A better life, a better business,
a better community and a better world..

We promote effective results and operations management, risk management, governance and oversight, corporate social responsibility and accountability, organizational well- being, sustainability and profitability. We also help families and individuals in their role as — or in transition to — Powers of Attorney.

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WHO WE ARE

Our Mission

As trusted advisors, experienced change agents and enablers, we are at service to businesses, communities, government and individuals. We promote effective results and operations management, risk management, governance and oversight, corporate social responsibility and accountability, organizational well- being, sustainability and profitability. We are passionate in advancing both private and public interest objectives.
Our Vision

A better life, a better business, a better community and a better world.

We achieve our vision by providing trusted seasoned advisory services to organizations in their ongoing operations, strategic change management and transformation, governance and oversight, accountability and assurance-related activities. We promote awareness and understanding through speaking engagements and focused training. We provide mentoring and navigation support to families and individuals in their role as, or in transition to, Powers of Attorney.

Our Values

We deliver our services with:

  • Integrity

  • Objectivity

  • Smarts

  • Innovation

  • Resilience

  • Performance

  • Compassion

SERVICES

What We Do

We help organizations scale, transform, grow, prosper, create value and make a difference. We work locally, nationally and globally. We facilitate exchanges between businesses, government and stakeholders. We are skilled in navigating and leading change confidently and competently. We help families and individuals navigate the complexities and responsibilities of Powers of Attorney in dealing with loved ones and their personal and property interests.

Our lines of service are:

ONGOING & SCALE UP OPERATIONS
Executive Level Advisory Services: Governance, finance, operations and
growth management, results and performance management, corporate services, capacity building, relationship and stakeholder management – for small business, not-for-profits and government.

Special Advisor to CEOs, Executive Directors and Senior Management
Committee on project and issue management.

CHANGE MANAGEMENT AND TRANSFORMATION
Seasoned advisory services in strategic planning, execution, reporting, risk management and mitigation, strategic finance, and transition into ongoing operations, including in highly complex and public environments.

Special Advisor to CEOs and management on ongoing governance and
stakeholder management after transformation.

ACCOUNTABILITY AND ASSURANCE-RELATED
Seasoned advisory services in risk assessment management, internal controls and continuous improvement, accountability reporting to stakeholders, and assurance-related capacity building and training, strategic planning and issue management, and, in helping to establish and mature assurance-related practices in public sector offices with new and ongoing audit mandates.

MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER, TRAINER, CHANGE MANAGEMENT
Speaker and trainer on change management levers of success leveraging insights from various perspectives including mindset, grit, sustained energy, resilience, emotional journey, values, ethics and navigating adversity and confrontation.

FAMILIES AND INDIVIDUALS
Mentoring and navigation services –Powers of Attorney (PoAs). We work with families and individuals to navigate the complexities, responsibilities of PoAs in dealing with loved ones and their personal and property interests.

We provide advice and mentoring in facilitating the change journey, the considerations in moving to a PoA, raising awareness on compliance and oversight requirements, addressing financial planning including relationship and stakeholder management, as well as expectations management.

We also provide flexible ongoing strategic mentoring support and advice to PoAs.

FOUNDER

Basia Ruta is the president of OnPoint Ruta Consulting Ltd. Her background includes extensive public sector experience at the most senior levels of government. Prior to starting her consulting practice in 2017, Basia held a number of senior positions in the federal government, including Assistant Deputy Minister and Chief Financial Officer at Environment Canada, and Assistant Comptroller General, Internal Audit.

In 2013-15 she was appointed as British Columbia’s first ever Auditor General for Local Government.

Since 2017, Basia has worked with small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to navigate change and scaleups. In 2019, she expanded her reach and is now also involved in change management initiatives globally. Basia is also associated with Carleton University.

Since 2016, she has been an Executive-in-Residence at the Sprott School of Business. Her contribution includes research and a publication on performance audit in a book on Crossover of Audit and Evaluation Practices released in the spring of 2020.

Basia holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Ottawa and is a member of the Ontario Chartered Professional Accountants. She also holds a Chartered Director designation.

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Lets start a conversation. We offer flexible arrangements with pricing options on a project, hourly or interim basis.

If you are interested in our services, please contact us at info@onpointrc.ca.  Or book an exploratory call below.

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