Dave Buzanko is a multiple Ironman
finisher, author, speaker, learning exec-utive
and an expert on the subjects of
self-motivation, leadership and personal
reinvention. Buzanko’s vision is that one
day all parents will feel confident and
competent enough to have informed con-versations
about food, exercise, health and
happiness with their kids, not because
they have to but because they want to. His article on how to create
a vision statement your employees will buy-in to starts on page 27.
Jenny Alonzo is the director of marketing at QuickBridge. Alonzo
has more than a dozen years of communications and marketing
experience in the financial services industry. She previously ran her
own content marketing consultancy helping small businesses with
brand awareness. On page 29, Alonzo provides tips for maintain-ing
Bill Gimbel is the president of LaSalle
Benefits, a technology-enabled corpo-rate
benefits firm. Gimbel has been in the
employee benefits and insurance space for
over 25 years, having worked with com-panies
in virtually every industry, as well
as people in the C-suite, human resources
and finance. Gimbel and his team work
with companies across America to imple-ment
the best benefits packages based on the needs of their
employees. For tips on increasing benefits participation, read
Gimbel’s article on page 34.
Tim Arnold is the president of Leaders
for Leaders and author of The Power of
Healthy Tension. He has spent over two
decades helping organizations unite
teams, spark change and get unstuck, with
clients that include The United Nations,
Citibank, KPMG, Toyota and Siemens.
Arnold is able to provide his clients with a
real-world perspective through his experi-ence
launching successful for-profit and not-for-profit businesses,
overseeing community outreach and healthcare programs and
managing international development partnerships in four conti-nents.
His biggest accomplishments are being dad to Declan and
Avryl and husband to Becky. Arnold’s article on the three tensions
new managers must learn to overcome begins on page 35.
DEREK W. DOBSON
Derek W. Dobson is the CEO and
plan manager of the 46,000 member,
$10.8 billion, CAAT Pension Plan.
The CAAT Plan recently created a sec-ond
plan design called DBplus, available
to all Canadian workplaces. Dobson is
dedicated to enhancing pension ben-efit
security for Canadians. He has an
undergraduate degree in mathematics
from the University of Waterloo and is an associate of the Society
of Actuaries. He is co-chair of the Canadian Public Pension
Leadership Council and a member of the Board of Directors of
the Association of Canadian Pension Management.
He will be speaking at the 2019 HRPA Annual Conference
on Feb. 1, his birthday. On page 39, Dobson explores how
businesses can improve their outcomes with Modern Defined
PETER V. MATUKAS
Peter Matukas is an employment law-yer,
a credentialed workplace investigator
(AWI-CH) through the Association of
Workplace Investigators and leads the
workplace investigations group at Harris +
Harris LLP (www.harrisandharris.com).
Matukas has practiced employment law
for over ten years, working closely with
human resources departments. He has
considerable experience drafting and implementing employee poli-cies,
procedures, handbooks and dealing with various employment
issues. Matukas’ experience and specialized legal and workplace
investigation training provides extensive insight into any work-place
investigation. Matukas can be reached at 416-798-2722, ext.
272 or by e-mail at email@example.com. His arti-cle
on workplace investigators and why you need one – the first in
a series of five – starts on page 41.
Sebastiaan Bos is the head of product
management at Nakisa. Bos leads prod-uct
development to define, design and
implement the product vision and strat-egy
for Nakisa Hanelly, an organizational
design solution for enterprise businesses.
As an executive solutions architect, Bos
focuses on understanding the functional
and business requirements of a company
by bridging the gaps between technology, process and solution in
human resources. Find his article on page 43 for information on
how technology can promote diversity.
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