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Tactical Executive Coaching

Leadership development and practical operation advice delivered by former CEOs and senior executives.

Ideal for fast-track executives facing expanding job challenges or executives requiring remedial assistance to address career roadblocks, Stratford Managers Tactical Executive Coaching combines professional 360 Assessment tools with seasoned one-on-one coaching, to help you achieve a new level of personal and professional growth.

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"As a new CEO I was looking for a firm that could provide strategic advice around a number of topics as I looked to grow the company. My decision to go with Stratford was based on the strong diverse capabilities of their team. I have now engaged Stratford on a number of assignment in areas such as market assessment, enterprise risk management, strategy and communications. I have been very satisfied with all aspects of their work and consider them to be an excellent source of talent to support our growth objectives.”

Kevin Ford, President & CEO, Calian Group Ltd. 2017 CEO of the Year (Best Ottawa Business Awards)

Meet just a few of our expert coaches

Stratford Managers Tactical Executive Coaches are former CEOs and Senior Executives in: Marketing, Product Management, Human Resources, Sales, Finance, Business Operations, IT, and more...

VP & Practice Lead, Human Resources Consulting

A seasoned human resources executive, Mike has extensive experience deploying HR solutions in all business environments. He has worked with publicly-traded companies and private companies as well as those entering the IPO process. Mike has supported large multinationals to small family-founded organizations. He provides HR assistance to companies in aggressive growth mode along with those undergoing significant business transformations, and has in-depth experience working with boards of directors and HR compensation committees.

VP, Product Consulting

A seasoned entrepreneur, executive, board member, advisor, and angel investor, Chad has a track record of developing both new and existing software businesses through strategy and execution. Experienced in startup cultures as well as large multi nationals leading complex, multi-function organizations. Passionate about unraveling complexity to solve simple business problems Chad possess a strong world-wide network of industry and customer contacts. Committed people leader with a focus on hiring strong teams.

VP & Practice Lead, Business Operations

Colleen is a seasoned executive with over 25 years of experience in both high-tech OEM and contract manufacturing sectors. She is an engaging leader with substantive skill in profit and loss management, customer orientation, program management and supply chain management. She also brings significant experience in merger and acquisition activities, as well as leading organizations through substantial transition.

CEO Advisory & Support Services

With over 30 years’ experience and MBA, CPA, and BSc (Chemistry) designations, Chris has a unique set of technical, management and financial skills. Having been involved in the buying and selling of businesses in six different countries, Chris understands and appreciates the cultural differences associated with running global businesses. He has structured over $500 million of debt and equity financing in tranche sizes of $5 million to $300 million. Chris’ engaging, pragmatic and empathetic approach results in significant value creation, making him a valuable senior operating executive.

CEO Advisory & Support Services

With over 30 years of experience leading technology firms, Mike has a diverse set of technical, management and financial skills honed in a variety of companies and locations. As President of Newbridge Networks Inc (US Subsidiary) he participated on the Executive Operating Committee responsible for one of Canada's top technology success stories. That led to several technology company CEO roles, both private and public, in California and Canada, with M&A activities both as buyer and seller including the sale of PairGain Technologies for $3.2B (10X revenues).

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