QMR TEAM

QMR team members are equipped with the credentials and experience to effectively bring together the best candidates with the right opportunities. That's how we effectively match our consultative capabilities to meet our client's requirements. And we guarantee it.

Dan Moorcroft
co-Founder/ President
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Dan is co-Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of QMR, where he manages the company’s operations and sets the strategic vision for the company. Dan is actively involved in the community, serving as Chair of the University of Ottawa Telfer School of Management Dean's Advisory Board. He also served as chairman of the board for the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce in 2009, and in numerous other capacities with organizations such as the Community Foundation of Ottawa, The Ottawa Partnership for the City of Ottawa, among others. Recognized as a leader in his field in the National Capital Region, Dan is a long-serving member of the Government Temporary Help Services Advisory Committee (GTHSAC) managed by PSPC to develop approaches to government professional services acquisition capabilities. Dan is a 2006 recipient of the Ottawa Business Journal’s Forty Under 40 Award and is the University of Ottawa’s School Of Management Young Achiever Award recipient for 2006. Prior to founding QMR, he worked as a strategic corporate alliance director for Nortel Networks, as well as a trade commissioner in Foreign Affairs and International Trade. Dan holds a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Ottawa, as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Law from Carleton University.

Kristina Kanjilal
Director, Sales
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Kristina Kanjilal joins QMR with over 15 years’ experience in business development for professional services and management consulting companies. Prior to QMR, Kristina was Director and Business Development Manager for SOMOS Consulting Group, where her customer focus and leadership skills were instrumental in driving sales and managing and growing some of the firm’s largest client accounts. Kristina also worked as a Consultant for KPMG LLP providing assistance to public and private sector clients on projects ranging from Business Process Improvement, Human Resources Management, Executive Search, and Program Evaluation. Kristina holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) and a Masters of Business Administration where she graduated Magna Cum Laude and achieved the C.A.H.A. Award of Excellence in Marketing.

Evelyn Speers
Account Executive
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Evelyn has more than 20 years of experience in client relationship management, recruitment, management consulting, strategic planning, and facilitation. Her professionalism, integrity and ability to achieve significant results and outcomes are recognized by clients and peers alike. Prior to joining QMR, Evelyn held the position of Client Business Partner with Export Development Canada for 5 years, helping various lines of business with demand management, IT portfolio monitoring and reporting. Working closely with the senior management team, Evelyn earned a solid reputation as a trusted and valuable partner, gaining insight into strategic planning at the executive level. She also has over 13 years of related experience as a Senior Account Manager with an international consulting firm responsible for business development, client relationship management and successful engagement delivery. Evelyn was nominated for the President's Club for 4 consecutive years for achieving results putting her into the top 2 percentile in North America. Evelyn approaches each day as an opportunity for meeting new people and expanding her knowledge set.

Scott Kelland
Manager, Proposals
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Scott is a former computer programmer and Industrial Engineering Technologist, with responsibility for a number of performance measurement and business process re-engineering projects at a large Crown Corporation. He also has experience in plant operations with responsibility for monitoring performance data. As an independent management consultant, Scott has been involved in Change Initiatives in a number of federal government departments and agencies. He's led more than a dozen Performance Measurement projects in a variety of Public Sector organizations, working with Federal, Municipal and Non-Governmental Agencies. Scott has developed and presented seminar and training materials on Performance Improvement, Process Mapping and Analysis, and Team Building, in addition to researching and co‑authoring the University of Ottawa Executive MBA course on Reengineering and Change Management in the Public Sector. He's and I'm the author of Practical Performance Measurement, the Manager's Guide to Understanding and Implementing Performance Measurement. Scott's areas of expertise, include Public Sector performance measurement, performance management, performance improvement, process mapping, process analysis, business process redesign/re-engineering

John Harrison
RBM Practice Lead
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John Harrison is the Results-Based Management (RBM) Practice Leader for QMR Consulting. John is a leader in the North American consulting community in assisting public sector clients with the implementation of results-based management best practices. He uses an integrated management frameworks methodology that links strategic and business planning, cost management, performance measurement, risk management and program evaluation to assist public sector organizations nationally and internationally. Of particular interest is the groundbreaking consulting work that he and his colleagues have carried out in relation to the Program Alignment Architecture/ Management, Resources and Results Structure and the Management Accountability Framework for a number of federal government departments and agencies.
In addition to practice engagements, John annually delivers between 75 and 100 days of workshops and presentations on strategic and business planning, performance measurement, risk management and cost management. He is a frequently invited guest speaker at conferences and workshops and has trained thousands of public sector executives, managers and practitioners in performance measurement and results-based management principles, using a combination of sound theory and practical exercises.
John has written a number of articles and white papers on results-based management principles and practices, including governance and accountability, and is a former member of the board of Performance and Planning Exchange, a Canadian-based international centre of excellence for learning, sharing and developing expertise in performance and planning - including its measurement, implementation, public reporting and management. He is a also a co-founder of Canadian Government Executive and Vanguard magazines

Elizabeth Sarnecka
Finance Administration

Elizabeth joined QMR in 2005 as the Finance Administrator responsible for QMR's day-to-day financial activities. Prior to joining QMR, she worked for over 17 years at the regional accounting office for a major retail outlet. In this role she was responsible for financial and reporting issues for the outlets within the Eastern Ontario region. Elizabeth has a bachelor's degree in economics from university in Warsaw, Poland.

Tracy Wilson
Recruitment Advisor
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Tracy joined the QMR team in 2008 and remains with the company as a consultative advisor for special projects and engagements. Tracy is an experienced Sales, Recruitment and Staffing professional with great depth across all facets of the consulting and professional staffing industry. She has been challenged with matching consultants to client requirements, while coordinating the activities of an entire resource management team. Tracy is extremely knowledgeable about consulting engagements (capacity, deliverable and solutions-based) and trends, as well as contracting and procurement processes. Tracy was previously employed within the industry, and has over 14 years of experience in consulting and staffing, along with her considerable years of sales experience. She holds a bachelor's degree in science from the University of Victoria.

Dagmar Pribyl
Proposal Coordinator
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Dagmar joined the QMR team in 2017 as a Proposal Writer/ Coordinator. She is an experienced writer across all facets of the consulting and professional staffing industry. She has been challenged with contributing to QMR's RFP response capabilities. Dagmar is extremely knowledgeable in all areas of consulting and professional staffing, from both a capacity and deliverable/ solutions-based perspective. She was previously employed within the industry, and has over 10 years of experience in consulting and staffing, along with her considerable years of writing experience. She holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Waterloo.

Pamela Simper
Recruitment/ Consultant Support
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Pamela joined the QMR team recently in the position of Recruitment/ Consultant Support, leveraging her strong background and experience working in the Human Resources industry. Pamela’s first career was in Nursing as a Registered Practical Nurse for 35 years. What followed next was a short time in sales and then she discovered her passion for Human Resources. Pamela has complete two on-line training tutorials which has assisted her in being recognized as a top Federal Government recruiter.  Her enthusiasm and passion for this profession is contagious.

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