Stephen has over 25 years of change management leadership and consulting experience, including 13 years of senior operations management roles with RBC’s Atlantic Region in Canada where he led change in several specialized work environments.
As President of Change Management Professionals since 2000, Stephen has provided leadership, guidance and organizational consulting services to entrepreneurs, senior and mid-level management teams and their employees in Private Sector, Public Sector and NFP Sector organizations across a diverse range of industries. He served as a Director and Board Chairperson of a public company, (Innovative Properties Inc. - INR - TSXV) from 2005-2008, where he led the transition of that organization to new leadership.
An engaging speaker, Stephen has presented to diverse groups on a range of “change” related topics. His recent speaking engagements include presentations at ACOA’s Leadership Conference (Oct 2016), Fusion Halifax International Conference (June 2016), the Professional Development Summit, Halifax NS (2016 & 2015).
Stephen understands that for many entrepreneurs, exiting their business is their most significant change to manage. As co-founder of exitRITE Planning Services, Stephen focuses on earning the standing as a trusted partner who entrepreneurs can rely on to help them navigate the transition process well, so they can enjoy the benefits of their life’s work.