HNN's Consulting Team


 Jody website

Jody Orr, B.A., M.A.: Team Leader / HNN Coordinator

Jody graduated with a Masters in Sociology from McMaster University and then worked for 17 years in the nonprofit sector as a researcher, policy analyst and lead staff person in two large voluntary social planning organizations followed by almost 6 years as the CEO of a major United Way. Consulting to the nonprofit sector for some 20 years, she specializes in organizational and community development, governance, program evaluation and citizen engagement/ empowerment.

Juanita Gledhill, B.A., CHRP

Juanita has been consulting to nonprofits and the private sector for over 10 years, winning numerous awards along the way. Her experience includes operational and executive leadership in public and private sector organizations, finance and IT firms, and she specializes in working with nonprofit organizations. With expertise in a wide range of issues, she brings particular strengths to human resource management and governance and is a skilled facilitator and accomplished public speaker.

 Juanita website
 Lin website

Lin Grist, B.A.

Lin is an organizational development and change management consultant who brings expertise in the nonprofit, public, and private sectors. With senior level career experience in a provincial government and expertise with municipal and federal levels of government, she brings a wealth of experience both here and in the U.K. to her work with nonprofits. She specializes in vision and values development, strategic and outcomes planning, citizen participation and engagement, social and health policy development and mediation and conflict resolution.

Jeff Pym, B.A., M.A.

Having worked in both the private and public sectors, Jeff began his own firm, Clarity Consulting, in 1992. Specializing in areas such as asset-based planning, strategic planning, governance and fundraising (with an emphasis on gift planning), Jeff draws from his experience with a wide variety of national, provincial and local organizations in his work.

 Jeff website