Associates

I am fortunate to have connections with masterful coaches and facilitators in Canada, the U.S and abroad. It is wonderful to be part of a professional, global community of leadership expertise! Here are a few of my colleagues:

Cheryl Smith

Cheryl Smith

Cheryl Smith

Pioneering; Visionary; Inspirational; “the Coaches’ Coach.” In her 15+ years in leadership and coach training, Cheryl Smith has been called all of these.  After gaining marketing and management experience on two continents with IBM, Cheryl both worked as an associate with leading human resource organizations and operated her own consultancy. She shares her expertise by using her formidable facilitation skills to help leaders and teams develop their potential through more effective conversations. She also guides and mentors others to become effective coach-trainers. Cheryl’s considerable talents, energy and infectious enthusiasm ensure that her work, whether at the individual or organizational level, has lasting impact; and she consistently receives accolades from participants and stakeholders alike.
Cheryl’s achievements include:
    • Co-developed a new vanguard leadership program “Navigational Coaching: Strategic Coaching Skills for Leaders”  and “Influential Conversations: A Leaders Guide to Influencing”
    • Developed and produced video series “Coaching Conversations”
    • Master’s in Leadership Development from Royal Roads University
    • Co-designed Royal Roads University’s Executive Coaching Certificate program, now running for nine years and producing close to 1,000 graduates
    • Co-author of the book “Dynamic Coaching for Building Dynamic Teams.” (2002)
    • Author of several papers on leadership and coaching

Cheryl’s vision is to unleash potential in the workplace by changing the nature of our conversations.

Brent Stewart

Brent Stewart

Brent Stewart

Brent Stewart is a professional facilitator, executive coach and award-winning speaker specializing in personal leadership development. An experienced seminar leader and coach, he has worked with thousands of individuals across Canada and internationally since 1992. He serves as a member of the associate faculty in the Centre for Applied Leadership and Management at Royal Roads University, teaching personal leadership, coaching and teamwork, and is a seasoned facilitator of the renowned Pursuit of Excellence program, an intensive four-day seminar that deals with attitude, personal accountability, win/win strategy, relationships, and effective communications. Prior to becoming a seminar leader and coach, Brent had a successful career in management and sales. He received extensive sales training at Xerox, where he handled major accounts and won the top award for corporate presentation skills. His management experience includes 7 years with Dickie Dee Ice Cream, a national ice cream company, where he held the position of General Manager. As General Manager, he led a fast growing organization with over one hundred franchises across the country.In 1999 Brent formed his own company, MasterLink International, to bring together business leaders from the U.S. fiber optics industry into leadership forums. Since that time he has worked across a wide range of industries, offering leadership seminars and executive coaching. In 2010 he co-founded Leadscape Learning Inc., a global provider of leadership programs and training videos. Brent is a graduate of the Coaches Training Institute and holds a Master’s degree in Leadership.

Cheryl Berrington

Cheryl Berrington, Associat of Mara Vizzutti

Cheryl Berrington

As President of the Berrington Group, Inc. for over 15 years, Cheryl is an expert in inspiring and developing extraordinary leaders. Cheryl believes effective leadership training has the greatest capacity to make a difference in the workplace. Having designed and delivered hundreds of leadership workshops and managed consultative engagements with Fortune 100 companies, she understands how to maximize a team’s business results. Experience Working As A Leader In Organizations: Principal/President of Berrington Group, Inc.
Principal – St. Aubin, Haggerty and Berrington, Inc.
Director of Human Resources, GRI Corporation
Manager of Human Resources – Chemicals and Coatings Manufacturer
Manager of Talent Acquisition – American Hospital Supply Corporation

Coaching And Facilitation Background:
Executive Coach for 10 years with C-Suite Executives, Vice-Presidents, Directors and Managers
Professional Facilitator of Leadership Development Programs for over 15 years on three continents
Adjunct Faculty for the American Management Association
Adjunct Faculty for Corporate Coach U
Education and Training:
University of Illinois, Champaign, IL – Bachelor of Arts Degree – Psychology
Post Graduate Studies in Clinical Psychology and Business
Coach Certified Training – Corporate Coach U
Master Certified 360Reach Personal and Team Brand Specialist
Master Keynote 360Reach Certification
Certified in numerous assessments