External - HR/Career Advancement & Career Trends PanelThursday, April 4th 2019
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Fotini Iconomopoulos | Consultant | Professor at Schulich | Professional Speaker | Forward Focusing, President
After a decade of owning and managing small businesses in the retail sector, Fotini refined her negotiation skills in the corporate world in the consumer packaged goods industry before becoming a management consultant. She created a successful negotiation advisory practice for another global firm before branching off on her own. Over the last 8 years, she has helped clients all over the globe focus their energy on moving their commercial objectives forward. She thrives on guiding clients through high-stake scenarios in industries, such as CPG, retail, professional services, energy, telecommunications and finance.
Marcie Pollock | Marketers on Demand
Marketers on Demand is the only full service staffing agency dedicated exclusively to supporting Marketing organizations. They help companies build their marketing teams with full-time, part-time, permanent and interim professionals. As president of Marketers on Demand, Marcie is passionate about people, her talent and her clients are among the best of the best.
Kevin Clark | LendifiedInc., President | Canadian Lenders Association, Chairman
Kevin is a recognized leader in the financial services industry with over 30 years of experience. He is passionate about driving economic growth in Canada, and through his efforts at Lendified and the CLA, is bringing awareness and access to capital for small businesses via innovative lending solutions.
Karen Simpson | Women in Leadership at TD, Sr. Talent Inclusion Partner | TD Bank
Recently awarded #1 Recruiter in Canada. Karen has spent the last 30 years in both Corporate HR and the recruitment agency sector facilitating hires and programs for many of Canada's top corporations. Her current role at TD has her championing external female talent into mid management roles in under-represented businesses.
The event will be moderated by Jackie Porter | Business & Professional Media Personality
Jackie Porter is an award-winning financial planner who has been in the financial industry for the past 18 years serving thousands of families, established businesses, and professionals in the Greater Toronto Area. Jackie is one of Canada’s most recognized financial planners. Her advice and financial strategies have been featured in top financial publications such as, Forum, Wealth Professional, Investment Executive and The Globe & Mail. Many have benefited from her sound and actionable financial advice offered at business conferences, radio interviews, podcasts and television programs such as CBC, Sun News and BNN.