Walter Berlin

Walter D. Berlin
President &
Managing Partner

Management Consulting, Executive Coaching, Training, and Team/Organization Effectiveness

Walter (B.S., M.B.A.) has been providing high-impact management, consulting, coaching, and training to Canadian and U.S. companies, in both the private and public sectors, for the past 15 years. His areas of expertise have been in management and leadership training, sales development, executive coaching and mentoring, communication, team building, strategic planning, performance effectiveness enhancement, and general corporate advisement.

Walter has also achieved high visibility and recognition in the area of change management – assisting both individuals and organizations in meeting the challenges of today’s unique business environment.

  • As the Managing Partner of one of Canada’s premier training and development firms, Walter was instrumental in developing the firm’s high profile in the industry. Through his leadership, the firm’s revenue base tripled, the profits quadrupled, and the market share increased by 20%.
  • As a Partner in a major Canadian accounting and financial services firm, Walter established and successfully managed the Human Resources Consulting Services and Executive Search/Outplacement divisions, surpassing revenue objectives by 50%.
  • As the CEO/General Manager of an international health care and product distribution organization, the company – through Walter’s innovative leadership – opened three new offices; launched many new and highly profitable products; and increased sales by 250%.
  • As a Regional Sales Manager for one of Canada’s largest plastic packaging firms providing service to the cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries, Walter was the Top Producing Professional for three consecutive years.
  • As a Consultant, Walter has worked with the Royal Bank, Nokia, BCE, Motorola, Boeing Canada, AT&T, Hoffman LaRoche, GE, North American Life, Westburne (Rexel) Industrial, Canon, and many other large, medium, and small companies. In addition, he has extensive experience in the public sector, working with both municipalities and provincial government ministries.
  • Walter has personally provided professional coaching to over 200 senior managers/executives and designed and delivered development training programs for dozens of organizations and thousands of individuals. He is the author of “Black Belt Leadership” as well as numerous articles on success and management, is a regular speaker at business functions and events, and a member of the Canadian Business newsmagazine advisory board.

Out Of The Office

Walter is actively involved in the community through various projects and committees. He is a 5th degree black belt in karate, a member of the local Sports Council, former President of the Mississauga Southwest Baseball Association, and has been an active fundraiser for the Hugh Macmillan Children’s Foundation and the Canadian Cancer Society. Walter lives in Mississauga, Ontario, has a beautiful wife and two outstanding children.