About Mark

I am a relationship development specialist, helping individuals, families and organizations to develop ‘key’ relationships internally and externally. Just as a key is unique to one lock, each relationship is different so must be handled uniquely. My approach in Life Coaching focuses on developing strong and healthy relationships. When learned, this can create growth for each of my client’s unique relationships.

Why Engage Me? I have experience, passion and connection fueled by a unique personal approach. I value staying within my field of expertise and gifts but will collaborate with other specialists to ensure success. I have thirty years of experience developing successful teams at home, in the business world and in non-profit sectors. All of these have been built on the foundation of a relational model with a consistent, proven track record of developing key relationships that continue even beyond the many projects on which I have worked.

Distinctions

  • Certified Master Coach with Certified Coaching Federation
  • Certified Hypnolinguistics Practitioner
  • Certified Professional Speaker with Certified Speakers Federation
  • Ordained Minister with Apostolic Church of Pentecost (ACOP)
  • Published Columnist, ‘Relationship Matters’

Business Leader

  • Former President of a communications company that pioneered the integration of wireless and hard-line technology in the Okanagan Valley
  • Co-founder of the ‘first of its kind’ telecommunications consulting firm
  • Co-founder of the Typhoon Project, a consulting firm empowering artists and young entrepreneurs to effectively take their product to market

Community Leader – Not for Profit Sector

  • Co-founder and former Executive Director of Mercy for Youth Society BC, an organization which created opportunities for at-risk youth to overcome their circumstances and become outstanding citizens
  • Former National Executive Director and co-producer with Impact Society, the organization which developed the Hero’s Project a character education program taught in the public school system across Canada
  • Current board or committee member of several organizations including Parenting with Pizzazz, C.A.T.C.H Coalition, Okanagan Valley Pregnancy Care Center, Alder Foundation

Community Leader – Faith Community

  • Lead Pastor at The Bridge Community of Faith, a pioneering concept of church that integrates para-church, NGO and traditional church expressions into one ministry in Kelowna BC
  • District Director of Southern Interior of BC with ACOP fellowship of churches
  • Active Member of the Kelowna Ministerial

Great Relationships Create Great Culture