About Stoppler Hughes

Priorities predict
the future

What if your top leaders could fully focus on what they're incredible at? What if you could channel all your energy, leadership and expertise into your role?

What if your whole organization prioritized their greatest contribution? These are the pivotal questions we challenge our clients with each day. Because, as a leader, you set the bar for HR. You decide where energy is focused and where people add value. And, we’re here to help with that.

 

Integrated HR

“Integrated” is our way of saying one size never fits all. We strategize and prescribe HR solutions based on your unique needs. Once in motion, our world-class experts add value where you need it most. From time-consuming and transactional tasks to strategic leadership and scalable systems, we take care of it, so you can focus what’s in front of you.

Our Team

Managing Partner

O’Ryan
Hughes

Partner

Scott
Stoppler

Director

Dr. Darryl
Moore

Senior Consultant

Kerrie
Alanen

HR Consultant

Michelle
Cumine

HR Coordinator

Louise
Hogg

HR Coordinator

Brianna
Madron

HR Coordinator

Christina
Saccomanno

Managing Partner

O’Ryan
Hughes

O’Ryan believes that when leaders and businesses focus on what they do best, they can achieve their highest potential.

As Managing Partner, he brings nearly 15 years of management and strategic experience, providing guidance as companies uncover and prioritize their true purpose. O’Ryan’s diverse skills combine business and HR, enabling him to lead a company’s finance, operations, human resources and marketing divisions.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts in History and Masters in Business Administration, the perfect foundation for his leadership role at Stoppler Hughes. O’Ryan brings a calm, patient approach, thanks to his volunteer work with KidSport Edmonton and raising three children under the age of eight. If you ever need an empathetic, decisive solution-provider, you’ll want to connect with O’Ryan.

Partner

Scott
Stoppler

Scott knows better than anyone: Keen foresight empowers businesses to thrive.

As President and CEO of ECL Group, our parent company, he brings over 15 years of experience in strategic leadership, long-term vision building and HR development. In his Partner role at Stoppler Hughes, Scott guides our team as we tailor dynamic, future-forward HR solutions. He holds his personal consultant certification and NAIT Business Administration diploma, providing business owners and entrepreneurs with strategies and tools to achieve their greatest contributions.

From the Association of Canadian Search to the Alberta Diabetes Foundation and Lurana Shelter, Scott has chaired a variety of non-profits and causes close to his heart. Under his leadership at ECL Group, he has established initiatives to support these local charities in realizing their HR objectives and visions.

Director

Dr. Darryl
Moore

Zest, optimism and grounded thinking: this is exactly how Darryl guides and motivates business leaders and companies.

As Director, he manages our diverse HR solutions, provides leadership training and implements insights from our strategy findings. Darryl has a talent for contributing where gaps lie, offering an energetic, solution-oriented attitude. With a BComm from the University of Lethbridge, MBA from the University of Alberta and a doctorate from the University of Phoenix, he brings unparalleled leadership, analysis and team-building skills.

Darryl’s roots are in Edmonton, and he now sits on the Board of Directors for the MS Society of Alberta and NWT. He hones his compelling communication style at public speaking engagements, such as the Human Resources Institute of Alberta, Aboriginal Business Match and Alberta Women’s Entrepreneurs (AWE) Summit.

Senior Consultant

Kerrie
Alanen

Searching for new opportunities after a successful professional ballet career, Kerrie discovered her true calling as an HR professional. She witnessed gaps in workplace happiness, inspiring her to shape fulfillment and meaning in her clients’ professional and personal lives.

Excelling in human resources roles across Western Canada and beyond, Kerrie holds a BComm in HR from the University of Alberta and a Chartered Professional Human Resources (CPHR) certification. A lifelong learner, she is currently attaining her Certified Professional Co-active Coach (CPCC) and Associated Certified Coach (ACC) designations.

Kerrie’s HR expertise spans executive leadership development, coaching, recruitment, employee retention, hiring, onboarding, training and performance management. She loves the challenge of crossing over her skillsets to new industries, working with clients across engineering, healthcare, post-secondary education, marketing, safety, accounting, industrial distribution, law firms and sales, to name a few.

HR Consultant

Michelle
Cumine

A compassionate, supportive professional with deep business understanding, Michelle guides clients toward their goals with a sense of confidence and intentional growth.

That’s Michelle’s greatest strength: She blends HR strategy with broader business needs, empowering clients to achieve their strategic vision and departmental objectives holistically. Bringing nearly 15 years of human resources experience, she has managed and executed extensive HR projects for businesses large and small, while also nurturing employees’ career potential.

Specializing in leadership development, mentorship, recruitment, employee engagement and performance management, Michelle has coached a broad spectrum of senior leaders and executives, combining one-on-one meetings with small group sessions to encourage both collaboration and individual progress.

HR Coordinator

Louise
Hogg

From her forward-thinking ideas to her refreshing enthusiasm, Louise’s passion for human resources is unsurpassed.

Bringing over 13 years of corporate experience across industries, she first discovered her talent for energizing the abilities of people and businesses while completing her HR diploma at MacEwan University. As HR Coordinator, Louise relentlessly searches for ways to uplift and enhance her clients’ companies, bringing her professional, kindhearted nature to build a strong rapport.

A focused and driven contributor, she jumps in wherever necessary to encourage a project’s success. Louise is a strong believer in continuous learning, aiming to further her education with a BComm degree and CPHR designation.

HR Coordinator

Brianna
Madron

Revitalizing the wellbeing of both people and cultures, Brianna always uncovers fresh ways for organizations to achieve their goals.

She brings boundless energy to every project, completing tasks with positivity and resolve. No matter the challenge, Brianna offers up a variety of new perspectives, along with an inherent desire to make an impact.

Currently completing her BComm degree in Human Resource Management, she continually expands her knowledge and skillsets in every aspect of HR, hoping to obtain her CPHR designation once she graduates. From ice skating to farmers’ markets, it’s safe to say that Brianna’s lively spirit comes from her love of keeping active in the outdoors.

HR Coordinator

Christina
Saccomanno

Smart, eager and dedicated, Christina relishes discovering creative solutions to HR challenges.

It’s why she’s so passionate about training and development, guiding clients to new levels of leadership and knowledge. And, it’s why she’s so innately motivated to find inventive ways for companies to surpass their goals.

A bright, energetic MacEwan University student, Christina will complete her BComm in Human Resources Management in 2019, and hopes to obtain both her CPHR and MBA once she graduates. A vital asset to the Stoppler Hughes team, she never misses a detail, working closely with colleagues and clients to take on tasks that bring companies closer to their visions.

Case Study

Engineering the right HR solutions

Poised for new growth, this organization needed streamlined human resources solutions as they expanded across Western Canada...

SH History

We’re people people: We always have been and we always will be.

 

That’s why it’s no surprise our team boasts over 100 years of combined expertise in dynamic human resources solutions, strategy and consulting. With dedication and decisiveness, we’ve helped Western Canadian companies of all shapes and sizes revolutionize their HR efforts.