Carolyn entered entrepreneurship 14 years ago, based on a highly successful decade-long career in Human Resources (HR) within the Canadian federal government. She now runs Morningstar Leadership Development, which specializes in Executive Coaching, Corporate Training/Keynote Speaking, and Management Consulting.
As an HR professional, Carolyn held managerial and leadership positions with progressive responsibility at the operational, regional, and national headquarters levels. Combining her public service career and entrepreneurship, she has 15 years of experience coaching and consulting in the areas of leadership, management, entrepreneurship, life skills and career development. Carolyn also has two decades of experience in design and facilitation of adult education and public-speaking. Her client list includes/has included individuals from coast to coast in Canada, U.S.A. and Sweden within various sectors including entrepreneurship; Fortune 500 companies; federal, provincial and municipal government; and non-profit/charitable organizations.
Having graduated from the Royal Roads University Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching program, Carolyn is a Certified Executive Coach, and also a Professional Certified Coach through the International Coach Federation. As well, she has graduated from programs at St. Francis Xavier University (Diploma and Certificate in Adult Education) and St. Lawrence College (Certificate in Human Resources Management.)
Carolyn’s desire to help others and to make a difference is evident – that passion drives her both personally and professionally. She has a reputation for being open-minded, grounded, and bringing positivism, creativity, a sense of humour and professionalism to all she does. She is a high achiever, with a strong work ethic, who practices mindful balancing of work and life.