CEO, VisionarEase Inc
VisionarEase Inc. CEO & Founder, Gisele Guenard, is known for her effective, upbeat leadership. Her philosophy? "We can make the world a better place if we change the way we think, speak and take action."
Master of Education-prepared and from a nursing background, she has extensive experience in governance and leadership, strategic planning and executive coaching. An award-winning positive change leader, she has served in business, governance, leadership, planning, coaching and boards of directors for over 35 years and held a positions from the front lines to the corner office.
Her CV includes Patient care, Community Health, College Professor, Long-Term Care Administrator, Hospital CEO, Board positions, as well as governance and leadership support across the Non Profit sector, through VisionarEase Inc. & associates.
She has led live governance workshops and programs for 100s of Non Profit agencies across Canada. She is certified in NFP Governance Essentials and Professional Life Coaching. Educated in Ontario, she holds a Bachelor of Science (Nursing) degree from Laurentian University, as well as a Master in Education (Sociology) degree from the University of Toronto.
VisionarEase trademarks include CLIENT CENTERED GOVERNANCE (R) and MINOR CHANGES – MAJOR RESULTS (R) - Coaching that works .
Various - Recognition includes the YWCA Women of Distinction Award, nominee for the Influential Women of Northern Ontario Awards, and governance service recognition from the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care. Fluent in French and in English, Gisele authored a francophone textbook for the nursing sector as well as inspirational publications such as her new book, “MINOR CHANGES – MAJOR RESULTS ™ - Strategy One: Beyond Positive Thinking”, on Amazon. She has also hosted a season of Visionary Radio for Voice America Radio.