About Leaders for Leaders


Meet the best team in the industry! We’re not only the most experienced team, but the most passionate, caring, and committed. We use our collective knowledge and expertise to provide our clients with unparalleled service and to ensure they have the best experience possible working with us.


Tim Arnold

Author - The Power of Healthy Tension
President - Leaders for Leaders
Tim Arnold has spent over two decades helping leaders manage complexity, increase resilience, and deliver results, with clients that include The United Nations, Royal Bank of Canada, Allstate Insurance, Compassion International, Toyota, and Siemens. After running both a for-profit business and a homeless shelter, he leverages his real-world experience to help organizations pursue both profit and purpose. Tim’s work focuses on helping leaders unleash the superpower of Both/And thinking in an Either/Or world.

Beyond leadership and team development, Tim is an avid fisherman, world traveller, and really bad hockey player. His biggest accomplishments are being dad to Declan and Avryl, and husband to Becky.
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Claudia Valle

Program Director - Leaders for Leaders
Claudia leverages her background in experiential education so that the leaders and teams she works with reach their goals and their full potential. This has resulted in her designing programs for Fortune 500 companies that include Enbridge, Procter & Gamble and Sysco; and delivering cutting edge learning experiences in various countries throughout North America, Europe, Asia, and Africa.
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Christy Bloemendal

Project Manager - Leaders for Leaders
Christy cares for our clients by providing exceptional project management. She ensures that our clients get the first-class service they deserve and that our team members can focus on what they do best. After working in education for 15 years and leading teams of teachers, she leans into her passion for equipping teams with the courage and competence to take action on complex challenges. When not working, Christy loves adventuring in the woods with her toddlers and husband, improving her tennis game, and dreaming about scuba diving down south.

Our commitment to you

You deserve someone with experience

We have spent over two decades building teams and developing leaders across the world with organizations that include General Electric, Johnson & Johnson, KPMG, Toyota, Siemens Westinghouse, and The United Nations.

You deserve someone who understands the “real world”

Beyond owning and operating Leaders for Leaders Tim Arnold has a wide range of experience leading teams and building organizations. This includes launching successful for-profit and not-for-profit businesses, overseeing community outreach and healthcare programs and managing international development partnerships on four continents.

You deserve someone committed to giving back and making a difference.

Participants don’t just want a great team experience; they want an opportunity to give back. As the name Leaders for Leaders suggests, our goal is to “pay it forward” and make a difference. Each year, 10% of our profit is invested into the development of young leaders who are dedicated to fighting poverty, helping them to become agents of change in their communities and to make the world a better place. Click here to find out more. 

“I have had the distinct pleasure both of working with Leaders for Leaders for over a decade. Their passionate commitment to higher learning principles, and innovative, customized training design continues to impress professionals and executives, alike. They also inspire people to give back and make a difference. I cannot recommend them highly enough.”
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Hayley Bishop
CMP Account Director at Wynford and Immediate Past President, SITE Canada