Coaches Section

Trish Tonaj

Trish is a Master Coach Practitioner and Certified Coach Trainer supporting entrepreneurs and enterprise leaders who believe in breaking barriers and creating a new definition for success. She is certified in Emotional Intelligence - an internationally recognized talent assessment, communication and change management tool. Trish has a certificate in Mediation and Dispute Resolution from Harvard Law School - Negotiation Institute and B.A in Labour Studies. With a holistic approach to setting goals, she has combined her business acumen to become a Certified Personal Trainer, Nutrition/Wellness Specialist and Certified Yoga Specialist. As a published author, she has two books A Diary of Change 12 Personal Tools and Breaking Barriers 10 Entrepreneurial Women Share Their Stories. Supporting entrepreneurship, Trish is the founder and Managing Editor of ShareYourStores.online With a love of writing, she has also co-authored an e-magazine, W2 - Wealth and Wellbeing and is a regular contributor to Thrive Global and canfitpro magazine. Trish in a painter, loves to travel and will readily admit that life is a work in progress.

Sharon Gilmour-Glover

Sharon is Co-Founder of Light-Core, a company specializing in leadership, strategy and transformational change. She has unique skills as a business strategist leveraging research in human behaviour and organizational dynamics to help clients achieve results. With a Bachelor of Education and graduate work in both entrepreneurship and adult education, Sharon developed the content in the Mechanics of FLOW2 program. Sharon simplifies complex and seemingly impossible business problems with practical, easy-to-use tools that provide results. Sharon is passionate about the work, and as an experienced consultant, speaker and adult educator has spoken about change, transformation and how to generate results. She is the Chair of the GroYourBiz peer advisory board in Burlington, Ontario. Before co-founding Light-Core, Sharon taught environmental education and leadership and was a working singer/songwriter.

Anthea Mumby

Anthea started her entrepreneurial career over 30 years ago at her father’s insurance brokerage. Like many small business owners, Dennis Mumby operated the brokerage from his home at that time. This gave Anthea daily exposure to entrepreneurship; its in her blood! She was then given the opportunity to acquire the Family Brokerage in 2002 wherein she assumed the role of President. Through both challenging times, and company success, Anthea has effectively led Mumby Insurance Brokers with her vision, passion, and capability. She is an avid reader and learner, who is skilled at mentoring others by sharing key insights, strategies, and tools. She has co-authored a series of books called Insurance Exposed, with the goal of uncovering many insurance pitfalls that cost people money and put them at risk. She was featured in the 'Women of Merit' publication in 2017. Anthea is also one of the 12 published authors in the 'I Know WHY' book published in 2019. She has been named Best Insurance Agent by the People’s Choice Awards in Waterloo. Anthea has invested close to $200,000 in her own entrepreneurial and personal education through programs like Tony Robbins Business Mastery, Strategic Coach, The Landmark Forum, and more. She reads an average of 50 books a year, and listens to podcasts daily. She is known as a Strategic Activator, who cuts through the clutter, and takes action. She recently opened Dream Team Consulting in order to help family and female led businesses create a compelling future for their business, which engages all key stakeholders, and helps the business to succeed even in the face of disruption. You can learn more at dreamteamconsulting.ca.

Mariano Manuel N. Cacho III

Nano spent his early career in the corporate world serving mostly in Corporate Planning specializing Business Development. In this capacity he successfully executed several corporate Strategic Business Unit start ups. In 1997 together with a fellow Asian Institute of Management classmate, he decided to go the entrepreneurial route starting his own business. Unfortunately this coincided with the worst financial crisis in the country’s history. On the bright side Nano learned the Art of Creative Fund Sourcing and Managing in extreme conditions. The business was a great success, the partnership was not. In 2003 Nano was appointed by the courts as a Rehabilitation Receiver tasked with turning around several distressed businesses. To date he has successfully Rehabilitated 6 companies and retired Php700 Million in debt. Nano has various interests such as Scuba Diving, Gunsmithing, Competitive Shooting, Classic Motorcycles and Creative Writing.

Ricky Joseph Sare

For more than a decade, Ricky has been harnessing the power of the human asset to help businesses achieve growth, efficiency, and scale through the process of outsourcing. A graduate of the prestigious University of the Philippines, Ricky used his degree in Economics to build a successful career in diverse industries such as finance, food retail, shipping, and technology before transitioning to life as an entrepreneur. In 2008, Ricky and a few partners opened an outsourcing company which handled campaigns from the United States, Australia, and Japan. He used the experience to open his own outsourcing company Benchmark Global Management Solutions in 2013. Benchmark has provided outsourcing services to more than 100 clients mostly from the United States, Australia, Romania, and the Philippines. When he’s not lifting companies above red, Ricky is a competitive Powerlifter who has represented the Philippines in numerous international tournaments.