Media release: Q1 2016

StraNexus welcomes 2 new executives.

StraNexus Inc. is a management advisory firm providing professional services across six lines of business:  1.Strategy and modeling, 2. Operational efficiencies and effectiveness, 3. Maintenance and asset management, 4. Customer experience management, 5. Corporate training and eLearning, and 6. Life-changing process changes (building capacity in the not-for-profit sector).  With its head office in Toronto and ongoing expansion into Vancouver, Northeast US, and other regions across North America, StraNexus is strategically located and has been providing consulting services to a wide range of clients across Canada, United States and internationally since 2004.

StraNexus is delighted to welcome a long-standing partner, and confirm the appointment of David Berger, P.Eng (Alta), MBA as the inaugural Executive Partner and President effective immediately.

Mr. Berger is a recognized, sought-after expert in North America in Strategy, Operations Management, IT, and Asset Management.  He has extensive experience in industry, consulting, and academia.  His previous roles include National Managing Director of Western Management Consultants, Managing Director of Management Consulting at Grant Thornton, Partner at PWC, an Executive with CIBC, and leadership positions in manufacturing companies.  He continues to teach as an adjunct professor and has been doing so for over 30 years.  Teaching experience includes courses in strategic planning, information technology and operational improvement for the MBA program at Schulich School of Business, Industrial Engineering program at Ryerson University, and MBA program at Rotman School of Business.  Mr. Berger is the Founding President of the Plant Engineering & Maintenance Association of Canada, and a Past Chair of the Executive Board of the Council on Industrial and Systems Engineering.

“David has been a close friend, outstanding advisor, and a trusted alliance partner of the StraNexus family as our Executive Strategy Partner for many years.  To have the opportunity to share the platform with David to grow StraNexus together and evolve our relationship to this natural next level is a great honour.  He has an unparalleled ability to get clients focused and engaged, both strategically and tactically, while adding immense value-add, which speaks of his expertise and know-how.”, commented Prince Kumar, Chief Executive Partner.

StraNexus is also pleased to welcome a former chief executive of a StraNexus client, and confirm the appointment of Mike Trojan, CMA, CPA in the role of Senior Advisor.

Mr. Trojan who previously was the Chief Administrative Officer of Niagara Region for 14 years and Vice President Administrative Services with Niagara College, brings with him 35 years of extensive Municipal Government and Public Sector experience.  His other roles have included Deputy CAO, Treasurer and Director of Corporate Services at Niagara Region; Treasurer at both City of Stoney Creek and Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake; and leadership positions in a public accounting firm, a real estate development company and a major Canadian financial institution.  He has served as President of the Ontario Municipal Administrators Association, and currently sits as a Board member of the Housing Services Corporation of Ontario.

There is no better confirmation of results, than when your client recognizes the impact of your consulting projects, so much so that they join forces to help spread that impact throughout their industry sector.  Mike is a phenomenal addition, not only to help advise the public sector and grow our practice there, but also in his ability to coach, consult and work out solutions with senior management teams experiencing tough organizational dynamics.”, said Prince Kumar.