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Leadership Team

Our team has deep expertise in the Energy, Healthcare and Financial Services industries. We take pride in our ability to deliver fast, effective solutions for our clients. Get to know our leadership team.

Adrian Travis

Adrian Travis President

Makes it happen in the Energy , Healthcare, and Financial Services industries.

As a global thought leader and one of Canada’s most accomplished management consultants, Adrian Travis has 15 years of management consulting experience and has been the driving force behind Trindent Consulting's success since 2008.

With deep expertise across these industries, Adrian has successfully delivered multiple structured profit improvement projects globally, totaling over $2 Billion in delivered savings.

In 2021, Adrian Travis was named finalist for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2021 Ontario program - the world's most prestigious business awards program for leading global entrepreneurs.

Prior to joining Trindent, Adrian was a senior manager with a Toronto-based operations consultancy conducting improvement projects in the United States, Canada and Japan. He is a veteran of the Royal Canadian Air Force Reserves and held the rank of Captain.

Adrian’s interests include long-distance running, travel, and spending time with his family.

• Master of Science in Management with Distinction, London School of Economics
• Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, Royal Military College of Canada

• English, fluent
• French, fluent
• Japanese, functional

Steve Atkinson

Steve Atkinson Vice President, Business Analysis

A highly experienced management consultant, Steve leads the Assessment phase of the Trindent Engagement process.

With 15 years of consulting experience, Steve has worked with a diverse client base of Fortune 500, Private Equity and SMEs in Asia, Europe and North America, with a focus on Financial Services, Health Care and Oil & Gas.

Having first joined Trindent in 2009, Steve is well versed in the Trindent methodology that allows us to quickly identify and understand the needs of our clients and to develop practical and effective solutions that have delivered over $1 Billion in financial improvements to over 100 organizations.

• Master of Business Administration, Richard Ivey School of Business
• Master of Information Science, University of Western Ontario
• Bachelor of Arts (Honors), University of Western Ontario

• English, fluent

Todd Glassmaker

Todd Glassmaker Assessment Manager

Based in the US, Todd has extensive operations management consulting experience and has led a number of enterprise assessments across the globe. At Trindent, Todd leads the Assessment phase of the engagement process.

With over 20 years of consulting experience, Todd has worked with many Fortune 500 companies, including top companies within Oil & Gas, Healthcare, and Financial Services.

Prior to joining Trindent, Todd led a multitude of process improvement and business transformation programs resulting in over $500,000,000 in savings

Todd’s interests include alpine and backcountry skiing, mountain biking, fishing, golf, and spending time with family.

• Bachelor of Science, Managerial Economics, UC Davis
• Financial Management Post Graduate Program, Dartmouth College

• English, fluent

Kevin Kim

Kevin Kim Associate Principal

Based in Toronto, Kevin has years of experience in operations and performance management consulting for Energy, Healthcare and Financial services companies. Over the course of his career, Kevin has delivered over $50,000,000 in financial improvements on engagements for companies including leading global refineries, insurance companies, and large banking corporations. Kevin is proficient in refinery optimization, gasoline blending, loss control maintenance, and has expertise in call center performance, supply, and logistics.

At Trindent, Kevin leads the company’s Diversity & Inclusion initiatives and works with the management to build a culture where all team members can be their authentic selves at work.

Prior to joining Trindent, Kevin worked in both the Oil and Gas and Nuclear industry as a Process Engineer and a Project Manager. He has led several capital projects, reliability programs, and global operations enhancement initiatives that delivered profit, safety, and environmental performance improvements.

Kevin’s interests include long-distance running, biking, and exploring new things with his family.

• Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, Queen’s University

• English, fluent
• Korean, fluent

Kai Y. Wan

Kai Y. Wan Associate Principal

Kai is an accomplished management consultant with years of experience in business development, profit improvement, and project management. As an Associate Principal at Trindent, Kai has collaborated closely with multiple business partners in the energy sector across North America and Asia-Pacific, including some of the world’s largest refineries and has delivered over $100,000,000 in financial improvements.

Kai is proficient in in refinery optimization, hydrocarbon loss control and gasoline blending optimization. His attention to detail, ability to identify key business patterns and creative approach to problems, offers practical and effective solutions with significant financial impacts to the client organization.

Prior to joining Trindent, Kai worked in catalyst development for hydrodesulfurization and asymmetry polar bond hydrogenation. He is passionate about chemistry, especially how it relates to our daily lives.

Kai’s personal interests include traveling and music.

• Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, University of Toronto
• Bachelor of Science (Honors) in Chemistry and Mathematics, University of Toronto

• English, fluent
• Mandarin, fluent
• Cantonese, fluent

Ross Magnaldo

Ross Magnaldo Associate Principal

A highly experienced business executive, Ross Magnaldo has 10 years of management consulting experience, across our targeted industries. He brings in-depth expertise in back-of­fice operations, field services, call centers and supply chain improvements, as well as program and project management. He is currently an Associate Principal at Trindent Consulting.

