Michelle Van Tol is the Founder and President of Cashia Consulting Corp.(MVT Coaching);and a CEO Peer Advisory Group Facilitator with TEC Canada.
For over 30 years’, Michelle has served as a CFO and a trusted senior advisor to CEOs in entrepreneurial organizations within industries that include technology, professional services, construction and family-owned businesses.
Inspired by the coaching aspects of these roles, Michelle now focuses on her current ventures – MVT Coaching and TEC Canada. In these ventures, she develops & delivers leadership development programs and provides individual coaching for her client CEOs, Business Owners and Leadership teams.
In addition to coaching and advising, Michelle mentors the next generation of businesspeople by regularly mentoring early stage professionals and entrepreneurs as well as acting as an industry judge for entrepreneurship courses and pitch competitions. She was also previously an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Invest Ottawa and taught in the MBA program at the University of Ottawa.
A Chartered Professional Accountant, Michelle also holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Carleton University, an MBA from the University of Ottawa, as well as her Personal and Professional Coaching Certificate from Concordia University. She is also certified as an ACC level coach with the International Coach Federation.
Michelle and her husband John, have 4 grown daughters, and live in Manotick.