Kathleen Redmond, MCC
Founder of the Centre for Character Leadership, Kathleen Redmond is a certified Executive Coach, Master Certified Coach (International Coach Federation), a trainer, an author and instructor of the University of Guelph’s MA Leadership Program.
With a passion for leadership communication and over 25 years of management experience, Kathleen works in the heart of industry. From Istanbul to Honolulu, to factories in the southern United States, and to the oil fields of Alberta, Kathleen has worked with leaders to strengthen engagement and results through authentic communication.
Her first book, Rules of Engagement for Communicating at Work: 5 Strategies for Decreasing Conflict and Increasing Collaboration was published in 2004. Her second book, Leadership by Engagement: Leading Through Authentic Character to Attract, Retain and Energize was launched in 2008.
Her newest publication is the La Maison du Parc series of which the first two books have been released. Building a Character Culture and Communicating in a Character Culture are now available.
She has been published in the Globe and Mail, Municipal World and other periodicals.
In 2016 she was honoured with the Donald Cousens Award by the Character Community Foundation of York Region.
Facilitating sessions in English and French, Kathleen has successfully worked with leaders in these organizations:
Government & Educational
George Brown College
Lake Simcoe Conservation Authority
Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities
North Bay and District Health Unit
Region of York Community Living Royal Canadian Mint
Town of Aurora
Town of East Gwillimbury
Town of Parry Sound
Ministry of Community and Social Services
Cassels Brock Lawyers
Cara Operations Limited
Coca Cola Enterprises
Glaxo Smith Kline
Irving Pulp and Paper
Johnston & Johnston
Mother Parkers Tea & Coffee Inc.
National Bank of Canada North American Construction Group
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Prime Restaurants Inc.
SIR Corp Restaurants
Kathleen holds an MA in Adult Education, has served as a master trainer for Development Dimensions International, and is certified to administer Myers-Briggs Type IndicatorTM, True Colors®, Bar-On EQ-i®, Personality DimensionsTM and 360 degree leadership assessments.
She has received her MCC certification with the International Coach Federation.
She has completed mediation training through Osgoode Hall Law School.
Kathleen is an active member of the Newmarket Chamber of Commerce, Ontario Association of Consultants, Counsellors, Psychometrists and Psychotherapists, International Coaching Federation, on the Advisory Council of N6 Training and Conference Planning Committee (BKI), and past President of the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers, Toronto Chapter.