Client Testimonials

View our highly valued customers in their own words!

NLC Recruiting takes great pride in and values the client relationships we have enjoyed over the years. Our searches are as diverse as our client base. Some clients include:

Stantec Consulting, Cansult Limited Inc., Cansult Hanscomb, Ingenium Group Inc.-Giffels/NORR, Jagger Hims, Multy Industries Inc., IBM Canada, Globe and Mail, Petro Canada, Insurance Bureau of Canada, Trammell Crow, Greiner-Pacaud Management, Darton Property, Brascan Financial Real Estate Group, Beacon Group, GMAC Commercial Mortgages of Canada, Ltd, David McManus Engineering, Bilfinger Berger Bot., Sarafinchin Engineering, Counterpoint Engineering Inc., Slate Properties Inc., Houle Chevrier Engineering, SNC Lavalin ProFac, Trow, SCS Consulting Group Ltd., Integrated Asset Management, Valdor Engineering Inc., Blumont Capitial, Brookfield Asset Management, Avison Young, Trow-Ottawa, Acchuman Executive Search, Sterling-Hoffman, Edisoft, Mortgage Fund Three, GPM Investment Management, Inter Wide Investment Ltd., SNC Lavalin O&M, exp, ACM Advisors Ltd., MillarForan, SNC Lavalin – Project Management, Geranium Corporation, Timberland Equipment Limited, RJ Burnside, ACM Advisors-Toronto, exp Global,Inter Wide Investments, Cole Engineering Group Ltd., Infrastructure Ontario, Guardian Capital Real Estate, Brookfield Global Integrated Solutions, Slate Asset Management, D’Orazio Infrastructure Group, Robinson Consultants, BGIS Project Delivery, Engie, KWA Site Development, CF Crozier and Podium Developments.

"Jackie is a shining star who has the rare combination of skills and ability to lead in any role she encounters. In addition to her strong business acumen and drive, she is a thoughtful and empathetic leader toward whom people gravitate. A pro’s pro and an incredible teammate. I can’t say enough superlatives about her so if you’re ever curious, call me and I’ll talk your ear off."

Tom Linnemann

Vice President

Spin Master

Spin Master is a leading global children's entertainment company creating exceptional play experiences through a diverse portfolio of innovative toys, entertainment franchises and digital games.

"Finding good candidates is always a difficult process, but somehow Nancy managed to do so again and again! With her behind the wheel we found talented and motivated new members to join our growing team in very short order. Equally as important, she kept us on track by providing weekly progress updates and through follow-ups after each discussion with a candidate. We look forward to working with her again. Thanks, Nancy!"

Rod Alderson

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KWA Site Development Consulting

KWA Site Development Consulting specializes in providing land development consulting and civil engineering design services to developers across the country. Specialized areas of practice include site planning, civil engineering design, project management, and contract administration. They work for owners and developers of retail, commercial, residential, and industrial projects.

"We have recently partnered with Nancy at NLC Recruiting to tackle some tough-to-fill spots for our growing firm. Nancy was attentive, listened to our needs, and provided solid candidates in record time. Her direct and honest approach with us and the prospective candidates streamlined the process. We are very pleased with the results thus far and look forward to continuing this successful partnership with her."

Janet Hughes

Human Resources Manager

CF Crozier

CF Crozier a diverse engineering consulting firm with locations in Toronto, Milton, Bradford and Collingwood.

"Accountable, thoughtful and driven to provide the absolute best candidate, Nancy’s keen insight into the market and her dogged determination to find the right candidate make her an absolute joy to work with. We engaged with Nancy to find a Facility Manager for an important Healthcare P3 Project in the Greater Toronto Area during a time of relative volatility in the market and recognizing that the multitude of skills and experiences for the position were tough to find in a single individual. Nancy searched high and low to find us the right candidates and did so from a position of strength given the significant due diligence she did with us in establishing our needs for the position. In the end we got exactly the candidate we needed. I highly recommend Nancy and look forward to engaging with her again soon."

