Welcome to our Facilitator Directory. The CEF community includes some of the most gifted and experienced facilitators of Creative Problem Solving, strategic planning, innovation, team building, change management, and more. Our online directory gives you access to a global network of best-in-class facilitators and trainers to help you deliver better outcomes by improving the effectiveness of your next meeting, session, workshop, conference or lab.
To be eligible to post on the Facilitator’s Database you must:
– Have been a Leader at the Creative Problem Solving Institute within the last three years.
– Be in good standing with the Creative Education Foundation.
All applications are reviewed before posting and final decisions about eligibility are determined by CEF.
- Subject Matter Expert / Speaker
- Effective Teams / Team Building
- Creativity in Education (training youth or educators)
- Meeting Facilitation
- Innovation Facilitation (New products; services)
- Training Others in Creativity/Facilitation/CPS
- Business / Industrial
- Consumer Packaged Goods
- Development / Fundraising
- Financial Services
- Food & Beverage
- Health / Medical
- Human Resources / Organizational Development
- Non-Profit Organizations
- CPSI Presenter
Unleashing potential, leveraging diversity and driving innovation are Deborah's greatest passions and strengths. Now, after 20 years of industry and international work experience, she is proud to bring a new, refreshing solution to today's need for community, problem solving and strategic influencing.
As Chief Experience Officer of Roll Out Innovation (R.O.I.), Deborah oversees the design and delivery of R.O.I. Innovation Experiences, action-oriented and practical problem-solving learning experiences—on wheels! These programs, delivered on VIP motor coaches, are perfect for Project Teams, High Potentials, Mid-Level Leaders or any group of stakeholders needing to unite as a community, solve problems and accomplish goals better and faster.
Deborah is recognized by the Creative Education Foundation as an experienced facilitator of Creative Problem Solving, innovation and team building. She is also trained to deliver Stormz online and onsite collaborative workshops and The Confident Coach™ coaching skills program for Front-line and Middle Managers. Prior to launching R.O.I., she was Principal, Market Development for the Talent and Leadership Development practice at LHH Knightsbridge. Having lived and worked as an Educator in Europe and Asia, Deborah is able to draw on rich international experiences in her programs. Leaders and teams equally benefit from Deborah's encouragement to seek original ideas and diverse perspectives.
An accomplished speaker, Deborah has presented at a number of national conferences on creativity and innovation, talent analytics and career management.
Deborah has facilitated at the national conferences of Retail Council of Canada, The North West Company and Supply Chain Management Association. In addition, she moderated at The Conference Board of Canada’s Workforce One-Stop (2013) and Women in Leadership and Business (2014). In 2016 she presented her workshop 'Gift of Courageous Feedback' at the Creative Problem Solving Institute and Mindcamp Creativity Conference. Last September she moderated innovation project presentations from representatives across Canada at the Municipal Innovators Community Conference. Most recently, she supported the facilitation of roundtable discussions on a national strategy called Building a Creative & Entrepreneurial Canada. Conversation focused on elevating the role of creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship in building Canada’s cultural, economic and social prosperity.
Education, Languages and Volunteering:
Deborah has an Honors Bachelor of Arts from Western University. She speaks fluent German, functional French and Japanese. She also volunteers for the Strategic Capability Network (SCN) as Video Editor and the Summer Social Chair. The Summer Social was created to refresh the 16 year-old golf tournament. Wanting a more inclusive networking event for members, Deborah organized a diverse team to design and deliver three parallel tracks for non-, beginner and experienced golfers. Deborah and her team were innovative and tenacious and demonstrated a strong project management focus in making the vision a reality.