The Teal Difference


Barbara Casson

With over 25 years of experience, Barbara is an authentic and respected coach, facilitator, and educator with a unique combination of leadership, academic and psychosocial expertise.

Her background as a clinical social worker provides a deep foundation that naturally augments her training as a coach whereby she brings a depth of understanding into the complexity of social behaviour and the interplay between interpersonal and relational dynamics.

Madalena Coutinho

Madalena Coutinho is a bilingual Senior Associate and Master Facilitator for Personal Strengths Canada Inc. She is also a Certified Professional Facilitator (IAF), Learning and Development specialist, and a professional Keynote speaker. Madalena brings more than 20 years of experience in the areas of team and leadership development, change management and strategic planning.

With a focus on cultural transformation, she encourages clients to take a hard look at their corporate cultures and values, based on the principles that employee engagement, environmental stewardship and social responsibility are the keys to increased organizational productivity.

Lisa Forwell

Lisa Forwell. A proven business leader, entrepreneur, strategic investor and knowledge seeker. Lisa Forwell is a committed mentor with a motivating passion to inspire, educate and support others in their quest for increased performance results, confidence, and focused direction in their lives. Currently the president of L.i.F.E., Lisa Forwell Enterprises.

Lisa spent the first part of her career in the construction industry.  She started with Lafarge North America, and then as CEO of Forwell Ltd., in Kitchener, Ontario, she led a fourth generation, highly successful construction materials business.

Ann Reich

Ann is a courageous, compassionate and empowering coach with over 25 years of combined corporate and independent experience engaging with leaders at all levels, whether individual contributors striving to expand their positive influence, emerging leaders discovering their authentic leadership style or senior executives committed to transforming their organization’s culture.

An inspiring thought partner, Ann co-creates provocative coaching conversations that challenge her clients to consider new perspectives and discover and bring to life, solutions and ideas that may otherwise remain untapped.

Darcy Roberts

Darcy Roberts, ACC is a career coach and facilitator in Oakville who wants people to love their work. She helps individuals and teams get more – from themselves and from each other.

With over 20 years of administrative management experience across a variety of industries, including the arts, law, finance, banking and executive search, she has worked in different organizations across various sectors.