Teresa started her career in human resources over 20 years ago with Chevron Canada Resources.
As the leader of the 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 lead a team of talented HR professionals, created and revised human resource policies and programs and facilitated internal human resource training seminars.
For the first few years of Teresa’s career, before switching to human resources, she 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 she has 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 stay active, constantly trying new sports and challenging her abilities. She even has a hard time picking her favourite sport. She says it is a toss up between hockey, mountain biking and kayaking.