Organizational & Governance Reviews

Do you represent a complex organization, division or small business with many moving parts?

Is it time for an unbiased third-party assessment and SWOT analysis of current operating and / or governance practices to learn and grow?

Would you like to incorporate the views of internal and / or external stakeholders to inform the review process?

Are you seeking recommendations that offer clarity, fresh perspective and a clear path forward?

It’s time to review where you’re at so you can get to where you want.

Tailored to Your Needs and Aspirations

Looking forward to the desired future state while considering business functions, roles and responsibilities, organizational charts, operating processes and governance – your review, and thus your path forward is completely customized to the current situation and challenges facing your organization.

SWOT Analysis – identifying the internal and external factors that might affect future performance is a valuable and key component of any review.

Drawing on my experience across the corporate, non-profit and association sectors through the lenses of leadership, sustainability and communication, I facilitate a collaborative and structured approach bringing first-hand practical insights while maintaining an entrepreneurial mindset to set you up for long-term success.

Tremendous resource!

“I want to say a heartfelt thank you for all of the hard work you put into the organizational review and marketing strategy report for Silvert’s. The report acts as a tremendous resource manual and helped us focus on our strengths and more importantly focus on improving our weaknesses.”

Jeffery Alter
CEO, Miloma Investments Ltd.

How I make a difference

Establish a clear timeline and approach for all aspects of the review, maintaining open dialogue as your primary contact and flexibility to add and adjust as necessary.

Conduct one on one interviews with employees and other stakeholders, asking powerful questions to capture views and insights, ensuring confidentiality.

Minimize complexity through SWOT analysis (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats) to provide a clear overview of current and desired future state and associated gaps to be addressed.

Make recommendations based on first-hand experience and best practices for leadership, sustainability and communication.  

Stay focused on overall goal to optimize motivation, engagement, accountability, trust and performance.

Liaise with respect and sensitivity to relationships, change process and impact.

Let’s work together 

Client Case Study

Organizational & Governance Reviews

Conducted extensive organizational review for 45,000 member association encompassing 30 interviews followed up by participatory decision making sessions to inform recommendations. Resulted in an updated structure, improved communication and engagement across all employee levels. Led similar governance review to address officer roles and responsibilities, structure, representation / diversity, remuneration, board development and recruitment.

As our first Executive Director, Mary-Ellen took us to new levels of performance

“As The Leacock Foundation’s first Executive Director, Mary-Ellen put our governance and accounting issues into a highly organized form and took several fundraising events to new levels of performance. She has a broad understanding of not-for-profit sector issues, corporate social responsibility, and foundation governance. Mary-Ellen’s MBA has clearly given her an appreciation of what it takes to marry the requirements of social responsibility and profitability.”

Peter Oliver
Founder, Oliver Bonacini Hospitality
Stephen Leacock Foundation for Children

I facilitate a collaborative and structured approach to set you up for success.

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Mary-Ellen Hynd | IFC-Accredited Global Coach & Strategic Advisor
Mary-Ellen Hynd | IFC-Accredited Global Coach & Strategic Advisor