We deliver informed service, simplified systems, and flexible, custom solutions. Our strong and cohesive team of experts has conducted over 2.5 million assessments and have received close to 4,500 academic citations.

TED JACKSON

PRESIDENT & CEO

Ted ensures SIGMA is working to achieve its strategic objectives, and consistently and successfully meeting client needs according to the highest standards of research, quality and customer service. He works with companies around the world to reach and maintain agreements to license and distribute SIGMA’s intellectual property.

JULIE CARSWELL, Ph.D.

VICE PRESIDENT

Julie oversees research and development projects as well as training, coaching and consulting work. She divides her time between successfully promoting and executing SIGMA’s strategic vision to develop innovative, psychometrically superior assessments, and implementing large-scale employee and leadership coaching and development initiatives for clients.

GLEN HARRISON

DIRECTOR

Glen oversees SIGMA’s sales and marketing activities. As a skilled presenter and trainer, he has designed and delivered engaging and entertaining workshops and webinars to help leaders and HR professionals enhance their understanding of how our products and services can be used to realize potential within their organizations.

SHARON VAN DUYNHOVEN

OFFICE MANAGER

Sharon brings our tests and assessments from the development stage to marketable product. She ensures quality control at every step of a project, edits technical documents and manuals, and artistically enhances reports and resources. She also manages contracts with clients across the globe and answers technical questions.

MARA FRACCARO

CSR/OFFICE ASSISTANT

Mara is an integral member of the SIGMA team. She brings her skills in communication, creativity, and dedication from her unique background in theatre and music. Mara is the first point of contact for customer service calls and emails.

RUBY NADLER, Ph.D.

RESEARCH SCIENTIST & LEADERSHIP COACH

Ruby has her Ph.D in Cognition and Perception and brings this expertise to bear on SIGMA’s executive coaching practice and programs. She has specific expertise in mindfulness and positive psychology and uses her training to support leaders to hone critical competencies including judgment and decision-making skills, interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence, and stress reduction. In 2015 she was awarded a two-year Ontario Centres of Excellence TalentEdge Fellowship to create a mindful leadership training program. Ruby is also a 250-hour certified Yoga Educator. Her research has been featured by CBC and BBC Radio, Happify, and NPR, amongst others.

ERICA SUTHERLAND, MSc

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE & EXECUTIVE COACH

Erica brings her experience and expertise in measurement and personality psychology to support SIGMA’s Research & Development Function. With her knowledge of scale development and psychometrics, Erica plays a key role in the development and ongoing validation of SIGMA’s many assessments.

ALICE TJIU, MASc

SENIOR RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

Alice combines her background in industrial/organizational psychology with design skills to develop and renew SIGMA’s reports and resources.  She organizes and presents information in a way that makes products more aesthetic, intuitive, and transparent.

BRITTNEY ANDERSON, MSc

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE & EXECUTIVE COACH

Brittney is pursuing her PhD in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from Western University. She specializes in psychological contracts, organizational commitment, and employee engagement. Her specific interests combined with her strong work ethic and writing skills make her a welcome addition to the SIGMA Research & Development team.

RICHARD SLEEGERS

SOFTWARE DEVELOPER & IT SUPPORT

Richard is part of the software, fax scoring, and web applications development team that brings SIGMA’s vision and designs to life by executing technical plans and user-friendly solutions. He ensures our clients have secure and round-the-clock access to our multiple testing platforms. He also provides support for internal systems and assists with customer support on technical issues.

RON HAERTEL

SOFTWARE ENGINEER & IT SUPPORT

Ron is part of SIGMA’s development team that designs user-friendly, custom software and web application solutions. He helps manage the quality and reliability of SIGMA’s software and web applications and provides exceptional customer service and software support. He also assists with bringing our vision and designs to life by planning and designing testing and assessment platforms.

LAURA JOHNSON, MSc

Research & Development Intern

Laura is pursuing her PhD in Psychology (Personality & Measurement) at Western University. She specializes in test construction, psychometrics, personality traits, and prosocial behavior. She is also bilingual and uses her knowledge of French to assist with SIGMA’s French projects. Her strong writing and analytical skills, attention to detail, and dedication to excellence lend themselves well to her role in SIGMA’s Research & Development team.

JOSE ESPINOZA, MSc

Research & Development Intern

Jose is pursuing his PhD in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from Western University. His key areas of study focus on the importance of meaningful work, employee well-being, and how leadership can be used to impact both. Jose also specializes in the application of newly-developed statistical techniques to provide new perspectives on how to solve workplace issues. His unique skill set with regards to leadership development makes him a welcome addition to the SIGMA Research & Development team.

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Contact our team today to discuss how we can help your organization develop leaders for today and plan for tomorrow.