Our Team

Gabebiophoto2Gabe Batstone

Founder & Chairman of the Board of Directors

Gabe Batstone co-founded Teagan’s Voice following the murder of his 8-year-old daughter. Gabe Batstone is the co-founder & CEO of contextere. He brings to the company two decades of experience in implementing emerging technology across multiple industries on 6 continents. This has included innovations driving smart city, digital oilfield, future soldier, and industrial augmented reality applications. Gabe has worked for market leaders in the aerospace, defense, automotive, and energy markets including NAVTEQ, CAE, and NGRAIN.

Gabe serves on the Board of Directors of the Canadian American Business Council (CABC) promoting continental trade policy. Gabe holds a Bachelor of Applied Arts, specializing in Geographic information Systems, from Ryerson University in Toronto and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Baltimore. Gabe is a frequent public speaker, published writer, and has completed postgraduate studies at the United Nations Institute for Training & Research, University of Chicago, and Harvard Law School.

 

StephbiophotoStephanie Batstone

Founder & Executive Director

Stephanie co-founded Teagan’s Voice with her husband Gabe following the murder of her 8-year-old step-daughter, Teagan.  Most recently, Stephanie worked within Canada’s federal public service as a Deputy Director of Canada’s defence offset policy.

Stephanie has over 15 years experience across several federal government departments in operations, policy, business development and management substantiated by a proven track record in process improvement, change management, stakeholder engagement, and policy leadership.

Stephanie holds a Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honors) in Economics from the University of Ottawa and served on the Board of Directors of Women in Defence and Security (WiDS).

Stephanie currently resides in Ottawa, with her husband Gabe and two young sons.

 

07HR_25-4-11-Alison_Sargent_1_Alison Sargent

Vice Chair, Board of Directors

Alison is currently the Executive Director of a privately funded, not-for-profit health research foundation. For over a decade Alison has provided extensive strategic and management consulting to the non-profit sector building significant expertise in political advocacy, board governance, fundraising, event planning, stakeholder engagement and financial management.

As an Ivy League graduate, Alison holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and Marketing from Cornell University as well as the professional designation of Canadian Human Resources Leader (CHRL).

Alison is passionate about the health and safety of children given her experience raising her three-year-old daughter with a rare disease (PKU).