steam pro2.0 Team


Meet our team

CSTA has assembled a group of economic impact consultants from across Canada who lead the on-site surveyors and prepare the detailed economic impact assessment reports. The steαm pro2.0 team customizes the survey for each event, and can adapt questions to cover market research, event awareness, satisfaction levels, sponsor awareness and much more!



Krista Benoit – Project Manager, Economic Impact
Contact Krista for quotes on your project or for more information about how an EI study can help you achieve your event objectives and measure the impact of your event.


Steven Trainor – Technical Support and Administration, Economic Impact

This proud East Coast native, now based in Ottawa, provides technical and administrative support for the economic impact data gathering


Zanth Jarvis – Project Coordinator, Economic Impact

Based in London, Ontario, Zanth helps to train surveyors and coordinate the survey plan onsite (or remotely) at events.


Derek Mager – Economic Impact Consultant

Derek is no stranger to the CSTA, having partnered with us in the past to assist with STEAM projects in Canada and abroad. He is CSTA’s consultant on the west coast, based in Vancouver.


Tom McGuire – Economic Impact Consultant

Based in Halifax, and with more than 20 years of experience in economic impact analysis and survey-based research, Tom is CSTA’s east coast based EI Consultant


Richard Leigh-Bennett – Economic Impact Consultant

Richard has over 30 years in market research experience, and is CSTA's Ontario-based EI Consultant, based in Ottawa.