About our people

Glen Thorsteinson
President, Director of Technology

Glen is a proven entrepreneur and leader. After many years with one of the fastest growing online companies in eastern Canada, Glen struck out in 2006 with a small group of entrepreneurs to build companies dedicated to outstanding compliance training. Tamlo’s success is due in part to Glen’s ability to synchronize with a team of top-notch writers, film makers, artists and business people. He has a deep interest in how to leverage emerging technologies and a passion for the detective work needed to identify and solve the problems that arise from working with multiple client partners.

 
 

Kairiin Bright, MFA, CAMS
Artistic Director

Theatre and film have been Kairiin’s lifelong passion. Her freelance career spanned the continent with productions coast to coast, and as far north as the Yukon. Her work has been shown at the top scenographic world exhibition in Prague. When she finally settled down in Montreal, she taught design for the theatre for six years at Concordia University. Since teaming up with Marilyn Bright in 2006 to write plays, film scripts and training programs, she has created several award-winning projects including Tamlo’s Flag the Money™.

 
 

Michael Cosgrove
Director, Vice President of Business Development

Michael Cosgrove guides the business development at Tamlo International. He has spent the past several years working closely with compliance staff from various regulated industries at home and abroad to help inspire and motivate their employees and agents. At industry conferences he has developed strong relationships with leaders in the AML/CTF field. He has been invited to be a presenter on AML Compliance programs. Michael’s enthusiasm is contagious and his insights provide new tools and best practice tips to bring a company’s AML/CTF regime to the next level.

 
 

Allyson Mitchell
Director, Administration

Allyson brings to Tamlo a strong background in administration having spent the better part of 20 years overseeing operations in both the non-profit and business sectors. She knows how to streamline a company’s operations in order to maximize its efficiency and is an expert in key areas such as critical cost containment and workflow improvement. Allyson shows an unwavering dedication to excellence and she knows how to build and manage a winning team as she rallies all our varied strengths and abilities to accomplishing our company’s vision.

 
 

Marilyn Bright, ABC
Senior Consultant, Product Development

Marilyn is an award-winning writer/producer and a successful entrepreneur. Early in her working life she started and sold a highly respected training and publishing company. She has created many outstanding training programs, films and presentations – most of them built around engaging stories that connect with their intended audience. Marilyn’s experience as an instructional designer and Accredited Business Communicator has led her through a career across North America and as far afield as Argentina. With her writing partner Kairiin she develops the content for Tamlo’s online training courses.

 
 

J. Jeffrey Rouse, CPA, CMA
Director, Finance

Jeffrey completed his MBA in 2000 and has worked since then in key financial positions for international development organizations. His experience includes an important role during a multi-agency merger, and his work frequently centers around the redesigning and streamlining of financial tracking systems. While not multilingual, he is multi-currency literate and keeps Tamlo up to date on important economic and financial developments during discussions on global AML issues.

 
 

Garry Clement, CAMS, CFCS
Senior Advisor, AML

Garry is one of Canada’s leading authorities in the AML field, and is recognized internationally for his knowledge and understanding. As the former Director of the RCMP Proceeds of Crime Branch, he presented expert evidence at all levels of courts and appeared before various Parliamentary and Senate Committees. He was instrumental in the development of Canada’s AML legislation and has assisted other governments in developing their proceeds of crime laws. He has been featured in film, television and print media and is in high demand as a consultant and speaker.