About KESA and The KESA Team
The Unique KESA Approach
KESA is an experienced team of skilled practitioners and experienced executives that specialize in the acceleration of human performance in organizations. Since 1998, we’ve supported clients in every sector of the economy, locally, nationally, and internationally.
We help transform your organizational development and training initiatives into learning experiences that stick.
Over the past twenty years, KESA has been immersed in developing world-class team facilitation processes. What makes us exceptional is our unique coach approach to facilitation. Using an effective process, combined with the right set of questions, we facilitate conversations that result in genuine engagement and ownership of the best solutions, strategies, and actions for the challenge or opportunity at hand.
The Coach Approach
What makes us exceptional is our unique coach approach to facilitation. Using effective process and combined with the right set of questions, we facilitate discussions that result in true engagement and ownership of the best solutions, strategies and actions for the challenge or opportunity at hand.
KESA is made up of a variety of experienced executives and practitioners, including former leaders of national companies, an Olympic Gold medalist, and a National Championship coach. Our greatest advantage is each other. We challenge each other to Raise the Bar in everything we do.
We listen first and respect the fact that all of our clients bring tremendous skill and knowledge to the challenges they are experiencing. Our role is to serve as a thinking partner with you and offer high quality processes that guide, support and challenge you towards results.
We believe this provides you with better direction, strategies and actions that you will own and are motivated to execute. In doing this we commit to staying with you as long as you believe we are needed.
THE KESA TEAM
More About Mark
Principal and Co-founder
Mark has a wealth of experience in leadership development in dozens of organizations across Canada and Internationally. He holds a MA in Leadership from Royal Roads University and is an ICF Certified Executive Coach. Mark’s first career was as a highly successful national champion college coach working in both team and individual sports and brings that experience to his work in organizations over the past 20 years. He is outstanding and sought after presenter.
More About Paul
Paul brings over thirty years of experience and a proven track record of profitable growth results in the construction industry to our team. His experience includes executive leadership, corporate strategy development, board governance, business development, contracts development and negotiation, and project management.
Paul holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Alberta, is a CCA – Gold Seal Certified Project Manager, a Certified Executive Coach, and a CSIA level 2 ski instructor. He has served on numerous community and industry boards of directors, associations, and technical committees, including leadership roles.
More About Lori-Ann
Lori-Ann Muenzer is a dynamic personality and a highly-sought-after facilitator for large and small businesses, and non-profit organizations.
Lori-Ann brings her high performance tools and techniques to KESA and its clients by challenging boundaries of age, psychology, and physiology.
After winning Olympic Gold in Athens, Greece Lori-Ann learned a lot about people. But more than this, she has discovered a way to turn everyone’s mindset into an Olympian’s mindset in their own profession by Thinking Into Results.
Lori-Ann is Canada’s first and only Olympic cycling gold medal winner, keynote speaker, coach, published author, and an advocate of cycling as sport and recreation, and loves calling Edmonton home.
More About Scott
Scott Robinson joined the KESA Team in the fall of 2019 after spending 4 years as the CEO of the 2019 Canada Winter Games in Red Deer. Scott joined the Games as the CEO in September 2015 following a 23-year career with Hockey Alberta. During his time at Hockey Alberta, he held various portfolios including Senior Manager of Hockey Development, Senior Manager of Business Development and, for the last ten years, Executive Director for the Hockey Alberta Foundation.
Scott’s academic credentials include undergrad work at Red Deer College and a degree from the University of Alberta in Sports Administration. In 2012, Scott completed a Master of Arts Degree in Leadership from Royal Roads University.
Having worked in the not-for-profit sector for most of his career, Robinson has extensive experience in working with volunteer boards and staff. He brings a wealth of knowledge in volunteer leadership, board governance, strategic planning, change management, event planning, marketing and communications.
More About John
John Howey is a talented corporate sales executive proficient in developing systems and programs that help his clients exceed their corporate sales objectives. Proven executive leadership background in generating new business and turning around struggling sales organizations. Skilled in creating and delivering high energy and results oriented training programs. Prior to working with KESA John was the leader of the top sales team at Cintas, a Fortune 250 multi-national company. John’s teams were consistently in the top 5% of the company. John, a five-time Ironman triathlete, is an ICF Certified Executive Coach and a Six-Sigma Green Belt.
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