Darryl is the President of Promation. Since joining Promation in 2004, Darryl has managed several strategic operational reorganizations within the company, which has seen more than 750% growth in revenue during this period. In addition, Darryl has been an agent of change and cultural definition, as attested to by Promation winning the Award of Excellence in the Large Business category in Oakville in 2016, the Halton Employer’s Choice Award in 2017, OCNI Service Excellence Award in 2019, and Top 100 SME Employer in Canada in 2020, 2021, and 2022, as well as the Oakville Chamber of Commerce “Business Icon of the Year” award for 2021. Darryl holds the seat of Chair of the Board for Skills Ontario, Board Member for the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME) association, and is also a member of their Advisory Board (Ontario). In addition, he sits on the Board of the Ontario Council for Technology Education (OCTE) which represents and advocates for all of the Elementary & Secondary Technology Educators in Ontario.
Executive Leadership, Eavor Technologies
Jeanine Vany is an APEGA registered professional geologist with a career spanning 20 years in the oil and gas and geothermal industries. Her experience ranges from reservoir characterization, drilling and operations to full field delineation strategies, and acquisition. Ms. Vany has spent her career at foremost E&P companies such as EnCana, Devon and Total. Jeanine holds an Honours B.Sc degree in Geology and Environmental Studies from Saint Mary’s University and a Business Essentials Certificate from the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary.
Apprenticeship Retention Coordinator, Trade Winds to Success
Roberta Giroux is the Apprenticeship Retention Coordinator at Trade Winds to Success. Trade Winds to Success is an organization that strives to increase the number of Indigenous people working in the building trades. Roberta has a certificate in finance from NAIT and is a Journeywoman Electrician. Roberta uses her experience to work with youth and indigenous people to promote education and the skilled trades industry. Roberta was recently featured on the WiRE Spotlight Blog.
Strategic Opportunity Capture Manager, Pennecon Technical Services
Having spent the past 10 years in progressive development roles within Pennecon Technical Services, in late 2020 Stephanie stepped into the newly created role of Strategic Opportunity Capture Manager. With a focus on strategic business development and acquisition, Stephanie brings a solid background in operations and client management, which enable her to effectively work across the Services and Maintenance organization in order to identify and target key customers and opportunities of interest.
Stephanie is a collaborator who works with peers to move the industry forward, translating challenges into new approaches and perspectives and has a passion for diversity and inclusion. She holds a Professional Engineering Technologist designation (P.Tech.), Business certification and is currently enrolled in Edinburgh’s Masters in Business Administration (MBA) program with graduation soon approaching. Stephanie recently obtained a Director position with EnergyNL, she serves as a volunteer with Rotary St. John’s East as both a Treasurer and Chair of the community group, volunteers with Women in Resource and Development (WRDC) and holds a position as an Ambassador with the St. John’s Board of Trade and also a committee member for their Member Value group.