The ISO Edge provides highly skilled experts from various industry backgrounds to work directly with you. We have carefully selected true subject matter experts who have relevant industry experience and backgrounds enabling them to apply Management System fundamentals in a way that is specific to your business. Our people are diligent about maintaining their professional qualifications while also ensuring that their knowledge, their techniques and their personal development remain current and cutting edge.
Lisa has been employed with The ISO Edge since its inception in July, 2002. In addition to being one of the company’s founders she also acts as President. Lisa is responsible for Business Development, Research and Design, Advisory Services and delivery of ISO Edge training courses. In her position, Lisa has overall responsibility for the maintenance of the QMS used to administer The ISO Edge’s activities.
Lisa has successfully assisted, advised and provided training for hundreds of organizations in their implementation or improvement efforts of their Quality Management Systems and Occupational, Health and Safety Management Systems.
Prior to The ISO Edge, Lisa was the National Sales Manager for an international Certification Body where she worked since 1994. Her responsibilities included management and coordination of sales activities for Canada, auditing both ISO 9001 and QS-9000 internationally, tutoring for the training department and sitting as a member on the North American technical committees for process design, improvement and new product offerings. She also acted as the Key Account Manager for the Canadian clientele.
Over the past two decades, Lisa has gained specific knowledge and experience working within the automotive industry through auditing and advising a variety of organizations including but not limited to: brake parts (including drums, rotors and friction components), rolled and stamped parts, plastic components, assemblies, springs, platers, anodizers, surface treaters and steel processors.
Lisa’s specialties are management system implementation, integration & improvement, process management and improvement, quality management systems auditing, and training.
Lisa holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree (Honours) in Sociology and History from the University of Guelph, Canada.
Gary’s most recent projects include:
Assisting an Ethanol Plant during construction in developing its contractor’s safety management programmes.
Working with a tubular products manufacturer in integrating its OHSAS 18001 system with its current quality management systems
Conducting external/internal audits for a mining company and for an engineering company
Gary facilitates RABQSA Lead Auditor courses for one of the world’s largest registrars in ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 and ISO 9001 across Canada and has completed RABQSA Lead Auditor courses for ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 and ISO 9001.
Gary is a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) and member of the Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals. He is a Certified Health and Safety Consultant (CHSC) and member of the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE).
Gary is a former contract instructor for IAPA WSIB Certified Joint Health & Safety Committee Member Part 1 and Part II courses. He also taught the Surface Miner Common Core course for the MTCU. He has been a volunteer instructor for: Safe Boating Courses for the Canadian Power and Sail Squadron; The Industrial Accident Prevention Association Young Worker Awareness Program: and The Greater Belleville Safe Community organization
Gary has a diploma in Business Administration from LoyalistCollege and a trade qualification from the military as a Communications Systems Technician.
Paul Graduated from Humber College in 1982 with an Electro Mechanical Engineering Diploma and in 1986 he received his Quality Certificate from Ryerson University. During his career, Paul acquired theoretical and practical knowledge in the following automotive areas: APQP, FMEA, MSA, Internal Audits, Continuous Improvement, and Quality Management Systems (QS 9000, ISO 9001, and TS 16949). He recently took the SAI Global Training RABQSA Certified ISO 9001 Competency Based Lead Auditor course and completed it successfully.
In addition to implementing Quality Management Systems, Paul has a strong background in the technical areas of Quality. He is fully conversant in blue print reading, GD&T, and specification writing. Other areas of knowledge include, plating, heat treating, and both injection and blow mold plastics. Paul has working knowledge of most of the measuring equipment utilized in manufacturing such as CMM, hardness testing, plating thickness, and all hand measuring devices.
Paul brings 25 years of Quality knowledge in both the Automotive and Non-Automotive industries with the focus on creating and deploying Quality Management Systems in diverse fields.
Lari has extensive environmental and safety experience (>25 years), including twenty years in management systems experience in the manufacturing, utilities, chemical, waste management and public sectors. He has previously fulfilled environmental, health & safety and quality duties within the plastics, chemical and automotive industries, regional and provincial government, and on-site environmental services companies. He has provided a number of employers/clients with the development and presentation of quality, health, safety and environmental training programs, including OHSAS 18001 and ISO 14001 Lead/Internal Auditor training, WHMIS, Confined Space Entry, Respiratory Protection, Site Safety, Environmental Awareness & Due Diligence, Chemical Handling and Emergency Response.
Lari has also been directly responsible for waste minimization/diversion programs and waste/scrap product and customer development. He has held supervisory and management positions in several companies. Lari has had experience in landscaping and grounds/lawn maintenance, including chemical application.
Lari holds a Bachelor of Chemistry from the University of Western Ontario, a Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety from Conestoga College and a Diploma in Legal Office Administration from Fanshawe College.
During the years with Petro-Canada David held many positions relating to development, implementation and maintenance of their management systems while working as Coordinator Quality Strategies and Systems, Advisor Environment Health and & Safety, National Advisor Lubricants Distribution, Environmental Advisor Lubricants Distribution and Continuous Improvement Coordinator.
As an independent consultant David has provided process solutions for clients including, management system development both pre/post ISO registration, conducting internal audits, training of auditors, conducting vendor audits, development and presentation of training material, documentation development and project management.
Project work during this time included implementation and compliance of a fuel oil facility to government regulatory requirements for a Marine Facility; project management of a new Tank Truck and Tank Car unloading facility; Risk Management of blending and packaging facility (FMEA development); development and implementation of integrated management systems meeting both ISO and Client internal standards i.e. development of Governance Model, Communities of Practice (CoP’s), integration of procedure manual to meet requirements of multiple standards.
David is certified as an Environmental Management Systems Lead Auditor by Exemplar Global (ISO 14001:2015), certified Environmental Management Systems Lead Auditor by ECO Canada, certified as a Quality Management Systems Lead Auditor by Exemplar Global ( ISO 9001:2015) and certified as an Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems Provisional Auditor by Exemplar Global.