A Marketing/Communications executive, Mark Augustin honed his strategic planning and marketing expertise with Colgate-Palmolive and American Express before moving agency side with FCB and J. Walter Thompson. As VP Marketing/Sales he led all CMO activities for both Sony Music and the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. He understands and appreciates the pressure that senior leaders face and the importance of having an unbiased, supportive resource to help find clarity and identify action to achieve results.
Mark also built a consulting practice focusing on strategic/branding projects for a range of clients including telecommunications, education, financial services and packaged goods. This breadth and depth of industry experience allows him to quickly relate to a variety of challenges. His skills in collaboration and facilitation create an open and honest forum for insight generation.
Having completed his graduate level Executive Coaching Certification at Royal Roads University, his coaching style blends humour with sharp perception, getting at core issues with speed while providing support. His high level of abstract reasoning helps reveal patterns in information to get at the heart of challenges and unlock options for action. Mark has built a personal and professional reputation for being authentic and positive with a natural ability to build trusting relationships.
A community volunteer for 20 years, Mark is in his 3rd year as President of the Richmond Hill Hockey Association. This allows him to give back to his community by helping create a development-based, positive and safe environment for all players, parents and volunteers.