Brad Fauteux

Senior Director

Engie Services Inc.

Engie is a provider of energy efficiency, facility management services and outsourcing solutions for companies and communities that design, develop and manage tailored, smart and sustainable solutions.

"Nancy, what a great experience it was working with you! By carefully listening to our needs and wants, every individual you recommended for an interview was a good quality, viable candidate. Your level of service was second to none and your professionalism and accessibility was greatly appreciated. What 3 other recruiters failed at for over a 3.5 months, you, thanks to your skill and determination, delivered in 1! Our sincere thanks, Jim & Rob D’Orazio"

Jim D’Orazio

Principal

D’Orazio Infrastructure Group

D’Orazio Infrastructure Group is a family owned and operated construction company celebrating their 52nd year in business. They specialize in municipal and private core infrastructure work, including watermain/sewer, roadbuilding and bulk earthworks.

"We were seeking a recruiting consultant with a solid presence and sound reputation in the industry and who we hoped we could establish a long lasting working relationship with. One that would understand our culture, services and structure and be able to provide high caliber candidates not only in skills and experience but overall fit. Nancy has been supporting our recruiting efforts for over a year now and we have been impressed with her diligence, thoroughness and professionalism. The candidates she has presented are well selected to the needs of the company and positions. We look forward to building our long standing working relationship."

Janice Kellar

Staff and Culture

Cole Engineering

Cole Engineering is a multi-discipline engineering firm providing specialized consulting and engineering solutions.

"Finding a new recruiting firm is always a difficult task – you need someone you can trust, who has integrity to spare and will take the time to understand you and your business so that they can then turn around and represent you and your organization in a professional manner. NLC Recruiting finds you that passive candidate who didn’t know they wanted a new job! All this while maximizing value for both prospective employees and clients. Nancy was originally referred to me by an HR professional whom I highly regard. I have now worked with her on a number of hard to fill placements and she has exceeded every expectation from that original referral – each time she has delivered a high calibre candidate, in a short amount of time, and within budget! IF you need an exceptional new employee, you need to engage an exceptional recruiter. Nancy Chapman is that recruiter."

Linda Laing

Vice President

SNC Lavalin O&M Solutions

SNC Lavalin O&M Solutions is one of the world’s leading engineering, procurement, construction and related technical services organizations.

"In short, NLC Recruiting, specifically Nancy Chapman was excellent to work with and really spent the time to send us the right candidates. And equally as important – she was extremely patient with us."

Vimal Patel

Director Land Development

Geranium Corporation

Geranium Corporation is a fully integrated land development and building company head quartered in Ontario. Their expertise encompasses land acquisition, planning and process, engineering.

"Nancy at NLC Recruiting was referred to me at a time when I was specifically seeking an external recruitment partner with integrity. In short order, I found that Nancy took the time to thoroughly understand our company, as well as the current and future needs of each of the candidates placed. Nancy does not “sell” the candidate. She builds trust by offering reality and reason along with her professional opinion. She is a pleasure to work with. Nancy recently placed three impressive candidates in just one of our offices and she has quickly become the preferred recruitment resource for technical hires in both the public and private sectors of our business."

Brenda Young

Human Resources Manager

RJ Burnside

Burnside is a leader of quality services in engineering and environmental consulting, land development, water resources, site remediation, energy efficiency, solid waste management, environmental impact assessment and geomatics.

"We recently engaged Nancy in the search for a particularly difficult to fill role. Nancy’s persistence, tenacity and commitment to client service ensured that not only the position was filled but it was filled with the best suited candidate to the role and our organization."

Kim Ellis

Senior Vice President

SNC-Lavalin (O&M) Inc.

SNC-Lavalin is one of the leading engineering construction groups and a leading player in the ownership of infrastructure and in the provision of Operations & Maintenance services. NLC Recruiting and Consulting Inc. has been proud to partner with SNC on many difficult to fill positions.

