Brian McDermott

Brian McDermott

Communities thrive when there’s conversation

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Brian McDermott

Facilitation, Strategic Planning, Change and Innovation Management

Areas of Expertise:

  • Creating and implementing action plans that earn commitment and buy-in, when they hear leaders say, “Employees are our most important asset”
  • Innovating solutions encouraging creativity, change management, personal development, coaching, team-building and organizational development

Successful Projects:

  • Helped leadership teams create and implement strategies to grow operations, while focusing on goals and guiding principles
  • Designed and facilitated strategic planning, long-term visioning, operations planning, organizational development, team building, staff development, growth planning, community engagement and process improvement
  • Designed and facilitated a vision and process improvement project with a hospital patient care director and leadership team
  • Created a strategy for improving patient safety and satisfaction
  • Worked with a senior management team on clarifying and aligning their roles with their executive leadership team
  • Created clarity about the team’s purpose, scope of responsibility and individual priorities

Seward Community Co-op has worked with Brian McDermott and his partner, Gerry Sexton, since 2005. Brian and Gerry have helped us on a journey, which we have grown our business significantly. They have worked with every stakeholder group at the co-op including staff, management, board and member-owners. I rate Brian and Gerry to be in a class of their own in terms of their level of service and focus on our culture and our desired outcomes.

Sean Doyle, General Manager, Seward Community Co-op

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