J. André Paradis, B.Comm

   

André Paradis has been Principal of J. André Paradis and Associates since 1990. André is a consultant with senior executive experience acquired over 25 years in private industry (20 with the General Electric Company) and ten years as a consultant to industry and to government. Fluently bilingual in English and French, he has worked in national and international arenas; he has also at times assumed regional responsibilities and has managed offices in Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, Vancouver, Hamilton and Toronto.

André's broad management background includes general management, strategic planning, performance management, product development, domestic and export selling, training and marketing. In addition André served for sixteen years as an elected school board trustee in Halton Region.

André specializes in performance measurement, business and strategic planning, management effectiveness training  and organizational analysis. He also is a conference speaker much in demand. André is based in Burlington, Ontario.

Some of André's government clients include:

National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Langley Research Center, which he assisted in developing a set of performance measurements as part of ISO 9000 certification.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington Regional Office, which André helped to develop a comprehensive set of performance measurements.

Illinois Department of Agriculture, which André assisted in developing performance measurements throughout all Department bureaus.

City of Reno, Nevada, for which he provided training in performance measurement during which performance measurements were developed for every major City program.

Sarasota County, Florida, for which André also provided training in performance measurement during which performance measurements were developed for every major County program. André involved the elected County Council directly in this project.

Office of the Auditor General of Canada, for whom André completed a major review of the Canadian Museum of Civilization.

Health Canada, which André and John Allen assisted in developing, documenting and implementing a comprehensive performance measurement process.

Ontario Native Affairs Secretariat, which André and John assisted in developing a business plan and performance measurements.

District Municipality of Maple Ridge, British Columbia, which whom André developed a set of performance measurements for every major municipal program. Again, elected officials participated directly in this project.

City of Toronto, for which André and John conducted a series of training programs in performance measurement, during which participants developed indicators for their own programs. This allowed the City to implement performance measurement across the organization very quickly.

 

For a brief resumé and a complete list of André Paradis government clients, please click here.

 

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