Ahria Consulting

201-235 North Centre Rd.

London, Ontario

Company Overview

With almost 30 years of industry experience, Ahria Consulting (formerly Carswell Partners) is a leading talent management firm transforming the way organizations work. At Ahria, we believe the strength of an organization comes from its people. We inspire individuals to thrive, leaders to excel, and organizations to build exceptional cultures where employees are engaged, empowered, and excited to work.
Our consultants include individuals with masters and PhD level education in psychology, education, business, and science as well as certified HR professionals. We rely on the guidance of our extensive experience coupled with the surety of the academic literature to provide the best insights into our clients’ needs.
We help organizations of all sizes, types, and sectors to achieve their goals through the application of robust and scientifically validated processes and tools. Our customized services are focused in the areas of HR advice, talent acquisition, assessment, executive and leadership coaching, talent development, and career transition.
We are proud to be a London based business serving Southwestern Ontario as well as an active partner of Career Partners International which has a global footprint in over 50 countries and is the world’s largest and most successful global talent management consultancy.

Core products & services

Talent Acquisition
Talent Development
Executive and Leadership Coaching
HR Advisory Services
Career Transition/Outplacement


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Key Personnel

Terry J. Gillis, CPC, MBA, MASc


President & CEO

Terry has cultivated over 20 years of progressive experience in the field of talent management with expertise in attracting, retaining, managing, and transitioning talent in both private and public sector settings. He possesses an entrepreneurial spirit that has helped foster the growth of our consulting firm. Terry is a certified coach bringing his expertise in executive & leadership coaching, career transition, leadership development, workshop facilitation, and organizational effectiveness.


Kelly J. Gillis, CPC, MBA, MA

Vice President & Managing Partner

Kelly is a strategic, values-based health care executive and certified professional coach with strong leadership, relationship development, and change management skills. She has a proven track record of leading organizations in the establishment of strategic directions, transformational change strategies, implementation of quality improvement initiatives, and development of new systems and processes. Kelly’s professional expertise and services include leadership coaching & development, team effectiveness, change management, strategy development & execution, and organizational effectiveness.


Norman H. Tiffin, MSA

Vice President, Business Development

Norm brings his business acumen, love of people, and broad experience, to provide a unique perspective to solve problems and provide solutions for our clients. His strengths come from building teams, growing organizations, and solving problems that require a different approach. Norm’s professional expertise and services include recruitment & hiring, team leadership, new initiative plans & execution, strategy development & execution.