"Without hesitation, I recommend Riverhorse and Chris Ward. With Chris, you will get a smart, experienced, proactive professional who has worked with countless for-profits and not-for-profits alike (both big and small). He is a strong and skillful facilitator with a sound process and the ability to get people singing off the same sheet. If your experience is anything like ours, Chris’s value will far exceed the cost of his services."
– Malcolm Berry, Director, Gift and Estate Planning, SickKids Foundation
"The meeting exceeded our expectations. By getting to know us beforehand and customizing the agenda, you helped us identify our key issues and redefine our strategy. This work has become the foundation for developing our marketing programs. It was time very well spent and I highly recommend you!"
– Michael Speraw, President, Uplift Technologies Inc.
"We have found Chris extremely responsive, knowledgeable and easy to deal with. His skills as a strategist, and ability to actually do what he has recommended are unique, and we would not hesitate to recommend his services to companies large or small that are looking to get maximum leverage from their investment in a marketing specialist.”
– Derek Cramm, Partner, Consulting & Deals, PwC
"[You} exhibited a high degree of knowledge and understanding of consensus building with diverse participants. [Your] patience, skills and abilities allowed all parties to feel that they had been accurately heard and that their participation was noted and valued. The outcomes were logical, supported and created a strong base for the organization to move ahead with."
– Susan Cudahy, General Manager, Waterloo Region Tourism Marketing Corporation
"Chris brought considerable skill and knowledge to the process that allowed the Board of Directors and staff to determine priority issues for the agency. His facilitation skills were excellent and ensured that everyone had an equal opportunity to contribute their thoughts and ideas.”
– Karyn Kennedy, Executive Director, Boost Child Abuse Prevention & Intervention
"Our objective of ensuring that each employee gets the important role he or she can play in building our brand was fully achieved."
– Sandi Clark, Assistant Director Communications, Ontario Real Estate Association