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Jillian Levick

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Robert Half Canada Inc.,
181 Bay Street, Suite 820,
Toronto, ON
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www.roberthalf.ca

Spokespeople

For all media enquiries, including interview requests for our spokespeople, please contact Jillian Levick at jillian.levick@roberthalf.com.

Evangeline Berube

Associate Director, Management Resources

Evangeline Berube is an Associate Director of Management Resources with Robert Half, the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm. Based in Alberta, she partners with clients and various teams across Robert Half, including Protiviti its global consulting firm. This enables her to provide solutions to her customers that leverage Robert Half’s premium services and specialized capabilities for both recruitment-focused efforts and project-related opportunities.

With over 15 years of experience in talent solutions, Evangeline has witnessed all phases of the job market cycle firsthand. She is thoroughly familiar with the skills that are currently in demand, she is an expert in employment trends, and she enjoys being able to help professionals find their dream careers.

Evangeline graduated from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Commerce degree and is actively involved in several professional associations and non-profit organizations in Canada.

David Bolton

Regional Director

David Bolton is a Regional Director with Robert Half, the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm. He oversees teams in Robert Half’s Vancouver, Fraser Valley, and Winnipeg offices, managing both contract and permanent placements within the Finance and Accounting, Administrative and Customer Support, Technology, and Marketing and Creative practice groups.  

With responsibility for a team of 50 staffing professionals who support client growth strategies and recruitment plans, David also conducts and leads key client insight meetings, and actively participates with local professional associations to promote Robert Half’s thought leadership and resources.  

He has 10 years of experience in the talent industry, first joining Robert Half’s Sydney, Australia team in January 2013, where he obtained roles of progressive seniority. In 2017, he joined Robert Half in Vancouver as Director of Permanent Placement Services, progressing through the ranks to take on his current role in 2022. David is passionate about supporting his dynamic team and building strong relationships in the British Columbia market. He loves seeing the impact his team has on finding candidates their dream job and on helping companies land great talent.  

David has a degree in Mathematics, and Accounting and Financial Management from the University of Loughborough.

Deborah Bottineau

Managing Director

Deborah Bottineau is a Managing Director with Robert Half, the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm. Her responsibilities include partnering with C-suite level executives across the GTA to optimize their talent and business strategies, managing high-performance teams, and overseeing Robert Half’s Technology and contract Administrative and Customer Service practice groups, driving innovation and growth across these areas.

As a spokesperson for Robert Half, Deborah provides thoughtful commentary on hiring trends, organizational leadership strategies and career management, and her thought leadership has been featured in media outlets such as Global News, The Globe and Mail, Toronto Life, Post Media, and more.

Deborah joined Robert Half in 1998, and has also held the roles of Staffing Manager, District Director, Division Director, Branch Manager and Metro Market Manager. With over 20 years of experience in the industry, Deborah has witnessed all phases of the job market cycle first-hand.

Prior to joining the organization, Deborah worked in the insurance, retail and advertising industries. She holds an Honors BA from the University of Guelph.

Trina Casey-Myatt

Regional Director

Trina Casey-Myatt is a Regional Director with Robert Half, the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm. In her role, she oversees Robert Half teams and practice groups across the Alberta market.

Trina has more than 20 years’ experience in the recruitment industry, with most of her time spent at Robert Half where she has held various leadership positions within the organization and has been instrumental in building and maintaining key relationships with many of Robert Half’s top clients, particularly in Western Canada. Trina is a passionate advocate for the individuals and businesses her teams serve and works closely to ensure the best possible experience for clients and candidates. She takes a keen interest in developing relationships on behalf of Robert Half and has been recognized on a global platform for her teams’ accomplishments.

Trina is actively involved with several of the associations that Robert Half partners with, including CPA Calgary, the Credit Institute of Canada, and several post secondary institutions. Trina’s knowledge of the employment market is highly sought; she is frequently asked to speak at industry events and to share her insights with local and national media outlets.

Trina holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Marketing from Saint Mary’s University and an Adult Learning certificate from the University of Calgary. 

Michelle Dunnill

Regional Director

Michelle is a Regional Director with Robert Half, the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm. In her role, she is responsible for all practice groups in downtown Toronto, working in collaboration with both the leadership and branch teams.  

