TPD Executive Team
Leslie Meingast, CEO
Founder, owner and CEO of TPD, Leslie Meingast has grown TPD from a temporary staffing agency into a full service talent management and organizational performance firm. Leslie also plays an active role in many public, private, and not-for-profit organizations including:
Galt Foundation | Salem, OR USA | Board, Chair
Forum for International Trade Training (FITT) | Ottawa, Canada | Board, Vice Chair
Women’s Economic Business Advisory Council (WEBAC), Non Partisan – Vice Chair
Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO) | New York, USA | Board Member, International
Women Impacting Public Policy – International Member.
Gro Your Biz | Vancouver, Canada | Advisory Board Member
WEConnect Canada | Toronto, Canada | Founding Member (affiliated with WBENC US)
United Success | Amsterdam, The Netherlands | Full Founding Member
Institute Corporate Directors (ICD) | Member
Cartier Women’s Initiative Award, France | Jury Member
Leslie’s contributions as a thought leader in HR and advocate for diversity have been recognized globally.
BIV – #3 Biggest Organization Owned by a Woman in BC
BIV – #14 Biggest Organization Managed by a Woman in BC
WEConnect Ambassador Award – 2012
International Women of Influence Award – 2008
Past affiliations include:
Department of Foreign Affairs and International Development – SME Advisory Board | Ottawa, Canada | Board Member
International Women’s Forum (IWF) | Washington, DC USA | Member
As mentor, speaker, and leader in the diversity space, Leslie brings a global perspective and a passion for the mission of TPD: to help organizations perform and to help people succeed.
Paul Tournier, President
With more than twenty years of global experience in consulting, technology and outsourcing, as President, Paul Tournier brings an international perspective and a wealth of expertise to TPD. As Executive Partner with Accenture, Paul worked with more than 40 clients in 21 countries to achieve High Performance. Leveraging the combination of consulting, technology and business process outsourcing, Paul helps clients transform their business and achieve significant financial outcomes. As an entrepreneur and a leader in organizational transformation, Paul delivers value to clients and is committed to helping people succeed and organizations perform.