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Imaginate Partners 

Kelly Linton

Kelly heads up our government sector consulting practice. He is a highly experienced consultant who specializes in helping organizations change to become more successful. Kelly developed expertise in organizational transformation work, including organizational review/design, business process redesign, change management, strategy and business case development, performance measurement and operational planning. He has participated in numerous engagements at all levels of government. Prior to co-founding Imaginate, Kelly spent five years as Manager with a Toronto-based boutique public sector consulting firm. He has a Masters Degree in Public Policy and Administration from the Joint McMaster University-University of Guelph Masters Program. Kelly has contributed to organizational design thought leadership by publishing the following articles - Hardcoding Excellence into Organizational Culture, Beyond the Neutral Zone Trap: Playing to Win and Beyond Squeaky Wheel Leadership.


Michelle Linton

Michelle heads up our private sector consulting practice. She helps people “imaginate”, or turn their imagination into action, at an individual level through Life Coaching and at an organizational level through Business Consulting. She also provides leadership development and team coaching to executive and management teams. Michelle’s rigor, strategic thinking and strong analytical skills, combined with genuine caring, contribute to her exceptional track record of client results. Prior to co-founding Imaginate, Michelle has spent six years at Accenture as an Organization and Human Performance Manager. Michelle is a Certified Professional Coach with an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration, Minor in Psychology from Wilfrid Laurier University.


 As a certified Professional Life Coach, Michelle has developed the KickStart™ Program (download 1-pager) providing structure and accountability to help individuals discover their dreams, make key decisions, and achieve their personal goals. Results ...

  • Clearly articulate personal goals and desires
  • Strategies to overcome personal barriers to success
  • Elimination of limiting beliefs
  • Personal accountability for action