OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM
Director of Client Care
Vic has spent the past 28 years of his 38-year career in health care product development with a focus in behavioral health. His personal vision statement best reflects his focus:
“To close the gap that exists between advances in mental, social, behavioural health sciences and individuals that need the support.”
Since 1987, Vic has been focused on program development to improve individual self-care within populations, through group work and eventually integrating interactive web-based tools. In 1987 as a Business Consultant, he developed emotional intelligence and resilience training implemented in the workplace. In 1999 as CEO of Alive publishing group, he published information on the brain’s neuroplasticity and the link between relationship and mental health with a 1.4m monthly readers. Alive also distributed health-based accredited training courses in 3 continents.
In 2004 he founded the Alive for Wellness 30-day in-patient program for people desiring to overcome a mental health struggle and a 60-day app/telephone after care program which still operates today (www.aliveforwellness.life). In 2008 he partnered with Dr. Scott Miller and Dr. Barry Duncan and and co-founded MyOutcomes (MyOutcomes.com), a clinical tool that helps behavioral health clinicians increase their clinical effectiveness and was a recipient of the national United Kingdom’s Mental Health Innovation Of The Year award. MyOutcomes is approved by the US Joint Commission and certified by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration; MyOutcomes is currently used in over 24 countries by private and governmental mental health clinics, the US Military, and over 28 universities in their graduate training programs. Over 13 randomized clinical trials confirm that using MyOutcomes can double the effect size of mental health clinicians.
In 2015, motivated to make advanced neural, behavioral, and social sciences more affordable and accessible to all people, Vic assembled a group of thought-leading academics, clinical professionals, and educators and founded The Resilient Mind Project that supports and trains people who exhibit a readiness to change and wish to increase their resilience (www.theresilientmind.life).
Sharon began her career as an academic, teaching and researching across a variety of disciplines, honing the ability to optimize and connect information from diverse sources while ensuring accessible and cogent presentation and delivery. Her abilities in these areas were further utilized and enhanced when she was elected into the Manitoba Legislature and crafted two pieces of first-in-Canada legislation before being appointed a cabinet minister.
As Minister of Healthy Living, and later Minister of Health, her ability to work with stakeholders, departments, and front-line healthcare providers demonstrated her strength in interpersonal and systems analysis skills, and her agility in addressing issues management and strategic planning holistically. Her history of mental health issues also provided unique insight into how to better reform mental health and healthcare policy through the lens of lived experience. Sharon’s work within the Streamline team provides expertise as a public speaker, consultant, and facilitator.
Director of Internal Processes
Chris began his career as an auditor with Deloitte & Touche LLP, where he learned how various businesses approach the same problem with different system designs and varying levels of success. Having developed a flexible approach to problem solving, he then moved into the healthcare field by joining Ormed Information Systems, where he designed accounting and business management systems for hospitals and clinics. Chris soon became President & CEO of Ormed, which initially had only one product that ran in a handful of hospitals and clinics in Western Canada. Over the course of the next 20 years, he used his role to guide Ormed into becoming an industry leader, with 25 products running in over 280 healthcare organizations throughout Canada and the United States. (www.ormed.com) Read More…
Chief Technology Officer
Farida Contractor oversees Information Technology (IT) and software development solutions. Her responsibilities include developing web-based/smart phone tools and ensuring compliance with confidentially acts.
Farida has more than 25 years of experience leading and implementing a multitude of large IT and software development projects. She was a member of the development team at Winfax, the company that created the first digital fax software. Farida has also worked in Deloitte and Touche’s IT division and as Chief Technology Officer of Health Factors Inc. Her leadership skills and commitment to service excellence are an invaluable resource in helping to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the client-mentor relationship.
Karl A. Peuser, PhD.
Director, Research & Security
Karl, who earned his doctorate at the University of Missouri-Columbia, leads the research and development team for Human Performance. His primary focus is to analyze client data in order to evaluate and provide effective remedial actions for client solutions.
Karl’s academic and applied experience in experimental psychology and neurosciences provides the experience needed to ensure client solutions utilize the most advanced methodologies and technologies available. A past Robert S. Daniel Teaching Fellow, he has taught over twenty different courses in psychology, neuroscience, research, history of science and behavior. A recipient of the Research Society on Alcoholism Junior Investigator Award, he has also completed research on the physiological basis of learning and memory which provides valuable insights towards enhancing human performance for our clients.
Cindy’s focus during her psychology studies was behavioral health metrics. She is passionate about their application and in providing clients with a greater understanding of how team and individual performance can be enhanced through more effective HR practices or IT solutions.
Cindy has been instrumental in the initial and ongoing innovation of client dashboard metrics, designed to increase the engagement between employer and employee relations. Cindy is additionally the Clinical Director of MyOutcomes, which maintains ongoing collaboration with pioneering psychologists, Dr. Barry Duncan and Dr. Scott Miller, in the field of feedback improved treatment. This latter role provides Cindy with the opportunity to collaborate with the MyOutcomes international base of over 4000 clients who are committed to measuring effectiveness.
Chief Developer, MyOutcomes
Taner leads our software development team and has an extensive background in software architecture development and design. His experience in .NET and overall software development skills help the fast adoption and implementation of new technologies with high quality results.
He has a bachelor’s degree in engineering and a master’s in computer science combined with over 15 years of work experience. Taner is also instrumental in implementing new software applications into business environments and to date over 600 organizations use cloud base software developed by Taner and his team.