Our Core Team

Our Motto: All of Us Are Better Than One of Us.

When you engage Tricon, you get the Tricon team—which is much more than just the sum of our individual competencies. We combine exceptional people with our internal Tricon knowledge base, proven methodologies, research, innovative thinking and team collaboration to deliver fit-for-purpose service and expertise in everything we do.

Our Delivery Consultants are truly the best in the industry, with a focus on Project Delivery, PMO, Business Analysis, Organizational Change Management, HR, Coaching and Leadership Development.  We carefully select knowledgeable, skilled and passionate team members.  Combined with the Tricon TriplePlayTM toolkit, unparalleled support from the Tricon Core Team, and the individual expertise of our consultants, our team has developed a track record and reputation for not only delivering what we promise, but in many cases, faster and more cost effective than any of our competitors.

Roxanne Becker

Founder and President

Since graduating from Computer Science, Roxanne has over 30 years of business experience where she has held senior management, consulting, technology and delivery roles across IT, Energy, Telco and Consulting industries.  Her passion for delivering creative solutions, education, building high performance teams and a deep belief in the value of teamwork and managing change was instrumental in building Tricon to become one of the premier, full service project delivery organizations in Western Canada.  Roxanne thrives on building innovative, fit for purpose solutions for clients which include building leading edge PMOs, rescuing troubled projects or delivering relevant, motivating seminars and events.  She has directly managed more than a hundred projects ranging from infrastructure projects to acquisitions and ERP solutions.  Roxanne is most happy when she is exploring and evaluating new ideas – whether it is creative ways to solve old problems, business strategies to raise the bar in business excellence, or the “wild” idea that could change everything!  Outside of work, Roxanne loves family, travelling, and trying to improve her golf - so a family vacation at Pebble Beach would be pretty ideal!

Katie Phillips

Partner + Creative Director

Katie has over 10 years HR and management experience, having managed our corporate shared services at Tricon since its inception. She oversees business operations, making our company's vision a reality. Katie also leads our People & Culture and Ignite Summits lines of business. No matter which hat she's wearing, her goal is simple - to empower people and organizations to differentiate themselves and drive measurable results through innovative solutions. Katie's tenure with our organization (since 2005) allows her to pull from on-the-ground experiences to mentor our team and clients.

She is a personal growth seeker and has a passion for continuous learning and lives in a state of curiosity.

Katie has a love of the outdoors, and spends her free time enjoying our beautiful backyard here in Alberta with her family.

Kindra Howard

Associate Partner

Kindra Howard is a Certified Management Consultant (CMC), Project Management Professional (PMP) and Business Relationship Management Professional (BRMP). She also holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree with a major in Entrepreneurial Management. Kindra has been in the project management industry for over 12 years and has managed information technology programs and projects up to $11.5M. In addition to this, Kindra recently co-authored the Project Management Institute (PMI) Benefits Realization Practice Guide, and volunteers her time with the U of C Haskayne School of Business and PMI international.

Beth Huckerby

Account Executive

Beth has been with Tricon since its inception in a variety of operational and client facing roles.  Beth has decades of experience creating and transforming business processes and systems in the areas of Operations, Finance, HR and Account Management. Her true passion is customer service, uniting people to be stronger together and challenging the way we do things in creative ways. Beth’s role as Director of Customer Experience ensures that anyone working with Tricon has an exceptional, high quality experience, every time.  She loves being part of highly motivated and creative teams, making things easier and having fun while doing it! When Beth is not at Tricon you can find her with her family and friends on a mountain, ski hill, golf course, river or lake with a big fat smile on her face! 

Janna Sawatzky

Professional Services Manager

Janna Sawatzky has been working as a consultant for Tricon since 2011 at various client sites. She is a proven Program and PMO process design and implementation professional with over ten years leading the delivery of corporate-wide programs, with a focus on the development and continuous improvement of Project Management Offices, methodologies, and practices.  She has the experience and ability to deliver complex solutions across large stakeholder communities within dynamic and complex work environments. She is a pragmatic, results-oriented professional with extensive experience in Portfolio / Program / Project Management. Janna is smart, deals very well with people, and is focused on delivering business benefits. She is always motivated to do the ‘right’ thing, quickly establishes confidence and credibility, and backs this up with consistent delivery.

