Industry Veteran David Booker Appointed COO of Stratford Managers

For Immediate Release

OTTAWA, Ontario, April 13, 2015 – Stratford Managers, the management consulting firm that helps innovative businesses achieve their full potential, has announced that industry veteran David Booker has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer. In this role, David will focus on capitalizing on Stratford Managers successes to date and aggressively expanding its services for customers across Canadian and international markets.

“Stratford Managers has experienced rapid growth as customers have embraced our brand of hands-on management consulting”, said CEO Jim Roche. “David’s expertise will help propel us to the next level so we can serve our clients more effectively and bring the unique Stratford Managers value proposition to new markets.”

Most recently David was President of Capricorn Coaching International, a coaching services company he cofounded. Prior to Capricorn, David was Chief Operating Officer of Learning Tree International, a publicly listed, global provider of hands-on IT and management training services. David also has a long track record of highly effective senior management leadership within geographically distributed service providers.

“I feel privileged for the opportunity to bring my experience developing people, growing business and increasing stakeholder value to the talented team at Stratford Managers”, said David Booker. “I am excited and confident as we embark on the next phase of our aggressive strategic expansion plan for the company.”

David is the co-author of the book ‘7 Steps to Supercharge Your Career’ that documents a trademarked coaching methodology called the ‘Career Acceleration Process’. He will be based at Stratford Managers’ head office in Ottawa, Ontario where he lives with his family and is an active member of the local community.

About Stratford Managers

Stratford Managers is the management consulting firm that helps innovative businesses achieve their full potential. Founded in 2006 by successful entrepreneur Jim Roche, Stratford Managers offers coaching and advisory services, strategic planning, project delivery and interim/virtual management services. Drawing upon a unique combination of seasoned operational experience and world class consulting expertise, the consultants at Stratford Managers help clients develop and implement strategies to improve, grow and transform their businesses. The company prides itself on its ability to provide consulting services and hands-on management skills that deliver immediate results and long-term capacity building for its clients. Many clients view the company as a long-term partner for trusted advice and on-demand management bench strength that enables rapid response to new business challenges and opportunities. Visit for more details.

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