Chair of CMI—Ni Fang (Tina Ryan) RCIC, CCIC
Tina is the Chair of Canadian Migration Institute, the President of Visa Seminars International Inc.—a reputable immigration consulting firm based in Vancouver Island and the General Partner of US based Aerie Leisure LLP. Tina is also a US FAA licensed Private Pilot and a Co-author of PCTIA accredited immigration educational program CSIC E-Academy, an instructor and a bilingual entrepreneur who has conducted business successfully in different countries such as China, Canada and USA.
“As an entrepreneur, a wife and mother of two boys, I have been constantly exploring ways of running a successful business while ensuring my loved ones are also taken care of. Over the years I have discovered the power and benefits of growing my business through internet, social networking and technologies, under my leadership, this is what CMI will be all about, I want to share my knowledge and experience with our fellows and make CMI a tool for Canadian professionals to connect with Canada’s new comers and people from all over the world who plan to come to Canada! Our goal is to make CMI the place where you can succeed,connect with successful people and learn from their success stories.”
CEO of CMI—John P Ryan OSJ KStG RCIC CCIC ICD.D C.Dir ASC A.C.C. H.R.C.C.C.
John has enjoyed a diversified career that includes International experience as Corporate Director, Senior manager, Public Servant and Entrepreneur.
As a public servant, John has had the privilege of serving Canada as Senior Immigration Officer, Customs Inspector and a Commissioned Officer in the Armed Forces. He was awarded Grant of Arms by the Governor General of Canada in 1998 in recognition of his contribution to the community. In 2012, he was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.
As a corporate director, John has been sitting in various non-profit and for- profit boards during his career of corporate Governance. He is the award winner of Gill Bennett Award in Corporate Governance in 2010 and he was also a fellow of National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) USA in 2011.
As an entrepreneur, he started up various businesses including VSI, Aerie Leisure Inc. and Splashvox Inc. He also set up various profitable businesses for the boards he has served. He is an expert in both immigration consulting and corporate director/senior executive educations.
John is also a licensed realtor in BC and a FAA licensed private pilot.
” I have been constantly learning and upgrading myself with new knowledge and technology. I’m very excited about CMI’s concept and I think CMI will become THE PLACE for immigrants and professionals to connect and learn and benefit from each other”—John P Ryan.