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Deanna Werklund MBA, ICD.D

President & CEO, Emergenetics Canada Inc. – Emergenetics International Canada

A visionary leader with an entrepreneurial spirit, Deanna Werklund is founder of Emergenetics Canada (2013) and the charity for youth leadership, Empowering Minds (2012).

A visionary leader with an entrepreneurial spirit, Deanna Werklund is founder of Emergenetics Canada (2013) and the charity for youth leadership, Empowering Minds (2012).

Deanna graduated from Queen’s University EMBA program in 2014.  Deanna is also a graduate of the Institute for Corporate Directors, a Master Graduate of Rapport Leadership International, and a graduate of the highly distinguished Judy Project – an initiative led by the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management.  

Deanna sits on four Boards – Calgary Counselling Centre, WEDO Alberta, and Empowering Minds.  All of these organizations do important work that align with her values of helping others succeed and improving mental wellness. 

A mother of two (super great) grown children, Deanna enjoys spending time vacationing with her partner Rob Finot and their beautiful Rottie, Dani, anywhere there is a beach and warm weather.

Alexis Paproski

Operations Manager Emergenetics Canada Inc.

Alexis started working at the age of 14 as a receptionist at her dancing school. That was the start of her career in Customer Service and Administrative Support. Through her experiences she has learned to be adaptable, proactive and learn new skills quickly and efficiently. It is important to Alexis to create clarity through interactions and communications.

Alexis has been supporting classroom and online training programs for adults for over 20 years. Her certifications include Human Resource Management, Adult Learning Education, Project Management, Business Process Management, and Emergenetics Certification.

Alexis considers her 10 years at Work-Life Resources to be the best experience she could have asked for. Working with some of the top leadership facilitators in the world, Alexis learned so many valuable lessons and insights that she continues to pass on to her clients to this day. She believes in being solution oriented and diffuses difficult situations quickly.

Alexis’ specialties include Organization Specialist, Process Management, Coordination, Facilitation, Coaching, HR Management, and Customer Service.

To unwind Alexis enjoys hiking in the summer and working in her yard. In the winter she is off to the mountains to snowboard. No kids, but she has 2 wonderful cats that keep her on her toes!

Upcoming Events

November 10 - 11, 2020
Emergenetics Certification
Virtual Certification Program
December 8 - 9, 2020
Emergenetics Certification
Virtual Certification Program