Shelley Schanzenbacher

Occasional Associate

Shelley Schanzenbacher specializes in working with congregations by partnering with her clients in finding clarity, purpose, and vision through the use of effective communication tools and organizational processes. She has worked with multiple leading organizations throughout North America. Shelley specializes in executive coaching, group coaching, mediation, restorative practice, facilitation and designing unique programs for her individual clients.

Shelley’s professional experience includes leadership roles in the Canadian retail sector for over 25 years. For the first 15 of these years, Shelley worked in operations, creating high performance teams. Using this experience, Shelley transitioned into specializing in corporate team facilitation, mentoring/coaching emerging leaders and creating and overseeing national programs for a major Canadian retailer as Director of Leadership Development.

She is a certified Co-Active Executive coach and a graduate of the CTI Master Leadership program. She is a member of the International Coaches Federation and also accredited in the delivery of the Leadership Circle Profile™. Shelley holds a certification in Conflict Resolution and Mediation and is a volunteer at Community Justice Initiatives.

Shelley believes that vulnerability, connection, honesty and love lie at the heart of all relationships and are at the core of an inspired, faithful life. Working from a place of deep listening, Shelley walks alongside her clients as they gain clarity around what matters most to them as individuals and as a collective group.