After completing high school, Colleen backpacked around Europe & Egypt before attending Mount Royal College, SAIT and BCIT. After working for several years in the ad agency biz, she opened up and ran her own business consulting firm and then went on to found CanScribe in 2002 and Docnito in 2010. Away from the office, Colleen enjoys time at home with her family, horses, dog and cat. She loves to travel and experience different cultures, and sponsors many not-for-profit organizations, schools and orphanages worldwide. Colleen is also very dedicated to volunteer work, serving a variety of different associations.
PROJECT MANAGER AND NEW BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Carlos was born in Zapatoca, Colombia but has lived most of his years in five other countries. After gaining his masters and doctoral degrees from The Ohio State University, he participated in some of the largest infrastructure projects in the world. Carlos is an expert in project management subjects such as FEL, Lean and project setup. In addition to his work in project management, he is also a writer and a speaker and has been involved in academia internationally for more than twenty years. One of Carlos favourite past times is dancing salsa with his wife Mercedes taking breaks to sip on a glass of Okanagan wine.
SALES & MARKETING MANAGER
Justin Gaudet was born in Vancouver and moved to Kelowna when he was only five years old. After high school, Justin immediately attended the University of British Columbia – Okanagan and graduated with a degree in Management. In 2015 Justin spent four months on exchange at the University of Birmingham in England. Justin’s favourite moments from his time in Europe were Oktoberfest in Munich and eating amazing food in Rome. Justin is a die-hard Canucks fan and even while in Europe, he would wake up at 3am to watch the games. He also enjoys coaching and playing soccer in his spare time. Although he will miss the freedom of University, Justin is very happy working full-time with CanScribe.
Jacky was born and raised in Vancouver, BC. Fate brought her to the Okanagan in her early 20’s, where she began her career at CanScribe shortly after. She has been with CanScribe now for over a decade and has seen the company grow exponentially. This is truly her second home! Jacky’s passions in life include eating, working out, watching TV… and repeat.
CONTROLLER / HR
Sheila is a native Calgarian who moved to the Okanagan in 1990. She has extensive skills in accounting, Human Resources, Office Management, training and supervision of Staff. Her prior experience includes working for a Property Management/ Real Estate Company, Law Firm and the Manufacturing Industry. She is an outdoor enthusiast who likes to keep busy. She enjoys hiking, camping, snowshoeing, golfing traveling and spending time with her two children, family and friends.
Deborah was born and raised in Northwestern Ontario and just recently moved to Kelowna after living in the United States for a few years. Her background includes over 20 years experience in teaching high school in multiple subject areas and a travel/tourism degree. Deborah has backpacked across Europe and the United States with her son who is a recent archeologist graduate. She enjoys helping people reach their full potential and loves to encourage them to achieve more than what they think is possible. She would be happy if you contacted her about the program.
Pamela was born and raised in Stettler the Heart of Alberta. She is very pleased to find herself living back in the Okanagan after living in various parts of Canada. Pamela is graduated with a Social Worker Diploma and Fine Arts diploma. Both diplomas have been very useful in her 14 plus years, experience in the Customer Service field. In the summer, Pamela is very passionate about her slow pitch team and considers herself a wine connoisseur. She also enjoys fishing and hopes to someday see the elusive Ogopogo. She would be happy if you contacted her about the program
STUDENT SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE
Carolyn is a native Calgarian who moved to British Columbia in 1998. Prior to joining CanScribe in 2007, she worked in Real Estate and Marketing. Her background also includes Travel & Tourism and she enjoys travel. Carolyn is committed to helping students from enrolment through to graduation and beyond; she is the definition of Customer Service! If you would like to speak to Carolyn regarding your course, feel free to contact her anytime at 1-800-466-1535.
STUDENT SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE
Michele was born in Alberta but has lived in BC for most of her life. Michele started working in conveyancing, moved into communications and then worked in new home sales for several years. She has been a Kelowna resident since 2003 and enjoys the Okanagan lifestyle. She likes spending time on the lake, hiking trails, attending local events and visiting wineries. She is a nurturing and caring person and a mother of two amazing boys. She has always enjoyed helping people achieve their goals, their success becomes hers. Michele is close to family and friends and so it was very fitting that Michele found her home away from home at CanScribe Career College, helping students achieve their dreams.
STUDENT SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE
Hailing from an entire family of doctors, pursuing a career in the medical field seemed like an obvious choice so, Charlotte enrolled in the Medical Transcriptionist / Healthcare Documentation Specialist Program with CanScribe Career College. Upon graduation, Charlotte worked for Nuance Transcription Services but jumped at the chance to work for CanScribe as a Student Services Representative. Charlotte loves being able to help students in their program and can offer an inside perspective having been the student herself! On her days off, Charlotte is an avid swimmer and snowboarder, but you’ll usually find her with her puppy taking advantage of everything the beautiful Okanagan has to offer!
FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION OFFICER
Cherie was born in Kelowna and eventually returned after moving around B.C. with her family. She has a degree in Anthropology from the University of British Columbia, but decided that she was better suited to work with numbers. Cherie has over fifteen years of accounting experience in various industries including distribution, pharmacy and property management. She shares her home with her best friend Baci, an adorable long haired Chihuahua. She enjoys reading, movies and hanging out with family and friends whenever possible. Cherie also enjoys travelling and taking road trips and is hoping to make it farther than Las Vegas in the near future.
INSTRUCTIONAL DEPARTMENT MANAGER
Deb was born on Long Island, New York and moved to Prince Edward Island at the age of 10. After high school, Deb received her Early Childhood Education certificate and worked in that field for close to 10 years before going back to college and obtaining certification as a Resident Care Worker and later graduating with high honours from the CanScribe MT/HDS program. Deb has worked in the medical transcription industry for over 14 years, working as a transcriptionist, MME, QA editor, team leader, and lead instructor before becoming Instructional Department Manager at CanScribe in 2018. In her spare time, Deb and her husband Carl love to spend time with their family and friends and enjoy camping, kayaking, fishing, and travelling.
Lisa was born and raised in Minto, which is a small coal-mining town in New Brunswick. Three years ago she moved to Fredericton, NB from Grand Lake, NB. She has spent most of her career in different areas of the health care industry. She was the first female EMT to work in Moncton Hospital and the second female EMT to work at the hospital in Fredericton. She also was a dental assistant before taking the CanScribe MT course and coming full circle to become an instructor with CanScribe. She loves to travel and spend time in her camper down at Grand Lake. Lisa also enjoys spending quality time with her children, family, and friends.