The primary focus of Mark Holmgren Consulting is to help non profit organizations and local governments build capacities for new visions. Mark does this through the provision of custom designed strategic services that fit your organization’s culture as well as its aspirations.
In March of 2012, Mark took the CEO post at Bissell Centre, a 102 year old human services agency in Edmonton's inner city that exists to eliminate poverty and homelessness.
These services include: designing and delivering strategy retreats and a variety workshops or extended learning sessions to senior staff and boards of non profit organizations. as well as to major collaborations. On occasion, Mark will also provide strategic communications services.
Mark's new essay, Leadership in Complex Times: Must-Have Leadership Qualities and Abilities, is now available for down load - to the right.
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Current projects include Assisting 1000 Voices, Aspen Family Services and United Way of Calgary in the strategic Planning of 1000 Voices in the Genesis Centre. Work includes a survey, numerous focus groups, and the design and facilitation of the strategy day.
Mark recently completed work for Aspen Family Services and the Alberta Council on Disability Services with the development of generative board governance approaches. Mark also facilitated a session on the Social Policy Framework recently for Aspen's Board.
Strategic planning services were recently delivered to Salem Manor Nursing Home in Leduc.
Mark has been appointed to the Steering Committee that is overseeing the development of the City of Edmonton's Poverty Reduction Strategy, representing Bissell Centre.