Advisory Team

Rick Dominico – Facilitator, Centre for Character Leadership

Municipal Excellence Consultant

Rick’s focus is primarily on excellence for local governments, with emphasis on building healthy workplaces, engaged employees and systems for service satisfaction. His 30 years of municipal government experience, including over 12 years as champion for the application of an excellence framework across an organization, provides a solid base to assist organizations with their improvement efforts. A strong proponent of using appropriate measures and indicators to guide improvement efforts, Rick helps organizations set up and manage effective measurement systems to ensure resources are allocated appropriately and key targets are established. Rick has served as Manager, Corporate Quality with Town of Markham and has direct experience with NQI (Certified Excellence Professional and current NQI Instructor for various NQI courses). He was project manager for the Town of Markham’s Employee Satisfaction Survey Program for the past six bi-annual surveys.


Fred Faber – Facilitator, Centre for Character Leadership

Educational Excellence Consultant

Fred dedicated his professional career to making a difference in public education.  Following retirement as a Secondary School Principal, Fred was contracted by a large urban school board to coordinate its Bullying Prevention activities and to establish a culture of respect in its schools.  Fred now works with the Ontario Principals’ Council and is coaching Secondary School Principals to increase their students’ success through changes in teaching practice.

Fred is goal-oriented in supporting individuals and organizations, yet understands the power of relationships and the importance of treating all individuals with respect for their abilities, backgrounds and characters.

A dynamic presenter, Fred has offered numerous workshops to schools, colleges and universities.  Fred provides support to the educational sector, including assessments of organizational culture, targeted action plans to design and establish a positive culture, as well as training and coaching to set and attain specific organizational goals for improvement.


Meaghen Russell, Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti Management Labour and Employment Law

Employment Lawyer

Meaghen is an employment lawyer with experience in both Canada and the United States. Clients describe her as competent, efficient and accessible. Meaghen can be found at Filion Wakely Thorup Angeletti Management Labour and Employment Law. Telephone: 416.408.5566


Terry Russell, Russell and Partners

Sales Management Consultant

Terry provides sales management expertise to small and medium sized companies primarily in the Telecommunications Industry. Russell and Partners was established to serve clients who require a senior leader to “hit the ground running” and provide immediate results. Terry’s deep experience, industry network and reputation as a collaborative, fair, supportive, developmental leader (with a sense of humour) has led to a succession of senior roles with a variety of clients. Terry is pleased to offer an exploratory discussion to assess your needs. 905.478.7959


Saul Alvarez Jr., Pixel Thought Media Inc.

Web & Creative Consultant

Pixel Thought supports and aligns marketing methodology with business growth by providing branding, web and app development, print design, interactive design and audio/video services. Known as the “ideas guy” and “deep thinker”, founder Saul Alvarez Jr. is actively involved with each and every client project. 416.848.3844


Heather Doswell, Sprocket Communications

Marketing Consultant

As a marketing specialist and professional copywriter, Heather helps businesses connect with customers by developing and deploying marketing initiatives. From one-off campaign development to full-on marketing plans, content creation programs, or ongoing monthly services – she provides whatever clients need to fill the marketing gap. Heather is a member of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) and Professional Independent Communicators (PIC), Toronto Chapters. She holds Facilitator Certifications for Achieve Global Programs: Selling Naturally and Achieving Extraordinary Customer Relations. 905.235.3124