Tim Dumas
  • Strategic Planning & Scaling Up
  • CEO Growth Coaching
  • Leadership Education

Tim Dumas

Business Coach

Expertise


Strategic Planning
Leadership Education
CEO & Executive Coaching

Tim approaches his work as a coach with magnanimity – a calling to bring out the greatness in others, and to support entrepreneurs in creating corporate cultures that support the fulfillment of people’s dreams.

His greatest satisfaction comes from helping clients to live with greater self-awareness, and purpose aligned with their priorities.

This people-centric approach is grounded in his deep experience in owner-operated businesses building to scale, and in Family-owned, Retail, Hospitality, Tourism, Charitable and Professional Services sectors.

A Certified Coach, Speaker & Trainer with the John Maxwell Team, Tim is also a Certified Facilitator & Trainer with the Extreme Leadership Institute, a Partner & Consultant with the Virtuous Leadership Institute, a Forum Chair with MacKay CEO Forums, and a Partner & COO with JAK’s Beer Wine & Spirits.

When not coaching in the board room, Tim can be found on the field, enthusiastically coaching soccer with South Delta United, and football with the South Delta Rams. He and his wife, Stephanie, reside in Tsawwassen, BC, just outside of Vancouver, with their six children.

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Rick Gagner
  • Strategic Planning & Scaling Up
  • CEO Growth Coaching
  • Senior Leadership Development
  • Organizational Health

Rick Gagner

Business Coach

Expertise


Strategic Leadership and Scaling Up
CEO & Executive Coaching
Organizational Health
Senior Leadership Development

Known as a growth leader with a strong strategy, finance, and operations background, Rick’s expertise lies in helping organizations to scale in the face of exponential growth. As a coach, he derives the greatest satisfaction when the leadership teams he works with become  healthier, more cohesive and aligned, executing their strategy at a level they hadn’t thought possible.

With a BBA degree and Chartered Professional Accountant (CMA) designation, Rick quickly rose to a CFO level, establishing a reputation in several roles as a capable finance and operations leader of rapid-growth companies. That success led to CEO roles including start-ups and turnarounds, with extraordinary results in the tens of millions, in a few short years. He has particularly deep expertise in advanced manufacturing, consumer products and more recent years, Cleantech scaleups.

A former Director and Chair of the BC Food & Beverage Association (BC’s largest food, beverage, and natural products manufacturing industry association); he was also a Director of Investment Agriculture Foundation of BC.

Rick and Lois, his wife of 41 years, take immense joy and pride in their three grown children and three grandchildren. Now based in BCs South Okanagan, he hopes the climate and outdoor lifestyle will inspire his ability to play a better game of golf.


Dean Ritchey
  • Strategic Planning & Scaling Up
  • CEO Growth Coaching
  • Senior Leadership Development
  • Company Health Assessments

Dean Ritchey

A teacher at heart, Dean Ritchey brings specialized expertise from a career as a senior executive in the North American consumer goods/retail sector to his coaching practice.

Combined with a love for the dynamics of the business world, and an unbridled commitment to see people achieve the extraordinary, his passion lies in growth and development, as he works to enhance the skills of leadership teams, and challenge his clients to do – and be – more than they thought possible.

Dean earned a Bachelors of Business Management, and a Masters in Executive Management, and is skilled in the Rockefeller Habits, as a Coach, and a Continuous Improvement trainer.

Intrigued by the links between people’s passion for their work, and the results they generate, Dean focuses on building teams to increase engagement and deliver the results that impact a company’s long-term success. He believes that success is about making a conscious choice to execute the right decisions at the right time and loves discovering those opportunities with his clients.

Dean, a great reader of business books, loves soccer, running, hiking and fly fishing – and travelling in Mexico with his wife Rossy, and two their children.

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Kristin Hazzard
  • Senior Leadership Development
  • HR Strategy & Topgrading
  • Keynotes & Workshops

Kristin Hazzard

As a coach and consultant to executives and leaders in high growth entrepreneurial organizations, Kristin Hazzard understands the importance of building and developing a high-performing team. Working with clients internationally, Kristin drives growth in organizations through assessing and developing talent, training leaders, and strengthening executive team alignment. She is an expert at solving complex people issues, navigating relationships and conflict, organizational leadership and development, and optimizing on opportunities to achieve positive results for her clients.

Drawing on a wide breadth of professional practice, a Master’s degree in Educational Practice, an entrepreneurial mindset and experience as an elite athlete, Kristin thinks strategically and focuses on the big picture achieved through measurable goal setting and execution. She is particularly adept at navigating and leveraging the individual and complementary personality styles and skills of people within high performing and cross functioning teams, in different scenarios.

 

With an affinity towards the psychology of leadership and being a true educator at heart, Kristin is motivated to help leaders grow and take massive action in their lives, both personally and professionally. As an accomplished speaker and best-selling co-author, Kristin inspires through her infectious passion and no-excuses mindset. She is heavily invested in the success of her clients and will roll up her sleeves to solve any challenges they may face and stretch them to achieve their highest potential.

Kristin is passionate about helping her clients build winning teams full of talented A-Players. She does not accept mediocrity and holds her clients accountable to a high standard. Through her coaching, speaking, and advising, Kristin makes leaders better and ensures companies have a the high-performing team needed for sustainable growth.

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Tim Schokking
  • Strategic Planning & Scaling Up
  • CEO Growth Coaching
  • Senior Leadership Development
  • Company Health Assessments

Timothy Schokking

From start-ups to multibillion-dollar multinationals, Timothy Schokking helps businesses of all sizes to identify, align, and implement critical value-driven strategies.

His work as a coach and consultant is infused with deep, front-line experience, anchored with a BA in Economics and Business from York University, and an MBA in Corporate Finance and Management of Innovation and New Technology from McMaster University.

Career highlights include Human Resource Specialist for Van Hessen BV, Marketing Associate for SIR Corp, and Production Group Leader at General Motors; and Director of Business Development at the Cliner Group, where he led small- to large-scale projects to ensure alignment with business priorities using a holistic approach to business development, while considering marketing, branding, people, sales and strategy. Tim was also Manager of Innovation Strategy and Operations at Canadian retailer lululemon, where he managed the Innovation Operations team, and developed long-term strategies in collaboration with internal teams and external stakeholders.

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