About CareerPoint

Our mission: to help a million young people advance in their careers and level the playing field for historically disadvantaged groups.

Team

Steve McIntosh

Founder & CEO

Steve McIntosh

Founder & CEO

Originally from the west coast of Scotland, Steve is a recovering accountant, HR professional and author of The Employee Value Curve: the unifying theory of HR and career advancement helping companies and their people succeed together. He began his career with global accounting firm KPMG before founding financial services recruitment firm, CML in 2004.
Sipha Ndawonde

Co-Founder & Head of Corporate Research

Sipha Ndawonde

Co-Founder & Head of Corporate Research

Sipha holds an MBA from Oxford University. He is an ex-management consultant, has venture capital and tech start-up experience, and previously held roles in corporate business development.
Shawn McQueen-Ruggeiro

Co-Founder & Head of Coaching

Shawn McQueen-Ruggeiro

Co-Founder & Head of Coaching

Shawn has 30 years of leadership experience in the nonprofit sector. Her expertise includes building efficiencies turning organizational visions into action. Shawn is motivated by CareerPoint’s mission to help one million young professionals advance in their careers. Her expertise in program development, training, and designing delivery systems are now being applied to the creation of CareerPoint’s coaching community. A California native, she holds a BA from the University of California, Santa Barbara and a Master in Business Administration from the Säid Business School at the University of Oxford.
Caine Smith

Head of Marketing

Caine Smith

Head of Marketing

Caine Smith is an executive and serial entrepreneur. With 20+ years in marketing and digital product development, Caine has successfully launched game changing technology solutions for global brands such as Disney, Royal Caribbean, and The Ritz-Carlton. Caine likes helping creative people, teams, and networks make ideas happen; he has a passion to make the creative world more productive, connected, and adaptive to new technologies. Caine currently leads an accomplished digital media agency and is responsible for the marketing and product development for CareerPoint.
Roxanne Lorimer

Coach Success Manager

Roxanne Lorimer

Coach Success Manager

Roxanne Lorimer is a Human Capital Consultant, bringing extensive experience from Australia, the Caribbean, South Africa and the United Kingdom. She has an honours degree in business, majoring in Organisational Psychology and a masters degree in Human Resources. At CareerPoint Roxanne is helping to develop and grow their world-class coaching practice. Roxanne is incredibly passionate about business and the potential of great people, and that’s why she’s so excited to be a part of the CareerPoint team!
Kristin Orr-Depner

Coach Success Associate

Kristin Orr-Depner

Coach Success Associate

Kristin is originally from the suburbs of Chicago, where she started her career in sales, management and advertising. She has a double major in Journalism and Communication Studies from the University of Iowa. Whilst working at a financial services recruiting firm in Grand Cayman, Kristin found her love for project management and helping others. She joined the CareerPoint team to assist with developing and growing their career coaching community.
Rachel Wadsley, Ph.D.

Head of Content

Rachel Wadsley, Ph.D.

Head of Content

Rachel holds degrees in psychology and creative writing. She uses her writing and behavior change expertise to drive content creation at CareerPoint for the app, website, social media, and more. During breaks, Rachel knits and tends a flock of chickens.
Jen Wardman Bsc

Community Engagement Associate

Jen Wardman Bsc

Community Engagement Associate

Jen is an experienced customer experience operative with a vast history of effective communication skills. At CareerPoint, Jen takes a human-centric approach to build business relationships in a meaningful and lasting way. Outside of work, Jen spreads good vibes with her poetry and rap skills.

Advisory Board

Kathy Harvey

Associate Dean, Said Business School, Oxford

Kathy Harvey

Associate Dean, Said Business School, Oxford

Kathy Harvey is the Associate Dean for the MBA and Executive Degree programmes at Saïd Business School, and a Fellow of Keble College, Oxford University. She directs the Entrepreneurship Project teaching for the Oxford Executive MBA and has coached founders and start-up teams for the last ten years. Kathy began her career in journalism and consulting before moving to Saïd Business School, where she directed the global Executive MBA. She is a trustee of the Orwell Foundation, which honours the work of George Orwell, celebrating modern untold stories and encouraging public debate.
William Scott-Jackson

Consultant & Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies

William Scott-Jackson

Consultant & Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies

Professor William Scott-Jackson is an entrepreneur, having built and sold several international strategic consultancies, as well as an early-stage NED, advisor and investor for successful Oxford spin outs, including founding Director/Investor in Natural Motion, Surecloud and TdeltaS, and more recently Oxford VR, Flarebright, Nanosight, TheySay and Chain Biotech. As Professor, he is also a well-known authority in employee engagement and happiness.
Simeon Stoychev

Vice President of Information Technology, Progress Software

Simeon Stoychev

Vice President of Information Technology, Progress Software

Simeon Stoychev is a technology and business leader with 18+ years of global experience in startups, middle-sized companies and public corporations. His professional experience has been focused on driving business innovation and building highly scalable innovative technologies that create a unique user experience, improve business processes and lead to a competitive advantage. Simeon has an EMBA from Oxford University in the UK as well as specializations in “Strategy and Innovation” and “Management and Leadership” from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the US.
Zena Tuitt

Strategic Consultant & Executive Producer

Zena Tuitt

Strategic Consultant & Executive Producer

Zena is the Founder of GAFA Limited a boutique consultancy company and Co-Founder of Niche on Demand, a studio set up to executive produce a diverse range of authentic black stories. Zena has worked with creatives over the last 20 years and spent 14 years at Ernst & Young (EY) in global business development and management consulting roles based in the UK, US, and the Caribbean. A trustee of Theatre503, Zena is passionate about media, telling stories, and developing new talent.
Nancy Garrison Jenn

Expert advisor in Executive Search and Leadership Coach

Nancy Garrison Jenn

Expert advisor in Executive Search and Leadership Coach

Nancy Garrison Jenn is an expert advisor on the global executive search profession. She assists Bain Capital and other private equity firms with the selection of search firms worldwide and also advises sovereign wealth funds, family offices, and corporates on best headhunters for C suite hiring. Nancy is an executive and leadership coach. She is Hogan certified and a graduate of the Meyler Campbell Mastered Coaching programme. She previously worked in consumer marketing for 20 years, holding senior management roles at Gillette, Revlon, Warner, and LVMH with subsidiary responsibility in Brazil and South Africa. She is a graduate of the Yale School of Management.
Ronan Guilfoyle

Independent Fund Director, Calderwood

Ronan Guilfoyle

Independent Fund Director, Calderwood

Mr. Guilfoyle is a co-founder of Calderwood. He currently serves as an independent director on the boards of investment funds and related structures, advising on fund governance and regulatory compliance. Prior to co-founding Calderwood, Mr. Guilfoyle served as Managing Director of DMS Governance where he was one of the partners who directed the strategic development of the firm. He is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from University College Cork, Ireland. He serves as the current Chairman of the Executive Committee of AIMA Cayman.

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