Here’s what clients are saying…

“Scott Borland is a pro… his ability to help our foundation put together a comprehensive strategic plan that identified the key fundamentals and ingredients for success were exactly what our board needed. Scott was a great sounding board, he listened intently and then helped us articulate our needs into a strategic plan that we could execute on. It was exactly what we needed.”

Michael Ravenhill
Chief Executive Officer
David Foster Foundation

“The interview style narrative 360 feedback that Scott conducts is without question the best formal feedback that I receive. Scott is very thorough, forthright, and provides the information in a way that allows for action and true personal growth. I will definitely continue to work with Scott as I seek additional feedback in the coming years.”

Ken Seitz
Chief Executive Officer
Canpotex
(Former Chief Commercial Officer, Cameco)

“Scott has worked with me, my organization and other affiliated groups a number of times. He is a consummate professional and brings a wealth of experience to every project. In particular, Scott has helped my organization navigate through some tough strategic issues that have challenged our thinking. He is open, generous with his advice and relational in his approach. I would recommend him to others looking for support in strategic planning, facilitation and team development.”

Cynthia Johansen
CEO / Registrar
College of Registered Nurses of BC

“In his study of our organizational challenges, Scott brought considerable wisdom and creative insights. His wide-ranging experience, congenial personality and attentiveness to both the big vision and small details were vital to developing a plan for change and generating support for it. His presentation of his findings has become a memorable moment in the organization’s history, with staff continuing to refer positively to his remarks many months after the event.”

Donna Greschner
Professor
(Former Dean, Faculty of Law)
University of Victoria

“Demonstrating significant expertise and excellent interpersonal skills, Scott worked with staff and board members to collaboratively create an innovative, highly relevant and actionable strategic plan for our Foundation. His ability to challenge our thinking and facilitate team engagement was particularly helpful throughout the process. A highly recommended ‘go to’ consultant for this type of engagement.”

Sandra Richardson
CEO
Victoria Foundation

“Scott was a tremendous help at Vancouver Foundation with both our strategic planning and the thinking we were doing around organizational development. His skills in facilitating groups as well as “coaching” one on one helped us develop a clear path for moving forward. In addition his skills and knowledge helped me as the CEO positively work with both the Board and senior staff. We benefitted as an organization and I learned a lot personally working with him.”

Faye Wightman
Former President and CEO
Vancouver Foundation

“Your expertise was really appreciated and clearly evident in the design and development of performance and development plans which included individual 360 feedback and a Team Dimensions workshop for the Senior Leadership Team. The phased approach is excellent … and your personal debrief of individuals provided a very strong foundation for their personal growth.”

Patty Sheldon
Previous Director, Change Management
HealthLink BC

“In working with our senior leadership team, Scott provided a very practical and realistic approach targeted specifically for our situation and requirements. He really strengthened awareness of how our interpersonal relationships and behaviours impact performance and had very helpful observations and suggestions for team improvement.”

Bill Susak
General Manager (Retired)
City of Coquitlam

“Scott Borland led the 360 feedback process and the experience was effective, confidential and positive, and supported the growth and development of our senior leaders. I would not hesitate to utilize the services of Cygnus Management Consultants in the future.”

Dawn Palmer
Vice President, People Services
Langara College

“If you are looking for a professional consultant who will add solid value and get you truly worthwhile results, then I highly recommend working with Scott Borland. I appreciate the third party perspective Scott brings to the table and have found his expertise very effective in working with the Pension Corporation on key HR/OD initiatives.”

Cindy Robertson
Director, Human Resources
BC Pension Corporation

“During the launch of our new organization, Scott provided invaluable strategic advice and tangible support across a number of key areas including strategic /operational planning and performance management. He’s also done a great job of facilitating our board development sessions. Highly ethical and results oriented – Scott is a truly knowledgeable professional.”

Brenda LeClair
Chief Executive Officer
Decoda Literacy Solutions

“Last spring, Tourism Vancouver Island wrapped up our first CEO Performance Evaluation using the new performance measurement tools that our Board developed through your facilitation and it was a very positive experience. Nice and organized … overall, terrific. Again, thank you for your assistance with this project.”

Carol Ann Terreberry
Financial Controller
Harbour Towers Hotel & Suites
(Former Chair, Tourism Vancouver Island)

“CYGNUS developed a truly customized 360 degree survey for Cameco, a key pillar in Cameco’s leadership programs and often cited in evaluations as one of the most useful elements. Scott actively shares his significant expertise, provides valuable customization as needed and his team has been very responsive in continually improving our delivery and debriefing processes over the years.”

James McLean
Senior Leadership Development Specialist
Cameco