A Certified Management and Executive Coach, Stephen applies in-depth business acumen and seasoned Human Resources expertise to career and life-enriching consulting.
Over the course of his 35+-year career, Stephen has held several senior HR generalist and specialist positions in both the public and private sectors. He has honed strong leadership and coaching skills characterized by a collaborative management style, personal initiative and a strong results orientation.
As Senior Manager, Human Resources and Policy Compliance with Scotiabank in Toronto, he was responsible for designing, developing, implementing and managing strategically aligned policies, programs and processes that enhanced employee growth and organizational effectiveness. Stephen is active in various political and community organizations. A member of the Human Resources Professionals Association since 1985, he holds the CHRL designation. He was a volunteer Mentor with the Halton Chapter of the HRPA, and in 2015 initiated the first ever coaching support program for unemployed HR professionals in Ontario. Also an active member of the Burlington Chamber of Commerce, Stephen serves on their Political Action Committee as well as the Human Resources Committee of the Canadian Association for Equality.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERTISE AND SERVICES
- Executive Coaching
- Leadership Training
- Compensation & HRIS
- Succession Planning
- Recruitment & Talent Management
- Labour Relations
- Benefits Management
- Occupational Health and Safety
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS
Associate Certified Coach (ACC ), International Coaching Federation (ICF)
Certified Professional Coaching (CPC) and Advanced Coaching & Personal Coaching Certification (ACPEC), College of Executive Coaching, California
Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL)
Certificate in Adult & Continuing Education (CACE), University of Saskatchewan Masters degree in Public Administration (MPA), Queen’s University
Masters degree in Industrial Relations (MIR), Queen’s University
Honours BA, History and Political Science, McMaster University