Michelle has focused on organizational change, strategy, facilitation, coaching, team effectiveness and engagement throughout her 20-year career.
A trusted advisor to many business leaders, she brings a pragmatic approach to helping clients introduce organizational and cultural change. Her advice is grounded in years of operational experience. Prior to consulting, she held senior roles in health care and the insurance sector during periods of major transformation.
She is an accredited business communicator (ABC) through the International Association of Business Communicators and has recently completed the Grove Consultants International’s intensive course Designing and Leading Change, where she was schooled in graphic facilitation.
Michelle enjoys helping teams align around business strategy and ways of working to sustain high performance and coaching clients to achieve their full potential. She is certified to deliver The Birkman Method and DISC behavioral assessments and leverages these insightful tools in her team effectiveness and coaching engagements.
She is a certified facilitator of Lee Hecht Harrison Knightsbridge's award-winning program The Accountable Manager as well as its Leadership Essentials suite of workshops - including Leading High Performing Teams, Coaching for Results, Fostering Innovation, Developing Personal Resilience and Fostering a Respectful and Inclusive Workplace - and is pursuing her certification to deliver their accelerated team program, Vital Teams.
An engaged community leader, Michelle is a member of the board for Junior Achievement of Nova Scotia and is a former Big Sister and board member of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Halifax.