Leader | Trainer | Coach | Speaker | Author
Lydia Johnson has more than 30 years of experience in the financial services sector, developing leaders and executing innovative growth initiatives as the Vice President of Sales and Services at Vancity Credit Union – one of North America’s leading credit unions. Leading a team of more than 1,000 employees when it was voted the best place to work in Canada. She knows the industry from the ground up and has first-hand knowledge the strategic thinking and operational expertise that it is required to thrive in a highly competitive marketplace.
Lydia’s mission is to inspire purpose and ignite passion in leaders, and it is evident in her approach to leadership training. She combines authentic coaching with sales smarts to help leaders cultivate confidence, engage employees and achieve business goals. Lydia frequently trains front line financial services employees and managers in practical business skills that deliver results. She helps teams identify and remove obstacles that impede sales so they can develop stronger relationships with customers, building loyalty and retention. Favouring a practical rather than theoretical approach to leadership development training, Lydia designs her programs specifically to the organization’s needs. Her leadership and sales training programs have been used by many industry leaders in various sectors.
Lydia offers both the strategic thinking and operational expertise companies need to thrive in a harsh business environment while bridging the looming leadership gap with confidence. She can help your organization move forward with renewed vision, enthusiasm and innovation.Through customized leadership development training, Lydia helps executives increase their personal performance and improve team results. Growing leaders – and boosting sales – is her passion!