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C3 is a New Brunswick owned, boutique consulting firm focused on impactful projects and long-term client relationships.


The C3 Team is adaptable, innovative, and professional.


We work with our clients to bring context and meaning to complex problems, create alignment around a common set of business objectives, and collaborate to find innovative solutions and make impactful decisions.


Our team loves what they do and are committed to the three things we value most… Culture, Clients, and Community

Culture

We are committed to building an encouraging, caring, and supportive work environment. We believe our individual differences strengthen us, and the trust and respect we have for each other infuses passion into everything we do.

Clients

We focus on building strong relationships with our clients. Our clients view us as trusted advisors who share in their desire to achieve success and work together to overcome challenges.

Community

We work, live, and play in our community. Our company could not exist without it, so we are committed to giving back. We support local, give to community groups and charities, and encourage team members to volunteer in the community.


C3 services are tailored to the needs of our clients and the circumstances at hand. We apply our knowledge, experience, and talents to provide honest and actionable advice

Making Connections to Solve Complex Problems

  • Working with clients to advance business goals by connecting organizations, people, and programs.
  • Gathering stakeholder voices to gain key business insights.​
  • Bring together different levels of government to transform programs and services, advance public policy, and identify ways to better serve citizens.
  • Connecting private sector with publicly funded programs and services.

Strategy Enablement

  • Providing results oriented, real time strategic responses to complex situations.
  • Working at the heart of our clients’ organizations, helping to address their most complex and important challenges.
  • Developing strategic frameworks that define actionable initiatives to realize strategic objectives and outcomes.

Organizational Design

  • Designing structures and organizing teams that put the right people with the right skills in the right place doing the right work.
  • Outlining clear accountabilities that are aligned to performance management tools.
  • Designing business processes to ensure efficiencies and enhance client experience.

Project Leadership

  • Taking an objective and professional approach to managing the risks associated with major change.
  • Aiding clients in selecting the right mix of projects, establish robust monitoring systems, and actively manage potential risks and emerging issues.
  • Helping clients make strategies a reality and deliver on the benefit they promise.

Architecture

  • Analyzing the enterprise, covering business capabilities, processes, information, security, applications, and infrastructure.
  • Aiding clients in developing and maintaining a business-oriented enterprise and strategic architecture.
  • Advising clients on integrating and working with modern technology trends, SaaS, and managed services.

Business Analysis

  • Embracing projects from start to finish by considering all aspects to make our clients successful.
  • Applying agile methods and visual modeling techniques that capture the detail of requirements in a way that is clear to business users and supports rapid development.
  • Helping clients implement the governance, processes, and tools required to successfully manage requirements for systems development and implementation.


We believe the success of our company is a direct result of the quality of our team and their commitment to excellence

Al Carson

Starr Cookson

Ashley Counsell B.A., M.Ed.

Neil d’Entremont

Dan Fleet

Fane Gallant

Ann Hale

Barbara Porter

Claude Richard

Jeff Sheehan

Al Carson

President

Al brings over 32 years of experience building IT teams and businesses. His extensive background in the Atlantic region and beyond is highly recognized in the market. As President of C3, Al’s passion for building teams and his direct “hands-on” experience working with clients remains his focus. Leading by example, Al continues to mentor the team to grow the region.

Starr Cookson

Senior IT Consultant

Starr Cookson is a qualified professional with 17 years of experience as an Information Technology Consultant. Starr specializes in Business Analysis and has experience working with customers to facilitate the elicitation of requirements, develop and document process, and perform quality assurance. She has worked with vendors and been involved in doing research to determine optimal approach. She has familiarity with all stages of the development life cycle, including requirements elicitation, architecture, development, testing and implementation. She has experience with various development methodologies and approaches and can learn quickly and readily adapt to new technologies and methodologies.

Ashley Counsell B.A., M.Ed.

