Don is an accomplished senior executive, business coach and strategic advisor who has helped organizations and executive leaders achieve superior results since 2005. Known for pushing leaders towards sharp customer-focused decisions, his clients also appreciate his capacity for listening and his aptitude for synthesizing new insights.
With a passion for developing transformational strategic plans, Don has over twenty years of hands-on experience creating and executing winning corporate and marketing strategies. His proven formula for achieving breakthrough results is based on a combination of customer insight, strategic focus and team engagement.
The road traveled for Don also includes twenty years of driving forward one of Canada’s best managed companies, A&W Foodservices of Canada Inc. As a key member of the executive team that turned around the A&W chain in Canada from a fading drive-in business to a thriving leader in the Quick Service Restaurant sector, Don held senior positions across the organization, including Operations Management, Marketing and Human Resources/Organizational Development.
Don holds an MBA from the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario, a Bachelor of Science from the University of British Columbia and is a Certified Co-Active Coach through the Coach Training Institute in San Rafael, California.
Born in New Westminster BC, Don now lives in North Vancouver with his wife and two sons. Don is passionate about living a fulfilling life colored by a mix of interests and great friends and family.
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