Empowering Minds: Our Team

At Empowering Minds, we all hold different backgrounds, personalities and quirks but there are two things we are all passionate about: working with youth and personal development.

Nicole Langton

Nicole Langton

Manager, Program Operations

Nicole loves it when a good plan comes together. She is a dedicated communications planner and project manager with a passion for events. From the original brainstorm to the BIG REVEAL Nicole adds creativity, analytical and logistical know how to every project she works on. With more than 10 years of experience in not for profit, post-secondary and corporate environments Nicole brings a wealth of skills to the table.

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McKenna Simpson

Program Coordinator & Lead Trainer

As a passionate young woman McKenna is dedicated to impacting and empowering youth everyday.  She thrives in a team environment and listening to other ideas.  Her strength is being her unique self to create the most impactful experience for people to find their own potential. If she's not wrapped up in perfecting her schedules, you will find her travelling and seeing the world.  McKenna loves learning new things and sharing positive energy with the people around her.

Our Board

We are extremely excited to attract and retain such well-respected and influential group of leaders to our Board of Directors.

Denny Chow

Denny Chow

Capexco Inc.
Patti DeDominicis

Patti DeDominicis

Firmus Contracting
Patti McLeod

Patty McLeod


Mark McLoughlin

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Shannon Knutson

Werklund Capital Corp.
Alex Kotkas

Alex Kotkas

Fasken Martineau