Our Team

Lisa Sinclair / Director, Training and Development

With over 25 years of experience in the health and safety industry, Lisa drives the training and development vision of Employers First.  Specializing in health and safety requirements, compliance, policy and procedures, gap analysis Lisa’s knowledge is exceptional and she’s here to provide you with a program that’s easily implemented. She offers consultation in WSIB, claims management, and employment standards.


Dave Ferguson / Director, Sales and Marketing

Dave brings over 25 years of experience in the manufacturing, construction and industrial trades. Dave ensures client satisfaction within our organization and has always maintained great relationships with his clients.


Patrick McFarland / Lead Trainer & Consultant

Patrick has a diploma as a mechanical draftsman, electro/mechanical engineering technician and a number of years in the health and safety field. He has extensive knowledge within the industrial and construction sectors. He can provide training and assistance in both English and French.


Bob Reinert / Occupational Health & Safety Consultant

Bob brings to Employers First over 20+ years of experience in employee training & development and occupational health & safety. This understanding of accident prevention has been developed in the mining, forest products, construction manufacturing and other industries in eight Provincial jurisdictions and with both unionized and non-union organizations. Bob’s strengths include developing practical solutions to real-world safety challenges and authoring easy-to-use written materials.


Wayne Ferguson / Manager, Policy and Procedure Development

Wayne specializes in graphic design, photography and policy and procedure development. He works closely with Lisa Sinclair in regards to legislative updates and requirements. He brings a great level of creativity and professionalism to the team.


John McCormick / Manager, Information Technology

John brings a background in Information Technology and operations management to the team. Prior to Employers First,  John held positions at VerticalScope, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and Escalate Media managing high volume network operations and software development projects.


Shauna-Lyn Woods / Client Support Team

Shauna has gained experience in customer service, administration and merchandising throughout her career, and excels at all. She greets our clients with enthusiasm, professionalism and knowledge.

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