Partners & Advisors
In addition to our on-staff team members, we have a group of partners and advisors who have been instrumental in helping us plan, build and maintain a retreat facility that is truly able to change lives:
Dale and Wendy Bradshaw, Owner/Operators – Red Lodge Guest Ranch Ltd.
One of the primary attractions for us is our glorious location at the Red Lodge Guest Ranch just west of Bowden, AB., a property which has been in our family since 1927. The Guest Ranch was established in 1995 and is famous for providing good old western hospitality, accommodation in rustic, yet heated cabins, and exceptional food.
Dale and Wendy have been welcoming diverse groups such as schools, youth groups and corporations to their working ranch for over 16 years, providing horsemanship programs as well as wagon and sleigh rides on their wilderness property.
Jenn Lofgren CHRP, CPCC, ACC – Leadership Coach
Jenn Lofgren is a Leadership Coach & HR Consultant specializing in developing leaders and entrepreneurs into the leaders teams crave. Through her coaching, Jenn helps her clients grow into strategic leaders who create both personal and professional balance and success.
Professionally trained with The Coaches Training Institute (CTI), the premier coaching organization in North America, Jenn is also a member of the International Coaching Federation (ICF), Calgary Association of Professional Coaches (CAPC), Human Resources Institute of Alberta (HRIA) and Human Resources Association of Calgary (HRAC).
Using a collaborative style, Jenn inspires clients to claim their potential and move into action. Bringing knowledge and expertise to support and guide clients through development, she works with clients committed to long-term growth.
NexLevel Challenge partners with Incito Consulting to ensure the integration of team learning and experiences into the work place, creating lasting influence. Incito supports our client’s through reviewing the key learning’s from their NexLevel Challenge experience, developing next steps to continue work in objective areas and to create accountabilities to ensure change and integration occurs.
Oliver Baezner – Business Coach
Oliver Baezner brings a unique blend of skills to Sonic Coaching, an accomplished entrepreneur and businessperson with a genuine passion for making a difference. Oliver works with his clients to develop the great teams and profitable businesses they have always hoped to have.
Oliver has a proven track record of business success in strategic business planning, sales, marketing and operations. With over 25 years of leadership and management experience with some of Canada’s largest national retail chains, Oliver has held Senior Executive positions in operations, sales and marketing with North America’s largest grocery Co-operative, Calgary Co-op, and Canada’s largest publicly owned Canadian craft Brewery, Calgary’s own Big Rock Brewery. He has helped companies deliver outstanding results throughout his career.
As an inspiring and motivational speaker, trainer and workshop facilitator, Oliver partners with NexLevel Challenge to support their clients in achieving their goals and objectives. Oliver brings his vast business expertise to our partnership and works with our clients to bring the experiential into qualtifiable and measurable results.
Lani Donaldson and Yvonne Basten – Engaged Educators
The two founders of the Engaged Educators Team, Lani Donaldson and Yvonne Basten, are very excited to offer innovative solutions in three major categories: the Business World, Parents and Students.
Master educator, author, speaker and entrepreneur, Lani Donaldson has been teaching leadership and speaking skills for decades. Lani defines passion and inspires others to become their very best.
Yvonne Basten walks her talk. Often known as the “woman behind the woman” she exudes style and grace.
The organization responsible for the challenge ropes course is a leading edge provider of adventure programs, curriculum and facilities. They are accredited Professional Vendor Members of the Association for Challenge Course Technology, for installation and inspection, training and certification – and their President sits as a member of the ACCT Installation and Equipment Standards Committee.
They have provided not only the installation and initial training, but also on-going consulting and support services to ensure our facility provides a safe and effective adventure training program.