Michael Mazzuca, a Toronto employment lawyer, provides counsel and representation to em-ployers
and employees on employment contracts, non-competition and non-solicitation clauses,
wrongful dismissal, constructive dismissal, workplace policies, progressive discipline, accommo-dation
of disabilities, employment standards, workplace investigations and human rights in the
workplace. He has been a commentator in newspapers and has appeared on TV and radio outlets
to discuss workplace law. He is a founding partner of Rousseau Mazzuca LLP and was recipient
of the North America Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholarship where he studied law in
Melbourne, Australia. Read his article on how to “win” at mediations, starting on page 13.
Kevin Pollack is the senior vice president of Shred-it. In his role, Pollack focuses on sales,
marketing and customer experience. He has a passion for service line enhancement, driv-ing
growth and commercial strategy. Since 2004, he has held various leadership roles at
Stericycle, including VP, Sales, Marketing & Business Development, and director of both
sustainability and strategic sourcing. As a result, he has held roles that have supported each
of Stericycle’s multiple service lines. Read the article he wrote about how paper documents
in your organization can be unexpected sources of fraud, and what to do about it, start-ing
on page 21.
Greg Allworth is director, Canada at Chrome River Technologies, a provider of expense
management and supplier invoice processing solutions internationally. Read the article he
wrote about how to deter your employees from committing fraud on their expense claims,
starting on page 25.
Miranda Nicholson is the director of HR at Formstack, a solutions provider for orga-nizations
looking to manage information across their company. Nicholson oversees the
acquisition, onboarding and retention of current and to-be Formstackers. Read the arti-cle
she wrote that outlines four ways to improve HR communications, starting on page 29.
Christina Harbridge is the founder of Allegory, Inc., a behavioural change company fo-cused
on the physiology and emotional literacy of leadership and influence. Early in her
career, she founded a successful debt collection company that collected debt by being nice,
resulting in three times the industry average, proving empathy drives commitment. She was
heavily influenced by her time as a test subject at NASA to create Somatic Linguistics, a
new method in learning. Her upcoming book, Swayed: How to Communicate for Impact, has
an easy-to-deploy model to increase influence. Read the article she wrote about how lead-ers
can increase their influence, starting on page 31.
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