Presidents of Enterprising Organizations (PEO) appoints Michele Calpin as Executive Advisor in the GTA

Toronto, Ontario, January 24, 2018 – Presidents of Enterprising Organizations (PEO), today announced the appointment of Michele Calpin as Executive Advisor in the GTA.

As Canada’s leadership and performance organization, PEO provides its Leadership Community with a unique and integrated suite of programs, services and networks designed to support, cultivate and accelerate its members’ leadership excellence to achieve great impact through the organizations they lead, the communities they serve and the lives they live.  Ms. Calpin brings over 25 years of experience as a Management Consultant, Portfolio Manager and Professor. Her specialties include strategy, finance, investing and valuation, investor relations and organizational effectiveness – all areas that will enable her to bring tremendous value to PEO’s Leadership Community.

We are very excited about the addition of Michele Calpin to our Executive Advisor team! There are strong synergies between PEO’s values and Michele’s methodology and facilitation. Her strategy and creative process has been part of the organization for quite some time. I am very happy that our Leadership Community will now be able to directly benefit from her skills and experience.” stated Leon Goren, PEO’s President and CEO.

PEO distinguishes itself by combining four key strengths:

  1. Leadership Peer Advisory Groups facilitated by experienced Executive Advisors in a safe and confidential environment
  2. Proprietary leadership development tools and methodologies
  3. PEO Leadership Community that accelerates leadership and organizational development results
  4. Members only leadership events that promote executive learning and foster strategic relationships

Michele Calpin is a Harvard MBA grad and has over 25 years of experience as a Management Consultant, Portfolio Manager and Professor.

She has Canadian and U.S. experience providing strategy consulting for multinational companies in various sectors including healthcare, financial services, energy, industrials, and consumer. Michele moved into the investing industry and was a lead Portfolio Manager for over a decade at large Canadian financial institutions. She examined investments and assessed management strategies, developed independent views of corporate valuations and evaluated business and financial risks faced by potential investments. Michele is currently Program Coordinator and Professor for the Humber Business School Bachelor of Commerce Finance Undergraduate Degree.

“PEO is a remarkable organization in the focus its members have on accelerating their personal and business growth,” said Calpin. “I’m looking forward to working alongside business leaders in Toronto as they exchange ideas, share experiences and build skills and knowledge.”

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 About PEO:

PEO (Presidents of Enterprising Organizations) is a Canadian leadership advisory firm that has been the destination for business leaders to regularly meet and discuss important issues, solve problems and explore new opportunities since 1991. We provide a safe and highly confidential environment with PEO Executive Advisors who facilitate stimulating and astute dialogue to leverage the collective experience, creativity, intellect and wisdom of the Peer Advisory Board and the PEO Leadership Community at large.

We support, cultivate and accelerate our members’ leadership excellence to achieve great impact through the organizations they lead, the communities they serve and the lives they live.

Our members say:

  • “I credit millions of dollars in savings and earnings to the strategic help I get from the PEO process.”
  • “It helps me consider all of my options, receive valuable feedback and gain clarity about directional decisions in a safe and confidential environment.”
  • “Leadership can be a lonely place. Now, I have twelve leaders who think with me through my challenges and 100 others as part of my personal network.”

A partial list of Canadian PEO members are the principals/leaders of Accompass, Bruzer Sportsgear, Dundas, Gourmet Settings, Magnotta Wines, PMA Brethour Realty Group, Trufflepig, UMBRA and WestJet.

A partial list of multinational members includes Alcon Canada, Novartis, Bayer, Crayola, Hain Celestial, KINETRICS, LS Travel North America, Nestle and Widex.

For more information about PEO, visit

For more information, contact:

Leon Goren, President & CEO

Joanna Thommee, Director of Marketing, Communications & Events

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