Strategic, engaging, and insightful, Michelle has built a solid reputation in organizational change and performance, coaching, and leadership development. She has a passion for helping teams align around business strategy and ways of working to sustain high performance, and coaching clients to achieve their full potential.
Her advice is grounded in years of operational and consulting experience. Michelle held senior roles in healthcare and the insurance and investment sectors during periods of major transformation. As a consultant, her focus has remained on leadership development and organizational change and performance.
Coaching leaders has always been central to her work. She approaches each coaching engagement with curiosity, tenacity, humor, and a laser focus on results. She is known for establishing connections quickly and helping her clients focus on what matters most so they are performing at their highest value.
Michelle is an associate certified coach (ACC) through the International Coaching Federation (ICF), an accredited business communicator (ABC) through the International Association of Business Communicators, and a Prosci certified change management consultant (CMP).
She leverages a variety of psychometrics in her team and coaching engagements, including The Birkman Method™, DISC Leadership™, TKI, and Hogan suite of assessments. Michelle also supports KBRS’s executive search practice with candidate psychometric assessments.
Recognized by LHH for consistently receiving five-star client feedback, Michelle delivers many of its global proprietary programs, including Leadership Re-imagined, Leading Other Leaders, The Accountable Manager, Accelerate Change, Fostering Innovation, Leading High Performing Teams, Vital Teams, and Coaching for Results, among others.
Michelle is a former Big Sister and member of the board for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Halifax, Family SOS, and Junior Achievement of Nova Scotia. A graduate of Acadia (BA) and Mount Saint Vincent (BPR) universities, she enjoys contributing to her community and supporting her teenage childrens’ many pursuits.