Tamara Elliott was part of the start-up of Essential and remains an integral part of the organization managing projects, while also working on outside asignments. She brings insight and vision to the organizational process. Tamara has an extensive background combining years of facilitating communications skills, resume and interview preparation workshops, coaching, small business start-up and counseling with diverse groups. Her warm, clear facilitation style is informed by her social work training and her genuine interest in making a contribution to her participants work and lives. Tamara has a B.A. (English) from Queen’s University, a Bachelor of Social Work from Ryerson University and a Master of Social Work from the University of Toronto.