She is a facilitator/speaker who inspires people, teams and organizations to ‘get it done’ in a passionate, productive way. She digs down to core issues and provides tangible tools for team members to develop as courageous leaders & communicators. Since becoming an entrepreneur in 2011, Rachelle has designed and delivered eureka experiences for many diverse organizations, as well as speaking at conferences and events across North America (See list of Proven Experiences). She has now worked within 17 of 20 total North American sectors and for some of Canada’s Top 100 Employers.
Rachelle has a diverse work history that includes, but is not limited to, being an award-winning University Assistant Professor for over a decade at the Edwards School of Business, a Banker and a ‘Carnie’ at the Royal Easter Exhibition in Sydney Australia. She is also a passionate and productive artist (rachellebrockman.com), family gal, volunteer, mentor and cross country skier.
More specifically, Rachelle holds a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) and Bachelor of Commerce (B.Comm). Rachelle is also a Certified Facilitator of the Myers Briggs Typology Indicator (MBTI) a FOCCUS (Facilitating Open Couple Communication, Understanding & Study) Facilitator and a Certified Facilitator of the Canadian It’s Your Move youth program.
As a former Assistant Professor with 11 years of experience at the Edwards School of Business, University of Saskatchewan, Rachelle was awarded The University of Saskatchewan Students’ Union Teaching Excellence Award, The Edwards School of Business’s Somer’s Award for Most Approachable Professor and The Edwards School of Business’s Most Effective Professor Award…multiple times! Rachelle was also named ‘Best U of S Professor’ in Planet S Magazine’s Best of Saskatoon 2011.
As the former Director of The Betty-Ann Heggie Womentorship Program, as well as former Faculty Advisor to the Edwards Mentorship Program Rachelle has continually exercised and developed her leadership, mentorship, networking, event planning and interpersonal talents.
Rachelle has been a founding member of two non-profit organizations, as well as a member of many volunteer groups over the years.
As an instructor and curriculum developer, Rachelle’s award-winning teaching philosophy is to facilitate engagement & empowerment with high levels of critical thinking & retention in a challenging and positive environment. Her active learning/teaching philosophy has been consistently achieved through: