- Search Solutions
- Leadership, Assessment
- Career Transition
- About Optimum Talent
- Start Your Transition
If your employer has provided you with Career Transition Support through Optimum Talent, click here to get started.
Over the past 20 years, Steve has held progressive positions in 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 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, 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 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. 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 seeks adventure by competing in Ironman triathlons, cycle-cross races, downhill and x-country skiing, and riding motorcycles.