Key Services Offered:
Strategic Planning, Marketing, Sales Development (direct
and channels), Performance Benchmarking & Measurement, and
Non-Profit Leadership (Board Governance & Strategy, Evaluation
Frameworks & Logic Models, Fund-raising).
As an advisor to independent business, Mary-Jane Owen
brings broad experience and an innovative perspective to her
clients' business problems. In leadership roles in a wide range
of industries she has delivered energy, new thinking, and disciplined
goal setting as essential ingredients in managing for success.
As a creative force in the development of robust business plans,
her approach includes a forward-looking evaluation of forces
of change within the business environment, and the ability to
translate this understanding into practical, workable solutions
for her clients. Mary-Jane is experienced in strategic planning,
channel management, sales force management, product development
and marketing, finance and administration. Prior
to her involvement with Creative Leadership Advisory Group,
Mary-Jane led a media company as Vice President and General Manager.
She has also served as Managing Director of a Canadian software
company with applications for environmental and quality control.
As President of a health care products company, Mary-Jane oversaw
the development and successful launch of an award-winning product
line. She has also held a variety of executive, management and
sales management positions with a range of companies including
Hewlett Packard and Xerox. Mary-Jane has an MBA from Schulich
School of Business, York University, a BA (Psychology) from University
of Ottawa, and is an Accredited Associate with the Institute
for Independent Business.
As an advisor to independent business, Mary-Jane brings a solid
understanding of the North American business environment which
she blends with the latest business frameworks and analytical
tools to deliver robust client solutions.
Qualifications & Accreditations:
Master of Business Administration (Finance & Marketing).
Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced Management (Strategy).
Accredited Executive Associate, Institute
for Independent Business (AInstIB)
Industry Sectors worked in:
Technology (hardware and software), Consumer Goods, Media.