Richard P. Fontanie worked as a senior and executive public servant. In 1984 he founded Fontanie Associates Consulting Services Inc., a management consulting and training firm. One of his guiding principles has always been to help others find their true selves and become the best they can be in all aspects of their lives. He now spends his time mentoring and coaching, writing articles and books based on his years of experience as an executive, business owner, facilitator, consultant and coach. He has written several books, reports, blogs and articles. If so inclined you can read many of his articles on Fontanie|Magazine.
Richard was instrumental in helping over 150 start-up companies, providing face-to-face training to over 15000 students and worked with over 1000 firms, agencies, small and large companies that cut across all sectors of the economy. He is married, has two married daughters and three grandchildren. He lives in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.