Ainslie Wood is the owner and President of Wood-Sloan Inc., a successful consulting firm providing human resources and management consulting services to the municipal/public and not-for-profit sectors since 1995.

The foundation of Wood-Sloan’s success is Ainslie’s genuine desire to make a positive contribution to the quality of work and community life for the municipalities and organizations she works for.

Ainslie’s strengths include:
  • Corporate scope and diversity of experience
  • Experience at an executive level and in working with elected/appointed officials
  • Solid management and human resources expertise
  • Thorough knowledge of most jobs in the municipal sector including those of elected officials, along with governance/jurisdictional/legislative issues affecting local government
  • Knowledge of specialty areas, such as the Fire Services, Public Works & Utility Operations, and Recreation Services
  • Excellent analytical, communication, facilitation, negotiation, and project/time management skills
  • A successful track record of developing rapport and credibility with all levels of staff and elected/appointed officials from the outset of a project
  • A quick study with a solid work ethic, Ainslie enjoys her work – and it shows!
  • A successful track record delivering client-centred results, on-time and at competitive value
  • Excellent references and testimonials
An accomplished executive, Ainslie’s diverse background also includes municipal leadership positions:
  • As Director of Human Resource Services for the Regional Municipality of York
  • As Director of Human Resources for the Town of Aurora
  • With the City of Vaughan where her career progressed to Assistant Administrator with responsibility for corporate organizational and operational review, special projects and executive support to the City Manager;
  • Ainslie has also held positions within municipal Parks & Recreation and Finance Departments;
  • And in accounting, planning, assessment and transportation in a School Board environment.

Wood-Sloan Inc. has established collaborative relationships with businesses and colleagues who are committed to excellence in their profession. Tried and tested, these alliances are available to augment Wood-Sloan’s resources to meet client-specific needs.