Michelle joined Robert Half in October 2016 and is passionate about supporting her ever-growing dynamic team and building strong relationships with clients. Prior to her current role, she was Branch Director, Toronto, overseeing both contract and permanent placement teams within the Marketing and Creative, Technology, Legal and Management Resources practice groups.  

A dedicated leader, Michelle and her team have diverse recruitment and sourcing experience within all industries and take great pride in their ability to think strategically and match talented candidates with the right organizations.  With a passion for prioritizing opportunities that will engage her teams and support their growth, Michelle also actively participates with local professional associations to promote Robert Half’s thought leadership and resources.  

Prior to joining Robert Half, she worked in the staffing industry for 15 years, securing and providing top talent to many Fortune 500 companies.

Michael French

Regional Director

Michael French is a Regional Director with Robert Half, the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm. In his role, Michael works with Robert Half markets across Canada assisting field teams with client project solutions.

Michael has been with Robert Half for over 20 years and has helped support the growth and success of countless businesses and careers in that time, while witnessing all phases of the job market cycle, first-hand. He is thoroughly familiar with the skills that are currently in demand and is an expert in employment trends, particularly within the accounting field. Prior to joining Robert Half, Michael worked within the construction equipment financing industry.

Michael is a leading presenter of Robert Half's professional development courses and has played a key role in the career advancement and growth of job seekers.

Robert Hosking

Executive Director, Administrative and Customer Support

Robert Hosking is Executive Director of the administrative and customer support practice at Robert Half, the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm. Leveraging a 30-year track record in the industry that includes extensive business development, organizational transformation and change management, Hosking leads operations for nearly 300 practice locations worldwide helping clients across the globe evolve and optimize their talent strategies while providing career opportunities for skilled professionals.

With extensive knowledge of the job market, workplace trends and training and development issues, Robert is a trusted thought leader and frequent speaker. He has presented at industry conferences and is often interviewed by the media. He is passionate about developing people, building culture and championing diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace. Robert currently serves as executive sponsor for one of Robert Half’s Diversity Equity and Inclusion employee networking groups.

In addition to his 20+ years at Robert Half, Robert led the Canadian operations of a global Executive and Leadership Search firm. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Guelph, where he graduated with honours.

Cal Jungwirth

Director of Permanent Placement Services

Cal Jungwirth is the director of Permanent Placement Services with Robert Half in Edmonton. His current area of responsibility includes managing the daily operations required to place senior and executive finance and accounting professionals into full-time career opportunities in the Edmonton area.

Successfully completing hundreds of searches on behalf of a variety of organizations, Cal has worked in the recruitment industry with Robert Half for over 16 years. He is thoroughly familiar with the skills that are currently in demand and an expert in employment trends within the accounting and finance space.

David King

Senior Managing Director

David King is a Senior Managing Director with Robert Half, the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm. In his current role, he oversees both the Canadian and South American Robert Half business.

For more than 25 years, David has led a successful career with Robert Half, having held senior leadership positions in both Eastern and Western Canada. His perspectives and knowledge on workplace issues and labour trends are often featured in major media outlets and executive keynotes, and he provides curriculum guidance to leading educational institutions across the country. Under David’s direction, Robert Half has established itself as a leading advisor to businesses internationally, helping companies in all stages of growth establish talented teams and thriving organizations.

David holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Memorial University of Newfoundland and currently serves on the Faculty of Business Dean’s Advisory Board.

Sandra Lavoy

Regional Vice-President

Sandra Lavoy is a regional vice-president with Robert Half, the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm. In her role, she manages the daily operations of Robert Half’s Ottawa office Ottawa operations, as well as technology operations for Quebec.

Sandra has spent more than 20 years of her professional life in the recruitment industry and has experienced all phases of the job market cycle first-hand. She is thoroughly familiar with the staffing skills that are currently in demand and is an expert in employment trends within the accounting and finance industry. Under Sandra’s direction, Robert Half has achieved great success in establishing itself as a leading provider of highly skilled professionals. Sandra has held roles with increasing responsibility and built teams to their maximum potential by on-boarding new hires in her branches, as well as facilitating training classes across Canada.

Prior to joining the organization, Sandra spent 10 years in the financial services arena and consulted with major companies.

