Christine McLarty Crossman

Founder/Principal Consultant, Christine Crossman Consulting and Certified Leader Character Practitioner

Christine brings over thirty years of consulting experience with expertise in executive coaching for professional and career development, leadership assessment and branding, the design of performance and talent management programs including tools, and training, the design and delivery of organization-wide 360° feedback programs, leading organizational change initiatives and coaching to facilitate individual transition within the change context, team effectiveness assessment and the design and facilitation of team development processes and programs to promote high performance, self awareness and well-being.

She has worked with private sector executives and leadership teams in Canada, the US and Europe, and has coached individuals and teams across the Canadian public sector at the federal, provincial/territorial, and municipal levels.

Christine has an Honours Bachelor of Arts Degree, from the University of Ottawa (1985), with concentration in Psychology and Applied Psychometrics. She is certified to administer and interpret various psychometric tools for development and coaching purposes, including Sigma’s LCIA which measures the Character based Leadership Dimensions as developed by Ivey Business School.

Christine’s early career included several years of Executive Search, Leadership Assessment and Development, Executive Succession, Strategic Planning and Implementation, and Career Transition consulting with a national consulting firm, and 7 years as a Principal with Watson Wyatt Worldwide (now Towers Watson), a human capital consulting firm with operations in the Americas, Europe, and Asia Pacific.

Following the birth of her daughter, Christine founded Christine Crossman Consulting with a belief that “you lead based on who you are’, and a focus on coaching leaders to “Be aware, Be authentic, and Be accountable” for how they “show up” every day, underscoring that leadership impact extends far beyond competence-based results to organizational culture, strategy, innovation, employee engagement and even well-being.

In her work as a Leader Character Coach, Christine has been engaged by public sector leaders at the Director General, Assistant Deputy Minister, and Deputy Minister levels across multiple federal departments, and by private sector leaders, Associations, NGOs, and health care administrators to advance Character based leadership across their teams and to integrate Leader Character with performance and talent management processes, recruitment and selection processes and as a framework for individual leadership development.

Christine is proficient in both Official Languages and has valid Security Clearance to the Enhanced Reliability level (File #95884241).