We are Woldring & Associates and we help clients succeed by managing and resourcing their projects:
From project development and strategic planning — through financial administration, staff coordination, and relationship building — to overseeing all aspects of the project, our Woldring & Associates team of project managers bring results-oriented leadership and expertise to each job.
With over 50 years combined project management experience, our Woldring and Associates team are highly trained professionals, employing a flexible and collaborative approach of co-creation focused on delivering results and client satisfaction.
Extensive, ongoing communication between project managers, clients, contractors, and other stakeholders is part of our commitment to customer satisfaction and delivering your project on time and on budget.
At Woldring and Associates, we’ve managed over $20 million in completed projects: from health care infrastructure upgrades and facilities renovation to emergency preparedness and community development.
Woldring & Associates team leaders are experienced and results-oriented experts with a portfolio of successful projects across British Columbia.
We have extensive experience across a number of sectors including: executive management, web and IT software development, health care delivery, facilities construction and upgrading, emergency preparedness, e-learning, and project management.
Initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing the work of a team to achieve your specific objectives
Iterative reporting through meeting and communicating with key stakeholders.
Administration of design development and construction processes including procurement and contractor oversight.
Developing staff and management training and protocols, instruction manuals and resources.
Capital and minor project implementation in hospitals, residential care facilities and lease sites including adherence to infection control requirements
Contingency planning to reduce vulnerability to hazards and cope with disasters.
Analysis, forecasting and reporting to determine strengths and weaknesses, opportunities and threats.
System integration of mobile healthcare products using on-site Wifi network.
Systematic investigation directed toward innovation, introduction and improvement of current processes
Woldring & Associaties team leaders are highly trained professionals with flexible outlooks, and backgrounds ranging across budgets and disciplines in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors; from startups to well-established institutions.
The company is founded and led by Dick Woldring and Sony Bae, who together have over 50 years experience in project management and governance, administration, event planning and execution, team leadership, and stakeholder engagement. The organization is guided by the proven belief that teamwork is the key to success, and that principle is exemplified by our carefully selected team of top of the line professionals.
An accomplished leader, Dick has a demonstrated history of helping organizations grow and prosper, both as a professional and as a volunteer. As an organizational consultant and executive of not-for-profit organizations, he has extensive experience in all facets of leading community organizations including: community relations, staff supervision, project management, financial administration, event planning and management, and problem solving
Dick's abilities and dedication were recognized by Simon Fraser University with the 35th Anniversary Alumni Award of Distinction for Services to the University.
Previous to working in community development and sport organizations, Dick has a successful career in sales and marketing of medical equipment.
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Lead Program / Project Manager
Sony specializes in tenacious and strategic program and project management.
She has over 20 years of experience in delivering projects of increasing complexity and diversity. She possesses a thorough knowledge of all aspects of facility construction project management from programming to occupancy. Culturally sensitive, Sony has demonstrated success with a variety of stakeholders, from BC Hydro to the Vancouver Olympics to BC Health Services.
As Woldring & Associates' Lead Program / Project Manager, Sony actively acts as a sounding board, coach and mentor for WCA project managers who are in early stages in their career development.
Along with Dick, Sony leads WCA's strategic planning and long term development.
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Marina brings over 24 years of deep and considerable professional experience in project management, administrative, management and customer service. In addition to successfully negotiating union grievance prior to issue escalation; she has successfully created two at-risk child social service non-profits. Marina has considerable expertise in managing multi-disciplinary staff of up to 12 team members. A published author, Marina is a proven excellent executive, vendor and client communication skills with a strong work ethic.
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Diandra is the newest member of the Woldring & Associates team, and brings extensive customer service experience and highly developed analytic and problem-solving skills. Ms. Norburn has a background in project coordination in the fields of health and health related research, heritage, and food services.
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At Woldring & Associates, we take great pride in the things our clients say about us...
Sometimes we can identify our clients and the prjects we have manage for them; and sometimes we cannot. Our work spans industry sectors across North America, including clients as diverse as BC Health, BC Hydro, Vancouver Coastal Health and VANOC (Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games); as well as financial services, sports and community development, education, financial services and agriculture.
Woldring & Associates facilitated the preparation and operation of two medicine floors (Nephrology and Neurology) in the new Critical Care Tower (CCT) at Surrey Memorial Hospital. Scope of work included: preparing Clinical Leads, Nursing Staff, Hospitalists, Allied Health as well as project oriented staff and professionals for operational readiness through Prosci change management framework (ADKAR). Scope also included: relocation of existing Stroke/Neurology Unit within the hospital to the completed CCT facility, including over 20 patients. The CCT opened on schedule and commenced operations on June 8, 2014
Working closely with LMFM Technical Services Specialist to facilitate risk discussions, program improvements, assessments, and development of action plans regarding condition and maintenance of facilities assets among Lower Mainland Healthcare site Facilities Maintenance & Operations (FMO) representatives; including managers and key mechanical, electrical, and maintenance supervisors and staff. Scope of work includes: completion of 180 workshops to review 10 critical assets at 20 Lower Mainland acute care sites; and review, consolidation and presentation of findings to FMO Directors and Corporate Risk Directors' Steering Committee.
Project manage replacement and augmentation of existing nurse call systems at Lions Gate Hospital, Evergreen House, Cedarview Lodge, and Sechelt Intermediate Care facilities; reducing impact to operations through engagement of clinical and facilities leadership and staff; communications and change management; scope, schedule and budget controls; procurement of design/electrical engineering services and public tender process. Currently project managing nurse call replacements at Powell River Hospital and Extended Care, Holy Family Hospital, and Langara facilities.
Project manage FY2015-16 minor capital infrastructure work at Vancouver Coastal sites, including: hand hygiene sink installations, GP recording space renovations, and card access and secure doors installations to prevent patient wandering.
Scope of work includes: scope definition, clinical manager & staff engagement, procurement of contractor services, coordination with HSSBC regarding IT requirements, site supervision, deficiency identification & resolution, and project close.
Scope also includes reporting via Project Tracker.