Caroline Power, CEO of Canadian HR Solutions Inc.brings extensive experience in Human Resources, Financial Risk Management, and Adult Education. Her 20+ year career has been spent in financial services and higher education.
Power spent the early years of her career in leadership roles at General Electric Capital beginning in the company’s Canadian commercial equipment financing operation and later transferring to corporate headquarters, in Connecticut, to complete the Risk Management Leadership program. After GE she held executive positions at Ernst & Young and the Business Development Bank of Canada. Her last industry role was Senior Vice President of Human Resources in the Canadian banking sector.
Power completed an undergraduate (B. Comm/BBA) degree in Human Resources at York University, an MBA degree in Corporate Finance at Wilfrid Laurier University, a Master of Education (M Ed) degree in Workplace Learning at University of Toronto, PhD course work, all but dissertation, in Industrial and Organizational Psychology at the University of Leicester, with current pursuit of a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) degree in Strategy at California Southern University.
Power has been a professor of Human Resources Management courses since 2006, having taught at the University of Toronto, Ryerson University, Seneca College, Humber College, George Brown College, the University of Guelph-Humber, and Schulich School of Business’ MBA Program. She is a former Academic Chair of Seneca College’s International School of Business and also Nova Scotia Community College’s Faculty of Business, Waterfront campus in Dartmouth.
Power is a Certified Talent Management Practitioner (CTMP) and she holds the Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL), the Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP), the Chartered Professionals Human Resources (CPHR), the Society of Human Resources Management – Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP i.e., the US version of our CHRE) designations.