Kelly Becker

Business Development Executive

Kelly is a native Albertan with over 25 years of Account Management and Business Development experience across a variety of industries.  He spent a big part of his career in the Print and Graphics Supplies industries, where he was responsible for technical sales, support and customer care.   Kelly's not a stranger to the Project Management industry though - he and Roxanne have been personally invested in Tricon since 2005, where Tricon has been a favorite table topic for almost 15 years.  In 2019, Kelly joined Tricon to bring his deep sales experience to the team to help with geographic expansion as well as to expand our new line of business, People and Culture across vertical markets.

Now that his two daughter's are grown, in his spare time he is an avid Calgary Flames fan, and in the summer months, or when he can get away somewhere warm, he is practicing his golf game.  Give him a call if you need a 4th!

Maggie McCarron

Account Management Analyst

Maggie wears many hats on the Tricon team. She is responsible for support in the areas of office management, resourcing, event planning and technical support. Maggie brings to Tricon a background in office management and fund development and a passion for meeting new people and developing relationships. Maggie holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Canadian Studies, as well as a Bachelor of Education. When not in the office you will find Maggie spending time with her family, and volunteering as a Board Member with Made by Momma.

Melissa Wheeler

Project Office Specialist

Melissa has over 10 years experience with managing, executing, and delivering projects in the Oil and Gas and Education sectors. Melissa thrives in a fast paced environment and is a high performer who is driven to meet deadlines. Her passion is ensuring project teams achieve their goals by providing them with creative solutions and tools to ensure success.  In her most recent role at an Oil and Gas Owner company, Melissa managed the redesign of the PMO, including the development of tools and processes and the implementation of the organizational change. Melissa is continuously developing her skills, with formal education in business marketing, business management and project management.  She most recently completed her certificate in Project Management Fundamentals from the University of Calgary.  When she isn’t in the office, you will find Melissa camping and hiking in the mountains with her partner and fuzzy labradoodle or chasing sunsets at exotic beaches around the world.

Sally Singh

Contracts Analyst, Corporate Services

Sally our Contracts Analyst at Tricon. She is a recent graduate from the University of Calgary with a Bachelor of Science majoring in Applied Mathematics and minoring in Philosophy. Sally is excited to bring her love of details and love of writing to her new role. She is eager to continue strengthening her skills and learning as much as possible while navigating her new life outside of school. Sally loves to spend free time with her family and friends outside of work. She enjoys solving puzzles and escape rooms. If there’s a challenge, she’s ready to conquer it!

Sean Howard

Business Development Executive

Sean is our token east coaster on the Tricon team.  He has over 15 years experience in Senior Sales Management, Account Executive experience in the IT recruitment and vendor management industries.  As well as, HR Marketing and communications experience. His experience spans across many industries including Healthcare, Oil and Gas, Telecom, and Transportation.

Sean’s outgoing personality and infectious sense of humor has enabled him to build strong lasting relationships with both client and candidate.  He is a firm believer in honest and transparent dialogue and believes highly in kindness.  In his spare time, Sean enjoys spending time in the mountains or near water with his young family. He is pretty savvy around a bbq....and not very savvy at all on a golf course.

Stephanie Becker

Financial Analyst

Stephanie is a Financial Analyst on the Tricon team, as well she helps us all accomplish all we do each day by offering support to various projects and functions at the office. Stephanie also handles all of our day to day operational tasks, including accounts receivable, accounts payables, IT and office management. Stephanie is a recent graduate from the University of Calgary with her undergraduate degree in mathematics, and uses her advanced math knowledge to keep the rest of the team on their toes, and to ensure our operational spreadsheets are on point!

Stephanie spends much of her time volunteering in the community through her involvement with the Boys and Girls Club, the Women’s Centre of Calgary and tutoring children in math. Stephanie loves astronomy, and can often be found at the Rothney Observatory.

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