• Stephen Friedman

    General Management, People Leadership

    Management 1: The New Managers Course, Solving Complex Problems, Certificate in Strategic Agility, Schulich Mini-MBA: Essentials of Management, Leadership 2: Advanced Leadership for Senior Managers and Directors, Schulich Executive Presence, Management 2: The Advanced Managers Course, Masters Certificate in Management, Masters Certificate in Leadership

    General Management, People Leadership

    Stephen specializes in teaching leaders and management professionals about various aspects of interpersonal communication, management skills and leadership development in the workplace. His extensive education experience includes online and live education. He is an award winning, Adjunct Professor of Organizational Studies at the Schulich School of Business at York University since 2000, where he teaches Organizational Behaviour, Team Development, Human Resource Management and Leadership in the BBA, MBA, Masters of Marketing, Masters of Management and Masters of Artificial Intelligence programs. Stephen has worked with groups and individuals across a broad range of industries Stephen’s casual and affable delivery style immediately puts his participants at ease and sets a unique interactive and engaging tone which has made him a sought after and repeat speaker, educator and coach for numerous organizations across Canada. His style is authentic, provocative, humorous and fun. He holds an M.A. and an Honours B.A. in Psychology. Additionally, Stephen Friedman is a skilled and recognized executive coach, facilitator and educator of leadership and management skills development, team development, organizational learning and human resource management for numerous organizations and individuals. His experience with in this area spans over 25 years.

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  • Stephen Gregory

    Sales

    Certificate in Sales Management

    Sales

    Since 1989, Steve Gregory has led IsaiX Technologies Inc., a firm specializing in sales organizational development and technology. Their methods and technology supporting sales and sales management, have had significant impact in organizations such as ATB, Merck, Michelin, GDI, KeyBank, TD Ameritrade and TD Bank. In 2012 he was invited to sit as a Director of Acerus Pharmaceutical Corporation, a TSX-listed specialty pharmaceutical company actively developing medications for men’s health. Steve is a graduate of Carleton University, with an undergraduate degree in Law and Political Science. In 2013 he completed the Rotman School of Management, Directors Education Program.

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  • Stephen McPhie

    Marketing

  • Steve Blane

    People Leadership

    People Leadership

    Steve is an award-winning training consultant and instructional designer with a specialty in (and passion for) elearning. He has worked in the training and development industry for close to 20 years and was the lead designer for two Canadian Society for Training and Development design awards. He also won the inaugural Iron Mouse award for Storyline design at the 2015 Institute for Performance and Learning (I4PL) awards. In addition to his work as a facilitator for the Masters Certificate in Adult Training and Development (MCATD), Steve has been a regular guest speaker at I4PL’s national conference and spring symposium, York University and various networking groups across the GTA.

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  • Steve Pulver

    Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Marketing

    Certificate in Leading Digital Transformation for Non Profits, Certificate in Business Essentials, Leadership 1: Certificate in Leadership Skills for Supervisors and Frontline Leaders

    Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Marketing

    Steve Pulver began his career in marketing and sales by selling cameras to pay his way through graduate school. Upon graduation he joined the more traditional marketing ranks at P&G. He then spent some time at CBS Records where he managed the Canadian launch of many of the '80s best selling artists. An opportunity to become a partner at a fledgling agency called Echo Advertising was too good to pass up and, in1987, Steve became a driving force in what would become one of the largest and most successful Canadian advertising agencies. Upon its sale in 2006, Steve turned to consulting and teaching, becoming a four-time teacher-of-the-year nominee at Canada’s #1 Business School, the Schulich School of Business at York University. A former stand-up comedian, Steve loves teaching as he says the audience has to pay attention and he gets to read his act! Steve’s entrepreneurial career continued at Mill Street Brewery where he helped to grow the business into the most successful craft brewery in Canada before it’s sale in 2015 to Anheuser Busch. Numerous other businesses attract his expertise, including a number started by former students, inspired by his passion and knowledge.

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  • Steven Bongard

    Healthcare

    Schulich Mini-MBA: Dentist Business Leadership Program

    Healthcare

    Dr. Steven Bongard obtained his DDS degree from the University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry in 1986. His professional interest has been concentrated on all aspects of implant dentistry since 1995. He has extensive experience in implant placement, bone grafting procedures, and the prosthetic component of implant restoration. He has published and lectured nationally and internationally on implant placement, full arch rehabilitation and non-grafted immediate approaches to implant surgery. He presently maintains a dental practice in Toronto, Ontario, that is exclusive to the placement and restoration of dental implants. His recent focus has been on developing a community resource and training centre that can provide access to innovation, technology and advanced infrastructure, as well as support and mentoring, to the dental implant community.

