Miranda V. Flury
As the President of Hawkeye Strategies Inc., Miranda lives out her purpose: Helping to turn Director’s and Executive’s light bulbs on. Through effective governance teaching, facilitating, moderating, and consulting, Miranda works with Boards and Management Teams all over Canada to support their businesses, and in turn, helps their people and communities.
Her vast experience as a Professional Facilitator, Speaker, and Moderator for Cooperatives, Non-Profit Organizations, Conferences (including BC Financial Services Authority Director’s Forum) and the Canadian Credit Union Association (CCUA) enables her to provide a seamless and engaging experience that is tailored to each audience. Miranda offers her clients the knowledge gleaned from specialized expertise, tempered with the wisdom of wide-ranging experience from diverse industries.
She completed her undergraduate degree from the University of Guelph, a Master’s level degree from Memorial University of Newfoundland, and an Executive MBA from the University of Fredericton. She is trained in Lean methodology, Change Management, and the International Association for Public Participation. Miranda actively participates on the local Co-op Board as the Governance Committee Chair. In her spare time, Miranda is a mentor with Futurpreneur where she helps new entrepreneurs successfully start their businesses. She is also a CrossFit enthusiast… but don’t get her started on this topic, she’ll have a hard time stopping!
Paul brings to Hawkeye Strategies a wealth of analytical and managerial experience in a range of industries and markets. A graduate of the Finance program at the University of Saskatchewan, his experience as a financial analyst in banking and Credit Union Treasury Management is supplemented by experience in natural resource assessment and evaluation, pipeline construction estimating, and project management. His career reflects his intellectual curiosity, and his pursuit of industriousness and adventure.
In his Credit Union career, Paul was successfully responsible for credit risk assessment and credit evaluation/adjudication frameworks, interest rate risk and ALM management, treasury management, pricing strategy, and IFRS-9 credit risk model development. In his spare time, Paul enjoys visiting the family farm with his wife and two young children, mineral prospecting, and reading prodigiously.
Senior Risk & Compliance Specialist
Carolynn brings to Hawkeye over 26 years of leadership experience working in financial services, government and the hotel industry. Within the Credit Union system, she gained experience with regulatory compliance, policy development, Enterprise Risk Management and internal auditing. Working with the Federal Government, she developed program evaluations and performance measurement strategies to help departments/projects link their activities with their expected efficacy and efficiency outcomes.
Throughout Carolynn’s work experience she has been very active in training and developing employees and colleagues. She has a passion for learning and enjoys encouraging and inspiring others to learn new things. She also has a keen interest in collaboration and has discovered that projects and programs succeed at a higher rate when collaboration is involved.
Carolynn’s extensive and widespread educational background enables a unique approach to problem solving. She holds the following degrees: Bachelor of Science in Biology (Dalhousie University); Bachelor of Art in English (Dalhousie University); Certificate in Business Administration (University of Ottawa); Graduate Certificate in Program Evaluation (University of Ottawa); Master of Business Administration (Queen’s University); and Certificate in Risk Management (University of Toronto).