Mr. James Grieve, CMC

President, Senior Business Advisor,
Catalyst Strategies Consulting

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Mr. James Grieve, CMC

President, Senior Business Advisor,
Catalyst Strategies Consulting


James is a certified management consultant (CMC) with a can-do approach to business. James is passionate about creating and implementing innovative service experiences that people love by combining his knowledge of strategy, and functional business expertise.

James is also a certified sales professional (CSP) and brings an innovative and creative customer first approach to developing sales and service strategies, and engaging others to establish recommendations for business development.

James' experience and expertise in customer experience helps organizations solve their challenges by seeing things from their customers' perspective. He has worked with clients in a variety of industries to develop strategy, enhance brand awareness, generate leads, support sales teams, and grow their business. His strengths are building trust by listening to and connecting with people to quickly address their needs, and collaborating with them to visualize solutions that are focused on defining, achieving, and enhancing their strategic objectives.

His career has been well balanced among management consulting, strategic planning, marketing strategy, project management, B2B and B2C sales, business development and entrepreneurial management, with a particular emphasis on building, nurturing, and sustaining client relationships.

Living by the mantra of well done is better than well said, James emphasizes the successful implementation and execution of initiatives that make a positive and sustainable difference by being on target, on time, and on budget. His experience is complemented with exceptional business acumen, entrepreneurial spirit, and proven success in communicating, executing and monitoring strategic business initiatives.


Royal Roads University
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Master of Business Administration (MBA) Executive Management, 2012
Management Conulting
2010 To 2012

Royal Roads University
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Graduate Certificate in Organization Design and Development, 2019
Organization Design and Development
2018 To 2019

Royal Roads University
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurial Management, 2008
Entrepreneurial Management
2006 To 2008

University of Winnipeg
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Bachelor of Business Adminsitration, 1995
1988 To 1995

Professional Associations

Organization Development Network
2018 - Present

Customer Experience Professionals Association
2017 - Present

CMC Canada
2011 - Present

Canadian Professional Sales Association
2010 - Present

Consults to Industry

  • Aboriginal Services
  • Accommodation and food services
  • Administrative and support waste management and remediation services
  • Arts
  • Associations
  • B2B
  • Educational services
  • entertainment and recreation
  • Finance and insurance
  • Health care and social assistance
  • Information and cultural industries
  • Management of companies and enterprises
  • Manufacturing
  • Other services (except public administration)
  • Professional scientific and technical services
  • Professional Services
  • Public administration
  • Real estate and rental and leasing
  • Retail Trade
  • Transportation and warehousing
  • Venture Capital/Early Stage Financing
  • Wholesale Trade


  • CMC


  • MBA

Job History

Catalyst Strategies Consulting
President, Senior Business Advisor
Kelowna, BC, Canada
January 2019 - present

Build 4 Value Consulting
Kelowna, BC, Canada
June 2017 - present

Nucleus Strategies
May 2015 - December 2018

Consulting Service Areas

  • Marketing
  • Operations
  • Strategy

Consulting Regions

  • British Columbia


  • English