What CEOs Need to Know about Selecting Advisors

What CEOs need to know about selecting advisors – Tim Kist, Joy Playford and Keith Sinclair, all Forum Chairs for MacKay CEO Forums and practicing Certified Management Consultants, discuss several key criteria to ensure a successful relationship with your advisor to accelerate CEO performance.

Tim Kist, Principal, TK3 Consulting & MacKay CEO Forums Chair
Tim Kist is a Certified Management Consultant (CMC) who blends over 10 years of management consulting with over 20 years of business leadership experience. This experience enables Tim to deliver actionable recommendations because he has walked in the shoes of management on a daily basis.
Tim is recognized as a highly effective, collaborative and inspiring leader who engages employees and colleagues to achieve business results.
Tim has delivered keynote presentations to industry associations and companies, is the Past President of the Institute of Certified Management Consultants of Manitoba and will be joining the national board of CMC Canada this fall.

Joy Playford, Vice-President, Playford Performance Group & MacKay CEO Forums Chair
Joy has over 30 years’ corporate leadership experience including senior leadership roles as VP and GM with interprovincial responsibilities. In these leadership roles, Joy built bench strength, turned around and grew business results, cultivated strategic partnerships and effectively led operations and performance execution across multiple business lines and locations.
Joy is a Certified Management Consultant supporting leaders and their success by providing Performance Consulting, Executive Coaching, Leadership Development and Team Facilitation support across a range of industries in entrepreneurial, regional, and national corporations.
Her leadership development includes York Universities’ Executive Development Program, International Coach Federation (ICF) accredited Executive Coach training and Covey Leadership’s in-residence programs. Her community service includes founding membership in the Kelowna Women Leaders Network and service on the Board of Directors of the Women’s Enterprise Centre of BC.

Keith Sinclair, President & CEO, Harris Leadership Strategies & MacKay CEO Forums Chair
Keith is a highly sought after executive coach in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He has been coaching senior level HR executives and their teams for over 15 years, supporting them in leadership strategy to achieve business and personal success. His expertise in executive search, coaching, strategy facilitation and organizational development is the foundation of his work.
Keith is a Certified Management Consultant, holds the designation of Certified Human Resource Professional, and is trained in Executive Coaching, Leadership Development, Strategic Thinking, Balanced Scorecard and Process Improvement.
Keith is an often-requested speaker on leadership, strategy and HR, he has presented to international, national and regional industry associations and conferences, and has been a guest lecturer to universities and colleges.