Passionate about accelerating CEO performance through peer learning, Nancy is a CEO coach, dynamic keynote speaker, and published author. Nancy focuses on strategy and culture, is the driving force behind the firm’s strategic alliances and is a strong advocate of recognizing the incredible CEO talent we have in Canada. MacKay CEO Forums is an alliance partner of the Deloitte Canada’s Best Managed Companies Program and the Waterstone Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures Program.
Nancy founded MacKay CEO Forums in 2004, after seeing first hand the tremendous value of having CEOs come together to learn from each other, and to help each other deal with their toughest issues and challenges. With an unwavering commitment to this vision, MacKay CEO Forums is the highest impact and least time-intensive peer group for results-oriented CEOs across Canada.
Nancy got her start as a University professor teaching in the business faculty of several universities, including Simon Fraser University, University of Waterloo and Lincoln University in New Zealand. She holds a Masters degree in Management Sciences from the University of Waterloo and a Ph.D. in Business from Canterbury University in New Zealand. Nancy co-authored “The Talent Advantage” by Wiley Publishing and continues to write thought provoking articles for major business magazines, as well as MacKay CEO Forums’ “The CEO Edge”.
Nancy is on the board of Partnerships for a Drug Free Canada, a member of the Business Laureates of BC Hall of Fame Gala Cabinet, Vice-Chair on the Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures Board of Governors and founding Chair of the newly launched, national CEO awards program for Canada’s Most Admired CEOs. Nancy resides in North Vancouver, BC with her husband and business partner, Robert, and their two children