Jane Graydon

Jane Graydon MBA, BCOMM, MCC

An Executive Coach and experienced thought partner who inspires leaders to realize their full potential and deliver unprecedented results through feedback, self-discovery and accountability.

Jane Graydon is an Executive Coach with over three decades of coaching, leadership development and real-life, in-the-trenches business experience. She works with leaders and entrepreneurs within organizations of all sizes across a range of industries and has a unique appreciation of guiding complex organizations through change. Jane’s clients value her ability to quickly build relationships, propel them to identify opportunities for growth and turn their vision to reality.

BUSINESS EXPERIENCE

Prior to establishing her own leadership coaching practice, Jane held executive positions in healthcare and global telecommunications. Roles included VP Human Resources, SVP Client Services, Chief Privacy Officer, Senior Change Manager (Information Systems), and Director of Leadership Strategy. Jane also taught Leadership at Simon Fraser University. After receiving an MBA in Human Resources and a BComm from McMaster University, she studied International Business in Japan. She is an active member of Toronto Organization Development Network and Strategic Capability Network and President of International Coach Federation ̶ Toronto Chapter.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERTISE AND SERVICES

  • Executive Coaching and Advisory
  • Leadership & Team Building
  • Change Management Consultancy
  • Career Development/Transition
  • 360°and Leadership Assessments
  • Organizational Development
  • Workshop Design & Facilitation
  • HR Consulting
  • Culture Alignment
  • Talent Strategy and Planning

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS

Assessments including Hogan and Tilt 365
Master Certified Coach (MCC) and Professional Certified Coach (PCC), International Coach Federation
Professional Coach, Adler International Learning
Post Graduate International Business Studies, Boeki Kenshu Center (IIST), Fujinomiya, Japan
MBA – Specialty: Human Resource Management/OD, McMaster University
Honours Bachelor of Commerce, McMaster University
President – Toronto Chapter, International Coach Federation
Member, Toronto OD Network, Strategic Capability Network, Women’s Professional Group
Surrey Women in Business Award Finalist: Surrey Board of Trade
Panel Member “Towards Mental Health”, Vancouver BoT Mental Health in the Workplace Conference
Designed and delivered “New Privacy Officer Bootcamp”, Western Canada Health Information Privacy Conference and “Chief Privacy Officer Bootcamp”, PIPA Conference BC
Presentations:

  • “Successfully Increasing Engagement” Winning HR Practices of Best Employers in Canada
  • “Building a culture of Employee Engagement” Conference Board of Canada
  • “People Practices and Procedures” Best Employers Conference
  • “Coaching the CEO” HRMA BC Conference

Volunteer:
Out of the Cold Server; Screening for faith-based organization; Coaching for Non-Profit EDs