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

VICE PRESIDENT

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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.

ROB ASHTON

INSIDE LEGAL COUNSEL

Rob is SIGMA’s in-house lawyer. He has spent his career providing legal and business advice to local and global businesses in a wide variety of industries. Rob works closely with SIGMA executives and other team members to ensure SIGMA is able to continue offering excellent value-added services to our clients, while managing the risks and pitfalls present in today’s global economy.

RICHARD SLEEGERS

SOFTWARE & IT MANAGER

Richard manages the project planning for the IT Development Team, including software, fax scoring, and web applications. Bringing 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.

RANDY TOYE

SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT & IT SUPPORT

Randy assists with the development and support of SIGMA’s software, fax scoring, and web applications as part of the development team. He also provides support for internal systems and assists with customer support on technical issues.

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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.

JESSE KETCHABAW

CSR/OFFICE ASSISTANT

Jesse is a key member of SIGMA’s administrative team. He is a first point of contact for client inquiries, and expertly manages our customer journey. Jesse specializes in digital aspects of client engagement, designing and implementing SIGMA’s online registration forms, feedback surveys, and other communications. His enthusiasm for learning has also made him team lead for the deployment of SIGMA’s project management software.

LAURI CAMERON

CSR/OFFICE ASSISTANT

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Lauri is the newest member of our administrative team. She is a first point of contact for client inquiries, and expertly manages our customer journey. Lauri specializes in SIGMA’s testing and assessment services, and is always available to support clients with questions as they use our products and navigate our online platform.

RUBY NADLER, Ph.D.

LEADERSHIP CONSULTANT

Ruby has a Ph.D in Cognition and Perception and brings this expertise to SIGMA’s executive coaching programs. She has specific training in mindfulness and positive psychology and uses her knowledge 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 Centers 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, Ph.D.

SENIOR CONSULTANT & EXECUTIVE COACH

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Erica completed her Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational psychology at Western University. She is a Senior Consultant at SIGMA, where she delivers consulting services and Succession Planning solutions to clients. As a member of SIGMA’s executive coaching team, Erica works one-on-one with leaders to develop talent. She also brings her expertise in measurement and psychometrics to the R&D team, assisting with the development and validation of SIGMA’s many assessments.

BRITTNEY ANDERSON, Ph.D.

LEADERSHIP CONSULTANT & EXECUTIVE COACH

Brittney is a member of our coaching and consulting team. She brings her expertise in evidence-based practice to provide companies with leadership solutions that meet their needs. Primarily, Brittney helps her clients prepare for their future with succession planning and comprehensive leadership development programs. As an executive coach, she helps leaders hone their skills using a process-based approach to development.

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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.

IRENE ZHANG, MA

CONSULTANT

Irene earned her Master’s degree in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from the University of Guelph. She has received a Canadian Psychological Association award for her research on work-related anxieties and job performance. Irene’s areas of expertise include psychometrics and selection. At SIGMA, Irene works with the Consulting and Research and Development teams to continuously improve assessment offerings and provide scientifically-grounded solutions for clients.

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HELEN SCHREYER

MARKETING COORDINATOR & CONSULTANT

Helen completed a dual degree with Ivey Business School’s HBA program and Western University’s Honours Specialization in Psychology. As a Marketing Coordinator and Consultant she creates and manages content for SIGMA’s webpages, blogs, and coaching resources. Helen also assists in new product development, go-to-market strategy, and client consultation.

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.

SARAH CARVER

RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT INTERN

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Sarah is pursuing her PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology at Western University. Sarah’s areas of expertise include psychometrics, performance management, and work attitudes. At SIGMA, Sarah brings her knowledge of evidence-based practices to the Research and Development Team to assist with assessment offerings and curate science-backed content.

HITEN DAVE

RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT INTERN

Hiten is a PhD candidate in Personality and Measurement at Western University. His research portfolio includes psychometrics, test construction, emotional intelligence, and various other individual difference factors implicated in educational and vocational success. He has also taught various undergraduate courses at the university. At SIGMA, Hiten brings his knowledge of evidence-based practices to his role on the Research and Development team, specializing in assessment validation and technical documentation.

ANITA FEHER

RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT INTERN

Anita is pursuing her PhD in Psychology (Personality and Measurement) at Western University. She specializes in conflict management, emotional intelligence, personality, psychometrics, mixed methods research, and test construction. She also has experience teaching at the university level. At SIGMA, Anita brings her background in academia and test construction to our Research and Development team, helping to validate leadership models and create science-backed content.

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