Marilyn Friedmann

Senior Partner

Marilyn FriedmannMarilyn is a strategic and results-oriented advisor, executive / leadership coach, mental fitness coach and management consultant with a deep commitment to helping people and organizations realize their best potential for meaningful impact and growth.  She excels at helping executive leaders and their teams to deliver superior results through strengthening leadership practices, strategic focus and team effectiveness.

Marilyn has over 30 years of professional experience, spanning functions including Marketing, Brand Management, Product / Service Innovation, Sales & Fundraising. She has a track record for achieving significant top and bottom-line growth, innovation and market share through identifying market opportunities, navigating strategic change and building leadership capacity.  Marilyn partners with clients in an authentic, attentive and engaging manner to help leaders navigate constantly changing market conditions.
Marilyn is a cross-sector leader with deep experience in building teams, solving problems and delivering growth and innovation in both the business and non-profit sectors. 

Marilyn has held leadership positions with The Centre for Addiction & Mental Health Foundation, United Way, World Vision, Mattel Inc., Sun Life Financial, Manulife Financial and Nestle Foods. 

Marilyn holds a Bachelor’s degree in Management and Economics from University of Guelph (Ontario, Canada). She is a Certified Management Consultant and a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach.  She is a member of The Canadian Association of Management Consultants and the International Coaching Federation. Marilyn is an Accredited Partnership Broker with the Partnership Brokers Association, the international professional body for those managing and developing collaboration processes and holds a Graduate Diploma in Social Responsibility & Sustainability from University of St. Michael’s College in the University of Toronto. She has served as a mentor to students in this program for several years.








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