What I've Done...

For the past 25 plus years I have been passionate about the work I do. I believe as a result of my passion I've had the pleasure of working with a diverse selection of clients on a wide variety of projects and challenges. Here's a brief list of things I've done.

Experience & Education

Vice President Research - Concerto Marketing Group 2007-2009 

Marketing Startegies Specialist - Helix Consulting 2004-2008 

Director, Strategy & Angus Reid Forum - Angus Reid Strategies 2006-2007

Senior Consultant-Business Dev - Millward Brown Goldfarb 2003-2004

President & CEO - OME Research Inc. 2000-2003

Marketing Strategies & Research Consultant - Waugh Research 1989-2003

Marketing Consultant - Waugh Consultants 1986 to 1989

Certified Marketing Research Practitioner - PMRS 2004

BCIT, UBC, UCFV, Millward Brown NA, PRMS, AMA

Industries Served

- Government: City of New Westminster, City of Richmond, Fraser Valley Regional District, City of Abbotsford, District of Sechelt, City of Surrey, Corporation of White Rock, City of Coquitlam, District of Pitt Meadows, District of Mission, Sto:lo Nation, BC Recreation & Parks Association 

Retail Organizations: Downtown New Westminster BIA, Chinatown  BIA, Whalley BIA, Abbotsford Downtown Business Association

- Training: BCIT, University College of the Fraser Valley, Justice Institute of BC, Tourism BC, Sprott-Shaw Community College, Stenberg College

- Non-for-Profits: Coquitlam Chamber of Commerce, Family Services of Greater Vancouver, Abbotsford C of C, Surrey C of C, Mission C of C, Langley C of C

- Manufacturers/Processors: Century Oils Limited, Clearbrook Grain & Milling, East Chilliwack Agricultural Co-op

Formal Presentations

Marketing Research & Intelligence Association National Conference

Canadian Society of Association Executives National Conference 

International Council of Shopping Centers

Business Improvement Association of BC

Tourism British Columbia

British Columbia Recreation & Parks Association

Government Finance Officers Association of British Columbia

University College of the Fraser Valley

Alberta Shopping Centre Association

Associations Supported

Chair British Columbia Council of Marketing Associations 2 years

President, Downtown Business Improvement Association 2 years

Director, Chamber of Commerce 6 years

Chair, Chamber of Commerce Membership Committee 7 years

Member, Economic Development Commission 2 years

Member, City Council Remuneration Committee 1year

Campaign Cabinet, United Way of the Fraser Valley 2 years

Member, Faculty of Business Administration University College of the FV