We’re passionate about your people

From search and placement to strategy, and everything in between, the ECL Group of Companies has the expertise and years of experience to deliver professional talent management solutions throughout every step of your business’ evolution.

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We are strategic advisors

Offering the services and support you need to attract and retain the talent who drive your success. We're dedicated to learning about every aspect of your business and providing you with long-term guidance and solutions to conquer any organizational challenge. Our goal is simple: to provide the professional, expert support that enables you and your team to achieve your vision. Developing an organization’s strongest asset—its people—has been our focus since we opened our doors in 1974. From our foundations as an entrepreneurial recruitment firm, Executrade Consultants, we have evolved into a multi-divisional company that provides exceptional people solutions, customized to meet our clients’ needs. Over the years, we’ve grown to become one of Canada’s most comprehensive people firms. Now, the ECL Group acts as a strategic partner, working alongside each of our clients to find the integrated talent management solutions that work across their businesses.

Our Companies

ECL Group includes five specialized companies, each focused and dedicated to specific talent management needs.

Our companies

Executrade is Canada’s leading professional recruitment firm.

As a dynamic team, we can manage a broad range of staffing requirements and at the same time provide niche-specific expertise and focus.

Our team offers professional recruitment services for permanent, temporary, and contract positions, with a level of quality and tenacity unmatched in the professional recruitment marketplace.

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Richardson Executive Search is unstoppable in our pursuit of leadership.

From Managers to Directors, Presidents, and Chief Executives, Richardson Executive Search identifies, connects with, and secures the leaders needed to ensure success. With a global reach, along with local relationships and remarkably expedient search processes, Richardson pairs exceptional leaders with world-class organizations.

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Stoppler Hughes is our strategic and integrated human resources management firm.

We work with company leaders to form high-level partnerships and provide the customized managed HR solutions they need at each stage of their growth. We provide the full complement of HR expertise and resources without the overhead costs associated with a full-time HR department.

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WAHVE Canada redefines business as usual.

WAHVE Canada is a unique contract staffing talent solution that brings insurance companies and pretiring insurance professionals together across the country to meet their work needs. Companies get the right matched talent and vintage experts get to extend their careers working from home.

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Outsource Payroll Solution is a leading provider of comprehensive payroll services. We specialize in Employer of Record Payroll Services, Payroll Processing, and Payroll Compliance Reviews. Our goal is to help businesses mitigate risk, reduce their administrative burden and enhance productivity by outsourcing their payroll responsibilities and liabilities to us.

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Our Passionate Team

The ECL Team

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Richard Stoppler


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Scott Stoppler

President & Chief Executive Officer

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Lynne Silvoza


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Jeff Newman

Director of Business Development


Marielle Maillot

Director of Administration


ECL Staff

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Sandy Jacobson

Vice President - Richardson Executive Search

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Daryl Henry

Vice President - Richardson Executive Search


O'Ryan Hughes

Managing Partner - Stoppler Hughes


Sherry Taschuk

Strategic Account Manager

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Manpreet Gill

Payroll and Accounting Administrator