Michael O'Leary

Regional Vice President

Michael O'Leary is a Regional Vice- President for Robert Half, the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm. His area of responsibility currently includes managing the daily operations of Robert Half’s Quebec and Ottawa offices.

Michael has spent more than 25 years of his professional life in the recruitment industry and has experienced all phases of the job market cycle first-hand. He is thoroughly familiar with the staffing skills that are currently in demand and is an expert on the employment trends within the accounting and finance industries. Under Michael's direction, RH has achieved great success in establishing itself as a leading provider of highly skilled professionals. In addition, Michael has often shared his perspectives on workplace issues and hiring trends at professional association conferences and events.

Tara Parry

Director, Permanent Services

Tara Parry is a Director, Permanent Services with Robert Half, the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm. She oversees teams managing permanent placements in the BC region, within Finance and Accounting, Administration and Customer Support, and Legal. Her specialist focus is on senior and executive level accounting and finance placements.

With close to 20 years of talent solutions experience, primarily in the management and executive leadership space, Tara has personally completed and led teams through hundreds of searches across the spectrum of industries. She is known for her relationship-first approach, open communication style, and keen eye for talent. She is passionate about serving her clients and candidates, and coaching organizations and individuals on how to move forward with their needs.

Having spent her entire career in talent solutions, Tara takes a keen interest in employment trends and their relationship to broader market conditions. Prior to joining Robert Half she worked with a local executive search firm. Tara holds degrees from Queen’s University and is active within Vancouver business community.

Mike Shekhtman

Senior Regional Director

Mike Shekhtman is a Senior Regional Director with Robert Half, the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm. In his role, Mike oversees multiple offices and practice groups across British Columbia and Manitoba, managing teams in Finance and Accounting, Administrative and Customer support, Management Resources, Technology, and Marketing and Creative.

Mike brings over 14 years of recruitment industry expertise and an in-depth understanding of the national and local hiring and recruitment landscape. In addition to his role at Robert Half, Mike is co-founder of Eeko Couriers, and recently served as a board member for the Canadian Mental Health Association in Vancouver and Fraser Valley. 

Koula Vasilopoulos

Senior Managing Director

Koula Vasilopoulos is a Senior Managing Director with Robert Half, the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm. In her role, Koula oversees the Canadian business across 15 offices across the country.

For more than 25 years, Koula has led a successful career with Robert Half and held senior leadership positions in both Canada and South America. Her perspectives and knowledge on workplace issues and labour trends are often featured in major media outlets, and she provides curriculum guidance to leading educational institutions across the country. Koula is an expert on national hiring trends and is passionate about supporting organizations as they look to build successful teams, and a flourishing workplace culture. Under Koula's direction, Robert Half has achieved great success in establishing itself as a valuable partner, thought leader and industry resource.

Prior to joining the organization, Koula spent more than 10 years in management roles within the hospitality industry and holds a diploma in management. She is dedicated to her community and is actively involved in organizations and various professional associations in the Calgary area. In addition, Koula has often shared her perspectives on workplace issues and hiring trends at professional association conferences and events.

Nathan Wawruck

Director of Permanent Placement Services

Nathan Wawruck is a Director of Permanent Placement Services with Robert Half, the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm. Nathan manages a team of recruiters who specialize in the placement of highly skilled technology and marketing professionals for companies across Vancouver and British Columbia. Nathan is an active member in the Vancouver technology industry, and regularly speaks at technology industry events, conferences, and his expertise is featured across national media.

Nathan joined Robert Half in March 2010. Prior to joining Robert Half, Nathan worked abroad in Tokyo as a technology recruiter for three years, and he began his career in the video game industry.

Nathan graduated from the University of British Columbia’s Sauder School of Business, where he earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree.

Derek Wood

CPA, CA, Regional Director

Derek Wood, CPA is a Regional Director with Robert Half, the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm. Derek has spent over 17 years in talent solutions, having joined Robert Half in 2007, after earning his CPA designation in 2002.

After several years working exclusively in the Waterloo market and proving himself a successful and capable recruiter and leader, Derek assumed increasing leadership responsibilities across the GTA overseeing operations for both permanent and contract placements. He currently leads Robert Half’s Managed Resources, Technology and Marketing and Creative contract and consulting practice groups across the GTA. Derek takes pride in leading his teams to be their best while promoting a positive, collaborative and highly productive work environment.