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Whether inviting Evan MacKinnon to speak to your group or coach your business, he draws from rich experiences packed with insightful lessons and liberating perspectives.

Born into the family Trucking Business in the rural Ontario village of Caledon, Evan MacKinnon is a third generation owner and CEO of MacKinnon Transport Inc., located in Guelph, Ontario.  

Evan began his career in trucking at the age of twelve, working part-time after school and weekends. He eventually invested time in all of the company’s departments gaining valuable experience and knowledge in all aspects of the Trucking Industry.

3 Generations Of MacKinnon Transport CEOs

3 Generations of CEOs – here, Evan is the boy standing with his father and grandfather.

In the recent past, MacKinnon Transport served many segments of the trucking market and employed over 450 people. Today, the company (founded in 1929 by Evan’s grandfather) has strategically elected to narrow its focus to serve just the Flatbed niche-segments of the Industry.

Evan has experienced both sides of family business succession planning.  Initially, he embraced the handoff of the business from his father and engaged in learning priceless lessons on career and ownership development. More recently, he is passing the baton to the fourth generation of MacKinnon’s with all of the management and implementation of a successful family succession.

Evan has served as director on many boards both outside and within the Industry, including past Chairman of the Canadian Trucking Alliance, where he remains an active member of the Executive Board. He has also served as the FirstVice-Chair of the Ontario Trucking Association.  

Because he has navigated his company through the best and worst of times and learned so many valuable lessons, Evan is frequently called upon by business owners and other leaders. He has found great joy in pouring into business owners and leader through his unique coaching process. He loves seeing the tangible and significant results with those he coaches – both their business and personal lives.

Drawing from Evan’s rich experience in running a multi-million dollar business, overcoming many personal challenges in his own life, Evan relates deeply with others, and by speaking with brutal honesty, he connects well with the hearts of audiences and provides hope, genuine compassion and practical guidance to those who are struggling. 

Having Evan MacKinnon impact your organization is an investment that will produce returns long after the event.

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Whether you invite Evan MacKinnon to speak to your group or decided to have him coach your business, he will draw from rich experiences packed with insightful lessons and liberating perspectives that will allow you to grow. Born into the family trucking business in the rural Ontario village of Caledon, Evan MacKinnon is a third generation owner and CEO of MacKinnon Transport Inc., located in Guelph, Ontario. With his many years of experience, Evan has quickly risen to become a highly regarded business speaker Guelph and Ontario top business speaker.

Evan has navigated his company through the best and worst of times and learned so many valuable lessons through the process. He now is frequently called upon by business owners and other leaders to help grow their businesses. Evan has found great joy in pouring into business owners and leaders through his unique coaching process. He loves seeing the tangible and significant results with those he coaches – both in their business and personal lives. Drawing from his rich experience in running a multi-million dollar business, and overcoming many personal challenges in his own life, Evan is able to relate deeply with others, and by speaking with brutal honesty. He connects well with the hearts of audiences by providing hope, genuine compassion, and practical guidance to those who are struggling. As a coach or speaker, Evan MacKinnon  is an investment that will produce huge returns.

All of his valuable experiences over the decades has led Evan to become an expert business speaker Guelph. He is focused on speaking to crowds both small and large and coaching other business owners to help achieve their goals. He is motivated to help business leaders expand their thinking, vision, abilities, and capacity to build high performing groups and new strategic financial opportunities. Evan is able to work with businesses in any industry because of the proven system he applies that allows any business to grow effectively and efficiently. Based on the incredible outcomes that business owners and leaders have after working with Evan, he has become an in demand conference speaker and top business speaker Guelph.

At Excellence in Leadership Mastery, Evan desires to partner with leaders in every area of life. Whether you’re a business owner, school administrator, politician, pastor, or entry-level employee, Evan loves seeing people develop as leaders in all industries. He is very aware of how much he has developed as a leader and is now motivated to help other leaders develop that same way. In order to have sustained growth and development, one must first be equipped with the philosophy of a growth mindset. After struggling with lifelong addictions, Evan has learned the principles that allow others to overcome their addictions and grow into their full potential. He is optimistic that through persistence and resilience people can change and overcome long-held bad habits. His unique experiences has caused him to become the best business speaker Guelph.

There is perhaps no other business speaker Guelph that has the unique experiences to offer a holistic strategy to achieve success in life. Evan has not only done thousands of hours of research on top businesses and leaders, but he has also gained priceless wisdom from his own experiences in life. There is no greater joy that Evan experiences than being able to see other leaders operate at their highest and best use. Evan has worked with a multitude of businesses and has a burden to help other people grow and develop.

Based upon his own success that he has achieved in business and in life, Evan is able to offer the proven systems and mindsets which cause people to develop as leaders. He has a mentality of growth which leads people to reach new levels of excellence that they never thought possible. Evan is able to help people identify the greatest limiting factors and then empowers them to break the barriers of limitation to achieve success. While many people consider themselves Ontario top business speaker, there is no other business speaker Guelph that is better than Evan MacKinnon. His experience and research has allowed him to become one of the most sought after executive coaches and business speakers in all of Canada.

As a gifted speaker, Evan loves to inspire audiences of any size. He is able to deliver humor and valuable wisdom that will keep your group engaged and inspired. More importantly, Evan is able to deliver the knowledge needed for people to produce measurable results. There are many business speaker Guelph that can keep a crowd entertained, but only Evan MacKinnon can provide the actionable steps necessary that allow people to operate at their highest and best use. Evan will bring energy and expert knowledge to your executive team, conference, church group, or business.

Evan’s valuable insight and empowering perspectives will allow your group or business to achieve their desirable results. As an Ontario native, Evan has decades of experience leading a multimillion dollar business based in Guelph, ON. His experiences in business and in life has led him to become an expert business speaker Guelph. After managing a team of hundreds of employees Evan understands what it takes to effectively lead a large organization. He has navigated successfully through the worst economic times and has acquired wisdom necessary to flourish in unfortunate conditions. Book Evan MacKinnon today before his schedule fills up!