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TPD Executive Team


Leslie Meingast, CEO

Founder, owner and CEO of TPD, Leslie Meingast has grown TPD from a temporary staffing agency into a full service talent management and organizational performance firm. Leslie also plays an active role in many public, private, and not-for-profit organizations including:

  • Galt Foundation | Salem, OR USA | Board, Chair
  • Forum for International Trade Training (FITT) | Ottawa, Canada | Board, Vice Chair
  • BC Women’s Economic Advisory Council, Non Partisan – Vice Chair
  • Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO) | New York, USA | Board Member, International
  • Women Impacting Public Policy – International Member.
  • Gro Your Biz | Vancouver, Canada | Advisory Board Member
  • WEConnect Canada | Toronto, Canada | Founding Member  (affiliated with WBENC US)
  • United Success | Amsterdam, The Netherlands | Full Founding Member
  • Institute Corporate Directors (ICD) | Member
  • Cartier Women’s Initiative Award, France | Jury Member

Leslie’s contributions as a thought leader in HR and advocate for diversity have been recognized globally.

  • BIV – #3 Biggest Organization Owned by a Woman in BC
  • BIV – #14 Biggest Organization Managed by a Woman in BC
  • WEConnect Ambassador Award – 2012
  • International Women of Influence Award – 2008

Past affiliations include:

  • Department of Foreign Affairs and International Development – SME Advisory Board | Ottawa, Canada | Board Member
  • International Women’s Forum (IWF) | Washington, DC  USA | Member

As mentor, speaker, and leader in the diversity space, Leslie brings a global perspective and a passion for the mission of TPD: to help organizations perform and to help people succeed.



Paul Tournier, President

With more than twenty years of global experience in consulting, technology and outsourcing, as President, Paul Tournier brings an international perspective and a wealth of expertise to TPD. As Executive Partner with Accenture, Paul worked with more than 40 clients in 21 countries to achieve High Performance. Leveraging the combination of consulting, technology and business process outsourcing, Paul helps clients transform their business and achieve significant financial outcomes. As an entrepreneur and a leader in organizational transformation, Paul delivers value to clients and is committed to helping people succeed and organizations perform.

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