Small & Medium Business TeamSMALL & MEDIUM BUSINESS TEAM

Typical Areas of Applications
Mergers & Acquisitions
Joint Ventures
Part-Time & Interim Management
Special Intiatives/Projects

Small and medium businesses are the backbone of Canada’s economy. Often family owned and/or founder-led, today’s smaller private companies face an unrelenting barrage of complex business challenges and opportunities, which defy traditional boundaries and disciplinary skills. Generalist skills developed over years of leadership and ownership experience are needed for identifying and reacting to issues via rapid assessment, decisive action, and focus.

We can assist your business in maximizing its organizational effectiveness and profitability through our team of knowledgeable and highly experienced practitioners. Our areas of expertise include:

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Our Small and Medium Business Team members all have direct experience as owners and leaders of private companies and superior academic and professional credentials. We know when to act directly and when to engage our broad network of specialist partners. We can support or even join your leadership team to deal with tough issues, allowing you to focus on your core business.

Bill Stephenson, Associate Consultant
Profile of Bill StephensonBill Stephenson, Bsc, MBA
Associate Consultant
Bill is a seasoned human resource professional and change management specialist with over 30 years of business, leadership and consulting experience. He has served as a lecturer at St. Lawrence College and is also teaching human resource management and labour relations at MacEwan University as well as Government Studies courses at the University of Alberta Faculty of Extension.
Brian Hale, Associate Consultant Profile of Brian HaleBrian Hale, MBA
Associate Consultant
Brian is a senior business manager with leadership and management experience across diverse industries. He offers leadership and management counsel to clients in the manufacturing and services sectors. His distinctive strength in developing leaders and managers is particularly important to small and medium businesses. He assists clients in developing management tools that are useful, effective and which strengthen their operational performance.
Daryl Johnson, Associate Consultant Profile of Daryl JohnsonDaryl Johnson, MA, BEd, CEC, CCP, CHRP
Associate Consultant
Daryl has over 20 years of extensive Human Resource leadership and senior management experience with specialization in leadership facilitation, executive coaching and human resource consulting. He is a part-time lecturer at the University of Alberta, Concordia University College and MacEwan University in Strategic HR Management, HR Planning and Compensation and Management Foundations.
Doug Walker, Associate Consultant Profile of Doug WalkerDoug Walker, MBA
Associate Consultant
Doug is an accomplished senior executive and business generalist, with well-developed governance, strategic leadership, and operations management skills, based on over 30 years of academic, business, and consulting experience. He is an inspirational leader respected for his vision and his ability to motivate others. He is also a skilled negotiator and implementer of mergers, acquisitions, and divestures.
Dune Nguyen, President
Dune has over 24 years of experience with information technology and business leadership. Working with clients across North America, Dune has consistently demonstrated his leadership and business acumen with a wide range of public and private sector clients. Dune can perform at a senior level in both business and technical arenas, so he is often engaged to help align these elements.

The team is augmented by other qualified staff from our regional offices. We can provide you with a wide range of tailored services to help you meet your business demands, expectations and challenges.

Dune Nguyen, President
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Andrew Bryson
Quercus Solutions Inc.
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