"Counterpoint has had a strong working relationship with Nancy for four years now, and in that time we have never been disappointed. She has great insight into our company culture, and always takes the time to understand exactly what we’re looking for. At the end of the day it’s all about fit, and Nancy gets this; she consistently presents us with candidates who not only excel in their technical aptitude, but who share our values and are excellent additions to the CPE community."

Jake Meal

Principal

Counterpoint Engineering Inc.

Counterpoint Engineering (CPE) is a civil engineering consulting company with offices in the Greater Toronto Area, which has working experience in most Canadian provinces. Counterpoint serves, primarily, clients in the national retail and retail-development industries.

"Our firm has been working with Nancy for less than a year and we are extremely satisfied with the results during the short period of our relationship. The time and effort put into finding the right people is obvious. I make it a practice to ask the candidates about their experience working with Nancy. In all cases, it is clear that she has the ability to make contact with the potential candidate and present an opportunity in the most appropriate manner. With sincerity and honest, Nancy simply calls ad establishes at the onset. She is discreet and affords the utmost respect and confidentiality to all concerned. Candidates have also commented that she is extremely diligent about returning calls promptly."

Jean Dowser

Branch Manager

David McManus Engineering Ltd.

David McManus Engineering Ltd. (DME) is a civil engineering consulting firm in the Greater Ottawa area. They offer expertise in municipal, land development, transportation, urban planning, geotechnical and environmental services as well as building science and structural engineering.

"Thanks for your work on this file Nancy. We have been looking for almost 2 years for a good candidate and we have not seen a resume close to the caliber. It would appear that you can both, find them and close them!"

Cliff Youdale

Manager Building Sciences

Trow, Ottawa

Trow is an integrated engineering Consulting firm specializing in a full range of Building Science, Environmental, Infrastructure and Geotechnical services.

"Over the past five years, NLC has assisted us in placing three key positions in our growing Asset Management Division. Nancy Chapman’s professional, no-nonsense and focused approach, as well as her exceptional insight into the dynamics of our unique business model, has enabled us to fill all these positions with the right candidates on every occasion. We look forward to continuing the successful partnership for many years to come."

Dave Becket

VP Asset Management

GPM Investment Management

GPM offers a complete range of services to pension funds, endowments, foundations and high net worth individual investors. Services include real estate asset management, development, leasing, mezzanine lending and merchant banking.

"Darton Property Advisors & Managers had identified the need to add a senior executive to lead and develop its commercial leasing business. This role would be a central driver of our growth and business development initiatives, and a key member of our executive team as Vice President of Leasing. Nancy’s understanding of people, and her ability to relate key personality characteristics to the requirements of the position was excellent. The search and exchange of information between our executive team and Nancy was orchestrated in a timely and extremely efficient format. The depth of Nancy’s experience and knowledge of the recruiting process, coupled with her energy and enthusiasm made the process very professional and the caliber of candidates attracted “top-notch”. In fact the recruiting process generated significant attention from the market, and served to advance our business image as a growing and dynamic group. We received very positive feedback from several outside parties who had come to hear that were recruiting. We feel all of our objectives were met and exceeded; an ideal candidate, a well structured remuneration package, and an efficient use of executive time. I would strongly recommend Nancy Chapman."

Gary Hudson

President

Darton Property Advisors & Managers Inc.

Darton Property Advisors & Managers Inc. provides real estate management services. Darton Property Advisors & Managers serves pension funds, life companies, asset managers, and private investors. Darton Property Advisors & Managers Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Avison Young.

"Nancy Chapman was tremendous to work with. Nancy took the time to thoroughly understand our organization, the skill set we required and the type of personality we were looking for. The result of Nancy’s efforts was a fast and effective process from which only qualified candidates were presented. Our management time was thereby effectively used. Ultimately, an outstanding individual as added to our team who has performed beyond expectations."

Tony Pacaud

Chairman

Greiner-Pacaud Management Associates

Greiner-Pacaud Management Associates (GPM) was founded in 1982 as a real estate investment management firm. Today, GPM is a fully integrated real estate investment asset management company.

