Nelson Plaza 
155 Clarke Road (at Trafalgar)
London, Ontario
519-432-2069 (Fax)

London Downtown Campus Site
431 Richmond Street (2nd floor, entrance off Carling)
London, ON
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Our Team:

Jenn Anderson
Clerical Assistant

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Jenn is a Fanshawe College alumnus who has worked in both the private and public sector. She has over 14 years' experience in the administration and accounting field. Jennifer loves to ensure our clients leave with the knowledge, information and skills they require in order to achieve their employment goals.

"Through hard work and determination I believe that anyone can achieve their dreams."



photo of Maura BrisbaneMaura Brisbane
Resource and Information Officer  

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Maura is a Fanshawe College Alumni who has previously worked both in the private and public sectors. As a Resource and Information Officer she provides assistance to individuals to find and access information about career selection, training and employment opportunities as well as related community resources within London and area. Maura prides herself on being committed to the appreciation of diversity in the workplace and in society; experienced in working with clients from various backgrounds.



photo of Jessica BurkholderJessica Burkholder
Employment Consultant

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During her university career, Jessica found her calling to be an Employment Consultant while volunteering to help fellow students develop their resumés.

After completing her BA in Psychology at Western, Jessica continued her education by completing a two-year diploma program in Career and Work Counselling at George Brown College. Through her work at the Conestoga Career Centre, she has demonstrated her dedication to continuous learning, flexibility, and ability to calmly coach clients with mixed expectations and needs.

Utilizing her years of experience in Customer Service and Career Coaching, Jessica will provide encouragement and mindfulness to assist clients in achieving their unique career goals. As an Employment Consultant, Jessica's calm and gentle demeanor, dependability and personable nature, will assist in empowering clients.



photo of Debra CurtisDebra Curtis
Employment Consultant

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Fortunate to work in a helping field for over 20 years, Debra has worked as a rehabilitation consultant, IT course and curriculum designer, program developer, and literacy practitioner. Deb enjoys teaching, training and technology. A bit of a geek, and curious by nature, Deb's creative approach and interest in data help others discover new possibilities. Compassionate, knowledgeable, and solutions-driven, Deb encourages clients to remain open to unique and ever-changing education and employment opportunities.



Photo of Kim LadellKim Ladell
Employment Consultant

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With 15 years of experience in Employment Services, and an up-beat, energetic counselling style, Kim Ladell is able to motivate clients as she empowers them to take a lead in making positive change.

She loves to assist job seekers in putting together a realistic plan to reach their goals while knocking down barriers along the way.

She has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Guelph and extensive career development training to keep up-to-date in this ever-changing field. Most important, she knows what it is like to be in career transition. After years in the animal health industry, in 2002 Kim made the career jump into the employment service sector and never looked back. With extensive experience in creative workshop delivery, Kim's up-beat style is sure to keep you awake!



photo of Sheila LarocqueSheila Larocque
Employment Consultant

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Sheila has dedicated her career to helping adults achieve goals in independence, education and employment. She began her career after graduating from the University of Waterloo by supporting adults in an independent living environment. Sheila then transitioned into teaching English as a Second Language internationally, and when she returned home, joined Fanshawe College as a Literacy and Basic Skills educator. Since 2013, Sheila has been working as an Employment Consultant with Community Employment Services. She readily admits that this place feels like home to her, and she is frequently heard saying, “I love my job.”



photo of Denise MonizDenise Moniz
Customer Service Representative

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Denise Moniz is a Fanshawe College Alumni and the Program Assistant at Community Employment Services. She possesses over 20 years' experience in the Office Administration field. She is the Queen of CaMS and knowledgeable of the Employment Ontario guidelines. She has a delightful smile and is always willing to assist staff with her expertise. She has excellent organization & communication skills and her attention to detail are an asset to the program.



photo of Darlene O'NeillDarlene O'Neill
Senior Manager
Employment and Student Entrepreneurial Services

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Darlene joined Fanshawe College in 2011 as the Assistant Manager of Career Services, Co-operative Education and Community Employment Services. In 2012, she was appointed to the role of Senior Manager, Employment and Student Entrepreneurial Services. She is the Vice Chair of the Heads of Co-op for Ontario Colleges. She is a Steering Committee Member on the Employment Sector Council London Middlesex and also participates on the Strategic Planning Sub Committee for this group. Darlene holds a Bachelor Degree in Psychology, a Master of Education Degree (Adult Education) and a Career Development Practitioner post graduate certification. She is the recipient of the Michelle C Comeau Leadership in Human Resources Award (Federal), The National Federal Government Managers Network Leadership Award (Managing Change) and the National Defence Human Resource Leadership Award. Darlene strives to build and sustain strong partnerships that will enhance the employment experiences for students, alumni, clients and our employer and community partners.



photo of Collyn-Bryce OsbourneCollyn-Bryce Osbourne
Customer Service

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Collyn-Bryce is excited to join the CES team at Nelson Plaza. Bringing 15 years of professional and friendly customer service experience, he will greet you with a smile and answer your questions with satisfaction. A graduate of Fanshawe, Collyn is happy to be back at his alma mater giving back to the community and helping others find the same opportunities that he has found in London, Ontario.



photo of Lisa RusalLisa Rusal
Assistant Manager, Career, Co-op and Community Employment Services

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Lisa joined the CES Fanshawe team in May 2014, with 14 years of experience in managerial roles within the employment services sector. Prior to joining CES, Lisa worked as a Project Manager and Client Services Manager with WIL Employment Connections. She started her Career in the financial services sector, working in various capacities and management roles within the Pension Trust division of Canada Trust. Lisa's strengths include her experience managing teams that are committed to client service excellence and expertise with client information management systems.



photo of Rebecca SummerfieldRebecca Summerfield
Student Services Consultant: CODA, Motive Power Auto and Diesel, and Pre-Apprentice Parts programs

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Rebecca Summerfield's mission is to connect people with employers. Since 2001, Rebecca has been in the employment support field helping people with resumes and cover letters, interview help, job search strategies and ultimately getting them hired with local employers.

She is an alumnus of both Fanshawe College (Corporate Communications and Public Relations) and U.W.O. (B.A. in Sociology). She also attends a variety of networking events to keep her connections with employers fresh and to keep up with the changing demographics and trends in different industries.

Seeing people succeed is what keeps her motivated. She believes that there is a position out there for everyone if you are willing to work hard for it. She is thrilled to be joining Fanshawe College and interacting with the students to help them succeed in the field of their choice.



photo of Leanne ThorneLeanne Thorne
Employment Consultant
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As an Employment Consultant with Community Employment Services, Leanne has over 20 years' experience in education and the employment sector. Her previous background includes working with people with disabilities, injured workers and career changers. Leanne is a graduate of the Child and Youth Worker Diploma from Fanshawe and earned her BA from the University of Guelph. Her knowledge, combined with her compassionate and patient nature supports her desire to empower people looking for work.