Parish holds an MCC credential from the International Coach Federation, a CPCC
from The Coaches Training Institute, and an ORSCC from CRR Global. She has
trained in Eliyahu Goldratt’s thinking methods and holds a TOCICO Jonah
designation, and with another coach, she won the Toronto Prism Award for coaching within an
Prior to coaching, she worked
for a Fortune 500 company, where she began to see firsthand what needed fixing
in leadership. By helping entrepreneurs best understand and use sales, marketing, and branding
strategies, she has helped them grow empires. In her corporate role, she has worked with companies with billions of
dollars in annual revenue.
Over the last five years,
Melanie worked with a cutting edge IT consulting start-up and
had an opportunity to consult and coach with organizations ranging from a
Fortune 50 company to IT start-ups. This experience gave her a personal view of
the fast paced ride of technology innovation.
Melanie is the author and creator of the Experimental Leader program and she uses the Experimental Leader methods to show her clients new ways of thinking about their own leadership. Client have reported powerful results.