2023 Award Judges

Thank You to our Award Judges!

Lucy Shenouda, PCC (Lead Judge)

Lucy Shenouda is founder of FosterEssence Inc. and a leadership coach, systemic team coach and coach supervisor. With deep understanding of business processes, Lucy fosters coaching conversations on operational excellence, team alignment, and resilient leadership. As a corporate professional, Lucy held leadership roles in marketing and strategic planning. With Fortune and Global 500 organizations in the MENA region, she actively partnered with brand ambassadors in Egypt, India, Lebanon, Nigeria, Indonesia, and the GCC. Lucy co-led learning integration of stellar brand and people experiences for Unilever, McDonald's, Nestlé and Showtime Arabia (now OSN). Lucy hosts online live speaker sessions, provides pro-bono coaching for Up With Women and coaching.com Foundation (formerly EthicalCoach), is an advisor for the Durham College International Business Program, and a published author.

She feels honoured and privileged to be of service to our coach community, to recognize the unique contributions, influences and rigour that leads to real and lasting impact across leader, team organizational and systemic levels.

We're glad to have your experience and expertise on the Awards Committee!

Ann Fogolin, BEd, MCC

Ann approaches each coaching engagement with a direct, open, intuitive style. With a practised art of listening—not just for words but for the feelings and energy behind them—she quickly melds observation, thought-provoking insight and creative support. She specializes in coaching visionary leaders, executives and collaborative work teams, as well as mentoring experienced coaches.

Ann serves as a faculty member with three coach training schools, including UT Dallas Executive Coaching Masters program, and is an International Coaching Federation (ICF) assessor and trainer of aspiring assessor coaches. She also serves on the Association for Coach Training Organizations (ACTO) ethics committee. Ann's mission is to empower her clients to live their best lives and her commitment of personal and professional mastery is demonstrated through the coaching and mentoring of new and experienced coaches. 

As Founder of Becuz I Matter, Ann works with organizations and the individuals who comprise them to achieve increased focus and productivity, manage time, hone problem-solving skills and become stronger communicators. 

Honoured to be the first recipient of the individual contributor award, Ann believes this award represents the values of the ICF - demonstrating responsibility to the profession and its continued enhancement, a deep commitment to this community and support in its growth, being a representative of who we are as coaches and the difference we make in the world by being integrous individuals in all walks of life and the mindset we commit to that allows all to be seen and embraced for who they are in the world regardless of what may make us different.

Being involved with the ICF Toronto chapter provides each of us opportunities to demonstrate these values.

Welcome to our four newest judging panel members:

Patricia Andraos, MBA, ACC

Patricia Andraos is an explorer – a multilingual, passionate world citizen that continually challenges herself to learn, experience and grow. As a Communication and Business Coach she encourages leaders to do the same; believing strongly that a growth mindset is the key to success. Patricia is a BOLD and progressive strategic thinker, with over 20 years creating uniquely effective marketing communication strategies, leadership and employee engagement programs, and highly successful live corporate events for Fortune 500 companies in the pharmaceutical, automotive, technology, finance, and retail sectors, to name a few.

In her personal coaching practice, Patricia works with corporate leaders, sales teams, aspiring managers, and entrepreneurs to explore effective and engaging communication techniques for business and personal growth, instilling the confidence and skillset needed for success.

As Coaching Director for a global Customer Experience Consultancy, Patricia works in partnership with Business Owners and CX Leaders, to design and deliver customized management & frontline coaching programs that will accelerate and support the creation of consistent transformational experiences across their customer journey. Patricia is an experienced business professional and certified coach who knows and understands Customer Experience fundamentals and how to use this understanding to support the development of Leaders and the engagement of individuals and teams to drive verifiable business results.

Patricia is excited to roll up her sleeves and dig into the award submissions that detail the unique contributions and impact that her fellow Coaches are making in the incredible work that they are doing.

Grace Churchill, MBA, PCC

Grace has been a Business and Leadership Coach since 2005 with Senior Leaders and Leadership Teams from iconic North American companies and numerous entrepreneurial CEOs of small to mid-size companies. Her passion is working with individuals who want to Show Up, Lead Big and Do Good.

Known for her unconventional yet highly effective method for creating consensus, excitement, and commitment. Grace’s “care-frontational” style has benefitted businesses in the following section: Professional Service Firms, Financial Institutions, Retail, Not-for-Profit, Public, Construction, Mining, Manufacturing, Global Logistics, Marketing/PR, and Consumer Products.

Her business specialty areas are in strategy, leadership, brand and culture alignment and marketing. Her passion is working with left-brained leaders who want to explore their creativity and with introverted leaders who want to thrive in an extroverted world.

Grace is also a co-founder of a social enterprise called The Do Good Collective, which empowers and activates women to do good in the world via advocacy, workshops and women’s circles.

In her spare time, Grace is pursuing her Doctorate in Business Administration and excitedly exploring her dissertation topic “A Post COVID Study of the Emergence of Midlife Nomads” while uncovering her own midlife nomadic life. She can often be found walking, traveling, paddle-boarding, playing tennis or golf, practicing yoga or researching where she will go for her next culinary adventure.

I am excited to be part of this year’s Annual Awards. Being in this profession full time for 18 years has provided me such a rewarding career and I am deeply grateful. Being able to give back in this way is an honour and a privilege.

Arlene Hearn (Award Project Manager)

Arlene Hearn is the heart and soul behind Envision & Evolve which provides End of Life Planning and Coaching services. Combining her extensive experience as a project manager along with her coach & doula training and intuitive, empathetic presence, she brings togethers teams of medical professionals, family and caregivers into a harmonious symphony to help a person have a beautiful dying experience. She is a strong voice for equity, diversity and inclusion and a passionate advocate for women’s rights in the context of the care work industry.

She is honoured to once again serve as a project manager on the Awards Committee.

Paula Mendonça, ACC

Paula Mendonça is an executive, leadership, and team coach, and owner of Paula Mendonca Coaching & Consulting for the last five years. Prior to that she worked for over 25 years in the financial services industry with two of Canada’s largest insurance and banking companies. Paula’s on a mission to support executives and leaders to lead their teams and organizations profitably, and humanely.

As a woman of colour, she supports both diverse executives, leaders, teams, and those who have a vested interest in creating diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplaces where everyone feels like they belong.

Paula has volunteered as a Cancer Transition Coach with Wellspring and as a Coach with Up With Women. She was a Parent Liaison with the Adoption Council of Ontario and has been a member of the School Parent Council of her daughter’s elementary school for the last four years.

Paula is honoured and excited to be selected as a judge, and to give back to the ICF Toronto Chapter and community where she was welcomed and supported when she began her coaching career. She looks forward to supporting the DEI goals of the Chapter to make the coaching awards excellence program more inclusive and equitable.

Thank you to our Awards Judging Panel for their commitment to our ICF Annual Awards program and recognizing excellence and outstanding achievements in our community.

Our ICF Annual Awards nominations open for all awards November 1, 2022 through to January 31, 2023. Click HERE for the nomination forms, additional resources, and information. 

Our ICF Toronto Annual Awards program includes our PRISM award for excellence in organizational coaching, the Lifetime Achievement, Outstanding Individual Contributor, Partner of the Year, and Volunteer of the Year awards recognizing outstanding contributions in any area of coaching.

If you are looking for support or more information on PRISM, please reach out to our PRISM Advisory Team: Kanchan Prinsloo, Dominic Scaffidi and Dave Graham. 

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