Bradley Fauteux (Brad Fauteux) is an experienced leader with over 16 years of senior management and executive-level experience and with specific experience in service delivery, operations, organizational design, business development, relationship management, and financial management.
Bradley Fauteux (Brad Fauteux) earned his Bachelor’s degree in Music at Wilfrid Laurier University in 1995 and continued his education by earning a Management Certificate from the American Management Association International in 1999.
During the course of his career, Brad has held roles in management positions with incremental responsibility. Beginning in 2009 and continuing for three years, he served as the Director and Acting Superintendent at Private Career Colleges Branch/MTCU, where he led the organizational redesign of the branch.
A lifelong environmentalist, following his work with Private Career Colleges, Brad became the Managing Director of Ontario Parks and the Ministry of Natural Resources. As Managing Director, Brad was responsible for 2,500 employees, along with a $90 million operating budget. The position also had him working in partnership with more than 300 separate intergovernmental, community, Indigenous and private sector partners.
Today, Brad Fauteux serves as the Chief Operating Officer at Trillium College and also applies his experience and years of service in strategic management, government relations, advisory services, relationships with Indigenous peoples and natural resources management as a consultant. As a consultant, Brad is currently providing strategic guidance for the Credit Valley Trail Strategy and the Conservation Areas Master Strategy for Credit Valley Conservation in Ontario.
During the course of his career, Brad has won a number of awards, primarily in the areas of environmental policy and practice and tourism. These awards include earning the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario Award in 2015 and the Tourism Marketing Partnership Award from the Tourism Industry Association of Ontario in 2014.
Brad prides himself on serving as a relationship builder and taking a balanced, inclusive approach to delivery on strategic goals. As an organizational leader, Brad continues to believe in the power of thoughtful communication as a way to achieve organizational goals, partnership building, and accomplishing the goals of a broad range of stakeholders.