Lori Mienhart’s passion and enthusiasm have shaped her reputation for bringing out the best in people. She has spent her career recruiting and developing talent, building high performance teams, coaching leaders, creating cultures of high engagement, all while managing complex businesses and exceeding business targets through consistent performance improvement.
She gained her vast experience through progressively challenging roles in the service sector. As Regional Director for Western Canada, she was responsible for multiple locations and hundreds of associates. She excels in both operations and human resource management. Working closely with senior executives, she was intrinsically involved in shaping strategic plans and long term succession planning. She has created and designed programs at the regional and corporate level for sales development, profit management, customer engagement and retention, employee and leadership development.
Her retail career spans a total of 20 years. After successfully introducing Western Canada to the American Eagle Outfitter brand, Lori shifted her focus from business operations to HR consulting and talent acquisition. Working across broad industry sectors from Insurance and Investments to Oil and Gas she has strengthened teams and performance by aligning high performing talent with business needs and helping leaders strategically plan their business and team efforts.
Lori’s focus areas include strategic planning, succession planning, recruiting, training, coaching, team building, performance management, merchandising, and general HR and business consulting.
In addition to her practical approach, humour and honest candor she is a certified trainer, engaging presenter and serves as President on two not for profit boards. She currently lives in Edmonton Alberta but is available to support domestic projects across Canada.