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Our Team

Michael Goldman, MHSc, CPF, CFFT

(President and Owner, Trainer/Facilitator, Toronto, ON)
Michael is a passionate advocate of facilitative leadership – combining powerful processes to acknowledge and leverage individual/gro...

Leslie Lutz

(Client Solutions Director)
Leslie’s unique combination of learning & development and consultative sales experience enables her to work with clients to h...

Carissa Ainslie

(Administrative Assistant and Tech Support )
Carissa brings years of administrative and organizational experience to the table, from various industries. She provides support to cli...

Mary Goldman

(Design Solutions)
Mary has a background in graphic design focused primarily on print media. She is responsible for designing, formatting and customizing ...

Rita Gupta PMP, CPF, CFFT

(Trainer/Facilitator, Toronto, ON)
Rita has over 15 years of experience as a Project Manager. As a Certified Professional Facilitator (CPF) and a certified Project Manage...

Kevin Quinn, CFFT

(Trainer/Facilitator, Toronto, ON)
Kevin specializes in coaching, consulting and the design and delivery of customized workshops aimed at enhancing human resources develo...

Susan Gregory, CFFT

(Trainer/Facilitator, Toronto, ON)
Susan Gregory is a meeting facilitator and corporate trainer. She specializes in facilitating sessions that are well structured in orde...

Janelle Van Halst, CFFT

(Trainer/Facilitator, Toronto, ON)
Janelle’s career began in 1985 and she has gained a wealth of practical experience and knowledge in training and consulting. Since 19...

Monica Wagner, CPF, CFFT

(Trainer/Facilitator, Regina, SK)
Monica Wagner is a Corporate Consultant with a passion and experience for helping individuals and teams at all levels of management ach...

Patty Schachter, CPF, CFFT

(Trainer/Facilitator, Calgary, AB)
Patty Schachter is a Professional Facilitator, a Business Excellence Consultant and a Certified Executive Coach. By combining these fin...

Jorge Oceguera, CPF, CFFT

(Vancouver, BC and Central/South America)
With more than fifteen years of professional experience, Jorge combines the best of three worlds to effectively help you achieve your o...

Karen Ryan

(Trainer/Facilitator, Calgary, AB)
Karen Ryan is one of Facilitation First’s Senior Meeting Facilitators and Corporate Trainers. She has worked extensively in the Oil a...

Frederick Tobin

(Trainer/Facilitator, Montreal, QC)
Frederick is a bilingual facilitator, Management coach and consultant with over 15 years of experience in the development of high poten...

Sarah Butson

(Facilitator)
Sarah is a seasoned facilitator with a depth of experience designing, facilitating and managing large learning projects. Her role as...