Sylvia Celentano  (she/her/hers)


Sylvia is a versatile business professional with a career-long focus on all aspects of corporate learning and development. She brings deep and varied experience including learning solution design, project leadership, facilitation, solutions consulting, best practices and process design for learning solution implementation, and senior functional and people leadership. 

As a project leader and consultant, Sylvia is known for balancing strategy and big picture thinking with clear, targeted communication and detailed execution. She will engage and advise with clarity, bring insight and curiosity, and drive with focus and mobilize so that complex initiatives deliver exceptional results.

As a facilitator, Sylvia is known for engaging with, and challenging participants. Drawing on 
direct and practical leadership experience combined with deep curiosity, she adds insight to discussions helping participants to apply skills to specific business challenges and contexts 
they face.

Sylvia brings over 25 years of experience having held Senior Vice President positions with DoubleDigit Sales and The Forum Corporation, and prior to that, consulting roles with Grant & Partners Consulting and Exchange Applications, before becoming an independent consultant 
in 2021.  

She has worked within financial services, credit union, insurance, telecom, professional services, medical devices, manufacturing, retail, consumer packaged goods, travel, and energy. Content areas include inside sales, sales culture transformation, sales capability development, and management and leadership development. 

Sylvia holds an Honors B.A. from the University of Western Ontario and a Certificate in Instructional Design from George Brown College.