Who We Are

Martin Beach

CEO

Martin has extensive experience across multiple industries including the employment sector, oil and gas, renewable energy, as well as the finance sector. As a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with an MBA, his expertise in forging impactful partnerships and fostering respectful connections helps drive exceptional service delivery. Martin has a strong passion for developing diverse talents and creating a culture of continuous and sustainable growth within the workplace. 

Darcie Davidson

Chief Administrative Officer

Darcie, MA, assists the ETHOS team with developing and delivering services that support the employment needs of the local population. Darcie has 15 years’ experience in program, delivery, development, and management for clients who face barriers to employment and full social inclusion. 

Senior Management Team

Jan Christie

Director of Finance

Jan leads the finance team in all areas to provide accurate accounting practices for the financial health of the organization. Jan prepares financial statements for the company, and works closely with the COO and management teams of our programs, to provide financial compliance, risk and policies. 

Leah Crawford

Director of Human Resources

Leah manages the HR team, and has over 15 years of experience in the field of Human Resources. Leah is currently working towards her CPHR. She specializes in recruitment and team development and enjoys building relationships with ETHOS 

Chris Oaten

Director of Information Technology

Chris, diploma in Information Technology and Applied Systems, and post-graduate certificate in Instructional Design, manages the Innovative Learning Solutions team, projects, and technology needs for ETHOS. He works in collaboration with Martin in project planning and assists the team with project execution. He is also the developer of our eLearning platforms and leads the IT team, providing technical support.  

Matt Vissers

Director of Programming

Matt supports the success of Program Managers and staff, and assists in implementing company strategy. His background is in entrepreneurship and business operations, beginning at ETHOS in 2020 as a Business Coach. Matt is passionate about supporting his fellow community members through ETHOS’ wide variety of employment and self-employment training opportunities. 

Sara Collins

Director of Business Development and Marketing

Sara Collins, with a Bachelor of Business Administration, was awarded the Emerging Career Development Practitioner of the Year Award in 2023.

Sara’s approach to business development and marketing focuses on forging collaborations that drive positive change both internally and externally. Her strategic leadership and dedication to collaboration aim to empower individuals and organizations, fostering an inclusive environment where diversity is celebrated.