Leadership Coach, CFO, Educator, BBA, BEd., ACC
Executive and Leadership Coach helping Emerging Leaders.
Jean Parker is a Leadership and Executive Coach with over 16 years experience as a CFO in multiple industries; including oilfield distribution, automotive manufacturing, technology, and garment manufacturing. She is also an educator with 10 years experience in innovative curricular development and instruction. She is currently working with Emerging Leaders to help them get a jump on how to lead through connection, collaboration, innovation and creating an outstanding team that exceeds expectations.Jean is known for leading organizations through growth and change. She is a proponent for creative solutions. In addition to leading numerous acquisitions and reorganizations, she is also a strong developer of people and process improvement structures. Her expertise includes organizational design and change; leadership mentoring; and initiating, implementing and guiding corporate strategies to fruition to promote the financial health of organizations.
As an educator, Jean is known for her development of unique integrated curriculum programming focused on growing the competencies of students to become engaged, ethical and entrepreneurial thinkers and citizens. Her expertise includes curriculum design, collaboration, group instruction and facilitation, project based experiential learning, assessment, and leadership skill development. Jean has published articles on Integrated Curriculum and Aboriginal Issues.
Over the years Jean has been passionate about creative thinking and has coached, mentored, and facilitated business leaders, employees and students to explore ideas, make connections, look for possibilities and then implement those ideas. Her shift into leadership coaching is a continuation of her desire to help others grow and step authentically into their leadership.