Who is Christie Mann?
Leadership coach, consultant, facilitator, designer and business development director, Christie Mann inspires individuals and organizations to develop people, drive business and ultimately improve lives.
Before discovering her calling, Christie’s impact was felt most in marketing and operations circles. She joined Cossette Communications in 2001 where she worked on some of the worlds leading brands like McDonalds Restaurants of Canada, as a business relationship manager.
In 2003, Christie broke new ground with her ﬁrst start-up. As President of her own marketing consulting ﬁrm she worked directly with McDonald’s Restaurants Franchisees to raise the profile of restaurants in the community and drive sales from a local-level, while consulting to Toronto’s largest Business Improvement Area Association on the design, development and management of a Visitors Information Service, which still stands today in Toronto’s Yonge-Dundas Square. Christie would later move on to McDonalds Corporate where she experienced her own trials and tribulations of leadership and got her first taste of coaching as she led the recruitment, development and management of an Ontario-wide community relation’s team. It was at this pivotal time that she discovered her passion for leadership and coaching.
In 2007 during her own extensive coach and leadership training through The Coaches Training Institute (CTI), Christie began to consult to start-ups such as Massive Media and Blink Media Works on the west coast of Canada on corporate culture programs, while providing coaching to senior and executive level-leaders. Christie's practice and reputation continued to grow in 2009, when she turned her attention to Performance Coaching at The Bank of Montreal (BMO) where she provided executive coaching, coach-training, design/delivery and project management services.
Christie's track record at BMO including working within P&C Canada, defining the process and developing a pilot program of performance based coaching in order to achieve results. Christie provided facilitation services to BMO Institute for Learning for the Senior Leadership Development Program and for BMO Nesbitt Burns, Wealth Advisory Training Program. She also custom designed and delivered coach-training programs for BMO Insurance Sales Support Managers and for Nesbitt Burns Practice Management Consultants to drive performance and results.
In 2013 Christie started working with Stantec Engineering, coaching emerging leaders and her career path came full-circle when she landed a contract working with her very first leaders with McDonald's Restaurants Ltd., where she co-designed leadership development seminars for the Women's Leadership Network and delivered to over 250 brilliant leaders who made up the internal community.
Currently, Christie is Director of Co-Active Organizational Transformation for The Coaches Training Institute (CTI) – and in full pursuit of her quest to infuse a relationship-based, person-to-person approach to leadership inside organizations. Steeped in CTIs Co-Active coaching and leadership approaches, Christie also graduated in 2015 from the University of Santa Monica with a Masters in Spiritual Psychology and holds a B.A. in Media Information and Technoculture from the University of Western Ontario. She also holds the designation of Professional Certified Coach (PCC) through the International Coach Federation, the governing body of the coaching profession.
She is a proud member of CTIs Faculty and Organizational Coaching Teams, delivering courses and coaching leaders in over 22 countries. She coaches high-performing, senior and executive leaders, designs and delivers coaching and leadership programs working with clients like; Medtronic, Qualcomm, Southern California Edison, Young Presidents Organization and Royal Bank of Canada.
CTI is internationally known, as the premier institute for training coaches and the world’s largest in-person ICF-accredited coach training school and the creators of Co-Active methodology. As organizations began to define coaching, collaboration, talent development, and impact and influence as core leadership competencies, CTI adapted its learning programs and coaching services for application within organizations in order to develop leaders, maximize talent at all levels and enhance working relationships.
In addition to corporate clients and in a desire to give back, Christie has custom-designed and delivers a series of experiential developmental workshops to heighten self-awareness, build self-compassion and leadership skills among the vulnerable youth of Ontario’s Foster-care system and juvenile detention centers in Southern California.
Christie is an impactful coach, facilitator, business developer and relationship manager. She is a trailblazer in the ﬁeld of leadership coaching and development. Her passion for what she does paves the way for individuals and organizations to develop people, drive business and ultimately improve lives.