Who We Are

David Smith

B.Comm, CMC, ACC, RPM

 

David has enjoyed over 25 years of organizational leadership experience in multiple industries connected with regional, national and international leaders. In his past corporate finance roles, he honed skills in business and financial models and their impacts on organizational cultures.

Dave’s career path is dotted with major pioneering initiatives that have sparked innovation, strong business growth and healthy cultural transformations. Having built and led organizations, some from greenfield starts, he appreciates the unique opportunities and challenges organizations must embrace during start-ups, business process optimization, mergers and acquisitions, respecting the intricacies of people and relationships. He is especially gifted at forging visions, strategies and growing results, value(s) and character in people and cultures.

Most of the last decade, he’s enjoyed blending strategic consulting and working as an accredited coach/mentor to hundreds of current and next generation leaders helping them grow new competencies and capacity. He uses effective coaching approaches, systems and tools also applied in succession planning, team and culture development, organizational change management and organizational diagnostics.

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Nancy Smith

BSc, ACC

Nancy and Dave have been business partners with Logia Consulting Inc. since 2009. Nancy is passionate about helping others realize their full potential and make a difference in the world.

Nancy has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Regina, majoring in Computer Science. She is an Associate Certified Coach with the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and an Accredited Coach through Certified Coaches Federation (CCF). Nancy is also an accredited MERIT™ Coach, Trainer and Facilitator through Future Achievement International (FAI). As well, Nancy is working towards Certification in Spiritual Direction.

Prior to forming Logia, Nancy worked for 5 years in the information technology division of a major telecommunications company as well as 6 years managing the real estate department of one of the largest law firms in Saskatchewan.

Our Associates

We have a team of associates in Saskatchewan and across the country that are ‘like minded’ and ‘like hearted’ in the service of leaders.

Andrea Hansen, B.Comm, GBA, CFP

Sutton Financial Group

Saskatoon, SK

Andrea is a Business Advisor and partner at Sutton Financial Group. She specializes in group benefits and building total rewards strategies for Saskatchewan businesses and has over 15 years’ experience and a Bachelor of Commerce degree with distinction, Group Benefits Associate (GBA) and Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) certifications. Andrea has worked with over 500 businesses helping to re-design and transform benefit plans, funding structures and benefit providers. She is also an accredited MERIT™ Trainer associated with Logia Consulting Inc. providing character-based training programs for organizations which effectively enhanced employee engagement and retention.

David Town, CHRP

Your Leadership Matters

Toronto, ON

David Town is a facilitator and coach of leadership and management principles that enable individuals and organizations to build greater leadership competency, resulting in higher performance and higher employee engagement. He has experience in leading and executing Human Resource practices that support the overall strategy of organizations. Prior to running his own consulting firm, David worked with fast-paced, high-performance organizations overseeing multiple areas of Human Resources. David is a Certified Trainer in the Personal Leadership Effectiveness™ Program that focuses on developing a character-driven approach to leadership.

Marlys Tafelmeyer, CEC, MHP, CPHR

Logia Consulting Inc.

Saskatoon, SK

With over 25 years as a senior leader Marlys has a broad range of experience in leadership, human resources and administration.

She has honed these skills through work in the private sector, public sector, unionized and non-unionized environments, not-for-profit organizations, Aboriginal organizations, academia, and as a community volunteer.

She has assisted organizations in creating and remodeling HR management systems, performance management systems, compensation structures, talent acquisition and talent development programs, succession plans and strategic HR plans. As an executive coach, Marlys invests in the development of others, building individual and organizational capacity.

Brad Kauffman, B.A., M.A

Edmonton, AB

Brad is an experienced professional with a demonstrated history of working in the training & coaching industry. He is skilled in leadership coaching, change management, communication, decision-making, and problem resolution. He has a Master of Arts (M.A.) and expertise in Applied Psychology.
Brad prefers to live an intentionally designed life, moving towards the most meaningful outcomes, turning the power of choice into a lifestyle. He has had the profound privilege of utilizing his advanced degrees in psychology to help people and organizations evolve into their fullest expression, alignment, and richest potential.

Abe Brown, MBA

Momentum Coaching

Calgary, AB

Abe Brown is the CEO of Momentum Coaching and the President of the Certified Coaches Federation. Abe provides Leadership, Business, and Executive Coaching, and works with profit-based, and non-profit organizations around workplace wellness, strategic planning, cultivating fully engaged employees, and facilitating coaching and training programs. He has also worked with several small, medium, and large businesses to accelerate revenue growth and maximize engagement.

Bill Medd, B.Comm

Legacy Bowes Group

Winnipeg, MB

Bill is a senior executive with a broad range of business experience developed over 30 years in complex, diverse, start up and mature businesses ranging from financial, retail, distribution, and manufacturing in both B2B and B2C environments. The one constant throughout Bill’s career is change – managing through corporate cultural change, revenue growth and declining business cycles, and ownership changes, all accompanied by personal growth and development. Bill is certified as a Merit Profile Advisor™ enabling him to deliver Merit character based solutions.

Future Achievement International

California, USA

Since 1996, Future Achievement International has researched, developed, tested and brought to market several proprietary “character-based” human capital solutions. The Company’s primary value proposition focuses upon the importance of Personal Leadership Effectiveness delivered under the brand MERIT Integrated Solutions™. Their educational programs, products and services have been delivered in over 50 countries worldwide.

Maryann Deutscher, CPHR

Key Consulting

Saskatoon, SK

Maryann has 30+ years of leadership and Human Resources experience. Having worked in various industries including finance, manufacturing and mining, Maryann has developed Human Resources programs from the ground up with proven experience scaling a company as well as significant re-organizations.
With a proven coaching approach, she combines her wealth of experience to help executive, senior leaders and teams improve their people skills, decision-making and productivity in ways that their talents shine brighter. She has built, mentored and grown world-class teams to influence and partner in better decision making to unlock extraordinary results and achieve lasting change.

Our Clients

Dave recently assisted me in the downsizing of an operation for my company. His strong listening skills and ability to focus on the needed areas was a great help for me in the adjustment process.

Dave, B.Admin

General Manager, Packaging Products Manufacturer

David was instrumental in implementation of a sales culture within the entire corporation that led to measurable increases in product usage and revenue.

Jack

AVP, National Financial Organization

I would recommend David's services to anyone looking for help with career or leadership development. I am very proud to say that his consulting helped me achieve my challenging goals within the aggressive timeframe that we had established. 

Glen, FAS

Director, Telecommunications Corporation

David is both highly result oriented and at the same time highly people oriented always with a very positive perspective on matters as well.

Terry, MBA

General Manager, National Leasing Company

The learnings from our coaching discussions were extremely valuable to me and my personal growth has been tremendous since working directly with David

Craig

Director, Telecommunications Corporation