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At Ember, our values are Care, Connection, Conscious Transformation, and Growth &
Evolution. We bring our values to life by showing up and holding one another accountable with grace and respect. This is both our greatest challenge and strength. Diligently practicing our values with our team, partners, and clients is how we build integral relationships and is our most significant differentiator.

Experience workplace connection and transformation

Ember supports organizations in the public and private sectors across Canada. Our team has
over 20 years of combined experience in the areas of connection, coaching, workplace culture,
and psychological health and safety. We offer listening tours, leadership alignment, leadership
coaching, and educational services for individuals, leaders, and teams.

Our team works alongside organizations using human-centred services to empower, create
space, facilitate connection, ignite the spark to evolve and contribute to advancing the
workplace culture. Those who work with us receive tangible and targeted solutions to evolve the
employee experience.

Our Founder


President and CEO

Jesse Adams

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Jesse is the leader and founder of Ember Experience, which supports organizations across Canada that are focused on evolving leadership and business practices to support humans in the workplace.   

Jesse has over a decade of experience in leadership, business coaching, corporate well-being, strategy analysis and implementation. Jesse is a highly skilled public speaker, visionary thinker, and coach for senior leaders.

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Our Team


Associate Advisor

Aishwarya Jayaprakash

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Aishwarya holds an undergraduate degree in Engineering in Electronics & Communication as well as an MBA.  

Aish strives to bring passion, focus, and energy to every challenge. Aish values and deeply cares for her work and for her team. She seeks growth and evolution through education and
work challenges.


Customer Experience Advisor

Bethany Huges

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Bethany is one of the newest team members to join Ember Experience. She works as an Associate Advisor.


Bethany has a background in communications, psychological and holistic wellness, and addictions counselling. Bethany specializes in client management, presentations,
and public speaking.

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Thomas Hiltz

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Thomas pulls from his experience in aerospace engineering, sales, data analysis, digital marketing, and even research ethics.


Thomas aims to enhance the employee-employer relationship by utilizing data to understand specific client needs and provide tailored solutions. He specializes in data analytics, processes, and information technology systems.

Our Collaborators


Founder & CEO - Marsh & McMahon Consulting

Norah Marsh

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Norah Marsh, CEO of Marsh & McMahon Executive Consulting Services, boasts over two decades of senior leadership in public-facing organizations, including a transformative role as Director of Education where she turned a culture of harassment into a Forbes Canada-recognized top workplace in just two years. Her commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion shines through her career, marked by leadership positions on various boards and a seat on the Ontario Big Brothers Big Sisters Board of Directors.

Her consultancy practice specializes in 360 consultations, CEO coaching, and leadership development, informed by her Human Rights Certification from York University and her impressive academic background, including a Master’s of Education Degree from Queen’s University.


Founder & CEO - DESIGN + CREATE Inc

Kim Slade

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EDI & Wellbeing Consultant - Soulwork Alliance LTD

Nicole Stibbe

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Nicole Stibbe is the Principal and Founder of Soulwork Alliance, an Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Consultancy based in Toronto.  With over 25 years in the corporate space as a leader, mentor, trainer and strategic advisor to organizations of all sizes, Nicole challenges companies to leverage their focus and pay attention to what matters most – developing a culture of belonging and well-being so employees can thrive.

Nicole is an accomplished EDI and employee well-being practitioner, holding certificates in Leadership and Inclusion, Inclusion by Design, and Disability Management and is a Qualified Assessor of the Intercultural Development Inventory. She is also a trained Workplace Investigator, certified Coach and Certified Diversity Executive (CDE) candidate.




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Our Partners

“Jesse is a thoughtful and pragmatic HR professional. He is exceptionally devoted to enhancing the employee experience. Through his listening tours, he has been able to provide a safe place for staff and leaders to express their ideas, concerns, and perspectives. He then shares the findings and key themes in a practical, clear, and actionable manner. This, combined with his
dedication to coaching and mentoring many leaders in the City, has enabled us to improve our employee experience and to better align with our corporate values."

Christine Gianino, Human Resources Director - City of Barrie

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