Previously, Ross served as a Lt-Commander in the French Navy holding positions such as Commanding Officer of a ship. On leaving the armed forces, Ross joined Bombardier Aerospace in project and program management roles before starting his operations and program management consulting career in 2004. Prior to joining Trindent Consulting in early 2014, he took on roles such as Director, Process Engineer and VP Professional Services.

Ross’ personal interests include flying, and he is multi-engine IFR rated. He is also a proud supporter of veterans transi­tioning from the armed forces. 

• Naval Engineering Degree, Ecole Navale
• PMP certification

• English, fluent 
• French, fluent

Monique Jackson

Monique Jackson Engagement Manager

A highly driven and accomplished management consultant, Monique has over 8 years of experience in consulting across several industries and can engage with people at all levels of an organization.

At Trindent, Monique leads the engagement phase of the improvement process and specializes in delivering profit, safety, and performance improvement initiatives to clients. She has diverse expertise in designing and implementing Management Operating Systems, behaviour change, large scale transformations, downtime and waste reduction, improving productivity across teams and process engineering and optimization at multi-national organizations.

Prior to Trindent, Monique was a Manager at a global management consultancy specializing in transformation, revenue and profit improvement.

During her downtime, Monique loves to explore cities in Europe, support the Springboks and cook.

• Bachelor of Commerce, Management Sciences, University of Stellenbosch

• English, fluent
• Afrikaans, fluent
• Dutch, beginner

Ann LeBeau

Ann LeBeau Engagement Manager

A highly accomplished management consultant, Ann has over 30 years of experience in the Oil & Gas industry and has delivered over $300,000,000 in profit improvement for some of North America’s leading energy companies.

At Trindent, Ann leads the engagement phase of the improvement process and specializes in delivering profit, safety, and performance improvement initiatives to clients. She has diverse expertise in refining operations, organizational capability, logistics, asset management, finance, and supply chain management.

Prior to Trindent, Ann held various senior management and leadership roles in sector-leading energy companies BP and Amoco.

During her downtime, Ann loves to travel, work out and garden.

• Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Michigan Technology University

• English, fluent

Francesca D'Urso

Francesca D'Urso Engagement Manager

An experienced consultant in operations and performance management, Francesca has experience working with refineries and terminals in Canada and the United States. Francesca’s 10+ years of combined experience in supply chain, logistics, and manufacturing operations results in her ability to build relationships with stakeholders, internalize business needs, quickly adapt to changing requirements, and implement sustainable results through training and mentorship.

At Trindent, Francesca leads the engagement phase of the improvement process and specializes in delivering profit, safety, and performance improvement initiatives to clients.

Francesca enjoys spending time with family, photography, archery, outdoor sports, learning about cultures and the arts.

•Master of Business Administration - Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Dean’s Merit Award, Australian Institute of Business
•Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Concordia University
•Diploma in Business Management, ICS Canada
•Diploma in Aircraft Mechanics, with Distinction, ICS Canada

•English – Fluent
•French – Fluent
•Italian – Fluent
•Spanish – Functional

Bruce Wan

Bruce Wan Engagement Manager

An experienced consultant in operations and performance management, Bruce has 10 years of combined experience in the energy sector working closely with upstream, midstream, and downstream clients. He has consistently achieved over 100% EBITDA improvements on a number of engagements in the manufacturing sector optimizing maintenance and quality programs.

At Trindent, Bruce leads the engagement phase of the improvement process and specializes in delivering profit, safety, and performance improvement initiatives to clients.

Prior to joining Trindent, Bruce worked in Oil and Gas industry as a project engineer developing and delivering multi-billion-dollar capital projects. He has led teams on some of the most challenging fieldworks and has consistently meet budget, schedule, quality, and safety goals.

Bruce enjoys snowboarding, travelling, and sci-fi novels.

•Master of Business Administration, Smith School of Business, Queen’s University
•Bachelor of Science in Materials Engineering, University of Alberta

•English, fluent
•Mandarin, fluent

Craig Bealmear

Craig Bealmear  Executive Advisor

C-Suite Finance Professional

Craig Bealmear has more than 30 years of experience in a variety of finance, strategy and commercial leadership roles across the U.S. and U.K. He recently retired as Chief Financial Officer for Renewable Energy Group, Inc. (REG) based in Ames, Iowa. In that capacity Mr. Bealmear led all financial activities for the firm including Accounting, Financial Planning & Analysis, IT, Tax, Compliance, Internal Audit, Treasury, and Investor Relations.

Prior to REG, Mr. Bealmear spent 28 years with BP where his last position was as the Chief Financial Officer for its Downstream North America Fuels Business, based in Chicago. He held multiple positions in both BP and ARCO involving marketing, finance, strategy and operations and has led diverse teams ranging from 50 to over 500 people with a reputation for creating an energized, empowered, one-team culture.

