Mitch Fairrais is a Senior Organizational Effectiveness Consultant who
specializes in facilitating extraordinary learning events utilizing experiential
training tools for both private and public sector organizations.
He is noted for his ability to cut to the heart of an issue with speed
and ease. His strength in designing extraordinary learning experiences
comes from his focus on helping organizations and individuals make decisions
based on a "what's possible mindset" rather than making decisions based
solely on the current circumstances which reflects conventional corporate
wisdom. Mitch also helps to increase bottom line results by facilitating
innovative learning tools and processes to create an environment where
clients learn to more effectively leverage one another and increase personal
accountability and fulfillment.
Over the past eleven years Mitch has pioneered the use of experiential
learning in major corporations including British Telecom, Kellogg, Microsoft,
and Bank of Montreal. His areas of focus include high-performance teamwork,
strategic planning, culture change, conflict resolution, and sales productivity.
In addition to being a member of the VisionPoint team, Mitch is the founder
and President of On the Mark, a Toronto based organizational consulting
firm. His extensive sales and operations background has allowed him to
help clients to accomplish unprecedented sales results. Mitch previously
worked with Royal Trust, where he was responsible for establishing a sales
culture for their network of 140 retail branches across Canada. While
there, he also implemented sales standards for branch sales people, nationwide.
Mitch spent several years as the Operations Manager for the International
Racquet and Fitness Academy Sport Clubs, a chain of full service multi-purpose
private fitness clubs. There he established a sales strategy and operations
policy that generated consistent yearly improvement of bottom line results.
Later, Mitch became a consultant working within this industry with clubs
in financial difficulty.
Mitch also has extensive sales management experience within broadcasting
and retail industries. He was Sales Manager at the flagship store for
Canada's prestigious Harry Rosen Menswear. He was also Sales Manager and
later a sales strategy consultant for CIUT, at the time North America's
largest community radio station.