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Leadership Development Program

You owe it to yourself to find out why Reliance™ is the right choice for you.

You offer the ambition, passion and intelligence and we offer the opportunity to learn to lead at a company that has revolutionized the HVAC industry. You will be supported by our company leaders in their roles as your trainers and mentors every step of the way. Their goal is the same as yours – to make sure you’re learning the business and advancing quickly – into a leadership position within the next 3 years.
By performing in a variety of rotations within Sales, Operations & Finance, you will be positioned for a leadership role more quickly.
Hear from our Leadership Development Program team members. Their testimonials explain why they have chosen Reliance for their careers. ​​​​​​​
LDP Honey Wahi  

Honey Wahi

MBA – Wilfrid Laurier University
BBA – University of Toronto

Honey developed her leadership skills in a number of NFP roles including President of DECA UTM, during which she started and substantially grew a student business organization. While she specialized in marketing and strategy during her MBA, the opportunity for exposure to various parts of the business and the potential to make a meaningful impact in various capacities is what drew her to the LDP program. Honey’s passion for business strategy and a diverse portfolio of experiences will allow her to contribute to Reliance’s growth.

Marketing Analyst

LDP Laura Ramsden  

Laura Ramsden

BComm – Queen’s School of Business

Laura’s collaborative leadership style and can-do attitude make her a valuable team member for Reliance. Through her experience in the technology sector, her studies abroad in Poland, and in her role as Marketing Director for Queen’s University’s Cure Cancer Classic, Laura has developed a strong set of analytical and interpersonal skills that will enable her to thrive.

Customer Information Systems Analyst

LDP Wendy Wang  

Wendy Wang

Honours Business Administration (HBA)
- Ivey Business School at Western University

Wendy gives 110% in everything she does, from her past role as the President of the Western Accounting Association and Pacer on her Dragonboat Team. She has started an office technology cleaning business, where she developed her leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills. Her drive and curiosity will aid her and Reliance well.

Sales Effectiveness Analyst

LDP Dalia Vainer  

Dalia Vainer

BBA - Schulich School of Business

Having started her own company at a young age, Dalia brings an entrepreneurial spirit and an eye for operational efficiency to Reliance with previous experience in retail banking and the medical industry. Her passions include theater and the arts, with numerous finalist rankings in national dance competitions and continuous volunteering at her local dance studio.

Business Analyst- Strategic Initiatives

LDP Alex Van Ballegooie  

Alex Van Ballegooie

BEs - University of Waterloo

Well rounded with a Honours Bachelor of Environmental​​ Studies and a study abroad at the University of Leeds Business School, Alex’s strong self-starter skill​ is a real asset. Alex has a passion for tennis and held a strong leadership role as Captain of his Varsity Men’s Tennis Team.

Customer Experience Analyst
Commercial Sales

LDP Chris Rawlings  

Christopher Rawlings

Bachelor Management and Organizational Studies
Spec in Accounting - Western University

Christopher played varsity football while at Western, became Vice President of the Athlete’s Student Council and his love of football also translated to volunteer coaching the sport. Chris has been a finalist in numerous case competitions and has extensive experience in accounting, sales and customer service. Christopher’s confidence, analytical ability and positivity are what make him successful.

Marketing Analyst
Customer Information Systems Analyst

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LDP Michelle Slotwinski  

Michelle Slotwinski

Master of International Business - Queen's University
BComm – University of Guelph

Michelle studied in Canada and Germany, brings international consulting experience, project management skills and a wide array of volunteer experience in fundraising, student associations and with the United Way. Michelle’s strong interpersonal skills, professionalism, drive and creativity will serve her and Reliance well.

Customer Information Systems Analyst
Marketing Analyst

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LDP Jeff Baldwin  

Jeff Baldwin

Master of International Business - Queen’s University
BA Honours – University of Guelph

Jeff is an avid sports fan who plays hockey, soccer and golf and brought this passion to work at a golf course where he performed a variety of roles, leading to Assistant General Manager. Jeff then went to the consulting world and worked in the hospitality industry in New York and Los Angeles. Jeff brings a very thoughtful and well-rounded approach to his work.

Business Analyst – Strategic Initiatives

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LDP Céline de Milleville  

Céline de Milleville

BSc - University of Waterloo

Well rounded with a Science and Business Degree with a Minor in Economics, Céline's attention to detail and analytical skills are a real asset. Céline's extra-curricular activities include being an accomplished skier and volunteering for a wide range of causes including planning Earth hour events, United Way events and volunteering in a shanty town in Riverton, Jamaica.

Customer Information Systems Analyst
Marketing Analyst
Strategic Initiatives Analyst
Project Lead, Sales Effectiveness
Central Administration Supervisor

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LDP Michelle Eeuwes  

Michelle Eeuwes

BBA - University of Toronto

Michelle has worked as an educational tutor and started a floral company. Michelle is actively involved in the community, with Save the Mothers, Rotary Club and Richmond Hill Chamber of Commerce. Michelle’s inquisitive mind offers strategic observations and valuable recommendations to the business.

Financial Analyst
Business Analyst (GTA Branches)
Strategic Initiatives Analyst
Process Improvement Specialist, Operations


Your customized learning and development program may also include:


Leadership training

● Getting Things Done - Mastering Workflow / Time Management
● Building a Successful Business Case
● Communicating With Impact
● Financial Acumen
● Optimizing Results Through Others
● Advanced Interviewing Techniques
● Moving From an Operational Manager to a Strategic Thinker
● Change Leadership Thinking From Multiple Perspectives
● Project Management Principles & Techniques
● Leading with Emotional Intelligence 

Peer network lunch and learns

● Creating a Positive Work Environment
● HR Legislation
● Difficult Conversations – How Effective Managers Communicate Tough Messages
● Developing Resiliency to Improve Work Life Balance
● Invigorate Employees through Vision, Goal Setting and Performance Evaluation
● Creativity Exercises


● Senior Level Mentoring Relationship
● Regular meetings with members of the Executive Team

On the job

● Peer Shadowing
● In-Depth Coaching Sessions and Quarterly Performance Appraisals
● Special Projects
● Process Improvement Initiatives
● Cross Functional Assignments

Reliance changes the way people think about our industry by providing vital products and services in innovative ways. Working together, we lead the market in customer satisfaction and have been innovating for over 40 years. Today, we’re of the largest rental water heater provider in Canada, with over 1.4 million customers and one of the largest networks of licensed technicians in Canada.

This is your chance. Don’t get lost in a huge organization where you don’t really get to see the results of your work or someone more senior takes the credit. At Reliance, you are empowered to make real change. Your decisions have impact. Your vision can be realized and you have the freedom to share it with a group of dedicated professionals who can really bring it to life under your leadership.

We share your passion and commitment and we’re ready to talk.​​​​​ ​​

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