Meet the team
Ann is the proud Owner and Director of Career Catalysts Inc.
She brings over 10 years of expertise in career development and human resources to all she does, as well as her knowledge of and connections to the local labour market. Her background is in Recreation Leadership and Kinesiology, and she is completing her Bachelor of Business Administration degree.
She is a current member of the CDAA (Career Development Association of Alberta), as well as a Program Director on the CACEE (Canadian Association of Career Educators and Employers) National Board and CACEE Canada West Board member
Ann is an avid volunteer who loves to spend time outdoors and has a love for the West coast. Her passion consists of inspiring people to pursue their dreams and aspirations.
Linda is a professional Counsellor certified through the Canadian Psychotherapy and Counselling Association.
With a Master of Counselling degree and a Business Administration Certificate, Linda has over 30 years of experience in corporate human relations, municipal government, numerous community agencies and the private sector.
She brings a breadth of experience in working with all ages. Linda is skilled at identifying and capitalizing on the passions, goals and strengths of her clients.
We are excited to welcome Joseph Fittes to our Career Catalysts team. Joseph was an Academic Advisor extraordinaire at Red Deer Polytechnic and we are thrilled to have him working with us to help our clients navigate the post secondary world. From High School students, current Post Secondary students, Master's student candidates and anyone considering going to Post Secondary, please reach out to us if you are needing some guidance navigating the post secondary world (i.e. applying, what to expect after you apply, preparing to register and any other questions that come up for you)
Joseph has 16 years of post secondary experience, including more than 10 years as an Academic Advisor, working with learners of all ages and backgrounds to help guide them from the start of their post-secondary experience, through to graduation. Joseph also holds Masters of Arts in Higher Education and Leadership, and is a huge believer and advocate for the value a post secondary education can give to a Learner, regardless if they are interested in a short term, or long term, program.
Doreen is a Marketing and Communications professional with 30 years experience. Her specialty has been in using creative project management to help grow businesses and professionals. She has worked in Marketing & Communications in the Broadcast industry, Beauty Industry Franchising/Retail, Hardware industry, education (WIL for business students), multi-media design small business and is now a Children's book author.
Doreen has a passion for helping people become they best they can be: in their chosen professions, or in finding their career path. Her creative style is punctuated by relationship building and mentorship. She is action-oriented and believes in the power of pursuing your goals.