Des Whelan - Partner

Des is not just a simple salesman… he has more than 25 years of experience in both post-secondary and workplace skills training development. Through his years in the training sector he has developed a strong background in research, management, human resources, training, and technology development. 


Des is a graduate of Memorial University, with a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in economics, and holds a Chartered Manager designation from the Canadian Institute of Management. Des was the Chair of NATI in 2006, Chair of the St. John’s Board of Trade in 2016, and President of the Canadian Home Builders Association, Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter in 2017. Des currently serves as a Director on the Atlantic Chamber of Commerce. 


When Des is not working you can find him relaxing with a book, a guitar, or a piece of technology.