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Spindle is defined by its people.

As strategists and communicators, we are competent and effective. But we also have grit: For every assignment, we work through the valleys and the peaks until we get to true value.

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Meet our team

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Tina McDivitt, Ph.D., President

Tina is the Founder and President of Spindle. She has led the execution of over 50 consulting engagements, developing strategies for maximizing the value, effectiveness and downstream impact of academic, educational, commercial and advocacy programs powered by cutting-edge science. She has extensive experience in strategic planning, impact assessment, opportunity evaluation and capital sourcing and has worked with senior university leaders, industry executives and government decision makers on a wide range of strategy development projects.

For approximately 5 years before she founded Spindle, Tina served as the Director of Strategic Planning and Communications for Ontario Genomics, where she worked closely with senior government officials to develop strategic plans and implementation road maps aimed at bolstering Ontario’s innovation and commercialization capacity. Prior to her work at Ontario Genomics, Tina was a consultant with Shift Health, a boutique management consulting firm focused on the health sphere.

Tina received her Bachelor’s degree at the University of Waterloo and holds a Ph.D. in molecular mechanisms of infectious disease from the Department of Molecular Genetics at the University of Toronto.

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Uttam Bajwa, Ph.D., Lead, Research and Learning

Uttam leads Spindle’s qualitative research engine. She brings over 10 years of experience leading and supporting applied research efforts for Canadian and international not-for-profits, universities, and funding institutions to measure and drive social and economic value. Most recently, Uttam has been a consultant for the Mastercard Foundation, where she led the re-design of a socio-economic impact monitoring system for a $1 billion global funding program. Prior to joining the Foundation, she managed programs and contributed to research in higher education internationalization and global public health at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto.

Uttam received her Bachelor’s degree at Simon Fraser University, Masters at York University and holds a Ph.D. in the history of business and innovation from Johns Hopkins University. She is currently a Fellow at the Johns Hopkins Institute for Applied Economics, Global Health, and the Study of Business Enterprise.

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Kathy Jimenez, Lead, Digital, Data and Design

Kathy is Spindle’s designated creative and technology expert. She brings 15+ years of experience in visual and digital arts. Kathy is a core team member on all of Spindle’s engagements, elevating virtually every aspect of our client-focused work. Kathy is experienced in stakeholder engagement and information gathering strategy, including the design and implementation of elaborate surveys and custom workshop experiences. She is a talented graphic designer with expertise in the simple communication of complex conceptual models. Kathy is proficient at large-scale quantitative data analysis and creative data visualization.

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Rosemary Moore, Project Coordinator

Rosemary is spindle’s logistical and client services guru. She helps us to work in seamless partnership with our clients and to carry out extensive stakeholder engagement programs with a personal, mindful and client-centered touch. Rosemary holds a Bachelor of Arts in drama from Bishop’s University and is currently completing a second degree in Social Work at Ryerson University.

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