Client Quotes - Valerie MacLeod

Client Quotes – Valerie MacLeod

“Valerie always delivers. I have great confidence in her.”
Vicki Reid, Manager OD, EnCana Corporation

 

“The strategic planning process for the Town of Cochrane would never have happened without Valerie.”
Lori Craig, Director Corporate Services, Town of Cochrane

 

“I’ve received nothing but GLOWING feedback from our leaders from your session. You did a fantastic job connecting them in and keeping them engaged. Thank you for being you!!”
Maggie McGee – Sr. Recruitment Specialist, Vermilion Energy

 

“Wellspring Calgary had the privilege of working with Valerie MacLeod during a recent and very important strategic planning process. Valerie’s knowledge, preparation, skill in facilitation, sense of humor, and organizational skill made the event a tremendous success. All who took part expressed great satisfaction with the process, the experience, and the outcome. We left our time together with the plan we needed and a sense of confidence as we move forward. I would wholeheartedly recommend Valerie. She is an exceptional facilitator who brings a solid business understanding to your business/organizational needs.”
Patti Morris – Executive Director, Wellspring Calgary

 

“I was not sold on the idea of strategic planning but after we worked with Valerie, I believe the sessions were very worthwhile and the time was well spent.”
Wayne J. Boeckman, President, Texas Metal Spinning, Inc.

 

“Val’s coaching in Systems Thinking has enabled me to get out of the details, so that I can make a larger contribution and bigger impact on the organization.”
Paul Cahill, Onshore Manager, Pipeline & Rail, BP Energy

 

“Val is able to keep a team on topic while still managing to promote an environment of creativity. Her knowledge of the systems thinking model and team dynamics makes her a strong contributor to my management team’s development.”
Terry Schmidtke, VP, JayHawk Resources

 

“I learned great practical tools with immediate applications that I will continue to apply.”
Les Kende – Managing Director Acquisitions & Divestitures, AltaCorp Capital Inc.

 

“When you involve a broad range of employees who understand the process as well as create and buy into the Strategic Plan, failure isn’t an option … or a word that’s even contemplated.”
Gail Barrington-Moss, General Manager of Community & Protective Services, City of St. Albert

 

“I can say without reservation that Valerie is truly a “masterful facilitator”! As a professional facilitator, she brings a high level of technical competence and well developed skills to her clients. Valerie is a coaching facilitator who demonstrates excellent teaching and directing skills as she helps participants develop their own insights, skills and competencies. The work she did with the roll-out groups was truly inspiring to all the staff. An insightful and empathic communicator, Valerie is flexible and credible.”

Mary Jefferies, Director HR, Alberta Environment

 

“I am always impressed with Valerie’s professionalism, consulting expertise, and in particular, her ability to coach and lead managers and teams to higher levels of performance.”
Coleen Hutton, Manager Human Resources, Wellco Energy Services Trust

 

“We can be a cynical bunch, but we agreed that this was a terrific course. To have success in learning one needs a good instructor – your knowledge and methods made it a pleasure to attend.”
Russ Bayley, Area Production Coordinator, Encana Corporation