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Creative Leadership Advisory Group

Principal: Mary-Jane Owen



contact details:
  Creative Leadership Advisory Group
3177 Constitution Blvd.
ON    L4Y 2Z1
tel: 905.272.2942
fax: 905.279.9995
mobile: 416.662.9524
email: mjowen@rogers.com


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).  

Core Experience of Principal:
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.

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