Founder and President
CMC, BComm (Hons), BA
Josée Lemoine is both a strategist and a tactician. She’s equally able to create strategy and implement it. Josée excels as the lead facilitator, helping each organization create their own strategy. She exhibits a keen ability to adapt to the unique needs of each client group, maximizing the benefits to the participants and the organization. She has coached numerous executives and leaders in managing and implementing change. She has been providing services in the areas of strategy and business planning, facilitation, project management, as well as organizational development since 1998.
Josée is a Certified Management Consultant, an internationally recognized consulting designation. She is also an Effective Facilitator certified by Leadership Strategies, the top facilitation course in the USA. Josée is working towards becoming a Certified Master Facilitator, of which there are only 30 in North America.
She has facilitated, developed and critiqued numerous strategy and business plans. Groups have ranged from as little as three to five participants, to as many as 100. Using techniques which enable everyone to participate according to their own personal style, maximum participation can be achieved. Her successes have been in understanding the client’s ultimate goal and articulating a vision to describe it, followed by a detailed plan to achieve it. When asked to work with a client to implement the plan, Josée helps you develop an action plan, capable of making that vision a reality. Her knowledge and skills in organizational and human resources development is also an asset in helping management teams develop themselves and become better leaders and coaches.
Josée loves Winnipeg and Manitoba and will promote its wonderful attributes to anyone who’ll listen. Always ready for an adventure, she travels as broadly as she can. She also loves food, wine, chocolate and great conversations.
B.A. (Hons), M.C.P., RPP, CE
David Linton is a skilled researcher, analyst and planner with over twenty years of experience working in the public, private, and non-profit sectors. David is a Registered Professional Planner and a Credentialed Evaluator with the Canadian Evaluation Society. An experienced listener, thinker, writer, and teacher, David specializes in organizing widely varied quantitative and qualitative information into cohesive and understandable documents with clear options for decision-makers.
His broad range of experience in the public (Manitoba Finance; CMHC), private (PRA Inc.) and non-profit (Urban Development Institute; Social Planning Council) sectors includes work in housing, justice, agriculture, environmental issues, health services, culture, building technology, and public finance. He has worked on research and evaluation projects for a variety of organizations at locations in western, central, and northern Canada including indigenous communities. As a former meteorological technician, David has also lived and worked at isolated locations in Haida Gwaii, northern Saskatchewan, and Nunavut.
David is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Manitoba where he teaches a course on urban development in the Master of City Planning program.
Is this you?
CMC is an asset
The Strategy Analyst reports directly to the President and assists in the development and delivery of project related work in addition to client relationship management, marketing and administration responsibilities. The ideal candidate is interested in consulting as a career, is working towards achieving the Certified Management Consultant designation or is interested in working towards achieving it. This person is also interested in becoming a skilled facilitator. With 10 years under our belt, we still consider ourselves as an entrepreneurial organization, our goal is to keep learning, always.