Who Are We
At The Junction specializes in both coaching individuals and teams through desired change and consulting with organizations in marketing and fundraising strategy. Loyal clients share At The Junction’s philosophy to challenge the status quo, identify growth opportunities that align with a long term customer vision and embrace the importance of teamwork to achieve the desired result.
Our clients or employers of clients we have coached or consulted for:
• Canadian Centre for Substance Abuse
• Schulich School of Businesse
• SickKids Foundation
• Anderson DDB
• Plan International Canada
• Sunnybrook Foundation
• Legal Aid of Ontario
• Schulich Executive Education Centre
At The Junction brings strong relationships with a diverse group of partners, including:
Schulich Executive Education Centre
At The Junction’s relationship with SEEC brings tremendous training resources and allows access
to excellent educators to develop customized and applied learning programs for corporations and non-profit organizations.
CVM Marketing Inc.
A first class database marketing and consulting company who delivers strong strategic thinking, analytical skills to
custom design client solutions based on customer needs.
Creating a web based presence is a point of entry these days whether you are an entrepreneur, non-profit organization or established company; tapping into social networks, building engaging websites and creating unique brand identities are just a few of the services that Think Interactive offers, while making the creative process pure fun with an incredible end result.
Nicholas is a seasoned, global, leader with a variety of experiences in marketing communications, operations and leadership.
Ultimately, a unique blend of strategic thinker and pragmatic executioner: both of which are at the core of his role as the lead operational and strategic consultant at At The Junction.
As a brand strategist, communications expert and agency leader he has worked in a number of global communications networks on a wide variety of clients and in agency leadership roles. He is valued for his ability to not only think like a consumer/customer but to also understand the challenge within the reality of the operating environment.
Before moving to Canada he served in the British Army as an infantry officer with the Royal Green Jackets (The Rifles). This experience grounds his ability to simplify complexity, identify the objective and the move the collective and individual to a successful result. He completed tours of duty (staff and operational) in diverse theaters of operations including Lesotho, Hong Kong, London, Gibraltar, and Northern Ireland.
Susan M. Austin, ACPC (Certifiled Coach), MBA, BA
Susan Austin brings over 20 years of coaching, building & leading
best in class teams in delivering bottom line results for major organizations
such as American Express, SickKids Foundation
and OgilvyOne. Achieving life balance has been integral
to how Sue leads her life, embracing her multiple roles as: certified
professional coach and marketing consultant, mom, wife, entrepreneur
Sue serves as a Board member for the Asthma Society of Canada and the Marketing Committee Chair, she has been an elected Queen’s University Councillor since 1999, Sue volunteers as a coach with Up With Women and is an active school volunteer.
After graduating from Queen’s University (BA, Economics) and working in the investment world for 2 years, Sue earned her MBA from The Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario.
17 years in the world of corporate marketing, she went through coaching
school and became a Certified Coach (ACPC) through the Adler International
Learning program in 2007.
At The Junction is proud of the positive feedback we have received from our clients. The quote below is only one example, for more testimonials, please click here.
"I highly recommend Sue Austin as an executive coach and mentor.
Her unique ability to recognize, understand and explain complex business relationships has revolutionized my thinking and most importantly,
Sue's coaching has been very useful throughout my years in business. With her direction I have learned to identify the barriers and key performance issues that have been holding me back."
"Sue’s solid foundation in business coupled with her innate ability to relate to and influence people, are the conduit to her success. Her upbeat candor, willingness to listen and sensible style have helped me to be a more successful leader. Through insightful questions and the use of real life examples, working with Sue has been an invaluable experience…one that will be with me forever!”"
Senior Vice President, National Sales and Marketing
Aviva Canada Inc.