Mr. Bealmear holds an MBA degree in Finance from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and an undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Bellarmine University. He serves on the President’s Council at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry. He also serves on the board of the Bellarmine University Rubel School of Business Executive Committee. In 2016, he was inducted into Bellarmine University’s Gallery of Distinguished Graduates.

Outside of work Mr. Bealmear enjoys Pilates, cooking, and guitar. He has one son, Josh, and is married to Alison Lupel.

Bob Baird

Bob Baird Executive Advisor

A member of Trindent’s Executive Advisory Board, Bob brings a wealth of experience in strategy, consulting and in all aspects of oil refining. Mr. Baird was appointed Senior Vice President, Downstream at Husky Energy in April 2012. Previously Bob had been Vice President, Downstream and Vice President, Upgrading and Refining for Canada at Husky Energy. He was responsible for overseeing five business units including Canadian Downstream, U.S. Refining, Retail & Canadian Product Marketing, Commodity Supply & Marketing and Downstream Commercial.

• Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering, Concordia University
• Management Certificate from IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland

Donald McColl

Donald McColl Executive Advisor

A member of Trindent’s Executive Advisory Board, Donald has over forty years of professional experience, most recently completing twenty-two years of professional services leadership in Deloitte's Risk Advisory practice.

As a Partner at Deloitte for eighteen years Donald held several roles including leading the Technology Risk (Cyber and Assurance) practice in Toronto, Canada and national leadership of the Service Auditor Controls market offering. In addition to marketplace activities, Donald's responsibilities included recruitment, talent management and development, and financial operations management.

Donald spent thirteen years at Scotiabank in Toronto, Canada where he led the Information Security (Cyber) function for six years as well as time spent heading up a large application systems development group. Donald's career as a Chartered Accountant started in Glasgow, Scotland with financial statement audit experience before focusing on information technology audits.

Donald offers a wealth of experience in profitably growing and managing a successful professional services organization with a keen interest in talent development and technology innovation.

Donald’s personal interests include soccer, music, and spending time with family.

• Chartered Accountant, Scotland
• Bachelor of Accountancy, University of Glasgow

Cheryl McKinney

Cheryl McKinney Executive Advisor

A member of Trindent’s Executive Advisory Board, Cheryl McKinney has over 37 years of diverse experience in the Oil and Gas industry, including numerous executive-level roles. Cheryl brings a wealth of experience and expertise in both traditional transportation fuels and infrastructure, as well as in emerging technologies such as biofuels and hydrogen.

Cheryl currently serves on the Advisory Board for the President of the University of Akron, in addition to holding multiple advisory positions across the energy industry. As well, Cheryl has been a champion of diversity throughout her career and is a long-standing member of the Society of Women Engineers and Million Women Mentors.

• Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, University of Akron

Stephan Rajotte

Stephan Rajotte Executive Advisor

Stephan Rajotte is a member of Trindent’s Executive Advisory Board, and previously led Trindent’s global Financial Services Practice. Before joining Trindent, Stephan held the position of Executive Vice President, International Business Division at Samsung Life, based in Seoul, Korea where he oversaw business units in China and Thailand. Prior to this position, Stephan was President of Sun Life Financial Asia, based in Hong Kong, with responsibilities for operations in five countries. Stephan has also held Regional CEO, Country CEO and Chief Operating Officer positions for MetLife, AIA, and ING.

Stephan has deep functional expertise in every aspect of insurance business strategy, with particular expertise in operational efficiency, business transformation, and sales and marketing optimization. Stephan is also a Fellow of the Society of Actuaries.

Stephan’s personal interests include sharing and appreciating many aspects of Asian cultures.

• Bachelor of Actuarial Science, Laval University

Oscar Zimmerman

Oscar Zimmerman Executive Advisor

A member of Trindent’s Executive Advisory Board, Oscar brings a wealth of experience in assurance, product innovation, non-traditional insurance distribution, and structured reinsurance. Through a number of senior executive roles, Oscar has focused on corporate oversight, insurance risk management, and custom reinsurance business development.

Oscar previously acted as the CEO of the insurance arm of one of Canada’s premier banks. One of his achievements was the expansion of the bank’s insurance business through a combination of building up insurance brokerage, affinity distribution/reinsurance programs, as well as standalone Life and P&C risk-taking through direct insurance and reinsurance subsidiaries.

Throughout his career, Oscar has had senior roles in corporate actuarial, asset-liability management, individual product pricing (both PAR and non-PAR) in North America, as well as U.S. Pensions, Canada Pensions, and U.S. Variable Insurance. Oscar is a retired former Fellow of the Society of Actuaries, the Canadian Institute of Actuaries, and the American Academy of Actuaries.