Advisory Board

Don Hathaway
Board Chairman
Hello, my name is Don Hathaway and I am the Chairman of the Advisory Board at QA Consultants. I have been a chief executive officer with business, a senior partner with international consultancies and a corporate director on multiple boards while accumulating expertise in strategy, finance, risk management, marketing and corporate governance. I have held more than 40 board, committee and board chair roles on public, private and not-for-profit boards. An engineer and a serial entrepreneur, I am often found on the boards of small or emerging technology companies and I have extensive experience leading public-private partnerships. Further, I have worked with the boards of many of Canada’s largest corporations on governance, finance and risk issues. Some of my other professional accomplishments include serving as a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council of the School of Business and Economics at Wilfred Laurier University, President and a Fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants of Ontario as well as President of the Institute of Management Consultants of Canada, a governor of York University, Chair of the University of Waterloo Advisory Council, a member of the Canadian Employment and Immigration Advisory Council, and a member of the Advisory Council to the Master of Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology program at the University of Waterloo. You may find it interesting that I am an active member of Triple Victor, supporting former members of the Canadian Forces.
Rod Dobson
Board Member
Hello, my name is Rod Dobson and I am a new Advisory Board member with QA Consultants. To this role I bring expertise in information technology, health care, financial services, human resources, business process outsourcing, and professional services in Canada, the US and globally. Currently I am the President of Elton Park Consultants Inc., a management consulting firm in Toronto. I have previously worked as Chief Operating Officer for Aon Hewitt Canada and for ADP, Inc. as Senior Vice President Service Delivery in its office in Paris. Some of my other professional accomplishments include being the Principal with Ernst & Young Management Consultants, Vice President of Postech Inc. of Chicago and New York, and managing Comtech Group in both Toronto and Cork, Ireland. You may find it interesting that I have received an award from the Canadian Payroll Association (recognizing contributions to “community, professionalism and authoritative knowledge”) and the President’s Award for Excellence from ADP, Inc.