Eileen Terry was recognized with the 2022 Chair Excellence Award. For more information on our 2022 Chair Awards, please click here.
Eileen M. Terry
TEC SMALL BUSINESS CHAIR
Toronto and Area, ON
Eileen Terry believes that in today’s world, it is as important for a CEO to be skilful in the art of listening, communication and coaching as it is to be able to read financials or interpret data and trends. This experienced senior executive and coach has a passion for people and achieving meaningful results.
Eileen served as the Executive Vice President for Blockbuster, managing 1,200 franchised stores and 111 franchisees. She has worked with Chevron Oil, where she launched a successful C-store concept. She has also led all human resources functions at the 1.7 billion Panda Restaurant Group, successfully developing them into an employer of choice. Eileen is also a Master Coach with over 3,000 coaching hours. Her client companies have included Fortune 500 enterprises and mid-sized privately held firms, where she has coached founders and senior executives in everything from business diagnostics to emotional intelligence.
As a TEC Chair, Eileen’s open and invitational leadership style is a great fit for leaders who wish to grow not only their business competencies, but their 21st century leadership skills.
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She describes her group as “feeling free to bounce ideas off each other and process issues in an atmosphere of trust and unselfishness.”
- Lives in Oakville with her wife, Michelle
- Enjoys singing, great conversations, golf and her critters – 3 dogs and 2 cats
- Master Coach (Hudson Institute)