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Gina Botelho, President & Senior Facilitator

For over 20 years, Gina Botelho has been engaging, inspiring and transforming audiences through her magnetic multidisciplinary approach. With a background in psychology, communication, and adult education, she is a strong proponent of life-long learning which is applied, relevant, creative, and engaging.   

With deep expertise and compassion, she helps eager attendees reach their academic goals and pave their path to personal growth. Gina's expertise extends across both traditional classrooms and virtual environments where she champions lifelong learning, communicates with creativity and weaves authenticity into every workshop, lesson and story she shares. She has accreditations in adult learning & education, as well as expertise in various methodologies and tools such as DISC, True Colors, Emotional Intelligence, Lumina, Trust, Resilience and others.  

Founder & Senior facilitator for Magnetic Training Solutions, Leadership an Professional Development Instructor at SAIT, and as part of the faculty team at The Banff Centre, Mount Royal University, and the University of Calgary, Gina takes every opportunity to hone and improve her own skills as both a participant and seasoned facilitator. 


Gina has also had the privilege of leading and training facilitators and corporate trainers, as well as regularly engaging leaders on how to make a difference in the lives of others.  Her corporate experience includes Senior Facilitation, Corporate Sales & Business Development, Learning Development & Training Specialist, and Leader of the Learning & Development team for Western Canada for Bell. 

Beginning her career as a 9-1-1 Communications Operator certainly ignited Gina’s desire for helping others authentically connect and communicate. Today, she continues to help emerging leaders and professionals from all walks gain confidence, manage conflict and master valuable 21st Century soft skills. 

As a charismatic trainer, Gina brings humour, wisdom, and occasionally some great salsa moves to classrooms and boardrooms throughout Western Canada.  Feedback tells us that you will leave her sessions inspired, engaged and ready to apply your new skills! 

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"Develop a passion for learning and you never cease to grow."    Anthony D'Angelo

Jannette Anderson, Business Development & Facilitator

Jannette  is a business development expert with over 35 years of strategic planning and sales and marketing experience. She understands how to grow businesses and has helped her clients add up to 320% to their top line.


In addition she has been a senior facilitator and trainer for over 15 years. Jannette has enjoyed working with firms such as Smart Technologies, WestJet, Tenneris, and Suncor as an instructor for the Applied Management Program at SAIT. She is a guest lecturer at the University of Calgary and a featured keynote speaker on stages throughout North America.


Jannette loves facilitating personal development courses and knows that the inner game of business is as important as the practical strategies and tactics. She has facilitated for Personal Best Seminars for over a decade as well as teaching a coaching certification program for them. In addition she has offered her own training programs that have made a difference in hundreds of people’s lives. Whether facilitating powerful strategic planning retreats, coaching business owners and leaders on innovation and improved performance, or supporting entrepreneurs in taking their business to the next level, Jannette is passionate about ensuring everyone she works with achieves positive results!


She is the author of Profitable Practice Now! How to Make a Meaningful Difference AND a Magnificent Living (June 2015)




Sharon is a lawyer and mediator and holds Bachelors of Commerce and Laws (Juris Doctor) degrees.


In private practice, Sharon was involved in several landmark legal cases and is a seasoned labour and employment lawyer with specific expertise in human rights matters.


She was initially appointed to the Alberta Human Rights Commission in 2011, and has been reappointed through to 2021. Her decisions in this capacity can be viewed online at


She has a sound working knowledge of the labour movement, having provided advice and counsel to unions, employees and employers. She has acted as Union Nominee in labour arbitrations and has appeared before numerous courts and administrative tribunals.


She has mediated countless disputes with a focus on uncovering the underlying concerns of the parties to create movement. Her capacity for clarifying the issues and facilitating collaboration has been called "Astounding" and her track record is extremely successful.


Sharon frequently speaks at conferences and has conducted numerous training seminars across the breadth of issues impacting workplaces including human rights, conducting investigations, and conflict resolution, to name a few. 



Sharon Lindgren, Legal Counsel, AB Human Rights Commission 

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