On May 15th, 2014, TPD’s CEO, Owner, and Founder Leslie Meingast was presented with the Astra Excellence in Global Growth Award at the 2014 Global Connect Women Entrepreneurs Expo and Summit.
Over the last 34 years, Leslie Meingast has grown TPD from a temporary staffing agency into a full service talent management and organizational performance firm.
Meingast also plays an active role in many public, private, and not-for-profit organizations including:
Galt Foundation (Salem, OR)
Forum for International Trade Training (FITT) (Ottawa, Canada)
BC Women's Economic Advisory Council, Non Partisan
Women Presidents' Organization (WPO) (New York, USA)
WEConnect Canada (Toronto, Canada)
UnitedSucces (Amsterdam, The Netherlands).
Meingast’s contributions as a thought leader in Human Resources and an advocate for diversity have been recognized globally. She is listed as Business In Vancouver’s third Biggest Organization Owned by a Woman in British Columbia, and has also received the 2012 WEConnect Ambassador Award, as well as the 2008 International Women of Influence Award.
As a mentor, speaker, and leader in the diversity space, Meingast brings a global perspective and a passion for the mission of TPD: to help people succeed, and organizations perform
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Astra Women’s Business Alliance is a dynamic network of women-owned businesses, corporate and government agency supplier of diversity professionals, and other partner organizations who share a singular mission: to advance opportunities for women in business. Astra offers WBENC certifications, the most credible, nationally recognized certification women can obtain for their business, as well as resources and contract opportunities.