President & CEO
Connie Ekelund’s expertise stems from 30+ years' as a dynamic Organizational Development Leader. Ms. Ekelund is the CEO of Synergy CMC & Our Blue Planet, and former CEO of Good Life Connoisseur Media. Connie is a vibrant Change Agent; empowering Executives, Entrepreneurs & Boards. Ms. Ekelund is a Non-Profit Director and a member of the Canadian Association of Management Consultants since 1994.
Connie is the essence of an entrepreneur and life-long learner. She thrives on experiential transformational learning, seizing every opportunity for growth and development. She works with Global Thought Leaders to create Transformational Change and develop Innovations for a sustainable world.
Connie’s PASSION is what drives her to entrepreneurial activities. She has channelled her creativity and imagination into a successful career. Her ability to create corporations from the ground up, in a myriad of industrial sectors including; management consulting, marketing, construction, renewable resources, fashion, non-profit & publishing, is a testament to her big picture thinking and strong business acumen.
She has a broad understanding of not only Corporate Structure and Operations, but also that of Private, Public, Franchise, Union, BCorp, Social Enterprise and Non-Profit structures. Her consistency in visualizing and seizing opportunities ahead of the competition has allowed her to achieve measurable results and maximize outcomes.
Connie feels privileged to spend a large portion of her time volunteering and mentoring entrepreneurs, so they can create and make a meaningful difference in the world. Connie is currently a Mentor-in-Residence at SFU, and Mentors for Singularity University, FWE, WEC, Futurpreneur and Everwise.
She calls this her “guilty pleasure“.
Her personal motto: “YES, YES and YES! Anything is Possible.”
She is PASSION WITH PURPOSE!
~ Nominated for RBC Woman Entrepreneur of the Year 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018.