Our Leadership Team
CPCN is administered by a volunteer Board drawn from the membership.
Dr. Debrah Wirtzfeld is a seasoned executive coach, author, and sought after keynote speaker around career transitions. Her passion is in assisting clients in navigating professional transitions, whether this be up (promotion), over (to another organization or a second career), or out (retirement). As a facilitator in Crucial Conversations, she has worked extensively to assist clients in holding difficult conversations and enhancing their impact.
Dr. Tom Lloyd believes that lifelong learning and personal growth lead us to become better and better versions of ourselves and that coaching is a process by which those transformations can occur rapidly. In his view coaching helps to unlock a person’s potential and maximize their ability to feel alive at work and in life in ways that serve them and others. Often clients approach him feeling stuck. In coaching, he fosters self-trust, gaining insight and unleashing courage to take forward action so the desired life or work experience crystalizes.
Vania Sakelaris is a seasoned executive and the founder of VAS & Associates Inc. a
management consulting firm which provides customized advisory, coaching and training
services to corporate executives, their boards, and their teams building on her 25+ year
career. As a solutions catalyst, Vania has supported hundreds of individuals globally
through impactful change and growth.
Vania has been consistently recognized as a respected, trusted, and strategic senior
leader. Her portfolio includes a decade as CEO of large healthcare organizations in
Ontario in the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors.
Marketing, Communication & Membership
Dr. Nancy Merrow is a Certified Executive Coach with a career in senior medical leader roles, having
served as Chief of Department, Chief of Staff and VP Medical with experience at small, medium and
large sized community hospitals. Nancy is a Family Physician by training, with a focus in Palliative
Medicine over many years. Nancy is recognized as a mentor and a role model among her peers and trainees, and constantly acts to
learn and grow with them. Known for her direct approach and compassionate nature, Nancy’s current career focus is on physician success, and the advancement of medical practitioners in leadership roles.
Jane Graydon is a catalyst for change and positive impact through influencing and empowering her clients.She is a trusted partner in accountability who helps to support the advancement of client defined goals by building on over 25 years of experience as a healthcare executive. She supports leaders, emerging leaders, and their teams to realize their potential and to overcome barriers to success using a values-based approach.