The KESA Team
A team of skilled professionals with a wealth of knowledge and experience in working with leaders at all levels in a wide range of organizations such as; Manufacturing, Engineering, Accounting, Banking, Government, Legal, Oil and Gas Service, and NHL Hockey Teams.
Dave’s first career was as a highly successful national champion college basketball coach. He shifted careers to work in organizational development and over the past 20 years has brought his passion and experience in leadership and facilitation to dozens of organizations supporting; individuals, teams and entire organizations achieve high levels of performance and extraordinary results. Dave holds a M.A from the University of Alberta, an MBA in Human Resources from Royal Roads University and is an ICF Certified Executive Coach.
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 an outstanding and sought after presenter.
Paul Zubick, P. Eng
Paul brings over thirty years of experience and a proven track record of driving growth and profitability 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 degree in Civil Engineering and he is currently enrolled in the Executive Coaching Certificate Program at Royal Roads University. Paul is a true believer that life is a learning lab.
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.
Jason Labonte, CPA CMA
Jason is a strategic and financial management expert who understands business. As a former CFO, his broad experience includes building teams, strategic planning and execution, budgeting and costing, market development and analysis and all facets of accounting and corporate services.
Jason taught accounting and management at the University level and helped deliver CMA Canada’s Strategic Leadership Program for nine years. Jason has coached hockey for over 20 years and is a two-time Ironman Triathlon Finisher. He is currently training for his third race at that distance. Jason is married with two teenaged boys; one is a drummer, the other a hockey player.
Lori-Ann Muenzer recently joined KESA and brings her high performance tools and techniques to KESA and its clients. Challenging boundaries of age, gender, psychology, and physiology, Lori-Ann inspires others with her motivation, determination, and perseverance. Prior to joining KESA she worked in a number of industries: legal, aerospace, human resources, and leadership development.
Lori-Ann is Canada’s first Olympic cycling gold medal winner, keynote speaker, coach, published author, and an advocate of cycling as sport and recreation, and lives in Edmonton.