Michelle has focused on organizational change and performance, coaching and leadership development throughout her career. She enjoys 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 health care, 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 a connection 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. She leverages a variety of psychometrics in her team and coaching engagement, including The Birkman Method™, DISC Leadership™, TKI and Hogan suite of assessments.
She is a certified facilitator of LHH's global programs, including Leadership Reimagined, The Accountable Manager, Leading Other Leaders, 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 and Junior Achievement of Nova Scotia. She enjoys contributing to her community and supporting her teenage children’s many pursuits.