Our Team

We pride ourselves on having some of the best Certified HR Specialists working together to help you.  
The iHR team is comprised of passionate professionals who absolutely love what they do.

Karen Brownrigg, CHRL, CEC

Founder & CEO

Karen is an accomplished senior human resources leader, certified executive coach and business strategist with more than two decades of experience leading transformational, security-sensitive and crisis management issues and initiatives.

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Sheryl Ferguson, CHRP

Senior Human Resources Leader

Sheryl is an accomplished human resources leader with more than a decade of experience providing forward thinking solutions and advice to all organizational levels ranging from C-suite executives to operational managers in a wide range of industries including: pharmaceutical, financial, hospitality, energy, mining, forestry, governmental agencies, retail, animation production and staffing/recruitment agencies.

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Stephanie Lemire

Human Resources Specialist

Stephanie is a human resources professional with diverse HR experience. Areas of expertise include recruiting, on-boarding, training, employee relations, benefits administration, and more!

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Rhonda Thilbault, CPM, CHRP

Payroll Specialist and Human Resource Specialist

Rhonda is a seasoned certified payroll manager and human resource professional who brings more than three decades of experience to her roles as Payroll Specialist and Human Resource Specialist for iHR Advisory Services.

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Lysa Appleton

Executive Coach

Based in Halifax, NS, Lysa is a seasoned career practitioner and leadership consultant who has been working in the field of coaching and consulting since 2006. Her working style is warm and intimate yet effective and strategic in supporting people through their career transition, career management and re-employment.

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Martin Castellani, CEC

Senior Executive Coach, Conflict Coach & Human Resources Specialist

Martin joined iHR Advisory Services as a Senior Executive Coach, Conflict Resolution Coach and Human Resources Specialist after a 21-year career in the Royal Canadian Navy.

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King Arthur

Royal highness of the iHR kingdom

Our young warrior struts the office floor with confidence like a true King! He prances around with the excalibur (beef bone) in his mouth making sure we all know of his stately presence when gathered at the round table. Forever seeking the holy grail (his favourite toy), dashing around in a frenzy, and then finally flopping over to have a royal nap.

King Arthur brings happiness and joy to all his subjects!

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