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Over the past 20 years, Steve has held progressive positions in corporate training, talent management and executive leadership development in corporate and post-secondary sectors.
While working in California, Steve was the General Manager of a multi-national corporate training organization that focused on delivering IT skills and leadership development to Fortune 100 organizations and government agencies.
After four years in the USA, Steve returned to Canada and joined SAIT’s corporate training department in the role of Corporate Learning Advisor, then assumed the role of Director of Executive Education at the University of Alberta School of Business in the Calgary office. He then joined the energy sector as Group Lead, Corporate Training & Talent Management at Encana Inc. with responsibility for employee and leadership development, succession planning and performance management. After a five-year term, Steve then joined Enbridge Inc. as the Director of Executive Development & Talent Management where he led executive development, coaching, Enbridge University, succession planning, performance management and employee engagement. In his last corporate role, Steve was Associate Vice President of Talent Management for Canadian Tire, FGL Sports and Marks where he was accountable for corporate talent practices such as succession, performance, employee development and executive development.
As a lifelong learner, Steve obtained a Master of Arts in Leadership from Royal Roads University and is a Certified Executive Coach from the Royal Roads University graduate program and PCC accredited from the International Coach Federation and is the Director of External Relations on the Board of the Calgary ICF chapter. Steve is a certified SuccessFinder Practitioner and is also certified to deliver a wide variety of leadership assessments including MHS EI 2.0 and EQ 360.
In his spare time, Steve enjoys writing and publishing books. He released a book March 2020 on Amazon titled Being a Better Human Being at Work and Home and his newest book, Being a Better Human Teenager is now available. Steve seeks adventure and loves spending time outdoors.