Joanne Elek

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Joanne Elek

Principled, pragmatic, long-termist.

Joanne is highly respected within the executive search industry and is known for her integrity, honesty, professionalism, and discretion. With more than 20 years of executive search experience, her expertise is in the recruitment of senior level operational, finance and accounting professionals across several industry sectors including manufacturing, media and entertainment, technology, healthcare and professional services. She has assisted clients in the Greater Toronto Area, throughout Southern Ontario, Greater Montreal Area and as far away as Yellowknife.

Joanne has developed a search practice built on strong, long-term relationships. Her style is highly personalized, providing people with insightful career perspective and advice. Joanne is a trusted business advisor to clients and candidates alike.

Joanne has been a volunteer advisor for many years with CPA Canada and was a member of the Advisory Board for Sustainable Business (ABSB). In this role, she worked with members of the profession to provide insight and perspectives on issues facing the CPA profession today.

Fields of expertise

  • Trusted business advisor
  • Strategic, practical and long-term approach
  • Highly service oriented


  • Manufacturing
  • Entertainment and Media
  • Family Office
  • Private Equity
  • Real Estate
  • Professional Services
  • Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
  • Technology
  • Retail

Professional and community involvement

  • CPA Canada, Advisory Board for Sustainable Business (ABSB), Committee Member, Since 2012