Rolph Gormandy, MBA
As Managing Partner at Oxford + Richmond, Rolph brings a wealth of experience across sales, operations and commercial leadership with an outstanding track record as a trusted advisor in the technology, medical device, CPG, healthcare, manufacturing and insurance industries. Rolph’s background building and leading high performing teams, negotiating complex agreements with diverse groups of executives, and proven ability to effectively engage, influence and develop long term relationships with key leadership personnel, make him an ideal resource for identifying and securing world class talent. A champion for diversity at the executive level, Rolph leads the organization's Diversity + Inclusion Practice.
Prior to Co-founding Oxford + Richmond, Rolph spent several years at GE as a Sales leader and was recognized as a top 1% performer across the US and Canada for successfully leading GE’s expansion into the Private market for a branch of the healthcare portfolio, growing the business from $1.4M to $6M annually. Rolph was also a member of the globally renowned Commercial Leadership Program at GE where he led large projects with executives across the US and Canada on culture transformation, operations and sales strategy.
Before GE, Rolph was Director of Account Management, Best Doctors Canada, building and overseeing a team where his responsibilities included personnel leadership, performance improvements, client relationships, customer strategy and operational initiatives nationally. Rolph’s leadership role helped position the organization well and Best Doctors later went on to be sold for half a billion dollars.
Rolph has a Bachelors of Health Science degree (BHSc) from Western University and an MBA from Wilfrid Laurier University where he was Director of Community Impact for an MBA organization committed to raising awareness on climate change. Rolph is also a graduate of the Commercial Leadership Program at GE, based in Milwaukee, designed for top talent and identified future leaders. As one of nine people selected globally to participate in the leadership program over a 2 year period (he was the only Canadian chosen), Rolph was required to build teams, lead major projects and drive results across the U.S. and Canada. Rolph has also trained with body language experts to better assess verbal and non-verbal communication.
Rolph is well known in the emergency room for his injuries through soccer, basketball, volleyball and his many travels globally. When Rolph is not at the hospital, he enjoys reading, travelling, playing music and sports, and exploring the city and its restaurants. Rolph is also a classically trained piano player and a big fan of the Toronto International Film Festival.