MEET THE TEAM

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Lisa Isaac, CHRL, CHRP

Owner & HR Consultant

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Lisa is a Certified HR Leader and Professional, passionate about helping leaders with their people. Her authentic approach to leadership is to work in partnership for sustainable success. Prior to founding the company, she worked in the manufacturing, energy, and banking industries in Alberta, Nunavut, Ontario, and in her home community, Moose Deer Point First Nation, on beautiful Georgian Bay. 

Lisa is a graduate of the University of Ottawa and the University of Lethbridge. She holds the designations of Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL) and Professional (CHRP) and is an active member of the regulatory body, the Human Resources Professional Association (HRPA), where she coaches and mentors the HR leaders of the future. She is an active member of the entrepreneurial community and volunteers at the local college; she is committed to giving back, not only to those who supported her growth and development, but seeing her community grow as a whole. She values sharing knowledge and continuous learning, finding creative solutions, and helping others succeed. 

Lisa has been featured in a Lambton Shield podcast and print magazine as a successful female entrepreneur; as a panellist in the International Women's Day "Meet the Entrepreneur" event; as the cameo entrepreneurial video game host for the level on health and safety; and as a guest on the LinkedIn mini-series "The ABC's (authenticity, branding, and connecting) for candidates". Check out our social media for videos and links to these fun activities. When she's not finding solutions, you can often find Lisa with her dog and kayak, checking out beautiful lakes and rivers. 

Qualifications:

  • Lisa Isaac HR Professional Services Owner and Senior HR Consultant

  • CHRL, CHRP with the Human Resources Professional Association (HRPA)

  • Past Chair of the HRPA Sarnia & District Chapter

  • HRPA Onboarding Task Force Committee Member

  • CHRP member, 2011 - 2014

  • SHRM member, 2019 - current

  • HR Advisor, Shell Canada, 2013 - 2018

  • Branch Operating Officer/Risk Management, RBC, 2006 - 2012

  • Office Manager, Niigon Technologies, Moose Deer Point First Nation, 2004, 2005

  • Bac. Management Human Resources, minor in Social Responsibility and Not-for-Profit Management

  • Bac. Honours Social Science in International Studies and Modern Languages

  • Bilingual in English and French

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Marika Sylvain

Communications Specialist & HR Projects

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Marika is an active communicator and public relations professional who enjoys strategizing to build lasting relationships between professionals, businesses, and their target audiences. Marika is experienced in conflict resolution and mediation and has been using these skills to investigate harassment complaints for the Ontario Public Service Employees Union. Marika is Francophone and passionate about equity and equitable practices are at the forefront of her work. 

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor of Arts (Honors)- University of Windsor

  • Post Graduate Diploma (Public Relations)- University of Victoria

  • Member of Canadian Public Relations Society and International Association of Business Communicators

  • Member of the Human Resources Professional Association (HRPA)

  • Bilingual in English and French

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Justine Perdeaux 

HR Advisor

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Justine is a young, eager advocate for helping businesses, their leaders and their team to ensure they have the tools they need to thrive and succeed. During her time spent working in the Human Resources field, she has also found a passion in workplace health and safety. Whether its working in a shop, a construction site, or in an office, she is enthusiastic about providing a safe and healthy work environment that protects the well-being of all that are involved.

Qualifications: 

  • Hons. Bachelor Degree of Commerce – Human Resources Management program – Fanshawe College

  • Human Resources Advance Diploma – Fanshawe College

  • Member of the Human Resources Professional Association (HRPA)

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Allison Leach

HR Advisor

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Allison is a dedicated HR professional passionate about building a bridge between companies and their teams to create mutually beneficial relationships and effective workplaces. She has experience working with small businesses fostering inclusive environments, creating efficient processes, and finding solutions for a variety of business concerns. She herself is a small business owner of a local handmade craft business, Woolshed Knits, and has cultivated wonderful relationships with many local small businesses. A lifelong learner, Allison enjoys honing her skills in all areas of business management through professional development and research. When she isn’t brainstorming better practices, you can find her surrounded by plants in her garden with her golden doodle. 

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor of Arts – King’s University College at Western University

  • Human Resources Post Graduate Degree – Lambton College

  • Member of the Human Resources Professional Association (HRPA)

  • CHRP Member 2021 

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Rebecca Wilkinson

Senior HR Consultant

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Rebecca Wilkinson is a certified HR leader and professional (CHRL and CHRP) passionate about continuous learning, performance management, and employee development. A believer in authentic leadership, value-added behaviours, and high levels of productivity, Rebecca excels at challenges, creative problem solving, and customer service in the strategic HR function. Prior to joining Lisa Isaac HR Professional Services, Rebecca has worked in a variety of leadership and strategic total rewards roles in the International Chemicals, IT/Healthcare, Small Business Economic Development, and Automotive industries.  Recently Rebecca has been teaching future human resources professionals throughout the Ontario College system.

 

Rebecca is an active volunteer with the Human Resources Professional Association, Theatre Sarnia, Royal Canadian Air Cadets, and is the current Board chair for the Inn of the Good Shepherd, the main foodbank and shelter system in Lambton County. When Rebecca is not active at work or in the community, you will find her exploring her interests as a passionate cook, an avid knitter, travel enthusiast, amateur film critic, and parent.

 

Qualifications:

  • CHRL, CHRP with the HRPA

  • Chair of the HRPA Sarnia & District Chapter, 2014-2016

  • Board of Directors, HRPA Sarnia & District Chapter, 2010 - Present

  • HRPA Member 2000 - Present

  • MA Ed., Adult Education, Central Michigan University, 2015

  • Post Graduate Certificate in Human Resources, Seneca College, 1999

  • BA, History University of Waterloo, 1998

  • Associate Professor, Lambton College 2012-2020

  • Compensation Manager, LANXESS/ARLANXEO 2005-2011

  • Compensation Specialist, Agfa 2005

  • Human Resources Generalist, Wescast Industries Inc, 1999-2005

  • Experienced public speaker including topics of: Social Media Reference Checks, Corporate Philanthropy, Pay Equity, and Accommodation of Food Allergies and Religious Requirements in Corporate Meals

 

Publications:

Wilkinson, R., Essential Employability Skills in Human Resources Management Programs, Central Michigan University, 2015.