Leadership Team

DES HAGUE – Founder and CEO
Serial hospitality entrepreneur with an innate ability to deliver success. Courage is the essential ingredient. His passion is seeing others succeed and he believes that the #1 purpose is to do good while doing well. Over the years he has led large corporations such as IHOP, Safeway, and Centerplate, North America’s largest event hospitality company, through rapid expansion as his 8-digit mileage account can attest. He has had the pleasure of executing many of the largest signature entertainment events on the world’s stage. While a native of the UK he has a great sense of taste (and likes all teas!). Des is an avid reader who believes you should never stop learning, and an even more avid gym rat.

Favorite Projects
Every project is special!
Favorite Vacation Destination
Bora Bora
Virtues
I never stop learning, do what I say I am going to do, and act with integrity.
Most Admired Person
Winston Churchill
Favorite Quote
“Success is not final, failure is not fatal, what counts is having the courage to move on.” Winston Churchill

MITCH TUBLIN – President
As a former ship Captain in the U. S. Merchant Marine, Mitch Tublin conquered many storms aboard super tankers for over ten years, traveling all over the world. Combine this background with an MBA degree and over fifteen years in corporate positions in such prestigious firms as the Phibro Energy Unit of Salomon Brothers, later Citibank; the commodity unit J. Aron at Goldman Sachs; Bayway Refining Company; Tosco Refining Company and Phillips Petroleum among others. In his field as a leadership expert, an advanced certified executive coach, business consultant, trainer and international speaker Mitch Tublin draws on his extensive experience in corporate roles, entrepreneurial ventures, military training and participation in competitive sports.

He has become a regular fixture in his yoga practice with a dedicated instructor and group. He is known to push and pull on the free weights in the fitness center locally or wherever he travels. Married for over thirty years to wife #1 and with four children he understands how to listen and still influence.

Favorite Projects
Any project where the participants are engaged and invested in the outcome.
Virtues
Intentionally adding value to others each day.
Favorite Vacation Destination
To Explore – Any place I have not been to before
To Relax – Cabo San Lucas
Most Admired Person
Thomas Edison
Favorite Quote
“Give a person a fish and you feed them for a day, teach a person to fish and you feed them for a lifetime.” – Maimonides

RENATE SIEKMANN – Chief Strategy Officer
A true renaissance woman at heart who has traveled the globe, Renate brings a vast array of experiences and know-how to the table. From producing a Canadian Academy-Award-nominated documentary (under professional name Montana Berg) to working as a freelance photojournalist to running an international kitchen cabinet manufacturing business, she enjoys facing challenges head-on. German by birth and Canadian by choice, Renate has more than 25 years of experience in project and team management, client relationship management, business development and marketing. She takes pride in being able to connect easily with most people. In her spare time she dabbles in the production of organic herbal lotions, potions and liqueurs.

Favorite Projects
Too many to list.
Virtues
I am always true to my word.
Favorite Vacation Destination
Any place in Italy but preferably the South, Germany for shopping and Vancouver, BC for hiking and biking.
Most Admired Destination
Helen Keller
Favorite Quote
“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” Eleanor Roosevelt