Alder Group

Why Alder?


Our firm’s name is a nod to the Alder Trees commonly found growing in Western Canada.  Alder Trees, most notably Red Alders, remarkably enrich the soil enabling nearby plants and trees to thrive.

Likewise, our team works to enrich the people, businesses, institutions, and not-for-profit organizations within our community.

Our Philosophy


We believe that everybody can achieve greatness in an organization – the key is alignment and elevated leadership.

Achieving greatness builds confidence and fulfillment - we wish this for everyone.

Our Team

Marnie Kiel - Managing Director


  Through 22 years of leadership, Marnie weaved the successes and learnings into the foundation of Alder Group to support the success of other leaders. 

Keomi Grad - Advisor and Coach


Keomi’s experience and passion as a Certified Coach enable her to guide leaders to inspire highly engaged teams. 

Vivian Grad - Advisor and Coach


Vivian's roles as a leader, mentor, and professional in the Information Technology sector prepared her to address complex business challenges.

Nick Fournier - Advisor


 As a former CEO and founder of a national organization, Nick brings a wealth of relatable leadership experience to our firm.