Lesley Hayes

Region: Canada

Inspiring Action. Facilitating Growth.


Calgary, Canada

CFF since 2013

YPO Audiences

  • YPO Members
  • Spouses/Partners

Minimum daily rate USD$1,500

Maximum daily rate USD$5,000

Daily rate comment or clarification Rate determined by travel and preparation required, and complexity of the experience created. Call me and let’s talk.

Average rating 9.23

FAMILY: Committed, challenging and loving relationship with Bob for 30+ years; two daughters in University - Canada & Ireland

COMMUNITY: Global Chair EO Leadership Committee, YPO Forum Committee, and development of advanced forum programs. Chair CWC Squash Committee and other local community involvement. Member of two forums: first for 14 and second for eight years.

BUSINESS: Have been chief executive of small- and mid-size companies in Canada, U.S. and Costa Rica. Private & public company board service, successful IPOs and challenging CCAA experiences. Bloomberg scraped the gory details here.

PERSONAL: Squash, SUP, snowboarding and long walks keep me sane. Personal Core Values: Bold Curiosity, Openhearted Wisdom & Authentic Empowerment. Purpose: Inspiring leaders to live our best lives.


  • Entrepreneurial leadership
  • Leading leaders, receiving feedback
  • Heathy conflict
  • Storytelling
  • Retreats

Qualifications and Certifications

  • MBA, Ph.D. in process
  • EO Certified Forum, Mentorship & Accelerator trainer

Languages Spoken

  • English

Travel Preferences/Availability I love to travel and have led forum events in Hong Kong, Indonesia, India, Central America, the U.S. and Canada. Home base is Calgary, Alberta.

Airport Code YYC

Number of forum programs 16 programs since August 2017

Portable Retreat Options

To schedule a discussion please call +1 403 277 3538, +1 403 615 9013 or email les@nodramamedia.com.

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Lesley Hayes
Calgary, Canada