Frame Left Name: Lori-anne Demers
Website: http://demersgroup.com/
Email: lori-anne@demersgroup.com
Demers Role: Founder
Demers Teams: Corporate Team
Professional Development Team
Leadership Team
Biography: Lori-anne Demers, Master Certified Coach, is the visionary for the Demers Group programs, Executive Coaching and the Core Alignment Coach Training Program. Her life-long exploration of human dynamics began when she became a Course Leader for Landmark Education. Lori-anne then began designing training programs for the coaching profession. Royal Roads University and Erickson College benefitted from her innovation and expertise. She is known for her straight forward and effective methods in coaching both senior executives and learners in all her programs. She has been coaching, training, facilitating and delivering keynote addresses for over 20 years. Her leadership with the coaches in the Demers Group sets the highest standard of professional expertise. Lori-anne has earned well deserved recognition and success working with leaders from diverse organizations including EnCana, BMW, Future Shop and SNC Lavalin. She has a commitment to excellence in coaching and facilitation, volunteers with the International Coach Federation and mentors apprenticing faculty. Her mastery in communication serves her clients and colleagues to expand their vision of what is possible in building Working Communities. ---------------------------------------- CORE ALIGNMENT™ Personal Development Program is the body of work developed by Lori-anne as a result of her many years of leadership and development training. Her own story of the creation of this program is remarkable and she has shared this program with hundreds of participants over the past two decades. In the atmosphere of warmth and trust generated through the use of ritual and metaphor, participants expand their relationship to themselves. Lori-anne Demers, Master Certified Coach, is also the visionary behind CORE ALIGNMENT™ Coaching , the result of her collaboration with other experts to bring together a curriculum for coach training unlike any other. A path of life-long learning and exploring human development began over 20 years ago when Lori-anne, became a Communication Course Leader for Landmark Education. Excelling in such a demanding, rigorous environment, which called course leaders to the highest level of focus, attention and performance on behalf of participants of the programs, Lori-anne created an extraordinary standard of personal excellence which has stood her in good stead in all her ensuing training and facilitation. ------------------------------------------- CORE ALIGNMENT™ Professional Coach Training was realized through Lori-anne’s expertise in creating brilliant material that learners eagerly engage with and integrate into their journey to become coaches. Lori-anne''s incredible capacity to connect with those who take part in her programs allows each learner to feel she is sharing directly with them. As one student put it "When you are speaking, Lori-anne, I don''t miss a word. Your passion, enthusiasm, animation and authenticity create an atmosphere that every learner can only flourish in". Lori-anne Demers. Master Certified Coach, is the visionary for CORE ALIGNMENT™ Coaching, where she collaborated with other experts to bring together a curriculum for coach training unlike any other. Commencing with the CORE ALIGNMENT™ Program as the fundamental cornerstone, building with the pillars of Appreciative Inquiry and Neuro-linguistic Process, the system of CORE ALIGNMENT™ Coaching is the culmination of her years of training and development. In May 2009, CORE ALIGNMENT™ Coaching, meeting the rigorous requirements necessary, was recognized by the International Coach Federation as an officially Accredited Coach Training Program. Graduates express their experience as "life altering" and having their lives and businesses "changed forever"

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