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School of Business Facilitators

Colleen Carruthers,B.Ed. (Adult Ed.), CTDP, PCC, CCMC, CHRM

P.E.A.K. Leadership Program Coach
Colleen Carruthers,B.Ed. (Adult Ed.), CTDP, PCC, CCMC, CHRM

Colleen Carruthers is a senior consultant, executive coach and experienced faculty member with Fleming College. She works with leaders and their organizations to improve the way they learn, work, and communicate. An accomplished facilitator and executive coach, she has worked for more than 15 years with senior leaders, in a variety of business sectors, including manufacturing, government, health care, retail, financial services and professional services. Colleen has facilitated a wide variety of programs including: conflict management, communication skills, technical writing, business writing, presentation skills, change leadership and business coaching. Additionally, she has provided one-to-one coaching services as part of many executive leadership programs. Before working in the consulting industry, Colleen held senior level management positions in marketing, sales, learning and development and human resources.

Vernon Belos, LLM, CHRP, CMC

Strategic Management Facilitator

Vernon Belos is a partner and Sr. Consultant in The T-R Group Inc. He is an experienced speaker, facilitator, and organization development specialist. He is also a Certified Management Consultant. Vern holds a doctorate in learning and organization development, a Master’s degree in human resources, and masters in Law (LLM) from Osgoode Hall Law School. He received his executive coaching postgraduate training from Royal Roads University. As a Certified Human Resources Professional, his focus is on management and leadership development, conflict and mediation, performance management, employment law and executive assessment.

Tara McDonough, B.A.Sc, B.Ed, ACC, CPCC Certified Six Sigma Black Belt

Corporate Training Facilitator
Tara McDonough, B.A.Sc, B.Ed, ACC, CPCC Certified Six Sigma Black Belt

Tara McDonough is a corporate coach, facilitator and mechanical engineer. Tara specializes in leadership development, transitioning teams through culture change, and continuous improvement, including Lean and Six Sigma. Previous to coaching, Tara worked in various process engineering, six sigma Black Belt and marketing leadership positions at a Fortune 50 company, followed by consulting in education. Tara’s formal training includes a Bachelors of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Waterloo, and a Bachelors of Education from Trent University. She is also a certified professional Co-Active coach, an organizational relationship systems coach, and a certified member of the International Coach Federation.

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