Teri Brown has 14 years experience in the Cat Dealer network in Canada and the US where she managed apprentice and scholarship programs and became familiar with the heavy equipment and power generation industries. She specialized in creating awareness of technician career opportunities by building relationships with trade schools, advisory boards and dealership customers. This provided her with a good understanding of the trades from different perspectives. She managed the recruitment cycle from sourcing and assessing on through the training and development process until graduation and beyond. She participated in various trades promoting events in both Canada and the USA such as Skills, Women in Trades and various school career fairs. She was instrumental in growing the apprenticeship programs for Toromont Cat and Ring Power Cat and also partnered with Caterpillar in national events promoting the Think Big program. Most recently she managed a learning management system (LMS), creating, assigning and monitoring technical, soft skills and onboarding training for all levels of technicians and management. Teri is motivated to broaden her recruiting expertise with Red Seal Recruiting while providing nothing short of excellence in client relationships. Outside of work, she enjoys yoga, hiking, kayaking, and anything that immerses her in the magnificence of Vancouver Island’s breathtaking nature.