OUR EXPERTS

Meet the Team

Rob Allen

Rob Allen is an experienced executive who specializes in large organization turnarounds and recoveries to unlock value and growth. Rob founded Aligned Outcomes after 30 years of progressive industry and executive experience primarily with the IBM Corporation in both North America and Europe. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Calgary and Executive Education Certifications from the University of Western Ontario and Harvard Business School.

Denise Tsang

Denise has delivered impactful technology and digital transformation projects across many industries, including post-secondary education, agriculture, energy, healthcare, transportation, and retail distribution. Denise takes a relationship-based approach backed with data. In addition to an MBA in Management Information Systems, Entrepreneurship, and Marketing from the University of Calgary, Denise holds multiple certifications in leadership, and a BA in Sociology

Spenser Szakacs

Spenser Szakacs is a seasoned business manager with several years of experience operating and optimizing an array of leading organizations within hospitality and service-based industries. His business management skills center on client-focused transformation, process optimization and large team leadership. Spenser has a passion for seeking and providing measurable strategic solutions for business leaders. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary where he majored in Finance, specializing in New Venture Finance.

Brad Boyko

Brad has years of experience working within global supply chains and logistics within the natural resources and manufacturing/production sectors. He has developed a keen sense for effectively uncovering cost efficiencies and ensuring operational excellence. Brad is a key part of Aligned Outcomes’ project execution team, helping customers to assess, plan and execute rapid, evidence-based transformation. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Calgary where he majored in Operations Management and graduated with distinction.

Tom Bielecki

Tom is an experienced entrepreneur with a deep focus on business development. Notably, Tom led the North American technology portfolio investment management for an industry leader in Additive Manufacturing in Germany. Recently Tom has worked with venture-backed start-ups to expand their sales operations in North America. Tom excels at connecting stakeholders and technologies to drive creative problem solving and automation for an enhanced customer experience.

Lorne Lerner

Lorne is a seasoned and dynamic professional with over 25 years of proven expertise in driving progressive process and digital automaton success. His extensive background includes managing intricate organizational transformations with a focus on operational, organizational and technology optimizations for start-ups, mid-level, and Fortune 500 companies. He has successfully navigated diverse business landscapes and has supported positive outcomes at every level. Lorne is a graduate of the Schulich School of Business, with a Master’s Degree in Business Administration.

Sonja Mellema

Sonja is a passionate leader with interest and experience in entrepreneurship. She has developed a sharp skill set in business solutioning through her experience competing in international case competitions representing the University of Calgary. She now brings her skillset to the project execution team. Sonja has completed her dual Degree from the University of Calgary in Commerce and Economics with a concentration in Finance and an Embedded Certificate in Entrepreneurial Thinking.

Tim Stone

A former Team Canada Luge athlete and recent MBA graduate from the Haskayne School of Business, Tim has a passion for organizational improvement, business development, and customer satisfaction with specific experience in the Calgary Start-up market. He was the creator of the Guest Ambassador program while working at Injanation, focusing on market research and customer retention. Tim also developed a recruitment strategy plan for Blu-Planet during his MBA. Previously, at Best Buy, Tim was a Senior Product Process Specialist who focused on optimizing warehouse processes to reduce shipping times and increase customer satisfaction.

Mynoondjie Fugina

Mynoondjie is passionate about approaching business in a customer-centric way developed through experiences in the hospitality and customer service industry. Mynoondjie is a Bachelor of Commerce student specializing in International Business at the University of Calgary and has completed a study abroad program in two European countries and embarked on a year-long exploration of Europe, helping her to gain a deep understanding of diverse cultures.

Sean Heggerud

An Aerospace Engineering Student at the University of Calgary, Sean Heggerud is a detail-orientated, data driven professional. His background in engineering, machine learning, and data science allows him to tackle complex problems with an analytical approach. Sean is a self-described ‘people’ person who strives for excellence allowing him to collaborate easily and effectively.

Kenneth R. McKinnon

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Ken is a senior executive skilled at providing financial, strategic and legal services in the public and private marketplace. He has successfully worked with small management teams and entrepreneurs to grow organizations and provide a well-rounded business solution approach to problem solving. His skills in corporate governance and business strategy have assisted various teams in high growth environments. Ken holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Calgary majoring in accounting and his LLB from Queen’s University.