Paul Harrietha and Holly Catalfamo
Paul Harrietha, Ph.D, is a career consultant, business owner, and senior executive specializing in leadership, change management, and member engagement. Most recently, he served as the Chief Executive Officer of the OMERS Sponsors Corporation, the strategic arm of one of Canada’s leading defined benefit pension plans. Paul retired from the corporate world in 2020 to focus on his long-standing passions: writing, teaching, and mentorship. He has a doctorate in leadership and policy, and he serves as executive in residence at St. Bonaventure University in Allegany, New York. He’s also chair of the advisory board for Niagara University in Ontario.
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Holly Catalfamo, Ed.D., is an award-winning educator who combines strong academic credentials with direct leadership experience in both the private and public sectors. She is currently the Coordinator of the Honours Bachelor of Administration – Human Resources Program at Niagara College and has been a full-time professor for over 16 years. She also teaches regularly in the MBA program at Brock University. Her passion for global development has enriched the lives of students in Canada and abroad by focusing on the development of school-to-work initiatives for vulnerable individuals. In 2018, she was awarded the Gold Leadership Excellence Award from Colleges & Institutes Canada, and in 2016 she joined the 3M Council as a 3M National Teaching and Learning Fellow when she was awarded the 2016 National College Sector Educator Award. In 2015, Holly won the Senior HR Leader Award for Niagara from the Human Resources Professional Association of Niagara. Holly earned her Doctor of Education from the University of Toronto.