Laura Tolhoek knows that when businesses face HR problems, there is no room for ambiguity, only positive results. Her professional insight allows her to sort through the details and get to the root of the situation quickly.
For over 15 years, Laura has used sound HR practises with a pragmatic approach to improve business performance. She has worked with some of the biggest players in the restaurant, food service and retail world as an integral member of the HR team.
Laura is also Certified Human Resource Leader (CHRL) through the Human Resources Professional Association (HRPA).
Her passion is navigating through situations with Managers, helping guide decisions, and instilling confidence with actionable steps. She is comfortable dealing with complex issues that arise in fast paced industries and recognizes the tenacity required for a company, large or small, to be successful.
In her spare time, Laura enjoys the company of her husband and two children. The kids continue to help her hone her leadership skills of negotiation and compromise, and almost a decade in, her husband is starting to warm up to the performance reviews. On a summer day, you will find her on a softball diamond, gardening, or cheering on the Blue Jays. She is also a big fan of HGTV. She appreciates all sorts of travel, provided it in no way resembles camping.