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Stephanie O'Brien



Stephanie is an award-winning Business Coach and CEO of the 2022 Canadian Small Business of the Year with over 11 years experience in business and marketing, 2 degrees, and a strategic planning certificate.



Keynote: The best way to predict the future is to create it

It has been famously said that “the best way to predict the future is to create it”. Change is inevitable, strong leadership necessary to create a future for curling that is as storied as its past.

The future of marketing in a digital world

Using digital marketing to drive new participants to curling experiences at your club.



Entrepreneurial at heart, Stephanie always looks for opportunities to collaborate and elevate the status quo. With 13 years in business, two degrees, a strategic planning certificate, and nine years focused purely on strategic marketing; your complex business challenges are her jam.

A magnetic presence who leads from the front lines, Stephanie is an accomplished keynote speaker, facilitator, CEO, business owner, event organizer, influencer, community ambassador, and investor.

As a previous ActionEdge client of several years Steff successfully grew her business into a powerful brand with a reputation for results. Dedicated to creating amazing systems and attracting, training, and empowering great team members, Steff accomplished the reality of owning a business that works without her.

Through the rapid growth of her own company Carmella, Stephanie has become a master of breaking down complex client opportunities and needs, then build working solutions that represent a real solution for those needs.

She brings world class coaching skills in the areas of: Selling in complex situations, Building relationships with Mid Market Size Organizations, and Building and developing high stake sales proposals.

When not in the office, you’ll find Steff with her five and eight-year-old girls, racing bikes, or laying some super fat carves on any gnarly ski terrain.