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200, 505 3rd Street SW
Calgary, AB, T2P 3E6


Higher Landing is leading the evolution of the outplacement and transition industry by offering our transformation clients a leading edge program with a multi-faceted team of professionals who will provide complete career transformation. 

We take the traditional transition process to a new level with a proprietary approach that aims to connect head with heart, and identify strengths, values, passions, and purpose.

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Human Potential Unleasher |  Challenger | Inspiration Architect

Peter is referred to as champion and challenger amongst his clients for his ability to help top performers inspire themselves and others to achieve brilliance. He has been a student of the art of leadership for 15 years and has worked with elite athletes, corporate and business leaders and the entertainment industry.

As a former NCAA javelin thrower, he is intimately aware of what it takes to rise up and overcome challenges, perform under pressure, and achieve the exceptional. He has been a longstanding human resources professional and is the president of Fibonacci Leadership Inc. 

Peter is also a Professional Certified Coach, a Certified Professional Co-active coach, a Neuro-Linguistic Programming practitioner and is working towards his Registered Psychologist designation in Alberta.

Jacquie Stephens, MBA, RCC, PCC

The power of leadership, coaching and teamwork has weaved throughout my entire life.  As a fastball pitcher awarded the “Academic All American” at the University of Central Oklahoma, to my MBA at the University of British Columbia, coaching has significantly impacted my own professional and personal development.  Since then it has been my mission to help other become unstuck and thrive in their profession. 

Following a career as a Project Manager, Instructor and Manager of Education with SAP Canada, I finally founded my consulting firm in 2005.  In my practice, I align industry knowledge and leadership experience with brain-based leadership and coaching. 

 I specialize in working with passionate, emerging executives and growth-minded frontline and mid-level leaders to develop a clear career plan aimed at personal and professional growth that aligns with their goals and aspirations. Certified in Myers Briggs, Psychological Safety, Foundations of NeuroLeadership, and Brain Based Leadership, I share tools and help hone skills and approach to measurably improve the performance, communication, relationships and leadership skills of my clients.  As co-creator of the FrontLine Leadership 2.0 Program, my company offers group training as well as one-on-one coaching.

Erin Wilkins, B.Mgt.

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Trusted Advisor, Career Transformation | Perceptive Ideator | Solutions-focused Leader | Unconventional Innovator 

Erin has always had a passion for training and advising professionals. One of her great joys is helping people to make connections and find solutions, ultimately allowing them to land higher. She has worked with Higher Landing since 2016 as an Instructor and Career Transformation Strategist, Government Program Manager, and Operations and Marketing Coordinator.

 "Life is what you make it" has always been Erin's guiding philosophy. Her ability to find solutions where others see problems has led to success in a variety of professions, including training, recruiting, coaching, operations management and entrepreneurship. She has always enjoyed the challenge of working to grow organizations. As a Founding Principal and President of The Quaderra Group, a boutique oil and gas professional search firm, she was heavily involved in the creation and establishment of the company, along with its ongoing management and direction.

 Erin graduated with great distinction from the University of Lethbridge in 2000, with her Bachelor of Management and dual majors in Marketing and Management Information Systems.  Upon graduation, she returned to her birthplace of Calgary and has lived here ever since. She enjoys anything to do with the arts, especially live theater, and is a loving wife and devoted mother to the light of her life, her daughter Lauren.

Charlene Dorey, BA, CPCC, ACC 

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People Warrior

Energetic, bold, naturally curious and intuitive, Charlene has a warm and engaging style while being direct and authentic.  She has a career spanning 24 years working as a counsellor, HR professional and Coach.  The foundation of Charlene’s career has been helping others (individuals/teams/organizations) achieve greater success.  Charlene helps her clients gain clarity on their values, passions and goals, and turn that into action; uncover their potential and discover their power within; increase self-awareness; identify and remove barriers; establish clear decision making processes and be accountable; develop and improve their leadership skills; and get results.

Born and raised in Northern Alberta, Charlene has called Calgary home for over 20 years with the exception of 3 years living and working in Fort McMurray in the Oil & Gas Industry.  She has a BA (Distinction) from the University of Alberta, HR Business Management Certificate (University of Calgary) and numerous other courses and certifications.  Charlene is a certified Professional Co-active Coach. 

Motivated and driven, she has completed a full marathon, numerous 1/2 marathons and twice biked from Jasper to Calgary to raise money for children’s charities.   A love of the outdoors, theatre, voracious reader, volunteer, and most importantly a wife and mother, she enjoys sharing these passions with family and friends. 

Lisa Zaharia, BA, ACC, CCEP

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Efficiency & Culture Detective | Momentum Builder | Custom Content Creator

Lisa Zaharia has owned her own management consulting and executive coaching business (Beyondview Consulting Inc.) for over 20 years. Lisa uses her laser insight to help organizations see what no one else can see, bridging the gap between stated values and operational values by realigning business processes to generate efficiencies, mitigate risk, and create a collaborative and innovative culture. Lisa custom designs business strategies for achieving transformation by working collaboratively with internal subject matter experts. This results in solutions that are comprehensive, actionable and strategic, building ownership at all levels. Oil  and gas,  legal services and court operations, commercial real estate, forestry, post-secondary education—no matter the industry, her customized, structured approach to solving problems works and is sustainable.

As an executive coach, Lisa works with her clients as a strategic thought partner to help them articulate their value proposition, clarify boundaries and to prepare for difficult conversations by strategizing effective responses in the larger organizational context. As her clients evolve from their current state to full transformation, courage and readiness to tackle new opportunities and challenges emerge, many landing higher from director to vice president to senior-vice president. Lisa supports her clients by drawing on her vast skills and experience as certified executive coach (CEC), certified Corporate Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP), a business analyst, project manager, change manager, speaker, facilitator and author. 

Leanne Pottinger, B.COMm, Rcc

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A passion for leadership in service to others led Leanne to evolve from seasoned communications expert to leadership coach in 2018. Her authentic, empathetic approach helps support her clients as they discover their purpose and values, dive deeper into what drives them and work towards finding the path forward.

A born and raised Calgarian, Leanne has spent the bulk of her career working in the electric utility sector with a focus on crisis and issues management, leadership development, employee engagement and culture. Leanne earned a Bachelor of Applied Communications degree from Mount Royal University and is a Results Certified Coach with the NeuroLeadership Institute.

When she’s not supporting her clients with their journeys, she is laser focused on the non-profit foundation that she launched in 2015 to support families in Alberta with critically or terminally ill children affected by CHD (Congenital Heart Disease) through contributions to research, community, care and hope.