Together We Make a Difference

Transitional Solutions Inc. is a team of seasoned, trustworthy, multi-disciplinary specialists. We are professional, pro-active and refreshingly straightforward. We embrace a comprehensive approach to transition, through a rigorous yet easy-to-understand and completely transparent process with one objective: to assist your organization in its time of transformation.

Strength in Unity

Our professionals have demonstrated competency in an enormous variety of disciplines. TSI has over 350 years of combined public and private sector experience. Yes, you read correctly. Our team members collectively possess decades of extensive knowledge and experience in municipal governance, regional collaboration, organizational development, emergency management, and so much more. We are adept in domains that span across all sectors, including private, public and not-for-profit.

Our Team

Click on any member to read more detailed information on their vast capabilities and extensive experience.

Erica Thomas, MBA, Ec.D
Chief Executive Officer

Cory Thomas, B.Ed
Chief Operating Officer

Larry E. Kirkpatrick, MBA
Senior Municipal Governance Consultant

Douglas Lagore
Municipal Management Consultant

Bill Walker
Municipal Leadership & Emergency Management Expert

Ron Cust
Provincial & Municipal Governance Expert

Shawna Bruce
Emergency Management & Engagement Professional

Ed Leblanc
Municipal Administration & Management

Dave McReynolds
Municipal Finance Expert

David Dmytryshyn, CLGM
Senior Municipal Operations Consultant

Douglas Henderson
Municipal Management Consultant

Kerri Holmes
Best Practices Specialist

Daniel Blackburn
Emergency Management Consultant

Tyler Brady
Emergency Management

Michelle Brady
Project Coordination

Gord Howie
Municipal Management Consultant

Sarah Geisler, BPE, MBA
Engagement & Sustainability Expert

Kevin M. Robins

Chris Valaire
Senior Consultant

Kelly VanOuwerkerk
Human Resource Management Expert

Iain Bushell
Emergency Management Expert

John Lindsay
Senior Consultant

Stephen Kowalishin
Associate Consultant

David Olinger
Engagement & Communications Expert

Richard (Rick) J. Samotej
Emergency & Security Expert

William Spence Sample
Emergency Management Consultant

Larry Wall
Senior Recreation & Engagement Consultant

Melanie Oliver, B. Sc
Communications Expert

Deanne Bannerman
Projects Coordinator & Assessment Expert

Ross Mann
Software & Information Technology Expert

Mike Koziol, M.Eng., P.Eng.
Municipal Governance Consultant

Cynthia Goddard, BA Communications
Engagement & Communications Expert

Katie van Buuren, B. Comm, MBA
Analytics & Process Improvement Specialist

Trent West
Emergency Management

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