Impact coaches bring the following attributes:

  • Qualifications All our coaches are business people first. Their qualifications may include graduate degrees, coaching accreditations, HR experience, and assessment certifications.
  • Team players Our coaches can work as a team on large scale programs on large scale programs involving multiple individuals.
  • Passion for coaching Impact coaches are eager to work with individuals on their goals and objectives.
  • Service excellence Our coaches demonstrate honesty, integrity, and respect while going above and beyond for our clients.
  • Loyalty and commitment Our environment is built on trust. We invest a great deal in our clients and coaches.

Sandra Oliver, MBA

Founder, Executive Coach

Bio:

Sandra launched Impact-Coaches Inc in 2003. Her objective was to create an organization built around helping people excel at work. Impact has grown to serve large multi-national corporate clients across the globe.

Sandra’s professional background includes 25 years of experience coaching senior executives, including 17 years in Corporate HR leadership roles across North America. In her past senior HR roles, she successfully built and developed an experienced recruitment team, managed the creation and development of the full senior HR team, and oversaw the implementation of the HR intranet and HRIS system. Sandra is an experienced business person and a certified coach who works strategically with Impact’s most senior clients and their teams. Sandra leads the most strategic talent programs and works with leaders and business units to develop effective succession plan strategies and evaluate future success.

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Mari-lynn Misener

Executive Coach

Bio:

Mari-Lynn followed her passion to help and coach people within all levels of an organization and became a full-time Executive Coach in late 2013 with Impact-Coaches. Mari-Lynn held senior leadership roles with high growth technology and marketing services companies. She has over 20 years of experience coaching individuals from different generations, backgrounds and seniority levels. She has led teams from 5 to 250 employees.

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Amrita Garg

Executive Coach

Bio:

Amrita’s professional background includes over 18 years of experience in leadership, organizational development and executive coaching. Amrita specializes in co-creating strategic solutions to build organizational capacity aligned to the business priorities. Prior to beginning her journey as a coach, Amrita held executive level roles within various organizations in the financial services industry.

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Dana Zorbas

Executive Coach
  • Toronto, Ontario

Bio:

Dana has over a decade of experience consulting and coaching in some of the largest organizations across North America.  She has worked in one of the big four professional services firms and as an independent consultant running her own business.

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Lisa McArthur

Executive Coach
  • Toronto, Ontario

Bio:

Lisa is an experienced business executive who has held senior leadership roles in technology, professional services and insurance organizations. With over 25 years of experience, she has led sales, technology and consulting teams to deliver breakthrough results.

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Annemarie Spadafore, Ph.D

Executive Coach
  • Arlington, Virginia

Bio:

Annemarie Spadafore has 17+ years of experience in activities and roles that advance business operations and enhance human performance. As an Executive Coach she illuminates blind spots and reveals opportunities for individual professional development.

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Sophie Tanguay

Executive Coach
  • Toronto & Ottawa, ON | Montreal, QC

Bio:

Sophie Tanguay has worked as a Leadership Coach for the past 14 years. She works with executives, high potential and emerging leaders, as well as professional level coachees across many industries and functional disciplines.

Carl Boehr

Executive Coach
  • Vancouver, British Columbia

Bio:

For more than 30 years Carl has been a coach, Senior Executive, President, CEO and Chairman of the Board, in four countries and on three continents. Over those years he developed a reputation as an agent of change and a turn-around expert.

Jane Mason, MBA

Executive Coach
  • Toronto, Ontario & Mexico City

Bio:

Industry leader Jane Mason has over 20 years of experience in consulting and coaching with some of the world’s largest organizations. Jane worked as a Partner in a strategy consulting firm, working with senior executives in international professional services firms to help resolve strategic, organizational, and leadership challenges.

Kellan Beck

Executive Coach
  • Toronto, Ontario

Bio:

Kellan Beck is a Certified Executive Coach who partners with individuals, teams, and organizations across industries to take their leadership and teams to the next level. She brings 20 years of international experience in business development as a leader and individual contributor in the human resource services and financial services arenas.

Johanne Allaire

Executive Coach
  • Ottawa, ON & Montreal, QC

Bio:

Johanne is a skilled executive and leader with over 25 years of experience in international and domestic business development. She has worked in over 20 countries where she helped organizations develop their sales and marketing strategies.

Ross Stockwell, Ph.D

Executive Coach
  • Toronto, Ontario

Bio:

Ross is an experienced coach and has held progressive managerial and leadership positions in marketing research and public affairs. He brings extensive expertise and a strong reputation for assessment, executive coaching, career development and employee/organizational surveys to work with senior executives, professionals and teams to enhance individual and organizational effectiveness.

Margaret James

Executive Coach
  • Toronto, ON

Bio:

Margaret James is a seasoned coach and business veteran with over 20 years of experience leading teams to implement strategic projects in corporate and entrepreneurial settings. She developed these skills as a management consultant and a senior leader for global consumer product and research firms.

Marjorie Poitras, MBA

Executive Coach
  • Montreal, QC

Bio:

Marjorie Poitras has been a global leader in Business Strategy and Performance, Human Resource Management and Operations for over 20 years. She has served as Senior Vice President for one of Canada’s largest financial institutions. Over the course of her career, she has put her leadership to work to meet key organizational transformation and change management mandates.

Jody Kennett

Executive Coach
  • Vancouver, BC

Bio:

Jody Kennett has worked as a Business Leadership Coach for the past 11 years. She has facilitated and elevated leadership and communication strategies for technology companies in rapid growth and change as well as for global investment firms requiring a transformation in culture. Her breadth of business experience includes delivering coaching and facilitation to the health industry, engineering firms, privately owned companies, government, and hundreds of professional services business owners.

Cate Gregory

Executive Coach
  • Washington, D.C.

Bio:

Cate Gregory is a senior coach and consultant with 25 years of experience in Executive Coaching, Project Management, Change Management, Systems Implementation, Business Process Improvement, Strategy Alignment and Organizational Studies and Analyses. She was a Senior Principal at The Clearing providing executive coaching and strategy consulting to leaders across the federal government.

Jennifer Card, M.Sc.

Executive Coach
  • Toronto, ON

Bio:

Jennifer Card is a leadership coach and organization development consultant. She is a member of the ICF, the Canadian Psychology Association, and a board member of the Canadian Positive Psychology Association. Prior to coaching, Jennifer was a successful entrepreneur, marketing consultant, event manager, and athletic instructor. Jennifer organized and led Bermuda’s first Entrepreneurial Leadership Conference centered on strengths and challenges for innovation; topics broadly ranged from Fintech to Tourism, as well as the socio-economic impact of youth gang violence. Jennifer holds an MSc. in Applied Coaching Psychology from the University of East London and is a doctoral student in Leadership Psychology at William James College in Boston. Her dissertation focuses on the positive impact of mindfulness and self-awareness on leadership development.

Clients by Segments

We take the time to build relationships with our clients and understand how their business and industry works.

We have years of experience working with diverse groups and complex organizations.