HealthBridge HR Team and Human Resource Consultants

Sandra Reder, CPC

Founder and President

For over 20 years, Sandra Reder has been a driving force within the human resource community. She founded Vertical Bridge HR in 2005 and her understanding of current HR best practices and trends is extensive. She has worked within a wide range of industries including health care, private sector, not-for-profit and public sector.

In late 2014 Sandra identified a need for HR support within the health care sector. She founded Health Bridge HR in order to provide health care practitioners with HR expertise that they might not otherwise have access to. Her desire to ensure that Health Bridge HR is providing innovative programs and services to health care professionals is what drives her and the business forward.

Sandra is a well-regarded facilitator and speaker on a variety of subjects, including Human Resource Best Practices and Inter-Generational Communication within the Workplace. She is a sought after key-note speaker on the topic of human resources and has presented at numerous association and industry conferences.

Human Resource Consulants

Janice Simpson

Senior HR Consultant and Board Governance Specialist

Janice Simpson is a well-established Human Resource Consultant and Governance Professional with over 17 years of experience within the finance, medical, technology, and non-profit sectors.  Her diverse work experience ranges from HR operations, workplace investigations, to non-profit board governance. Some of her major career accomplishments include full management of the governance portfolio for a not-for-profit organization with 300K membership base, along with conducting workplace investigations and mediations.

Janice believes the key to success is having strong values to genuinely connect and inspire others. Her strong people skills enable her to assist clients with everything from employee relations/conflict resolution to developing HR programs and best practices for their organizations.

Born and raised in Vancouver she currently lives in the Lower Mainland where in her spare time she enjoys exploring the outdoors with her golden retriever, spending time with her family, reading, writing and cooking.

Marnie Strijckers

Senior Recruitment Specialist

Marnie Strijckers is an exceptional recruitment professional with over 20 years of diverse recruiting experience. She has worked in a multiple sectors including health care, government, non-profit, public and private. Marnie provides our clients with recruitment expertise in a variety of areas including Medical Office Assistants, Dental Office Assistants, Technicians, Nurses, Receptionists, Nurse Injectors just to name a few.

Marnie has worked with client who have small practices through to clients with multiple locations. With her ability to work at all levels she has an incredible network within the medical and business community which enables her to source those hard to find candidates. Her understanding of current and emerging technologies is comprehensive and she prides herself in staying ahead of trends.

Marnie is exceptionally intuitive at finding the best fit for any search by mixing technology and personality together to match the unique corporate cultural dynamics of her clients. Her solid perspective, creativity, technical understanding and professionalism combined with a candid and approachable demeanour set her apart from the rest. To many of our clients she is known as “the unicorn hunter”, she has an uncanny ability to find talent that no one else can find.

Anna Dueck

Office and Marketing Manager

Anna Dueck is an enthusiastic individual with passion for all aspects of administration, event production and workplace organization. With experience in the non-profit and for-profit sectors, Anna has a network of experience in a variety of workplaces.

With a BFA in Dance from Simon Fraser University, Anna’s pursuit for the Fine Arts has lead her into finding her passion in administration, event producing and managing roles. She follows the mentality that an efficient and organized work place alongside a team of talented and motivated individuals can help produce great results.

Whether it’s copy editing, assisting in marketing and social media coordination, organize documents and increasing office efficiency, Anna brings a range of skills and expertise the team and clients working with Vertical Bridge.

Alongside working for Health Bridge HR, Anna is the Office and Marketing Manager of our sister company Vertical Bridge HR, a Communications Coordinator for the BC Lung Association and Executive Assistant + Production Manager for Van Vogue Jam, as well as sitting on the Board of Directors for Dancing on the Edge Festival. She has a passion for baking, being active outdoors, travelling and committing to reducing her eco footprint.

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