Former Sportsgirl CEO, Founder of 'Mentor Me', Author of 'Leader by Design
Geelong born and raised, Colleen was brought up in a hard-working business focused family, where there was always a job to do. After working in family businesses from as young as she could remember, Colleen had her first taste of retail at the age of 16. Unbeknownst to her at the time this summer job would be the start of a retail career spanning over 30 years.
Colleen is an award-winning CEO, has wealth of knowledge and a proven track record in building brands, establishing winning cultures and creating environments that allow people to shine. She is now sharing not only the past 13 years of experience as a CEO but the past 30 years of her industry and leadership knowledge.
She is an inspiration to women of all generations and wants to encourage women globally to have the confidence to believe in themselves, their ability, share their voice and find the superpower within. Colleen wants to inspire women to lead in their own lives whether that be in boardrooms, organisations, communities or even the home and wants them to believe it is possible to become the leader they always wanted to be in business and in life.
Colleen inspires and empowers organisations and leaders to strive for a new era of leadership, one that leads with kindness, trust, self- awareness and authenticity and one that puts people at the heart of everything they do.
Colleen is an influential and dynamic force in Australia and believes that you don’t even need a title to be a leader. We have the ability to lead every day, with every action, every reaction, every interaction and every decision.