Meet Our Team

With over 30 years of recruitment experience within the food and drink sector, the CPA Recruitment team consists of some of the most experienced consultants in the industry.

 

Meet some of the CPA Recruitment team.

Luke Biscoe

Luke Biscoe

Director of Recruitment

Joined CPA in: 2012.

Expertise: Senior-level operations & QA recruitment.

Background: Luke started the CPA North America division in 2012 after working for the UK operation between 2000-2005, which followed on from gaining his BSc in Chemistry from Kings College London. In between, Luke headed up the finance & accounting division for a leading recruitment company in downtown Toronto. Luke has a strong belief in giving the highest levels of service to both clients & candidates alike, for the simple reason that we are dealing with peoples careers, and that should be respected & remembered at all times.

Favourite Food: Chicken Jalfrezi.

Fun Fact: He just ran his first marathon.

Direct dial: +1 905 631-2202.

Jaimie Meisner

Jaimie Meisner

Recruitment Manager

Joined CPA in: 2014.

Expertise: Core focus on Management within Production, Operations, QA, R&D, and Sales. 

Background: Jaimie joined CPA as a Senior Executive Recruiter in 2014, after 10+ years’ experience in Operational Management, Talent Acquisition and Sales. Jaimie holds a diploma in law where research studies included legal drafting, verifying citations, and communicating with counsel. During her tenure with CPA, Jaimie has proven successful in building relationships both with her clients and candidates alike within Canada’s top leading food companies.

Favourite Food: Poutine.

Fun Fact: Jaimie assists in a dog rescue organization.

Direct dial: +1 905 631-2203.

Kelly Cline

Kelly Cline

Senior Consultant

Joined CPA in: 2014.

Expertise: Senior level Operations and Quality Assurance Managers.

Background: Kelly has over ten years of experience in the recruitment industry and has filled positions from entry level to c suite, across the temporary, contract and permanent markets. Kelly has worked in a number of disciplines, including HR, financial services and accounting operations. Today she focuses on leadership positions in the food and beverage sector, primarily in Operations and Quality Assurance.

Favourite Food: Guacamole.

Fun Fact: Kelly has seen the band U2 play over 30 times.

Direct dial: +1 905 631-2206

Danielle Di Giovanni

Consultant

Joined CPA in: 2019.

Expertise: Sales Support and Administration.

Background: Danielle recently graduated from McMaster University with a degree in Human Behaviour. In the past, Danielle has taken on leadership roles in a variety of disciplines, including dance, wine sales, and administration. Today she provides administrative support for our experienced recruiters in the food and beverage industry.

Favourite Food: Gnocchi.

Fun Fact: Danielle can quote every Harry Potter movie.

Direct Dial: 905-634-1001.

Jacqueline Dime

Consultant

Joined CPA in: 2019.

Expertise: Business Development.

Background: Jacqueline has over ten years of experience in sales and has worked within the food and beverage industry. Jacqueline has worked in a number of disciplines, including Operations, Account Management and Sales. Today she focuses on business development in the food and beverage sector, as well as recruiting for positions primarily in Operations and Sales.

Favourite Food: Pizza and Sushi.

Fun Fact: Jacqueline walked down the aisle to November Rain by Guns N Roses.

Direct Dial: 905-631-2207.

Marc Rochon

Consultant

Joined CPA Recruitment in: 2018

Expertise: HR, Logistics, IT, Packaging, and Finance.

Background: Marc joined CPA Recruitment in 2018 with over 10 years of experience in Recruitment. He completed his diploma in HR in 2013 and he graduated with Honors. Before getting into recruitment, he owned his own business.

Favorite food: Cheese Burgers.

Fun Fact:  Marc enjoys going to EDM concerts and music festivals.

Direct Dial: 905-631-2208.

Vanessa Walker

Consultant

Joined CPA in: 2019.

Expertise: Customer Service, Sales and Operations.

Background: Vanessa started her career in sales and event management, before joining the recruitment industry. She started recruitment with a focus on temporary, contract and permanent hires. Vanessa joined CPA Recruitment in 2019, bringing not only recruitment experience, but Account Management and Business Development.

Favourite Food: Cheese Cake.

Fun Fact: Vanessa runs a Festival every year with her Family.

Direct Dial: 905-634-1001.