Vice President, Business Consulting

Ashley is a strategic leader who translates vision into results through organizational and program design processes.​

With significant HR management and Organizational Design experience, Ashley has successfully led organizations through Governance and Operating model redesigns and developed numerous social programs across a wide range of government departments and industries including transportation, manufacturing, health care, tourism and food and beverage. ​

Ashley has served on a number of provincial and national advisory groups on topics related to labour force adjustments, employment and skills development. She is also passionate about community and has served as chair on several fundraising boards in New Brunswick. ​

Neil d’Entremont

Senior IT Consultant

Neil is an experienced IT professional that has been in the industry for 30+ years. Over the years, Neil has gained experience in the areas of robotics, solutions architecture, software development and computer telephony integration. Neil has had the opportunity to work in both the private and public sectors.

Over the course of his career Neil has had the opportunity to operate in various industry verticals including Telecommunications, Pharmaceuticals, Banking, Insurance and Government.

Dan Fleet

Technology and Architecture

Dan has more than 30 years of experience as an enterprise architecture and IT strategy leader. He brings a history of a successful array of IT transformation, modernization, and enterprise strategy projects.

Dan seeks to help clients with their most challenging problems, with a focus on setting up globally distributed development teams, turning around at-risk projects, implementing and working with managed services, and helping our clients implement business-oriented enterprise architecture operating models. Building on successes from numerous industries and problem domains, Dan has a passion to collaborate with clients to build teams that leverage the world-class potential to be found in Atlantic Canada.

Fane Gallant

Senior IT Consultant

For the first 10 years of Fane’s career, he worked in the development side of the IT industry. This gave Fane a great appreciation for how important it is to communicate with clients to grasp a full understanding of their needs.

With that understanding, Fane has progressed into client facing roles where he uses Design Thinking methods to break down problems, test and evaluate options, draw meaning and understanding from data, and deliver solutions that provide business value.

Ann Hale

Senior IT Consultant

Ann Hale has worked in the Information Technology field over thirty years and has experience in both the private and public sectors. She specializes in Project Management and Management Consulting and has performed those roles in public, private, and international engagements. She augments her experience with professional accreditations.

Over the course of her career Ann has had the opportunity to operate in various industry verticals including Telecommunications, Utility, Petroleum, Insurance, Retail, Transportation, Education, Pension, and Government. She has managed projects of various natures including Software Development, Infrastructure, Organizational Outsourcing, and CMMI.

Barbara Porter

Senior Project Manager

Barbara Porter has worked in the business field for over thirty years and has experience in both the private and public sectors. She has held multiple IT positions and specializes in project management. She augments her experience with continuous professional training.

Barbara’s passion for project management began with call centre implementations and since then has managed projects of various natures including software implementation, energy research, and new product introductions. Barbara’s key success is being able to quickly adapt delivery methodologies to ensure the delivery of a quality project.

Claude Richard

Vice President, IT Consulting Services

Claude has over 31 years of IT industry experience in the local, national and international markets.

He has lived through various IT projects playing a variety of roles which gives him an in-depth appreciation on how to make IT projects successful and just as importantly, the pitfalls to avoid. He has also extensive experience in the public and private sector, having worked in both areas throughout his career.

Jeff Sheehan

Digital Enablement and Delivery

Jeff helps customers analyze and understand opportunities and challenges, formulate models and abstractions around which strategies can be formed, ground decisions in data, and find creative ways that technology can support business needs.

Jeff’s goal is to bring context and meaning to situations, create alignment around a common set of business objectives, and improve communication, collaboration, and ultimately the probability of success.


Looking to work with a local company that balances business objectives with environmental, social, and economic responsibilities?

We are looking for experienced consultants who want to solve complex business and technology problems for our clients with creative and forward-thinking solutions.

We hire exceptionally smart, analytical, and hard-working people who are committed to lifelong learning. If you have a proven track record and are looking for an opportunity to be part of a strong team of professionals where you can be challenged and help our clients succeed, we should talk.

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