Ian Sullivan

One half of our co-founder duo, Ian’s greatest accomplishment to date is building Venor from the ground up. After completing his Business Degree from St. FX University, Ian had many opportunities to leave Nova Scotia and work elsewhere, but the local community, high quality of life, and proximity to the ocean convinced him to remain […]

Craig Coady

Craig, the other half of the co-founder duo, has worked hard for the last 20+ years to build a reputation as a trusted talent partner. Tireless pursuits of the best talent for his clients still gives Craig the same genuine satisfaction when he knows he’s made a match that is going to see both parties […]

Graham Langill

Born and raised in Halifax, Graham’s business and community involvement has allowed him to build a vast network throughout Atlantic Canada. He’s an entrepreneur with a track record of success leading a number of companies, spanning several industries. Graham is keenly aware of the importance, and challenges, of building a strong team and culture. He […]

Shardeigh McGillivray

Shardeigh’s favourite projects are those that have an added element of difficulty in finding that ideal candidate, even more so when she has the opportunity to relocate a native Maritimer back to Atlantic Canada. Originally from Cape Breton herself, Shardeigh graduated from St. Francis Xavier University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and completed […]

Wayne Crawley

Wayne Crawley has over 25 years of experience in business development, strategy, operations, corporate effectiveness, audit, and finance sectors. Wayne actively serves the neighbourhood and works on projects that directly impact our local community. A memorable highlight of his career was being recognized in Canada’s Top 40 Under 40.  Wayne takes great pride in being a […]

Erika Hildebrand

Erika’s position allows her the pleasure and privilege to find life changing jobs for the candidates she meets. Erika is the definition of hardworking; her hustle has earned her 13 years of experience working as a recruiter.  Although currently based in Atlantic Canada, she began her career in Alberta, where she moved shortly after graduating […]

Nick Misener

Nick is the go-to guy for tech recruitment. He brings almost a decade of recruitment and human resources experience, having worked with venture capital backed start-ups through to Fortune 100 companies to solve their unique talent challenges. Nick truly believes in the importance of finding and recognizing high character, high talent individuals, and putting them in […]

Beverley Evans

Beverley brings with her a strong and proven record of leadership and experience. She has partnered with outstanding local, regional,national, and international organizations in a variety of industries throughout her career. Her unique background in strategy, finance,operations, business development and human resources coupled with her warmth, authenticity and enthusiasm create great leadership opportunities for talented […]

Genevieve Belben

An award-winning career consultant, Genevieve has worked with organizations in the Atlantic Canada region for over 20 years and loves the interpersonal aspect of what she does. She’s driven by people. She thrives on building great relationships and is inspired by the resilience of the human race. Genevieve truly believes that people are unique and […]

Natalie Isaacs

Natalie was born and raised across the pond, living in both London and Nottingham. She holds a Performing Arts degree and worked as a performer in Europe before entering the recruitment industry in England. With over 7 years of recruitment experience with both contract and permanent placements, Natalie brings an understanding of the true value […]

James Willies

James wakes up each morning driven to help, guide and encourage others to reach their potential. He thrives in complex environments and is motivated to deliver an exceptional service experience.  After years of working in hospitality, coaching and as an entrepreneur, James completed his Advanced Human Resource Diploma and entered the world of recruitment. He found […]

Alisha Dsouza

Alisha brings her strong recruiting skills from around the world to Venor. She has 10 years of experience in the recruiting industry and has worked with diverse industries, including hospitality, finance, engineering, and construction.  Alisha is currently studying a Masters of Management program at Crandall University, and has previously graduated with a diploma in HR from […]

Alex Armsworthy

Alex believes every challenge is best solved looking through the lens of one simple statement – ‘find a smarter way forward’. Drawing on his 20+ years of front-line sales and corporate leadership experience, Alex fully understands the power of alignment when it comes to a company’s culture and long-term individual engagement. He is a big-picture […]

Jennifer Machattie

Jennifer has been working with Venor for 4 years as both their controller and one of their contractors for temporary positions. With over 10 years of experience in accounting, she has started working more in the data world focusing on systems integration and procedure management.  Jennifer enjoys tabletop gaming, video games, as well as hiking, and […]

