Trudy Canine, Pathfinder?s founder, is a certified career management practitioner, executive coach,
group facilitator and outplacement consultant.
Trudy is a recipient of both the Jules Kerlan and Marty Dockman awards
from the Minnesota Career Development Association
recognizing her lifetime contributions to the field of career
development. She was named Entrepreneur of the
Year by the National Association of Women Sales
Professionals. Trudy has served on the Boards
of the Twin Cities Human Resources Association,
the Minnesota Career Development Association
and Human Resources Professionals. Trudy was
selected as a University of Minnesota Purpose
Project Guild Member by Richard Leider in 2006.
She is a frequent speaker on the topics of
leadership development, coaching, appreciative
inquiry, career management and outplacement
and has been an invited guest for WCCO and KTLK
radio talk shows. Trudy co-created and co-led
a pre-conference workshop on Appreciative Inquiry
in Coaching for the second International Appreciative
Inquiry (AI) conference in Miami. Recognized
nationally as an accomplished executive coach,
Trudy was selected as guest co-editor of the
May, 2007, issue of the AI Practitioner (published
in London, England) featuring, "Appreciative
Inquiry and Coaching: Exploration and Learnings".
Her work on facilitating strategic planning
workshops has also been published in this journal.
Named a wholehearted leader in Dr. Bruce Roselle?s
book, Vital Truths for Wholehearted Leadership,
Trudy is recognized by clients and colleagues
as a respected coach who practices with grace,
compassion, and thought-provoking inquiry.