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Eric Stutzman

Chief Executive Officer

Eric (he/him) is the Chief Executive Officer of CTRI and ACHIEVE Centre for Leadership. In this role, he provides support for our leadership team, focuses on strategy and relationships, and is actively involved in managing our daily operations. Eric is a caring and insightful leader who believes that building authentic relationships is the best way to lead people effectively.

Before becoming CEO in 2020, Eric was the Managing Director of our division, ACHIEVE Centre for Leadership, and has been a trainer since 2008. He has provided leadership in the field of conflict resolution and mediation for more than 20 years and loves to work with other leaders to build their capacity to create healthy responses to conflict. He is a past president of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Institute of Manitoba, and has been an administrator, board chair, senior mediator, trainer, and lead negotiator for a variety of other organizations.

Eric believes trauma-informed organizations create a better society, outlast their peers, and are more effective in their service delivery. Eric is a gifted speaker who makes training material come alive for participants through humour, storytelling, and real-world application. He is co-author of The Culture Question and Don’t Blame the Lettuce, and is an active blog writer. Read blogs written by Eric here.

Contact Eric at:
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