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Lorne LeDrew, B.Comm., MBA:

A native of St. John’s Lorne had a 34 year career in the Federal Public Service in both Ottawa and Newfoundland. Lorne has extensive experience as a Facilitator and Trainer combined with years of senior management experience at the Director level in the Federal Government and the Vice Chair of the Association of Professional Executives (APEX) for Newfoundland and Labrador. He was the Recipient of the Federal Government Leadership Award for Newfoundland and Labrador for 2003.

Lorne joined Training Solutions in 2007.  He is an authorized Trainer for the American Management Association and provides contract Training on behalf of the College of the North Atlantic. He has developed and or delivered training in a number of disciplines including First Line Leadership, Making Teams Work, Time Management, Stress Management, Managing Conflict, Job Search Skills, Communication Skills, Presentation Skills and Quality Customer Service. Lorne has also guided a local company in the implementation of an ISO compliant Quality Management System.

Lorne has a Bachelor of Commerce from Memorial University of Newfoundland and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Queen’s University (Kingston).

Mark W. Osmond B.Voc. Ed, CD

Mark Osmond worked with Human Resources Development Canada as a Training and Development specialist for twenty three years before retiring in June 1995. He then established himself as a Training and Human Rsources consultant. He has facilitated training courses in the areas of Supervisory and Management Skills, Coping with and Managing Change, Presentation and Training Skills, Career Planning, Coaching and Counselling. He has also worked as an Employee Assistance Program Counsellor and Organizational Development Consultant.

Mark has a Bachelors Degree in Vocational Education, a Certificate in Public Administration and a Certificate in Adult Education as well as Graduate courses in Educational Psychology, Guidance and Counselling.  Mark recently retired from the Canadian Armed Forces.  He served in both the Regular and Reserve force for 29 years.  He participated in numerous Leadership and Management courses during his career.

He is presently President of the 36 Newfoundland Service Battalion Association, a Director with the Army Cadet League of Canada and Past President of the Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Professional Trainers.

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