Christine Laperriere

Leader In Motion Founder & ED of WOI Advancement Centre

As Founder of Leader In Motion in 2008 and the Executive Director of the Women of Influence Advancement Centre, Christine Laperriere has built her career around enabling leaders to be in motion.

As Founder of Leader In Motion in 2008 and the Executive Director of the Women of Influence Advancement Centre, Christine Laperriere has built her career around enabling leaders to be in motion. Not only is she well respected in numerous organizations for her ability to implement change by diagnosing people and process and management changes, she is becoming a well-known speaker and is looking forward to launching her first book, Too Busy to Be Happy, on March 19, 2019.

Today she leads multiple corporate engagements focused on the development and advancement of high potential women, the growth of manager and director level professionals and she also sits as an advisor to sales leadership for over 5 sales organizations.

Background: Christine started her career with an undergraduate and master’s degree in mechanical engineering. After years as a design engineer, she joined a management consulting firm and gained further expertise on restructuring and implementing organizational change. In 2008, she made the bold decision to begin her own business selling and leading sales training and leadership development programs. Today she helps companies improve workplace culture; implement coaching philosophies into the workplace and helps leaders operate at their maximum potential.

Credentials: In addition to her master’s in engineering and six-sigma blackbelt, she currently holds certifications in Transformative Coaching, Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), Gestalt psychotherapy, and Miller Heiman sales & business development processes. This training and experience informs her ability to support corporate leaders who need to leverage each person’s knowledge, insight and wisdom more effectively to get business results.

Clients: Christine has worked with numerous companies over the past 13 years of her consulting career including: KPMG, Vanguard Investments, Vale, Samsung, TD Canada Trust, Sun Rich Fresh Foods, SureShot Dispensing, McCormick Canada and SureWerx Safety, American Express, Asigra Cloud Computing, Porter Airlines and Scotiabank. Christine has an archive of BlogTalkRadio interviews and has been featured as a subject matter expert in each Women of Influence Magazine for the past six years.

Grace Zelek

Leader In Motion Sales & Marketing Manager

Grace has over 15 years of sales, business development and marketing experience from various industries. After graduating from McMaster University, Grace started her career in outside sales, serving educators and school boards in the GTA. This led to a direct marketing role working with leaders of high-profile companies strategizing and executing customized marketing events. Grace then found her niche in business development where she continued to hone her skills in prospecting, database management, lead generation, CRM skills, account management, marketing strategy and inside sales. She has qualified, targeted and set thousands of senior level meetings from local businesses, mid-size companies as well as Fortune 500 companies, ultimately bringing in millions of dollars of revenue. Grace has a passion for presenting, team sports and music and is VP on the Board of Directors for Silver Creek Preschool. Her positive attitude, ability to connect with people and desire to collaborate make her a natural fit for the Leader in Motion team.

George Dedopoulos

Leader In Motion Support

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Caroline Davidson

Leader In Motion Executive Assistant

With extensive experience in administration for over 35 years, Caroline excels in supporting business leaders with her professional, creative and organized skills. Her many strengths include advanced computer aptitude, project management, creativity, and efficiency with an in-depth understanding of office practices and management. Caroline will ensure you experience superior customer service, with a professional attitude and is pleased to assist our team!