President & CEO British Columbia, Canada
EXPERT: CEO | Director | Business Strategist & Advisor | Organizational Transformation | Strategic Innovation | Cultural Leadership Business | Mentor | Coach | Facilitator | Keynote Speaker.
Connie Ekelund is the Globetrotting CEO of Synergy CMC, owner of a Publishing Media Company, and is the CEO of an International Innovations Company. She is also is the founder of a non-profit and is a director on other non-profit boards.
Connie is the essence of an entrepreneur and life-long learner. She has a formal education in Business Management and Marketing, as well as a Degree in Fashion Design. She thrives on experiential and transformational learning, seizing every opportunity for growth and development. She works with, and facilitates for, Global Thought Leaders to create organizational and cultural change as well and develop innovations for a more sustainable world.
Connie’s passion is what drives her to entrepreneurial activities. For 25+ years she has channelled her creativity and imagination into a successful career. Her ability to create corporations from the ground up, in a myriad of industrial sectors including; Management Consulting, Marketing, Industrial Construction, Renewable Resources, Fashion, Non-Profit and Publishing; is a testament to her big picture thinking and strong business acumen.
She has a broad understanding of not only Corporate Structure and Operations, but also that of Private & Public Corporation, Franchise and Union Organizations, as well as Non-Profits, Social Enterprises and B-Corporations. Connie’s consistency in visualizing and seizing opportunities ahead of the competition has allowed her to achieve measurable results and maximize outcomes.
Connie feels privileged to spend a large portion of her time volunteering and mentoring entrepreneurs, so they can purposefully create and make a meaningful difference in the world. She calls this “her guilty pleasure“. Her personal motto is “YES, YES and YES! Anything is Possible.” She is PASSION WITH PURPOSE!