Providing organizational change management and coaching through her business Shift Consult Inc., Colleen’s corporate clients are within the financial services, retail, energy, and technology sectors. Colleen is known as a transformational change expert and creativity activist. With a roster of coaching clients across North America and Europe, including authors and artists, she is valued as an intuitive, strategic thinker and trusted advisor. She advocates everyone experience the freedom and joy in expressing their full creative power. Over the past six years her coaching expanded to entrepreneurs looking to identify their niche and/or scale their current business.
An author, Colleen’s book The Grandmother Legacies was digitally released in 2017, with paper release in February 2018. Her book Step Forward and Shine is scheduled for release in September 2018. Her latest book Callings of a Curious Heart: The Way of The Artist is slated for publication in early 2019.
Colleen has held executive positions at Great West Life, Manulife Financial, leadership roles at Rogers Communications Inc. and senior consulting roles with boutique firms. She holds a M.A. from Pacifica Graduate Institute (CA) and a B.A. from Brock University/University of Waterloo.
Her passions are painting, writing, gardening, learning to play the harp, and hiking by her cabin in the woods near Algonquin Park. She lives with her family in Niagara.