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Partners

Our teammates come from a diverse range of educational and professional backgrounds - all connected by a passion for solving business problems, while making a significant impact in the world

Mark Peter Sandy Nneka Lianne Nick Richard

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Nick Caduc
Managing Partner

A trusted and highly sought advisor, Nick Caduc brings nearly 30 years of hands-on business and facilitation experience to help leaders and organizations achieve their highest potential.  Based on extensive past experience with executive teams, coupled with wisdom earned through his holding senior leadership positions in industry, Nick exhibits a tremendous facility to quickly recognize patterns – thereby helping his clients avoid typical pitfalls as they navigate complexity and change. 

Nick has served 100+ companies around the globe – from the Board level to the front line – in industries ranging from Healthcare and Financial Services, to Aerospace, Manufacturing, and Publishing.  He received his Bachelor of Science (Honors) in Computer Science from Queen’s University and his MBA from the Rotman School of Management – Executive MBA program.

Extremely active in his community as a volunteer, lecturer, and consultant, Nick is also a passionately devoted sports enthusiast.  Currently, he is competing on the Canadian National Triathlon Age Group team.


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Combining her legal background with a passion for leadership development and social justice, Nneka MacGregor founded several highly successful for-profit and not-for-profit organizations in the UK and Canada over her 30-year entrepreneurial career.  She has worked with a wide range of organizations and industries, provincial and federal governments, charities (including education and social justice), and is a highly sought speaker on issues of corporate governance, advocacy and stakeholder / community engagement.

Nneka volunteers significant time giving back to the community.  She served as Chair of the Board of Bayview Glen School and is currently on the Board of Trustees of the UK-based charity Girl Child Network Worldwide.  An advocate who supports causes centred on eradicating gender-based violence, she was recently appointed by the government to the Advisory Council on the Federal Strategy Against Gender-based Violence.

Nneka received her LL.B. from University College, Cardiff, and is the proud mother of three amazing children (“my three wishes”, as Nneka lovingly calls them) – Aly, Alexander, and Christiana.


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Lianne Bastien brings over 26 years of experience to the Team.  With a background in Finance and Administrative Management – as well as a passion for managing growth – she has worked in various roles in Banking and as CFO for an International Manufacturing Company.

Actively involved as a volunteer with Bayview Glen School, Lianne is the Chair of the BVG Parent Association and recently received an Ontario Community Service Award for 10+ years of giving back to the Bayview Glen community.  As well, she holds a BComm (Honours) in Finance and Marketing from Concordia University.

Another passion for Lianne is personal fitness and wellness, where she teaches Pilates and group fitness classes.  When she’s not at the office or on a Pilates mat, Lianne is actively involved as a volunteer with the school attended by her two daughters – Bayview Glen.


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Possessing a diverse creative background that ranges from writing to advertising to broadcasting to quality assurance to communications to film, Peter Campbell’s decades of award-winning experience spans a variety of national and international companies; including: Leo Burnett, Bell Canada, CTV, CBC, Hydro One, Danforth Studios, and Telemedia.

Along with having written countless commercials and screenplays, Peter is a contributing writer (both online and in-magazine) for The Edge Leaders and is founder and head of development for the Film & Television production company Spiced Reality Productions.  He also worked as a writer on several feature films, was Unit Producer on Roger Corman’s film Battle Queen 2020, and wrote an episode for the TV series Starhunter, a Canada-France-UK-Germany co-production.

An avid fisherman, baseball player, filmmaker, actor, and eater, Peter’s energy stems from a metabolism that would make a hummingbird proud.


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Sandy Perlman
Partner
 

With over 26 years in the business, Sandy Perlman is a strategy marketing consultant who specializes in the digital landscape.  Sandy’s extensive marketing career has enabled her to be an authority on integrated marketing communications.  Her work in the corporate, agency and non-profit sectors consists of some of the world’s most influential brands; including: Points, LoyaltyOne, Microsoft, AT&T, Nissan, Compaq/HP, Purina, and SmithKline Beecham. 

Sandy was nominated as one of the Top 25 Marketers in Canada and received the Top 5 Direct Marketer award in Canada. A strong proponent of volunteer work, she has dedicated years to the Canadian Marketing Association, ME to WE - Free the Children, Gilda’s Club, Beautiful World and the Stephen Lewis Foundation.

Originally from South Africa, Sandy lives in Toronto with her husband.  Between her tireless work (both as a consultant and a volunteer), she still finds time to hone her golf swing.


Business Partners

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Richard Kwinter
Kwinter Consulting

A seasoned senior management consultant and executive known for strategic thinking, leadership, and team building, Richard Kwinter brings a career spanning over 30 years in consulting and management. His extensive international consulting experience at the senior executive level encompasses a wide range of industries – including: financial services, aerospace/defense, technology, and manufacturing.  Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities complement Richard’s excellent technical skills in information technology and finance. 

As founder and principal of Kwinter Consulting – a specialist firm focusing on management process design and installation – Richard uses a highly participative approach with end-users to create processes that not only deliver major gains in cost, quality, and speed, but are fully owned by the people who operate them.

Richard received his MBA in Finance from York University’s Schulich School of Business, his BSC in Computer Science from the University of Toronto, and graduated with Honours from the Canadian Securities Institute.


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Mark Caduc
Big Picture Innovation

A technology and innovation leader, Mark brings 30 years of experience and over 15 years leadership success to the team. Working with for-profit and non-profit organizations from startups to large corporations and global alliances, he is passionate about developing and executing digital strategy, building corporate innovation capabilities, and delivering innovative business and technology solutions. 

With broad experience across all aspects of IT, Mark is best known for developing and executing digital and technology strategies, developing IT governance, processes, structures, tools and metrics and leading the development of industry-first enterprise application integration and eCommerce platforms. He has also successfully managed innovation pipelines and portfolios, developed collaborative/open innovation networks that engage employees and ecosystem partners in the innovation process, and currently serves as a digital board member of a local non-profit organization.

Mark holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honors) degree in Computer Science and Geography from Queen’s University.  He has lived in Europe and the Caribbean, but Mark, his beautiful wife, Anne and their rambunctious kitten, Willy currently call Montreal home.  In his free time, Mark enjoys photography, travel, and genealogical research.


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