Team and Associates


Julie Blais Comeau

Julie Blais Comeau, Master Trainer

Since 2001, as a bilingual OTEC trainer, Julie has successfully contributed to the employability of Internationally Trained Individuals, Canada’s Youth, Aboriginal community members and Ontario’s existing workforce by delivering Service Excellence, Ready-to-Work, WHMIS and Smart Serve certification to a variety of sectors including tourism, education, transportation, accommodations, sports and recreation, and real estate.

In 2003, she proudly received the emerit Tourism Trainer Professional Certification from the Canadian Tourism Human Resources Council (CTHRC) and is a recognized OTEC Designated and Master Trainer.

Julie has 20 years experience in the facilitation of training programs to company ambassadors of all levels in both private and public organizations. Her motivation is simple, seeing the ‘glitter’ of understanding in participants’ eyes. She feels privileged to have been part of OTEC pilot projects that continue to evolve.

Having held the positions of manager, training manager and human resources manager, Julie understands and promotes what it takes to exceed internal and external client expectations that ensure customer loyalty, reflect our country’s diversity, and contribute to harmony. With a contagious passion for Service Excellence and Etiquette, Julie is an asset to OTEC’s efforts to promote service standards in Ontario.


Jordan Morrison

Jordan Morrison, eLearning developer

Jordan has over twenty years of eLearning, software development, and information technology experience. In addition to the work he has done for OTEC, he has significant international experience in eLearning and software development with leading brands  including Deloitte, Exxon Mobil, BMO, TJX, and BMW located in a variety of international destinations such as Canada, USA, South Africa, the United Kingdom, and Japan. 

As OTEC’s eLearning developer Jordan has worked on several online projects such as the City of Toronto, the Tourism Partnership of Niagara (RTO2) and Bruce Grey Simcoe County (RTO7).


Karen Jones

Karen Jones, Trainer (Northern Ontario) and Instructional Designer

A seasoned facilitator, speaker and business coach, Karen Jones brings her insight and expertise in both the public and private sectors to her role as a Designated OTEC Trainer. Delivering workshops and educational training programs that include Navigating Employment Pathways, Service Excellence, and Service Excellence for Diverse Cultures, Karen works with clients to help them achieve their goals through personal and professional development.

A strong background in economic development, tourism, marketing communication and business, Karen's expansive background includes providing creative insight, strategy and leadership to guide corporations, non-profits, and communities in growth and expansion. Karen holds her designation in economic development (Ec.D) with the Economic Developers Association of Canada, and a Bachelor of Business Administration-Marketing from the University of New Brunswick.


Jennifer Lymburner

Jennifer Lymburner, Marketing Associate & Graphic Designer

Jennifer has been affiliated with OTEC since 2007, providing both graphic design and marketing services to the OTEC team. She has contributed greatly to many of OTEC’s branding and marketing initiatives, including web and print design, logo development, direct marketing, training materials, presentations, online learning projects and more. Jennifer has project managed two of OTEC’s website re-designs and been lead designer on the Ontario Tourism Workforce Development Strategy project and numerous OTEC marketing campaigns.

Jennifer received a Bachelor of Science in Advertising and Public Relations from Hawaii Pacific University. As an associate of OTEC, and through her own design firm, her experience includes online marketing, sports marketing, branding, website design and graphic design and she provides design services and consultations to a range of clients, including OTEC.


Jeff Levens and James Alexander

Jeff Levens and James Alexander, Production Associates

James and Jeff are partners of a Toronto based production company. They have been in the video production business for 20 years and together hold expert knowledge in the field of HD broadcasting, location lighting, sound technology, and editing systems running the industry standard software Final Cut Pro.

Career Opportunities

Are you interested in becoming a member of OTEC’s dynamic team? Do you have a passion for helping people develop their potential, perform to professional standards and be successful? Check out what exciting opportunities we have in training and development, client services, consulting and more.

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Adam Morrison
President and CEO, OTEC
416.622.1975 ext. 236
amorrison@otec.org