Join Avenai Partners, Chris Brennan and Christine Hamilton, along with leaders from CBSA, EDC, and Innovapost as they discuss: Navigating IT-enabled Change – Lessons in Collaboration and Leadership.
DPI 2018 - Professional Development Week (PDW) Seminar
Thursday May 24th 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Shaw Centre (Room 205/207) – Ottawa
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April 18, 2018
Avenai is Showing Strong Growth
Join Christine Hamilton & Jesse Moon as they talk with Dylan Black of Rogers TV about the company's impressive growth and the development of the Openlot platform. Click here.
March 2, 2018
Avenai is welcoming three new partners to its leadership ranks: Christine Hamilton, Samme Doshen and Marcus Davies.
Together, they bring decades of experience consulting to the public, private and not-for-profit sectors, helping clients plan and execute business changes.
“We are thrilled to announce Christine, Samme and Marcus as partners in Avenai,“ said CEO Chris Brennan. “Their drive, passion and talent are invaluable to our firm. We have no doubt that they will continue to be valuable assets to our leadership team and clients.”
After graduating with both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from the University of Ottawa, Christine began her career working with the Treasury Board Secretariat and multinational PricewaterhouseCoopers. She later developed business plans for Nortel then joined Innovapost Inc.’s consulting practice, followed by the role of Vice-President with Stratford Managers, before becoming an associate partner at Avenai in 2015.
Samme is also a graduate of the University of Ottawa who, after earning her first degree, began her career working coop terms at IBM Canada and DMR Consulting before graduating and starting with Andersen Consulting. Samme went on to work for William Mercer and Accenture in New York before returning to Ottawa to work at Innovapost and then Avenai as an associate partner in 2014.
Marcus received his degree from Edinburgh Napier University in Scotland. Marcus moved to Canada and worked for Canada Post, Purolator, Innovapost and the City of Ottawa before joining Avenai as an associate partner in 2014. Marcus is a business transformation and change architect who specializes in partnering with organizations to bring transformational change through strategy development and organizational effectiveness.
“At Avenai we measure our success by our clients’ success, which is why we’re confident our consulting firm will only continue to thrive and grow with the addition of our three new partners,” said Brennan. “We look forward to the additional opportunities for our clients and our employees that having these three new partners brings.”
Avenai was founded in 2012 by Chris Brennan, David Allum, Mike Scotten and Brendan Timmins each of whom has extensive experience in business transformation, operations and management consulting. The consulting firm – with offices in Ottawa and Toronto – has grown its operations to more than 40 employees and continues to expand.
About Avenai™: Avenai is a management consulting company with extensive experience in business leadership and transformation. Across a wide range of industries and business functions, Avenai collaborates closely with clients to design and implement transformative business capabilities and solutions that drive higher organizational performance. Change, it’s what we do.
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Ottawa Media Group
February 2, 2018
Read Avenai's latest thought leadership article from our partners, David Allum and Chris Brennan
December 7, 2017
Join Avenai Partner, Chris Brennan and Correctional Service Canada CIO, Simon Bonk as they discuss: Challenging Times, Courageous Leadership—Keeping Critical Projects On Track
Conference Board of Canada—Public Sector Transformation 2017: Deliverology, Data, Digitization • Nov 28–29, 2017 • Ottawa
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October 7, 2017
Avenai sponsors DPI!
Avenai recently sponsored the DPI Professional Development Week (May 24 - 27) in Ottawa. The event, located at the Shaw Center, focused on the theme of Innovation Awakens – Collaboration, Partnership & Agility.
June 20, 2016
Launch of Openlot.ca
Avenai is proud to announce the launch of Openlot.ca, an online marketplace for construction rental equipment. The Openlot marketplace provides a new online channel to existing equipment rental shops and provides rental customers quick and easy access to high quality construction rental equipment at any time and from anywhere. Avenai has an ownership stake in Openlot.
June 16, 2016