Meet Our Team

Meet Elina Bagshaw


Elina has been a teacher, tutor, business owner and mentor for over twenty five years. Elina continues to advocate and emphasize the importance of conducting diagnostic assessments, providing measurable results, integrating these results into an individualized program and personalizing the whole process as key cornerstones of Aim.

Recognizing the importance of these critical elements has led to the continuation of outstanding improvements seen with hundreds of students over the years.


Jim Bagshaw

Director of IT

Jim has been in IT for over 17 years developing applications and managing an IT department that supports 14 operations. Jim is actively involved in the on-going growth and logistical support of Aim.

While helping to ensure that Aim continues to personalize the experience of learning for all, Jim is continually working on new methods to better assist Aim’s clients.

Michael McCarthy

Coach | Counsellor | Mentor

Michael has been a teacher, tutor, business owner and life skills coach for over thirty years. Michael’s formal education is in the Science of Human Behaviour – Psychology with undergraduate and post graduate work in counselling, education and human development.

He has studied the art and science of coaching and incorporates neuro-linguistic programming into his practice to support his clients.


Susan Dennis

Director of Business Logistics

Although Susan’s background is in the field of Microbiology, she has been an entrepreneur for many years. A well-organized individual, she has learned how to multi-task very effectively.

Susan has been involved with the hiring and training of individuals for a very successful tutoring business, as well as a myriad of day-to-day business operations. Susan brings to AIM her expertise in operating a business along with lots of enthusiasm!

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