Duane has over 30 years of business experience in a wide variety of industries. This includes, but not limited to; government / military, retail, banking, information technology (IT), semi-conductor, logistics, rental car, aviation, pharmacy, automotive, construction / heavy equipment, farming and food service. He has worked with non-profits, start ups, small and medium sized business as well as several Fortune 500 companies. All this experience allows him to quickly adapt to any situation and add serious value to your organization.
As a seasoned professional, Duane builds partnerships with his clients by finding out why and what they need to make their business even more successful than it currently is and then working together, designs and implements how to bring those new successes to fruition. He does this through his years of experience of analysis, evaluation, research, project management, performance improvement, strategic and tactical business planning, communication management, organizational management and transformation, facility optimization, financial overview, customized coaching and mindset development. With his vast array of detective skills, he looks at all aspects of your business; Sales / Marketing, Operations and Finance. Which means, “Get the work, do the work, get paid”.
Duane also brings value as an effective and proven communicator. As a person who works with international businesses, he has learned the skill of effectively communicating and managing cultural and language differences. He works with business owners’, entrepreneurs, corporate leadership, as well as high ranking government and military officials, handling highly sensitive information / situations, all resulting in successful and positive outcomes. As an award-winning international speaker, he has spoken in multiple countries including a group of 1800+ influencers, business owners and entrepreneurs from 31 countries sharing the importance of strategic and tactical planning in their business.
He also believes in giving back. As a founding board member of Camp Choice British Columbia, he currently mentors and coaches at risk youth to empower them to create positive change in themselves and their communities by realizing the power of choice, responsibility and their effectiveness as positive leaders. Previously he worked as a mentor and facilitator with the Mi Futuro program which is designed to mentor 8th grade students giving them knowledge and skills to prepare them for their future. He has also been a facilitator and mentor with the Dale Carnegie Breakthrough to Success program as well as the Dave Ramsey Financial Peace University class.