CEO of ResultsNOW, Chair of Momentum Walk In Counselling, Rotarian with Edmonton Rotary Club, International Services Committee
Melissa was recognized as one of the Top 10-Business Women in Edmonton for 2009 by Edmontonians Magazine. Past member of the Edmonton Executive Association and CAFÉ (Canadian Association of Family Enterprises).
Melissa has been an entrepreneur for the last twenty-four years. She received a Diploma in Family Counselling and Coaching. Over Melissa’s career, she has held positions such as vice-president, COO, Chief HR Officer and is currently CEO of ResultsNOW Inc. which is a corporate training and optimization company. ResultsNOW serves companies such as; fortune 1000 in Canada, Top 50 Best Run, Fastest Growing and Best to Work For. Her clients around the globe range in size from $2 million to $42+billion in annual revenue and within industries such as engineering, manufacturing, construction, IT, financial, insurance, law firms and Canadian banks.
Melissa has spoke to numerous professional groups and associations and has authored of numerous training manuals, leadership tips and articles. She is currently working on two books, Wiring Your Mind for Success and Women of Business.
Melissa ignites life-changing shifts in the behaviors for leaders and facilitates intentional transformations within managers, executives, leaders and corporate cultures.
Melissa truly feels blessed to have so many beautiful people in her life and believes all of them have contributed in part to her career success.
Favorite phase, “We can do anything; we just can’t do it alone”.
Geoff has 10 years of experience developing and implementing successful marketing campaigns for municipalities, non-profits, universities, and government agencies. A graduate of the University of Alberta school of Business, Geoff¹s passion for positive social change inspired him to start an advertising agency devoted to social causes. Through that agency he worked to address a wide variety of social issues across Alberta including: violence, addictions, vandalism, homelessness, panhandling, binge drinking, and nightlife safety. Since joining DDB in 2011, Geoff has continued to build his social marketing experience by working on province wide initiatives for traffic safety, healthy eating & active living, tobacco prevention & cessation, and youth employment. He has specialized expertise in behaviour change strategies and creative campaign tactics.
Inspired by the great team at Momentum and their innovative model of single session solution focused therapy, Geoff joined the Momentum board in 2014 to help this organization promote greater awareness of the solutions that they offer for those in need in our community.
Stephanie is an applied psychology student at Concordia University of Edmonton with a passion for mental health advocacy and a goal to become a counselling psychologist. Her motivation to volunteer at Momentum Walk-in Counselling lies in its ability to provide anyone with the tools to manage through life’s difficulties in a single session, regardless of their income. Stephanie breaks from her studies to practice yoga, run in the River Valley, and socialize with family and friends in local coffee shops.
Jamie works in Corporate Social Responsibility within Reputation & Brand at ATB Financial where she manages philanthropic campaigns and programs and contributes to the company’s social impact strategy. Jamie is passionate about cause-based marketing and its ability to strengthen an organization’s reputation while also contributing to the community. In addition to her role at ATB, Jamie volunteers as a content writer/ blogger for the International Association of Business Communicators and is on the communications committee for ATB’s New Opportunities for Women Network. Jamie’s goals are to expand her knowledge in social responsibility and marketing while working closely with non-profits focused on mental health and poverty alleviation throughout her career.
Matt Jeneroux, MP is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Canadian House of Commons in the 2015 federal election. He represents the electoral district of Edmonton Riverbend as a member of theConservative Party of Canada caucus.
Prior to his election to the House of Commons, he served in the Legislative Assembly of Alberta representing the electoral district of Edmonton-South West.
Jeneroux is also a recipient of the Governor General of Canada Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012.
Laurie has a passion for creating work that makes a difference.
Over the last 15 years she has developed award winning and results orientated marketing campaigns in the areas of banking, oil and gas, patient safety and educating and changing driving behaviors on Highways 63 & 881.
She has recently joined the team at ATB Financial where she is strives everyday to build an organization that is the place to work, that is loved and respected by Albertans, and is number one in the communities and markets they serve.
Laurie is also a leader in the Edmonton marketing community. She currently sits on the board of the Advertising Club of Edmonton and works to mentor post-secondary marketing students interested in joining the industry. Through this volunteer work she was introduced to the team at Momentum Walk-in Counseling where she is proud to help make single session therapy just a bit more accessible for those that need it.