BACKGROUND

A Focus on Finance & Business

  • 5 years as a Licensed Insurance Agent & Mutual Fund Representative

  • RRC Registered Retirement Consultant Designation Candidate

  • 4 years as a Financial Advisor with an investment company where I :

    • Provided full spectrum retirement & financial planning, including  mutual fund investing & insurance sales.

    • Developed over 200 comprehensive personal financial plans. 

    • Delivered child and youth financial literacy workshops.

    • Achieved the Pillar Award for achievement in year 3

  • BAA Bachelor of Applied Arts Degree, Ryerson University

  • Canadian Association of Gift Planners Graduate

  • Strategic Human Resource Graduate, Royal Roads University

  • 30 years as a business & organizational development professional

  • Business registration and Errors & Omission insurance are current.

A Focus on Agriculture

  • 10 years as Owner & Consultant of Stratpoint Solutions

    • I developed comprehensive 3-5 years strategic plans, facilitated small and large group meetings, and managed organizational development projects for clients such as the BC Cherry Association, BC Tree Fruits, the BC Cranberry Marketing Commission, the BC Vegetable Marketing Commission, the Raspberry Industry Development Council, the BC Blueberry Council, the Certified Organic Associations of BC, the Farmers Market Association of BC, etc.

  • BC4H Fund Development Officer

  • COABC Administrator/Executive Director

  • Writer for the BC Grower.

A Focus on Communication, Mediation & Group Facilitation

  • 16 years as a Myers-Briggs Practitioner

  • 2 years as a Child Protection Worker for Family & Child Services

  • Strategic Planning Project manager & governance coach

  • Tribunal Judge for the Ministry of Human Resources 

  • Crisis Line Volunteer Manager 

  • Managing Conflict in the Workplace, Certificate

Reminiscing
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