Our Coaches - Marilynn Kendall
CEO Endless Possibilities Executive Coaching & Consulting Vancouver
Marilynn Kendall is a seasoned leader with over 22 years of leadership experience in the Canadian healthcare system gained while holding positions ranging from entry level front-line roles to the Director level. She has extensive experience leading diverse multidisciplinary teams in complex, chaotic, and often-dysfunctional environments. During her leadership tenure she initiated, led, and implemented both small and large ground breaking organizational change projects that transformed aspects of the healthcare system at an internal, regional, and provincial level.
Throughout her career Marilynn has held a passionate commitment to leadership and serving others. Her dedication to the advancement of leadership led her to complete a Masters Degree in Leadership & Training at Royal Roads University (RRU) in 2003 and to the attainment of a graduate certificate in Executive Coaching in 2010 (RRU).
Over the course of her career she has coached and mentored existing and emerging leaders from a variety of industries including health, accounting, biotech, and business students through a variety of organizations: Minerva, the BC Chapter of Canadian College of Health Leaders, the BCIT International Business Management Program, and her local BNI Chapter.
Marilynn retired from organizational life in 2011 with the steadfast desire to pay it forward. She established Endless Possibilities Executive Coaching & Consulting to support women in leadership roles, emerging female leaders, and women in male dominated professions develop the skills they need to achieve leadership success. A possibilities thinker with a values-based, results focused approach, she partners with her clients to help them identify, clarify, attain, and sustain their goals.
Marilynn also works as Associate Faculty in the School of Leadership Studies at Royal Roads University where she enjoys teaching on-line, in-class courses, and supervising graduate students in the completion of their organizational leadership projects In the MA Leadership Program.
She leads an active family life with her husband of 40 years, her two grown children, two grandchildren, and a grand-doggy. She is an avid gardener and a voracious reader and can often be found reading 2 – 3 books at the same time!