Executive Vice President, Morneau Shepell and President, LifeWorks
Rita Fridella is Executive Vice-President, Morneau Shepell, and President, LifeWorks. In leading the LifeWorks line of business (previously known as Employee Support Solutions), Ms Fridella brings more than 30 years’ experience in the organizational health field. She has been with the Company since 2001 and has previously served as Executive Vice President and General Manager, Employee Support Solutions and Chief Clinician for the Company. Ms Fridella was certified as a Six Sigma Black Belt in 2008 and throughout her career has led strategic initiatives to improve Company systems and processes. Ms Fridella holds multiple advanced degrees that include an Executive MBA and Advanced Graduate Diploma in Management, both from Athabasca University, and an MEd in Counselling Psychology from the University of Toronto. She also holds an Honours BA (combined Philosophy and BPsychology) from York University and an advanced certificate in professional mediation from the University of Windsor.