Garg, Amrita

Garg, Amrita

I am a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) from the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and have over 3000 hours of coaching experience. Coaching Approach I endeavor to create a safe exploratory space geared towards building clarity and insight for my clients while being their accountability partner to help them move forward in their goals. Typical Clients…

Zamgocyan, Hera

Zamgocyan, Hera

Hera Zamgocyan joined DERGEL Executive Search team in 2020. Prior to joining, she started her career in diverse functions and industries ranging from hospitality, finance, and business development. Fate intervened when she connected with Samuel Dergel for career coaching which ultimately led her to her current role as Senior Associate aligning both her strengths and…

Blanshay, Yaffa

Blanshay, Yaffa

Yaffa Blanshay is an accomplished professional with over twenty years of experience in leadership and management. Throughout her career, she has excelled in identifying, assessing, recruiting, training, guiding, motivating, and evaluating professional staff against established goals and objectives. As an executive recruiter with DERGEL Executive Search, Yaffa leverages her experience in organizational transformation to identify…

Debra Johnstone-CMC, CPHR

Debra Johnstone-CMC, CPHR

Debra is the Managing Director of the Cornerstone Calgary office and assisting Cornerstone’s expansion into a full service Talent and HR management consulting works in Canada and North America. Debra’s passion is to help companies meet their recruitment needs. Her diligence, caring nature and reliability help create outstanding results for clients, while building quality relationships…

Cornerstone Calgary

Cornerstone Calgary

Cornerstone Calgary is a branch office of Cornerstone Vancouver. The Calgary office specializes in Executive Search, CEO Advisory, and Career Transition Coaching. In Executive Search, we help companies hire their Leaders. We have experience working with companies throughout the United States, Canada, and Asia, from startups to the Fortune 500, with industries covering Oil and Gas,…

Samuel Dergel

Samuel Dergel

Samuel Dergel is is the Founder and Principal of DERGEL Executive Search, a highly regarded search firm that serves clients throughout the United States and Canada. He is an accomplished consultant, executive recruiter, executive coach, and corporate trainer who has earned a well-deserved reputation for excellence in his field. With over 22 years of experience…

Welcome to DERGEL Executive Search

Welcome to DERGEL Executive Search

About Us At DERGEL Executive Search, a member of Cornerstone International Group, we excel in executive search and coaching services. With 25 years of expertise, our small but powerhouse team, led by Samuel Dergel, provides unparalleled dedication and personalized service for every client. Executive Search Our executive search services are distinguished by personalized attention, timely…

O’Donnell, Laurie

O’Donnell, Laurie

As a board member of Cornerstone International, I lead our Global Practice for Executive Coaching: 100 coaches world-wide, all professionally trained and recognized by the International Coaching Federation. We coach in 20 languages! English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Hindi, Punjabi, Lahnda, Bengali, Russian, Arabic, Mandarin, Cantonese, Polish, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Italian, German, Romanian. I believe…

Rose, Andrew

Rose, Andrew

Coaching Approach Improving capabilities of an organization is an important journey that requires support from individual contributors to executive team sponsors. Training and mentoring are needed to begin the journey. As teams mature and improve their capabilities, the next significant leaps require improving relationships. These include person to person, team to team, division to division…

Wang, Liru

Wang, Liru

Coaching Approach I believe that people are naturally resourceful and resilient. Both being and doing are important for one’s fulfillment. I use a co-active approach to help clients with their career development and career transition. My coaching approach derives from the knowledge obtained from my 25 years of corporate leadership, business operation, and management.  I work with…

Jones, Julie

Jones, Julie

Coaching Approach The impetus for coaching is change and success depends on having a growth mindset and thirst for learning. My approach is to be fully present to experience the reality of the situation to help individuals find the courage to bring what really matters into the conversation. I help my clients get to the…

Brisdon, Lynne

Brisdon, Lynne

Typical Clients Most of my clients are Directors and senior managers in large public and non-profit organizations in BC’s multi-cultural Lower Mainland. They want to improve organizational culture and develop teams to meet performance targets and organizational objectives. I also work with emerging leaders who want to accelerate growth and expand their scope of responsibility…

Jamroz, Kasia

Jamroz, Kasia

Typical Clients Most of my clients are C-level executives at global companies and private equity portfolio companies, upwardly mobile mid-level managers, and broader corporate and functional teams. I also coach individuals looking for career or personal life advancements and transformations. Results Achieved Comprehensive coaching and mentoring for select high-advancement potential members of organizational teams resulted…

Chang-Duffet, Christopher

Chang-Duffet, Christopher

Typical Clients With over 17 years of experience in business transformation initiatives, I coach executives and their teams to more effectively resource themselves by helping them to establish the necessary conditions for successful business transformation to occur. My clients include senior-level executives and high potential talent in medium to large private and public-sector organisations. Coaching…

Cornerstone Vancouver

Cornerstone Vancouver

Established in 2013, Cornerstone Vancouver specializes in Executive Search and Executive Coaching. In Executive Search, we help companies hire their Leaders. We have experience working with companies throughout the United States, Canada, and China, from startups to the Fortune 500, with industries covering Aerospace, Shipbuilding, Automotive, and Manufacturing. We work closely with clients to understand…

O’Donnell, Laurie

O’Donnell, Laurie

Laurie O’Donnell is the Managing Director of Cornerstone International Vancouver, Board of Directors Member of Cornerstone, leads the Industrial Global Practice Group for Shipbuilding and is the Global Director of International Coaching for Cornerstone. With over 20 years of experience in International Executive Search, Laurie has held many leadership roles since joining the organization in…

Lau, Juliana

Lau, Juliana

Juliana Lau is the Senior Consultant of the Cornerstone International Group in Vancouver. A Certified Management Accountant by training, Juliana’s customer-focused approach assists clients to achieve more in talent and corporate solutions. Business Experience Juliana has over 20 years of experience in Corporate Finance field and her diverse client base ranges from large companies over…

Agnew, Gary

Agnew, Gary

Gary’s entrepreneurial spirit is fuelled by creativity, innovation and a genuine desire to invest himself into the growth and achievements of his clients.  He has a talent for seeing the big picture and discovering unique business opportunities. Gary’s special areas of interest include talent management, career transition, coaching and mentoring, executive search and succession planning….

Cornerstone Toronto

Cornerstone Toronto

Cornerstone is a global executive search firm with offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal, and Toronto in Canada. We offer executive recruitment services for Manufacturing, Technology, Financial, and healthcare industries, in addition to executive coaching and career transition management. In Executive Search, we help companies hire their Leaders. Globally since 1989, we have placed thousands of senior executives…