The Board of Managers for Career Partners International guides and governs the strategic direction of the organization.
Comprised of equity-partner owners, this seasoned group of industry professionals ensures a clear vision for
Career Partners International to successfully serve the needs of its clients.

Bill provides full leadership responsibility to drive Career Partners International’s brand visibility both nationally and globally in alignment with the organization’s strategic plan. In this role, Bill oversees the functions of partner services, technology, program management, marketing, and sales in order to best serve global partners and their local markets. Building on Career Partners International’s unique strengths, Bill works to grow global market share and competitive differentiation of our best-in-class services. An experienced international business leader, Bill has held various senior leadership positions in the talent development and human resources industry. Contact Bill at

Terry is President and Managing Partner of Ahria Consulting, the London, Canada office of Career Partners International. In addition to overall leadership of the firm, he leads the development practice area, which includes coaching and training and development solutions. Terry is knowledgeable and has tremendous experience in both the public and private sectors. Serving as a professional coach to many senior officers, Terry is proficient with the delivery of quality best practices that pertain to key employee assessments, retention, development and transition. With a passion for seeing people succeed coupled with a solid business acumen and rigorous academic training, he helps individuals and organizations realize their full potential. In addition to his role on the Board of Managers, Terry serves as the Chairman. Contact Terry Gillis.

Larry Fisher has more than 10 years of experience helping clients navigate change successfully and previously served in a variety of consulting positions focused on leadership and new business development. He has expertise in performance improvement and organizational change and is responsible for leading the global sales effort of The Ayers Group to insure the highest level of client service across their full suite of career transition, executive coaching and development solutions. Contact Larry Fisher.

Sharon Imperiale is the President of Career Concepts. Career Concepts, founded in 1988, is one of the Philadelphia region’s largest management consulting firms specializing in career transition, executive search, human resource consulting, executive coaching and leadership development. Prior to Career Concepts, Sharon held executive positions with Aetna and Prudential Financial leading the start-up and integration of large customer service operations. During her tenure with Prudential, Sharon led the human resource, organizational development and training efforts for a large Mid-Atlantic business unit of 8500 employees. She led many change management and organizational excellence initiatives throughout her tenures. Contact Sharon Imperiale.

Elaine Varelas is Managing Partner of Keystone Partners, a founding member of Career Partners International. She has over 20 years experience in career consulting, executive development and coaching, and has worked with executive management teams to improve organizational effectiveness. Elaine has expertise in resolving complex career management issues, including workforce planning, redeployment and multi-site restructurings. Elaine’s experience spans Fortune 500 companies, start-up ventures and not-for-profit organizations. Elaine served as Director of Career Services at Stonehill College where she was a member of the faculty, and in Career Planning and Placement at the Boston University School of Management. Elaine frequently addresses professional associations and has achieved widespread recognition for her expertise and insight on career matters, including two monthly columns featured in the Boston Globe and on advising job seekers and HR professionals on career, management and human capital issues. Elaine holds degrees from the University of Vermont and the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth. Contact Elaine Varelas.

Robert Newland is a socially conscious entrepreneur and consultant. He is the Market President of the Florida Caribbean Region and Chair of the Career Partners International Global Research Institute. Robert has been a member of the Board of Managers and Region Leader for Latin America. Robert is a certified M&A Advisor, Business, Executive and Career coach. His work is focused on driving business goals through research-based strategic activities in executive assessment, talent management and selection, utilizing his business acumen and critical thinking skills to help clients drive organization performance. He graduated Cum Laude from Sacred Heart University and attended Harvard Business School and Pepperdine University for executive education programs. He has received various recognitions from his alma mater, the Puerto Rico Chamber of Commerce and the Hispanic Chamber of Metro Orlando among others. Contact Robert Newland.

Lynne Hardman is CEO of Working Transitions, the United Kingdom’s leading transition specialist offering a range of tailored support services in Outplacement, Onboarding, Redeployment, Change and Coaching. In addition to her strategic leadership of the business, Lynne is also responsible for the Executive Transitions practice and leads a team of consultants delivering specialist talent management services to senior leaders. Lynne has a significant track record in executive search, sales leadership, service development and innovation, business growth and start up. In her early career she worked in the media sector supporting blue chip clients with global campaigns. Prior to joining Working Transitions she was a UK board member at two leading global recruitment firms where, during a twenty year career, she led the substantial growth of international teams and was responsible for business units with turnover in excess of £200m. Lynne is a frequent contributor to industry journals and online forums and has spoken at many career related events. Her knowledge of trends within the ever changing world of work, how to maximize your career opportunities and what really makes the difference in executing successful change programs, has made a significant impact to the clients she works with.  Contact Lynne Hardman.

Jannine Fraser is the Managing Director of the Career Insight Group and co-founder of Directioneering.  Since 2002 Jannine together with an extraordinary team developed what is now the leading provider of Career Strategy and Talent Management solutions in Australia. Her passion for working with Australia’s business leaders to help them navigate their careers, particularly through times of transition, is deeply embedded in the group.

Jannine now leads The Career Insight Group, which brings together Australia’s leading career management firms to provide Career Advisory services for its clients. Audrey Page and Associates joined the group in 2014 alongside the newly established Twopointzero – a career review offering for younger Australians; and the introduction of Thrive as an entirely on-line offering.  As a group these offerings now encompass the depth and breadth of ‘best in class’ career transition support available within Australia.

Across more than 20 years, senior executives have sought out Jannine’s advise to help them evolve, reinvent and stand out to elevate their careers. Jannine sits on a privately held board, has served on the Melbourne Boston Sister Cities Committee, is an active member of the CEO Circle and was the founding moderator of the Private Health Insurers forum.

She has many accreditations, including MRG’s LEA & Personal Directions, Birkman, Targeted Selection and MBTI. She holds a BA from Monash University, is a qualified counsellor and an active member of the CEO Circle.  Contact Jannine Fraser.

Greg Vertelman is the Chief Growth Officer and Senior Partner at The Talent Company.  He oversees the strategic direction of customer growth, customer experience, and strategic partnerships.  Greg brings over 18 years of experience in Human Capital Solutions consulting focused on recruitment, coaching, career transition and outplacement.  He is deeply connected within the HR community and is passionate about networking, connecting others, building community, and “leading with a give”.

Greg is all about finding ways to help people, to bring value in every engagement, and continually push innovative solutions and approaches that give customers a competitive advantage in an ever changing workplace.

Greg is a current member of the Career Partners International Board of Directors and former Canadian Regional Chair of Career Partners International.  He has also held Board appointments on one of Canada’s largest HR Association chapters and a not-for-profit charity that addresses food security challenges across university campuses and communities. Contact Greg Vertelman.

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