Clients & Testimonials
“Helen Oosterholt is a professional, button-down, insightful manager who quickly understood the complexities of the issues.  She built a good engagement plan and stuck to it staying on budget and on time.  Her team’s efforts have resulted in business strategy that we continue to act upon.  I would highly recommend Helen, she is intelligent, deliberate and impactful!”
Craig Bradshaw; VP, HR; Bacardi Canada
“We would definitely hire Helen Oosterholt again.  She is a solid, responsible professional, capable of quickly understanding the goals of a company, and working with the management team for the company's benefit.  A valuable contributor…  I came to value her opinions greatly.”
Ron Frisch, CEO; Kohl and Frisch Ltd.
"Helen grasps a situation and sees consequences quickly.  She spends enough time at 30,000 feet to develop the big picture and set strategy before formulating a detailed, go-forward plan, always tempered with the sensitivities of the impact of large or fundamental organizational challenge/change."
Jan Ruby, VP, Technology (fmr), Cymat Corp.
“Helen is an operationally-minded HR professional, and a trusted strategic partner.  I highly recommend her for a senior HR role in any organization that values its people and desires someone to lead or create a first class HR function.”
Howard Cadesky, VP Finance (fmr) Weston Foods
“Faced with implementing massive change in order to meet the changing needs of our clients, Helen Oosterholt and team were instrumental in orchestrating, facilitating and crafting a strategic framework and plan. Through her wit, wisdom and warmth, Helen was able to successfully connect with all levels of our staff, and get to the real issues.  Her style is one of flexibility and creativity, and I completely endorse her skills and talents in Organization Development, facilitation, consulting and coaching.”
Michele Ferazzutti, Director Learning Services (fmr), ADP
“Helen Oosterholt did an excellent job of recruiting top talent for our company.  Her professional approach and thorough analysis of the role and our business requirements resulted in great hires that really fit our culture.”
K. Tracey, Executive VP (fmr), Ready-Bake Foods
"We retained Helen Oosterholt as our interim head of HR to provide technical expertise and leadership of a previously marginal HR function as we executed the turnaround of our business.  Helen quickly grasped the realities of our changing business environment, offered expert objective counsel to our senior management team, and did a great job of partnering with us to commence building a high performance culture.”
Jane Todd, VP, Finance, CFO, SMTC Manufacturing Corp.
“I wanted to express our sincere appreciation on behalf of all the managers for the great experience of the Performance Management program. Everyone raved about the session! In using the new process, skills and tools provided, we are confident that our managers will do a much better job of holding employees accountable to achieve key business goals.”
B. Thorp, Human Resources Manager (fmr), Weston Bakeries
“Helen is a highly qualified, strategic HR and Business Executive that always delivers actionable, high quality solutions.  She effectively engages will all levels of management and staff.  I highly recommend her.”
Jane Gertner, President (fmr), Chocolate Products (George Weston)
A Sample of our Clients
Bacardi Canada
Bowes Co. Ltd.
Chocolate Products
Church & Dwight
Neilson Dairy
Ready Bake Foods
Weston Bakeries Ltd.
Kohl & Frisch Ltd.
Cymat Corp.
Microsoft Canada
SMTC Manufacturing
Carswell / Thomson Professional Publishing
Verity International
Coles Bookstores
National Grocer / Loblaw Co’s.
The Golden Griddle
Oshawa Power & Utilities Corp.
York Region