Advisory & Executive Board
Executive Board of Directors
Customer Service Professional Network (CSPN) members are team leaders, managers, directors, vice-presidents, owners and CEOs of companies of all types and sizes in virtually every industry – manufacturing and non-manufacturing, private and public sector.
DIRECTOR OF CUSTOMER SERVICE
Hubbell Canada LP
Jason Bedford is the Director of Customer Service at Hubbell Canada. He is an accomplished contact centre senior leader with over 18 years of experience in managing peak performing teams and spearheading continuous improvement projects that positively impact customer satisfaction.
VP, CUSTOMER SERVICE & OPERATIONS
Eric Esguerra graduated from York University with a double major in Sociology and Social Science and has been in the Customer Service industry for over 24 years. He has held numerous progressive management roles amongst companies such as Sprint Canada, and Rogers Telecommunications.
SERVICE DELIVERY MANAGER
Nick is a bilingual (French) call centre management professional with wide-ranging experience and a few guiding core beliefs. My drive is to create great call centres, provide customer service that’s a competitive differentiator and maximize revenue generation.
CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE MANAGEMENT FACILITATOR
Sarah had the pleasure of working with some global companies and some of the coolest start ups in niche markets. This experience has shown her how to not only understand and succeed within the complexities of a large organization but also how to find simple changes that can have a big impact.
Advisory Board of Directors
Andrée Gosselin O’Meara
DIRECTOR OF CUSTOMER CARE
The Globe and Mail
Customer Service is a passion. After many years in digital product support, product management, audience and business development and business strategy, Andrée uses her knowledge of the business to focus on achieving high standards of service.
DIRECTOR OF TORONTO’S CONTACT CENTRE
Andrew Pryse is the director of the CIBC Toronto Customer contact center and has been a member of the CSPN advisory council since 2013. He has over 30 years’ experience in customers service and 15 years in the contact center business currently leading a team of 450 employees.
MANAGER, CUSTOMER SERVICES
Town of Newmarket
As a member of the Senior Management team, Bonnie is the Manager of Corporate Customer Service and represents the voice of the customer for all Town wide customer interactions, through all channels.
DIRECTOR, CUSTOMER SERVICE NETWORK EFFECTIVENESS
Chris is Director of Customer Service Network effectiveness team at Canada Post. He is responsible for making sure Canada post meets and exceeds their customer expectations by consistently meeting service level objectives while delivering exceptional world class customer service.
Don has a broad base of experience in human resource strategic and operational leadership, quality management and customer service management. With over 25 years of experience in leadership roles, Don understands the challenges of becoming a customer centric organization and being customer focused.
DIRECTOR, SERVICE EXCELLENCE
Lisa joined Legrand in 1989 and had advanced through various leadership assignments in Operations, Marketing and Business Development, leading to her current position. Lisa is responsible for defining and executing the Service Strategy in Canada and providing leadership across North America.
DIRECTOR, CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE
Patrick is a passionate and successful B2B and B2C executive with extensive experience in sales and customer service in insurance and banking, waste management and hospitality industries.
APPLICATIONS SALES MANAGER
VICE PRESIDENT, OPERATIONS (CLIENT SERVICES)
Richard oversees our day-to-day client servicing and Fraud activities for both B2B Bank and B2B Dealer Services. In addition, the management of the broker/dealer operational relationships and specialized lending units.
VICE PRESIDENT, CUSTOMER CARE & RETAIL
Sandra is Vice President Customer Care at Purolator Inc. She is responsible for making sure Purolator meets and surpasses customer expectations with every transaction. With over 30 year’s experience in the courier industry Sandra and her team work tirelessly to deliver on their Customer’s promises.
MANAGER, CONTACT CENTRE
The Regional Municipality of York
As Manager of Access York, providing an exceptional customer service experience by meeting our KPI's and ensuring that policy, protocols guidelines and legislation are adhered to is paramount.
GENERAL MANAGER CUSTOMER SERVICE
One of Tom’s primary objectives is to ensure his organization has a focus on the external customer. His team of customer service representatives are responsible for providing exceptional service to a broad range of customers by exhibiting the iconic motto Our Product is Steel.Our Strength is People®
DIRECTOR, CUSTOMER SERVICE EXCELLENCE
Oxford Properties Group
Roger has been a Customer Experience practitioner since becoming Net Promoter certified by Satmetrix in 2009. Many of his leading edge and innovative CX initiatives have received recognition and coverage in research and white papers by leading organizations such as Forrester Research.
DIRECTOR, CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE
A step-mother of three, my first love is my family. The very close second is my career as a well-rounded, strategy-driven Sr Business leader focused on improving customer experience, strengthening employee engagement and achieving remarkable results.
DIRECTOR OF CLIENT SERVICES
Kathryn launched her career at Jonview Canada in 1990, promoting the Canadian experience through inbound incentive programs for European and UK companies. She brings over 25 years of experience in Meetings, Conventions and Incentive Travel to her role as Director, Client Services at Tourism Toronto.
MANAGING DIRECTOR, MEMBER EXPERIENCE & INNOVATION
Charley is a transformational leader with a passion for building and working with high performing teams. She has nearly two decades experience in leading contact centres, managing transformational change programmes and driving innovation in customer experiences.
Joyce L. Gray
CHIEF CUSTOMER OFFICER
Joyce Gray is responsible for the oversight and integration of LCBO’s customer-facing divisions including Marketing, Merchandising, Store Development & Real Estate and Retail Operations of +600 store network.
DIRECTOR, CUSTOMER SERVICE
Sal has over 25 years of experience in consumer sales, marketing and customer experience management. He is currently employed at adidas Canada as Director, Customer Service leading a team servicing their wholesale business and consumer warranty.