Elaine Cruise Smith

Senior Consultant, HR Solutions


Elaine is a senior Human Resources leader with a reputation for developing talent and creating engaged and energized teams recognized with the Great Place to Work “Best Workplaces” and “Best Workplaces for Women in Canada” awards. Elaine has also been named twice to HRD Magazine’s Hot List (2016 & 2017) – the who’s who of 32 of Canada’s senior HR professionals who impact business outcomes and achieve overall excellence in all aspects of HR.

As a solution-focused business person with HR expertise, Elaine effectively leads talent and culture with expertise in building strategy, transformation, innovation and growth. She is a trusted, forward-thinking advisor and consummate relationship manager who takes a hands-on approach in helping businesses succeed.


  • Corporate Strategy Management
  • Talent Acquisition & Retention
  • Employment Law
  • Culture Shifting
  • Communications
  • Employee Relations
  • Labour Relations
  • Organizational Planning/Design/Development
  • Mergers, Acquisitions & Divestitures
  • Executive Coaching
  • Start Ups


  • HRPA

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