Rose MacAuley

Rose brings her strong organizational and planning skills to Venor to support the consultants’ recruiting activities. She has over 9 years of experience in the recruiting field and has worked with diverse industries, including collaborating with employment assistance organizations and recruiting for offshore vessels in the highly-regulated energy sector. Rose takes a special interest in […]

Anna Bryant

Born and raised in Halifax, Anna is the newest addition to our Tech Team. Anna attended Acadia University and graduated in 2020 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Employment Relations. While her degree is driven toward employment law, Anna has always had a passion for recruitment. During her time at Acadia, she completed […]

Steph MacIntosh

After graduating from Mount Saint Vincent University with a Bachelor of Public Relations in 2019, Steph’s love of meeting new people, building long-lasting relationships, and helping others succeed has led to a transition to human resources. With Venor, she’s placed dozen of candidates and contributes to a thriving labour market through participation with a number […]

Jenna Levangie

Jenna is a Saint Mary’s University graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in International Development Studies and a minor in Developmental & Sustainable Economics. Throughout her undergraduate degree Jenna furthered her interest in international relations and global affairs while completing a semester at the Amsterdam University of Applied Science, taking development economics.  Jenna is passionate […]

Dan McDonald

Dan brings his passion for relationship building and client-focused approach to support Venor’s recruitment practice. With over ten years of experience working in technical sales roles, he has established and cultivated positive and productive long-term relationships with clients and stakeholders. In 2021, Dan graduated with a BBA from Mount Saint Vincent University with a major […]

Nada Halawa

Nada is originally from Palestine, and grew up in Kuwait, Charlotte, North Carolina and Chicago, Illinois. She studied Nutrition in Public Health at UC Davis, California and Public Relations and Marketing at Mount Saint Vincent University. Nada loves exploring tech, storytelling, building authentic relationships, and seeing people and companies win. This brought her to supporting […]

Andrea Murray

Born and raised in Halifax, Andrea graduated Saint Mary’s University with a Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing & Human Resources. After graduation, Andrea started her career in project management at IBM before transitioning into a role as the Talent Acquisition Partner recruiting top tech talent in Nova Scotia. Andrea believes there is a perfect role […]

Tommy Grant

A Halifax native, Tommy graduated with a BBA in marketing from Acadia University in 2019. During his time at Acadia, Tommy played on the Varsity Football team where he received All Canadian Honours. Over the last 2 years, Tommy was pursuing a career in professional sports, and through sports found a passion for making connections […]

Leah Fassett

Leah brings to Venor her background in administration, hospitality, holistic wellness and a special passion for mental health initiatives in and outside of the workplace. Leah was born and raised in Nova Scotia and has spent time living in BC, Toronto, Quebec, and returned home in 2020.  Leah knew right away that Venor would be […]

Brad Langille

Brad has developed many long-standing business relationships and an extensive network over his past 40 years in public practice. He looks back on his work experiences fondly, with his most rewarding project seeing him help save over 100 jobs and allowing a company owner to retire with pride. He is adept at connecting sellers of […]

Shirley Smith

Shirley brings with her extensive leadership experience in Human Resources.  She spent the past twenty years of her career as a member of the Executive Team and Vice President of Human Resources for The Cahill Group, a Platinum Club Member of Canada’s Best Managed Companies. Her background spans all aspects of Human Resources and Labour Relations, […]

Kimberly Spencer

Kimberly Spencer brings more than 25 years of professional experience to Venor. Coming from an entrepreneurial family, she grew up listening to routine dinner table conversations about all things small business and worked in family enterprises throughout school.  These experiences shaped her perspective and laid the foundation to pursue studies in business administration.  Many years later, she […]

Jessica Snelgrove

Jessica brings a strong recruitment skillset, including project management, planning and organization, with her ability to establish an ideal match between clients and candidates. Her diverse experience in full cycle recruitment has provided Jessica with an opportunity to recruit various types of roles for different organizations and clients. To date, Jessica has successfully recruited work […]