Neolé: Where real engagement begins

Neolé is the only training, facilitation and event production company committed to elevating the engagement, contribution and wellbeing of people in everyday work and life. We know that a happy, engaged and collaborative team is the secret to high performance in the remote and hybrid workplace.

Our mission-driven team is proud to work internationally with a diverse range of clients. We are committed to creative problem solving, evidence-based methodologies and using human-centered technology to drive real engagement and transformation. The result is an unforgettable, productive and action-oriented experience that creates lasting change for our clients and their teams.

Our services include:

Our research-based, results-oriented training and coaching programs for leaders and teams are the best path to creating a high-performing wellness culture inside your organization.

Neolé is proud to be a certified Women Business Enterprise.

Get to know us

Ginny Santos

CEO, Founder

Teresa Gerner

Project Manager and Event Producer

Karla Smith

Expert Coach and Facilitator

Shilbee Dhalla-Kim

Passion Coach and Facilitator

Dan Bigonesse

Trainer and Facilitator

Bri Carter

Designer and Multimedia Specialist

Cara Jordan

Bookkeeper and Chief Financial Officer

Our Advisors

Laura Bowley

Dr. Stuart W. Mills

Cheryl H.

Neolé's Partners

Our Values

We must MAKE A DIFFERENCE

We all have the ability and responsibility to make a positive difference in the world. With a relentless belief in human potential, we strive to improve the wellbeing of people on every team so that they can contribute their best selves at work, at home, and in their communities.

We value CREATIVITY OVER CONFORMITY

We know that breakthrough results are possible when we are courageous, have a growth mindset, explore new ideas, and strive for continuous improvement. We specialize in creative thinking techniques that enable us to see every challenge as an opportunity and to bring out the creative thinking superpowers inherent in every team.

We practice RADICAL LOVE

We believe that health and wellness have a direct impact on a person’s (and team’s!) productivity, happiness and performance. We believe we all have a responsibility to create and sustain healthy workplaces and communities, and that doing so is an act of love. We practice gratitude daily, and believe in letting the people in our lives know they are appreciated. Our partners, clients and team members are all valued members of our community.

We are BETTER TOGETHER

We believe strongly in collective potential; whether collaborating remotely or in person, we are bigger than the sum of our parts. That’s why we see our clients as partners, who we engage and include in everything we do, knowing that everyone benefits from collaboration, open communication, and the skills and experience of our whole team.

We value HOPE OVER FEAR

We know that we have some big, audacious goals, and we refuse to let fear of risk and the unknown get in our way. We believe in challenging the status quo with creativity and visionary thinking, and we applaud and support our partners and team members as they work towards their own ambitious dreams.

The Meaning of "Neolé"

The word Neolé is a combination of Neo + Olé. ‘Neo’ stands for new/original and Olé is a Spanish expression that is shouted out loud when something or someone makes a strong impression or makes a positive impact on the audience.

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Ginny Santos

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CEO, Neolé

Ginny Santos works primarily with organizations that truly care about their people and want a healthy workplace culture that enables and sustains high performance. That’s why she founded Neolé, a training, facilitation and event production company that specializes in designing and facilitating team development and retreats that make a lasting impact— resulting in increased engagement, productivity and retention, and most importantly, a healthy workplace culture.

Everything she does is influenced by her drive to have a positive impact, and the practical skills and knowledge she developed while completing a Master’s of Science in Creativity and Change Leadership and several graduate certificates in Solution-Focused Coaching, Nutrition Sciences and Productive Thinking. Ginny is also a professor at Wilfrid Laurier University where she teaches creativity and innovation to executive MBA students.

Originally from Spain, she is an entrepreneurial mother, a digital geek and an enthusiastic dancer in the privacy of her kitchen.

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Stormz

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Neolé is the key local partner for Stormz in all of Canada.

With our Stormz expertise we are able to use the best digital technology to facilitate efficient collaborative workshops. Stormz maximizes the potential for engagement across regions and time zones as well as in live meetings with hundreds of participants. Participants can work on the same challenge in real time or over time, to contribute and capture their thinking.

Stormz operates on the cloud or on a local server (if security of data is a concern). With Stormz we are able to eliminate the need for Post-it Notes™ and flip chart paper. We facilitate collaboration, diverse input and decision making in real time and provide immediate reports at the press of a button.
Companies that use Stormz include BNP Paribas, Alcatel-Lucent, AF2R La Mondiale, College La Cite, and many more.

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