Blake is a business owner and entrepreneur residing in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. He has started numerous businesses in the retail and service sectors and has traveled, for business, across North America and the world.
Upon completion of his studies in Halifax, he participated in a number of information technology companies and led a successful divestiture of a regional e-commerce company to a publicly traded company.
Blake received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Prince Edward Island and an Executive MBA from Saint Mary’s University. His current operating entities revolve around retail management, management consulting, Human Resource consulting and investment financing.
As an entrepreneur, Blake has the ability to analyze data and make pragmatic business decisions quickly. Blake continues to provide strategic advice to help mentor numerous companies across various sectors.
Kelly earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Thomas University in 1993 and a Certificate in Human Resources from UPEI/Holland College in 2006. Kelly currently co-manages the operations at Island Recruiting and Focal HR as Director of Recruitment Services. As Director of Recruitment services, Kelly offers her clients a strong background in applicant sourcing, screening and hiring as well as HR consultation services. She also coordinates the foreign worker hiring process for our local clients. During her long Administrative career, Kelly has provided leadership and project management on several corporate and client training projects.
Throughout her career, Kelly has worked in various high-paced industries including Finance, IT, HR, audit, and customer contact centres enabling her to apply her superior organizational and problem-solving skills to create a process driven approach to business.
Kalie graduated from Holland College with the Business Administration diploma in 2017 and continued to the University of Prince Edward Island to complete her Business degree in the spring of 2019. Currently, she is in part-time studies taking the Human Resource Certification from Holland College. Throughout her studies, she realized a personal passion and commitment for the fields of public relations and human resource management. Originally from PEI, she is highly motivated to pursue a career that involves helping others and developing relationships within the workplace through professional and interpersonal connections.
Since the Spring of 2018, Kalie has been working at Island Recruiting creating in-depth market scans, job descriptions, candidate screenings, resume data bases and social media marketing activities. She has worked on numerous professional recruiting projects involving resume scanning, interview processing and professional document creation. In addition, Kalie brings extensive public relations and administrative experience to our team and is driven to put our clients, and their needs, first.
Sam is a hard-working and passionate individual with a special knack for business operations management and marketing activities. Currently, Sam is in his fourth year of studies at the University of Prince Edward Island finishing his Bachelor of Business Administration with a specialization in Finance and a certificate in Public Administration. Hailing from Cornwall, PEI, he is the Director of Business Development within the Island Recruiting family.
Prior to joining Island Recruiting, Sam held a variety of management roles in both public and private sectors all while studying full-time. One of these roles included working as the Special Assistant to the Premier of PEI, the Hon. Wade MacLauchlan. His enthusiasm is abundant in his consistent work ethic and professional project development. He has an entrepreneurial spirit and is able to search out opportunity in all places. Aside from work, he also volunteers his time on numerous boards such as Vice President of the North River Minor Hockey Association and Vice President of the UPEI Business Society.
Sebika is an experienced and skilled accounts manager who provides thorough organization and operations oversight to Island Recruiting. She is originally from Kathmandu, Nepal, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration, specializing in Marketing, from Kathmandu University. Although her degree was focused around business marketing activities, Sebika found a great interest and passion for accounting procedures and financial management. This passion bloomed and provided great opportunity to learn accounting and financial specialization practices in her future career path, both in Nepal and Canada.
Prior to living in PEI, Sebika lived and worked in Halifax, Nova Scotia as an Administrative Co-ordinator at a Private Research and Development Company. In this position, she was able to develop professional accounting organization and management skills, as well as extensive administrative abilities. At Island Recruiting, Sebika manages our daily operations through financial consulting, accounts management and administrative organization.