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Collins Recruitment Group is a rare combination of specialized talent and teamwork. Our clients say that our personal drive for excellence is a refreshing work ethic.

Each of our consultants has areas of expertise that contribute to our continuum of services. Together, we work for, and directly with you throughout the search process to accelerate your success.

Shan Collins - President
Shan Collins The founder of Collins Recruitment Group and a 16-year veteran in the industry, Shan has extensive experience in all facets of the executive search process, with specialized expertise in virtually every sector of Banking and Financial Services.

A university graduate in Psychology, Industrial Psychology and Communications, Shan began her career in South Africa with a full-service Advertising Agency. She specialized in Media Research, Strategy and Planning, and was soon promoted to head the department. Several years later, Shan was asked to join a leading Executive Search firm where she established and managed a highly-successful banking and financial division. Her achievements quickly led to an appointment to a senior management position.

In 2001, Shan relocated to Canada, joining a Toronto-based recruitment firm as a senior executive. In 2005, she formed Collins Recruitment Group to provide clients with the distinct advantage of her in-depth expertise combined with exceptional service standards.

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June Fordham - Director
June Fordham June Fordham is an Executive Recruiter with specialized experience in Financial Services, including commercial/corporate lending, cash management, real-estate financing, commercial/corporate insurance, etc. Originally from the BC Interior, she has had great success in assisting candidates and clients in Western Canada as well as in Ontario & Quebec. She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and a Diploma in Marketing.

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Samar Ghorayeb - Director
Samar GhorayebWith nearly a decade of leadership experience in the financial services industry (retail banking and wealth management) coupled with a proven track record in leading multi-disciplinary teams at some of the largest and well-respected financial institutions in Canada and the United States, Samar brings a strong reputation of recruiting, training and managing high-performing talent, and is proud to join Collins Recruitment Group.
 
As a proven sales leader and relationship manager, Samar was recognized as a national sales achiever, attesting to her deep financial services industry experience and expertise.
 
Known for her ability to work well with a variety of clients and teams, Samar utilizes her ability to actively listen to her clients and candidates in order to facilitate the desired results and outcomes.
 
Samar graduated from Northwood University with a BBA in banking and finance. She is currently pursuing her CHRP designation.

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Alan Kwan - Director
Alan KwanWith over ten years of experience in Accounting and Finance recruitment; including 2 years recruiting nationally for the Tax Department of a Big 4 Accounting firm—Alan has an impressive track record and reputation for successfully partnering with some of the most respected employers and candidates alike.

A firm believer in listening to what people want and understanding their needs, Alan approaches every relationship with honesty, integrity, trust, and dedication.

Alan’s success can be largely attributed to the unique knowledge, experience, and contacts he has developed over the years within Mining, Banking, Financial Services, and Public Accounting.

Alan has a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Political Science from Wilfrid Laurier University.

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Kevin Tennant - Director
Kevin TennantKevin has over twenty-five years experience in talent acquisition across many functional areas, with in-depth expertise in Accounting / Finance / Taxation and Technology recruitment. In addition, he has built the Talent Acquisition function for two consultancies focused on niche IT services and worked with some of the leading organizations that pioneered web-based applicant tracking systems.

Kevin’s experience includes retained, contingent and contract/staff augmentation search with a special focus on client-facing and professional roles. He has conducted IT searches from Business Analyst to VP/CIO and Accounting / Finance / Taxation searches from Senior Accountant to VP/CFO. He has worked directly with owners of small-medium sized businesses and as a trusted advisor and as a partner to senior Human Resources executives or Fortune 500 corporations, all with a view to finding the best people and fit.

Kevin is currently working towards an MBA.

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Kavita Mullowney - Director
Carrie Ling Kavita is dedicated to the success of her clients, candidates and colleagues. Her expertise lies within talent acquisition, executive search, business development, and operations. From entry-level to C-Suite positions, Kavita strives to find the “right fit” for her clients’ immediate and future requirements. Kavita holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree with a specialization in International Business complimented by Human Resources courses. Continuing education helps her to keep abreast of changes in hiring practices and market trends across Canada. Kavita’s recruitment expertise stems from her previous experience in not-for-profit, international businesses and biotechnology sectors. Prior to joining Collins Recruitment Group, Kavita worked for a large, international recruitment firm.

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