Gord Sarkissian has enjoyed 25 years of hands-on leadership experience in Private Clubs, Retirement Communities, and Post Secondary Learning Institutions. This work has moved Gord to discover a passion for coaching, mentoring, and developing leadership teams. Gord is a graduate of the Executive Coaching Program at Royal Roads University (2010) and a proud member of the International Coaches Federation. He is a Professional Consultant, Hospitality Educator, and a Certified Executive Coach. Gord is comfortable working with the CEO, the Director of Operations, and any of the aspiring Leaders found at every level of your organization. Gord's work has taken him to over 20 different countries each with a unique and diverse culture. He is based on the South Coast of British Columbia where he has made his home in the town of Tsawwassen for the past 10 years.
Barry Morgan has 30 plus year career as a senior manager in the hospitality industry both as the chief operating officer in several prestigious private golf club clubs in Canada and as an operations manager with various Holiday Inns and the Banff Springs Hotel.
A graduate of the Hotel Restaurant, and Institutional Administration program at Ryerson in Toronto, he has also earned his BC Provincial Instructor Diploma from Vancouver Community College. He was awarded a Fellowship of Professional Club Management (FPCM) in 1992 and was designated as a Certified Professional Consultant on Aging (CPCA) in 2016.
When not teaching, he provides consulting services to the Canadian private club industry. He teaches FoodSafe Level 1 on occasional weekends and serves on the Board of Directors of the Tyrol Ski and Mountain Club.
-- James Stillwell, Canadians Parks and Wilderness Society – Operations Manager
"Gord created a comfortable and courageous space to explore and examine new ideas and opportunities for me to grow personally and professionally. He was a pleasure to work with, and I concluded our sessions feeling renewed clarity and inspiration. August 2020
--Yannick Beaudoin, David Suzuki Foundation - Director General, Ontario and Northern Canada
Gord thanks so much for the time you’ve spent with me. I found our conversations not only helpful but so human and energizing. May 2020