"Asking Nancy at NLC Recruiting and Consulting Inc. to assist us in our search for an analyst was an excellent decision. Working with Nancy was a pleasure with her ability to really draw out the attributes and skills required to find the right candidate for us from not just a capabilties aspect but also a cultural fit. The successful candidate has been an exceptional addition to the organization and we look forward to the next time that the opportunity arises to work with NLC."

Graham Collings

Senior Vice President

ACM Advisors Ltd.

ACM Advisors Ltd. is dedicated to providing investors with investments in pooled funds of mortgages and related fixed income securities.

"When we engaged NLC based on a referral, it was immediately apparent that we were in very capable hands. Nancy’s ability to communicate was excellent, and the quality of candidates she introduced was impressive. However, it was her valuable insight and instinct of knowing what buttons to push and when that created the biggest benefit. Nancy delivered a service proposition with precision and professionalism resulting in the successful placement of the right person to our team and indeed one very satisfied customer."

Neil B. Foran

Partner

Millarforan

Millarforan is a leading intermediary in the Canadian mortgage market and has earned a reputation as an expert in commercial mortgages.

"Nancy, I just wanted to thank you for working so hard on our account. I appreciate your professionalism and your commitment to the process. It is not going unnoticed."

Rob Millar

Founder

Montrose Calgary

Montrose Calgary was formed by Rob Millar in 1987. As Principal, he grew the Montrose Calgary commercial mortgage brokerage business to become one of the most respected in the country. Rob sold his business in October 2009.

"We approached Nancy to assist us with finding our next star employee for a business development role. Nancy was very professional, thorough and persistent in finding us strong candidates and ultimately a new employee. Nancy’s energy, drive and strategic approach to finding candidates has fostered a new partnership with us and we look forward to building our relationship with her by working on our strategic recruitment projects."

Sharon Dykstra

Human Resources Manager

Timberland Group

Timberland Equipment is a custom engineered manufacturer of heavy equipment for the offshore, mining & construction industry.

"I am pleased to say from the first day I spoke with Nancy she has demonstrated a genuine interest in our business and invested the necessary time to understand our unique staffing needs. Her professionalism and diligence are key qualities that have allowed us to develop a successful business partnership and I look forward to working with her in the future. "

Kelvin Takhar

Vice-President

Edisoft

Edisoft was founded in 1995 with the vision of providing unparalleled EDI solutions that would enable small and medium-sized businesses to connect and trade easily with their trading partners.

"I can personally vouch for Nancy as an outstanding executive recruiter with a great work ethic and exceptional reputation. She is located in Toronto and she was instrumental in helping me fill a Sr. position with a Technology Consulting client in Toronto. She has transitioned into more of an Executive level search specialist, and she has also recently done work on the wealth management side. "

Mark Dinowitz

President

The Edgewater Group, Inc. New York

The Edgewater Group is an executive search firm specializing in the placement of Information Technology professionals in the financial services, Internet, software and pharmaceutical industries throughout the New York/New Jersey metropolitan area. NLC Consulting Group Inc. has had success working with “strategic partners” placing candidates in hard to fill strategic and impact positions nationally.

"I engaged Nancy recently to source two individuals to add to our growing dynamic team. My experience was seamless and filled with results. Having been in the industry for 16 years, I have learned what works and what doesn’t. My personal meeting I was quite clear as to our story and that of what I was looking for. She took the story, identified a long list of quality candidates, as a result I had a very short list of qualified candidates. My dealings with Nancy were of the utmost, no nonsense, gave me what I was looking for and quite frankly, she gets it! Nancy is one of the most professional and supportive individuals I have had the opportunity to meet and work with. My experience will continue as work together in the coming years! "

Mark Reidl

President

Acchuman Executive Search Inc.

Acchuman Executive Search Inc. is a dynamic and entrepreneurial executive search firm specializing in all aspects of wealth management and technology.

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