Meet The Team
We are a team of passionate, seasoned coaches, facilitators, designers, advisors and program leads here to help you and your team grow and prosper.
Now, as the Scale Coach for Founder CEOs, Brent works with entrepreneurs and leaders who are growing the size and impact of their businesses to tackle local and global challenges. Brent is the lead coach at BASE and co-author of two books: Reinventing Scale-Ups: Radical Ideas for Growing Companies and Lead Together: The bold, brave and intentional path to scaling your business.
Brent holds an MBA from the Schulich School of Business, an MACP from Yorkville University and a B.Eng.Mgmt from McMaster University.
He spent over 25 years in small and large traditionally-run organizations working as a technology sales professional across North America and in Europe. As a result, he appreciates it’s not easy to unlearn the traditional management practices that no longer serve scaling businesses. Rob now specializes in the more progressive self- managed ways of working having experienced the powerful and positive impact it has on individuals and teams.
Rob holds an MBA from McMaster University, and a B.A. from Western University. He’s also received training in XCHANGE, Going Horizontal, Symbiotic Enterprises, Holacracy and Liberating Structures.
Jennifer is a Certified Professional Coach (CPC), globally accredited by the International Coaching Federation (ICF). Recently, her focus and expertise has been supporting and guiding purpose-driven leaders in their communication, development with improved team health, and becoming more influential and effective in leading their dynamic and high-performing teams. Jennifer supports progressive organizations with overcoming their team dysfunctions and helps to facilitate constructive feedback for increased trust amongst team members. With trust as the foundation, it allows commitment, accountability, and ultimately, results for the whole organization. With Jennifer’s variety of disciplines in techniques and training, she empowers people to engage and cultivate lasting growth and fulfillment, both in their professional and personal lives.
Prior to joining BASE his experience included roles in sales, digital marketing and technology consulting. Daniel studied Communication & Journalism at Autónoma del Caribe University, in Barranquilla, Colombia.
He’s also a father of two young ones with a penchant for Minecreaft and comic books. Stefan holds an MA from Arcadia University and a BA from the University of Victoria – both with a focus in political theory.
She is an educator, coach, facilitator, writer and collective entrepreneur. Susan co-authored Reinventing Scale-Ups: Radical Ideas for Growing Companies and Lead Together: The bold, brave and intentional path to scaling your business.
Maud is an Integral Master Coach™, master somatic and adult development coach, Leadership Circle Coach (leaders and teams), Holacracy Coach, and trainer of leadership coaches internationally. She holds an MPA from Sciences Po in Paris, France.
While not at work Ron’s spending time with his wife and three adult boys enjoying nature on foot, bike or ski.
David currently teaches “Entrepreneurial Finance for Technology-based Enterprise” in the University of Waterloo’s Master of Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology Program. He also sits on numerous Boards and advises growth companies at all stages on raising capital, scaling teams and successful exit strategies.
David is a graduate of the University of Prince Edward Island and is a Chartered Professional Accountant.
He’s also an avid basketball player and fan, cyclist, and loves spending vacations out in nature.
Over the past 7-year Jennifer has worked as a trusted consultant for ESOP Builders, helping companies design and implement Employee Share Ownership Plans that suit each company’s unique needs and culture.
Jennifer is a trusted advisor to companies that have sustainability in their DNA and co-owns an organic and local home delivery business in Ottawa focussed on local and sustainable options.
She is the mother of 4 children who keep her focused on why creating a more sustainable future is so important.
He is an avid hockey and volleyball player and traveler, played guitar in a metal band, and collects loyalty points for everything and anything!
Alison has a master’s degree in economics from Stanford University. In her free time, she can be found hiking, biking, or trying to keep track of her teenagers.