WILL Award for 2021-22: Ryan Seeley, President of Premier Business Consulting Group
The WILL Award recognizes an individual, group or company that demonstrates a significant contribution to immigrant job seekers through: Welcoming, Innovation, Learning and Leadership. With support from the WILL Board of Directors, the committee has selected Ryan Seeley, President of Premier Business Consulting Group as the WILL Award recipient. Ryan was nominated because of his commitment and support of newcomer advancement through training, recruitment, employment and leadership.
Ryan has collaborated closely with WILL to share job opportunities and support a variety of WILL programs. Along with his consistent consideration of WILL clients since 2017 through the Job Match program, Ryan has hired immigrant talent independently and supports the employment community through his involvement with YOU as a Campaign Committee Member and a Board Member with Young London. Ryan’s support of WILL has extended beyond hiring clients, he has actively participated in the Sales and Marketing team’s roundtable events, participated as a mock interviewer during client workshops and as a mentor with the WILL Immploy mentorship program.
Ryan has eagerly and willing made himself available to support any request for internationally trained newcomers and encourages his diverse team members to pursue long-term employment goals outside of his business while promoting his existing team through professional growth.
We celebrate Ryan’s enthusiasm to give of his personal and professional time to welcome and support newcomer talent and promote the program to business colleagues. This award recognizes Ryan for his leadership in building an inclusive workplace and championing diversity in the London community.
Anne Langille was the Executive Director at WILL from 1991 to 2014. Anne was a leader in supporting the mission at WILL and change the way that immigrants find jobs and reach their full potential.
She loved her work and the well-being of others, especially those new to Canada. Anne’s leadership, compassion and humour were an inspiration to us all.