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November 22, 2011

For Lee Rhodes, having to explain his role as senior-vice president of People Services is a common occurrence even after 24 years leading change initiatives, recruiting talent and furthering team development in world class organizations. In short, he is a man who wears many hats.

“It’s a profession that everyone thinks they can do,” says Lee. But the key word is profession, for which specialized knowledge is an intrinsic demand. “People in business want the...

November 10, 2011

Tom Webster is the marathon-running CFO of First West Credit Union. As is often the case with long distance runners, their experience overcoming obstacles can be applied off the track. As such, during the recent economic turbulence Tom was the cool head guiding First West to calmer skies.

Victoria-born Tom, 53, graduated from UVic with a BA in economics and became a chartered accountant (CA) in 1987. Moving to Vancouver that year, he began public practice, but what he really craved...