Mark McManus, Special Advisor

Mark McManus is the Chief Solutions Officer for GHLC Inc. and is a Special Advisor to Centre-Arch Inc.

Mark is a trusted business advisor, workplace educator and leadership/life coach, who brings significant educational qualifications, industry certifications, as well as workplace experience, expertise and knowledge gained in financial services, with a securities industry regulator, in the non-profit segment, and as an officer in the Canadian Forces Reserve.

With a passion for excellence, collaboration and innovation, Mark has a passion and proven track-record for solving the complex challenges organizations face. Acting either as a workplace leader or business advisor, Mark represents the integration of several roles – strategist, architect, educator, advisor, mentor, coach  – in supporting organizations and people achieve their vision. He has a gift of helping frame a strong sense of meaning and his approach places a focus on inclusiveness.

Taking a holistic, systems approach, Mark is experienced in analysis, solutions identification and development, as well as the facilitation of decision-making. Demonstrating high energy, an authentic approach, and a genuine caring for people, Mark inspires those around him to contribute, both individually and collectively with a greater sense of commitment, innovation and enjoyment, and where outcomes exceed expectations.

A Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, and a Certified Training and Development Professional. He earned a Master’s degree in Education, specializing in Workplace Learning and Change, from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. He holds an Honour’s degree in Commerce from Queen’s University at Kingston. Mark also earned a Diploma in Law and Security Administration and a Certificate in Financial Management from Algonquin College in Ottawa.