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  • Steven Rosen

    Sales

    Certificate in Sales Management

    Sales

    Steven Rosen is President of STAR Results. Steven coaches sales executives and managers to lead with passion and ignite their teams to achieve outstanding results. Steven has more than 10 years of senior sales leadership experience in the healthcare industry.

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  • Suchitra Davies-Webb

    Coaching and Collaboration, People Leadership

    Coaching and Collaboration, People Leadership

    Suchitra is a seasoned facilitator and coach in strengths-based leadership development with years of experience helping leaders become their best selves. She is adept at creating a safe space for courageous conversations and supports participants in taking their learning to the next level. Her specialty is working with emerging leaders to strengthen their abilities to unleash their potential. She is certified with the International Coaches Federation and brings to the table close to 20 years of success in partnering with a wide range of business from hi-tech to not-for-profit as an employee, leader and outside consultant.

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  • Sudhin Roy

    Financial Acumen

  • Sue Anderson

    Healthcare, People Leadership

  • Sue Austin

    Coaching and Collaboration, People Leadership

    Coaching and Collaboration, People Leadership

    Sue Austin is a certified professional coach who specializes in leadership and team coaching within both for profit and not-for-profit organizations. Sue is a brand and marketing expert as well. In 2003, she decided to pursue her passion of leadership coaching where the impact and satisfaction of collaborating with others to increase their sense of professional and personal fulfillment became her ultimate goal. The return on investment in coaching is significant for Sue in terms of both bottom line results and individual client fulfillment; this fusion of working with people on the personal and professional ‘self’ is what drives her.

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  • Suhail Hafiz

    Schulich Masterclass Certificate in Embedded Fintech

    Suhail Hafiz is the CEO of Contrarian Investment Partners, a firm offering financial advisory services to pre-Series B technology companies and large global institutional investors in the technology industry. Over the past several years, Contrarian has helped US & European technology companies raise over $50M in capital and has worked on 10+ consulting engagements with technology companies implementing fintech solutions. Key highlights include helping clients launch buy now, pay later (BNPL) and embedded lending & payments products. Prior to launching his own firm, Suhail spent 8 years working for tier 1 investment firms on Bay Street and underwriting investment products across the capital structure. He spent 4 years working in structured credit at CIBC, underwriting $50-$500MM credit facilities. After that, Suhail led analysis at a $2BN public equities fund at Gluskin Sheff and later joined a startup investment manager, where he built their investment portfolio and established their core operating infrastructure. Suhail holds an MBA from the Schulich School of Business and a BBA from Wilfrid Laurier University. He is also an Adjunct Professor at the Schulich School of Business, teaching Finance.

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  • Susan Hollis

    Healthcare

  • Susan Lieff

    Coaching and Collaboration, Healthcare

    Coaching and Collaboration, Healthcare

    Dr. Susan Lieff is a Program Director at Schulich ExecEd, Schulich School of Business, York University. She is a geriatric psychiatrist, Professor and the past Vice-Chair of Education of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto (UT) from 2010- 2017. She is currently the founding Director of the New and Evolving Academic Leaders Program (NEAL) at the Centre for Faculty Development, Faculty of Medicine and St Michael’s Hospital, an international program that supports the development of leaders in the academic health sciences.  She completed her Masters of Education in higher education of health professionals at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education / UT in 2002 and her International Masters in Health Leadership at McGill University in 2008. Dr. Lieff’s scholarship focuses on studying the practices, networks and perspectives of academic leaders in the health sciences as well as the design and evaluation of academic leadership development programs in the health sciences. She has been recognized for her excellence in teaching and educational innovation by the University of Toronto, UT Faculty of Medicine, the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, the Canadian Association of Medical Education, the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry, the Association of Academic Psychiatry and the American and Canadian Psychiatric Associations.

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  • Susan Ludwig

    Healthcare, People Leadership

    Masters Certificate in Healthcare Management

    Healthcare, People Leadership

    Susan (BAA, MEd) specializes in organizational development with extensive experience in leadership and team development, change leadership, and workplace engagement. She has worked in a variety of sectors including healthcare, education and not-for-profit, bringing a diverse and unique perspective to the table. As a senior internal consultant in the healthcare sector for over 15 years, she not only understands but brings lived experience to support leaders at all levels. Susan is recognized as an empathetic, effective facilitator and coach, partnering with individuals and teams to achieve personal insight, growth and increased productivity. She holds a Masters of Education degree from the University of Toronto, is certified in Emotional Intelligence (EQi-2.0 and EQi-360), DiSC Behavioural Styles and is a Registered Corporate CoachTM.

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