Ron Hedelius

Ron has recently retired from the Halton Region Board of Education’s Career Counselling Centre where lecturing, testing, individual counselling and mentoring activities were his primary mandate. Prior to this, Ron’s experience and training included over 30 years of business management, specializing in all facets of career development issues within the Outplacement/Relocation industry. In this capacity Ron’s major mandate was to generate strategic human resource planning, program development and operations management where he functioned as Vice President, Director and Managing Partner of several major outplacement corporations. Along with his corporate responsibilities, Ron also functioned as lecturer and counsellor at McMaster University where he researched, designed and delivered career oriented lectures and seminars for graduate and under graduate students. Ron’s earlier career involved financial control, cost accounting and project management within the steel manufacturing industry, both in Canada and the United States.

Ron holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Philosophy from Northwestern University, Evanston Illinois, and attended Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Indiana USA. Ron has also pursued a graduate degree in Theology from Tyndale College University.

Ron is married to Vicky, an Anglican Priest who is Rector of the Church of the Epiphany in Hamilton, Ontario. They have four children (3 sons; 1 daughter) and six grandchildren. Ron’s pastimes are music, sports, and reading.

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