Brandy is passionate about leading and guiding others in the beautiful outdoors. She has a thirst for life and a true passion for taking others into unknown environments to establish knowledge, respect and a sense of confidence in the natural elements. She is a Geomatics Technician with the Canadian Armed Forces and a leadership guide with All Around Consulting. In her spare time, she takes veterans and their families on guided hikes in the Rockies where they therapeutically connect with nature.
After graduating from Thompson Rivers University with a B.A in Geography, Brandy joined the Canadian Armed Forces where she specialized in Geomatics with a diploma from Algonquin College. Brandy worked with Canada’s elite forces and deployed with the Canadian Special Operations Regiment providing integral intelligence support on international operations. Brandy received two commendations for her outstanding leadership and dedication to her team and mission.
As a leader of mostly men, she has used empathy, courage and self-sacrifice to build strong teams that respect her based on her leadership philosophy and focus on the human connection. Brandy has built a strong reputation as a women leader and speaks to inspire other women to take on leadership roles by being authentic and unique in the way they lead.
Brandy believes that one cannot grow inward without experience outward in unknown environments. Her enthusiasm for teaching and the outdoors allows All Around Consulting to create a challenging outdoors program for leaders to be tested and challenged in their leadership style. Brandy embodies the All Around philosophy of creating lasting bonds through hardship where the greatest of leaders shine.