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 with multiple individuals.
  • Passion for coaching – Impact coaches are eager to work with individuals on their goals and objectives.
  • Service excellence – Our coaches pride themselves on effective, professional communication and they 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

Founder, Executive Coach

Bio:

Determined to create a coaching business that was different, in 2003 Sandra launched Sandra Oliver Consulting, now Impact-Coaches Inc. Her professional background includes 20 years of experience coaching senior executives, including 17 years in Corporate HR leadership roles across North America.

Sandra holds a BA in Organizational Behaviour (University of Western Ontario), a Masters of Industrial Relations and Human Resources (University of Toronto), and a MBA (Ivey School of Business). She is also an accredited coach with the International Coach Federation, a Hogan leadership inventory practitioner and certified in the Team Management Profile. She shares her expertise by writing featured articles for CareerVision, the former CA Magazine and the Conference Board of Canada, and conducting Webinars for CPA Canada on career development. Sandra has also been honoured in the 15th annual PROFIT/Chatelaine ranking of Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneur-run firms for 2013, 2014 and 2015. Sandra was formerly involved as Chair of the Board and Honorary Board of Dress for Success Toronto and helped completely turn around this organization that serves 1,300 underprivileged women and 800 men.

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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 16 years of experience in Learning, Organizational development and Executive coaching. Amrita designs and implements strategic solutions to build organizational capacity aligned to the business priorities. She also leverages her facilitation and coaching skills to support high potential leaders achieve their personal and organizational growth goals.

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Dana Zorbas

Executive Coach
  • Toronto, Ontario

Bio:

Dana has a decade of experience as a management consultant specializing in organizational effectiveness initiatives, change management, leadership alignment and team effectiveness. She has worked in a professional services firm and as an independent consultant running her own business. Her clients have spanned across industries, including Energy & Resources, Financial Services, Public Sector and Professional Services.

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Allison Roberts

Executive Coach

Bio:

Allison delivers coaching at Impact, where she helps professionals with their resumes, networking, and interview skills, along with overall career development. Allison previously worked in Human Resources in the professional services industry as an HR Advisor. She has experience consulting on employee relations matters; performance appraisal and compensation; recruitment and onboarding.

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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.

Coaching Speciality:

Working with senior leaders | Helping women leaders break through the ‘glass ceiling | Trust-based leadership

Sophie Tanguay

Executive Coach
  • Aurora, Ontario

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.

Coaching Speciality:

Working with senior leaders | Coaching leaders to establish their vision, strategies, and plan for their business with clear objectives | Helping women break through the “glass ceiling’. | Working with teams to gain better awareness and increase their ability to have healthy conflict

Alison Cunningham

Executive Coach
  • Ottawa, Ontario

Bio:

Alison is a leadership coach and consultant with 25 years of experience in the public, private and not-for profit sectors, working with clients in the municipal and federal government, social services and community agencies, professional services firms, manufacturing, transportation. As a coach.

Coaching Speciality:

Working with senior leaders taking their contribution to the next level | Working with emerging and developing leaders to deepen impact and enhance contribution | On-boarding new leaders – accelerating integration and productivity | Helping leaders with team building and team effectiveness

Carl Jefferson

Executive Coach
  • Atlanta, Georgia

Bio:

Carl is an Executive Coach, Business Strategist, Leadership Consultant and Adviser to Federal and Corporate Senior Executives, Boards of Directors, and US Presidential Appointees. He has 20 years of experience using performance coaching to support leaders.

Coaching Speciality:

Professional Service Firms | Consumer Sectors | Corporate & Private Sectors | Federal & Municipal Governments

Annemarie Spadafore

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.

Coaching Speciality:

Working with senior leaders, managers, directors | On-boarding new leaders | Leadership development | Multicultural, multigenerational, and virtual teams

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.

Coaching Speciality:

Working with senior leaders (CEO, Practice Leaders) | Helping leaders turn around struggling practices | Helping leaders focus the business and achieve execution

Jane Mason

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.

Coaching Speciality:

Working with senior leaders | Helping organizations create high performing teams | Helping organizations succeed through their most important asset: “their people”

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.

Coaching Speciality:

Working with developing managers | Supporting existing and new leaders build necessary coaching skills to improve communication within their team(s) | Workshop facilitation and group/team coaching

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.

Coaching Speciality:

Coaching on diversity issues | Developing business development strategies | Working with leaders on sales strategies | Coaching on business growth

Ross Stockwell

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.

Coaching Speciality:

Outplacement/transition coaching for senior leaders | Working with developing leaders | Team building and effectiveness | Helping leaders balance work-life commitments.

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