Deb Milimaka Miles
TEC Small Business Chair
For the leaders of today’s SMEs, resources are increasingly stretched, competition is fierce and there are dynamic new challenges to face every day – but by enlisting the skillset of Deb Milimaka Miles, leaders will be able to identify and then supersede any perceived limits.
Renowned for her agility, creativity, resourcefulness, and talent for cultivating transformational organizational cultures, Deb boasts extensive C-level experience within a broad scope of industries. Over the past 30 years alone, her leadership roles within companies on both the national and international stage have been a driver of success for organizations such as Harvest One Inc., SMART Technologies, Aguila Convergence Worldwide, Foxconn, Loblaws, Hudson’s Bay, Scotiabank, and BMO. She is directly accountable for one of the world’s largest SAP implementation projects and her coveted ability to build dynamic cross-functional partnerships led to managing an Organizational Change Team to support this large-scale company transformation.
During her career of driving transformation by innovative and effective approaches to strategic planning, leadership, and organizational effectiveness, Deb has received over 10 professional certifications and awards, including the Women of Inspiration™ Award. Created to recognize the achievements of women from diverse industries across Canada, this accolade is reserved for role models who have taken the road less traveled, paved the way for others to follow, and have used their platform to create change on a local, national, and global scale.
Deb’s wealth of hands-on experience – which has successfully guided a wide range of corporations throughout periods of global transformation, acquisition & divestitures, and adaptability – couldn’t have better prepared her for the role of TEC Canada Chair. For those looking to improve their decision-making capabilities while successfully navigating the dynamics of today and tomorrow’s economy, joining Deb Milimaka Miles’ TEC group is the clear solution.
TEC Group Vision
We value the power and influence of authentic leadership and collectively believe that a “vision without execution is a delusion”. By being vulnerable within our safe space of fellow leaders, we exhibit unconditional trust and foster the environment to scale our businesses and professional lives – superseding any perceived limitations.
- Certified Master of The Leadership Challenge®, Certified LPI® Coach
- Personal Resilience Practitioner Certification (PRPC)
- Mother to three sons, and is enjoying teaching them golf with her husband
- Passionate about helping youth and their parents manage anxiety and become more resilient