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Christiane St-Amour Rivard is a Consultant at Grahall, LLC. She is also a co-founder and Principle at JCris Consulting Group. Christiane is an Executive Coach and Leadership Development Specialist, partnering with executives and organizations to achieve excellence both within and outside of the workforce. Her diverse expertise includes: executive placement (head-hunting), career transition, executive coaching, leadership development consulting, running corporate coaching initiatives, succession planning, and competency model development. Christiane has had the privilege of working with two global consulting firms ranked within the top five of their respective industries.
Experienced webinar designer and facilitator, Christiane was involved in the creation of an international webinar series aimed at executives and professionals in career transition, training for all web host facilitators and the placement of web-based services within both national and global markets. Certified as a teleclass leader, Christiane is well versed in virtual delivery platforms as Microsoft LiveMeeting and Blackboard, to name a few.
As a certified coach, Christiane has enjoyed working with such clients as the NHL (National Hockey League), assisting professional athletes prepare for life after the game. She has led major corporate coaching initiatives, created leadership development content for virtual- and classroom-based interventions, and teaches core coaching competencies for the Career Coach Institute for both coaches new to the industry and seasoned coaches wishing to expand their knowledge in the specialty of executive coaching.
Certified in Daniel Goleman’s Emotional Intelligence, Leadership Styles and Organizational Climate, Christiane uses this knowledge, as well as 360 assessments based on Goleman’s EI, MSI and OCS models, in her coaching and leadership consulting. Christiane is certified to deliver clinical interviews as a Behavioral Event Interviewer and has created content certified for 30 hours of ACSTH credit for the International Coach Federation.
Contributing and publishing numerous articles, Christiane is often asked to speak at conferences and participate in panel discussions.
With a strong belief in giving back to the community, Christiane has been active within professional associations and non-profit organizations throughout her career. As a past President of an ACP International local chapter in Montreal, Quebec, Christiane was involved at both the local chapter level and on the world council as a task force leader. Christiane enjoys memberships within the International Coach Federation, The Canadian Club, The St-James and University Clubs, as well as a past board member of six years with A World of Dreams Foundation and Nourri-Source Quebec. With an education in Business Administration and Psychology, Christiane speaks both English and French fluently and is a graduate of Centennial University.