Glenn T. Yonemitsu, MBA, FCMC

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Since 1994, Glenn has helped high-growth companies and organizations who want to become more nimble, more entrepreneurial, and more strategic in how they allocate scarce resources. This agility helps these organizations become more effective, create more impact, and make the leap to the next growth curve. His work focuses on visioning, and in the development of strategies to achieve objectives. NEXT also works on selected turnaround situations, prioritizing critical activities and developing a clear path forward.

He also serves as the Lead Trustee from Canada, with the International Council of Management Consulting Institutes. In this capacity, he chairs the Trustees’ Committee and serves on ICMCI’s Nomination and Membership Committees.

From 2009 to 2014, Glenn served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Association of Management Consultants (“CMC-Canada”). In this role, he served as the Association’s chief spokesperson and advocate for the management consulting profession in Canada. He raised the bar at CMC-Canada, increasing its visibility in the media, with Governments, and within the industry.

Previously, Glenn served in various leadership and change roles at the Richard Ivey School of Business, when key programs were privatized. He led the development of an internationally recognized loyalty program, and co-founded Quantum Shift, an experience that challenges Canada’s Most Promising Entrepreneurs to achieve the transition to the next growth curve.

He has been involved in a number of entrepreneurial ventures, and currently serves as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence with the Pierre Morrissette Institute of Entrepreneurship at Ivey. He is also an approved consultant with the National Research Council’s Industrial Research Assistance Program.

Glenn began his career in financial services, working in treasury and corporate banking with RBC Royal Bank.

He speaks widely, is a regular contributor to business magazines, has served on boards and advisory boards of entrepreneurial firms and also, on the boards of the Federal Government, high-performance sport, not-for-profit community organizations. While at Western, Glenn competed on the wrestling team and remains deeply involved with the Mustangs athletic program.

Glenn completed his undergraduate degree at The University of Western Ontario, earned an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business, and earned the Certified Management Consultant designation, with honours. In 2015, he was honoured by being named a Fellow for his contributions to the profession by the Institute of Certified Management Consultants of Ontario. He has completed programs at the Center for Creative Leadership and the Disney Institute. Previously, he earned both the Associate and Fellow designations from the Insurance Institute of Canada.

During his undergraduate degree, he competed for the Western Mustangs in wrestling. He remains deeply involved with the Mustangs and in leadership roles for high-performance sport. Glenn is the proud father of two young men who are at University. He loves sports, golfs, skis, runs, plays beer league hockey, and still thinks the Toronto Maple Leafs will be calling.