AND she teaches piano!!!

Jade Deputan, Administrative Assistant

Jade is a full-time University Student and works part-time for us! She is currently in her second year of studying Kinesiology at the University of Alberta.

While working with us, Jade screens resumes, conducts pre-screen questionnaires and reference checks, authors and posts our blogs, manages comments on our websites, posts on our social media and completes various other administrative tasks as required.

Jade is very intelligent and a quick study adding a fantastic dynamic to our Kiy Team!

Fun Fact about Jade

Jade has played competitive soccer most of her life. She currently plays in an adult league and partakes in Futsal.

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