Bellrock is a Vancouver-based boutique management consulting firm.
We believe that smart, hardworking business leaders deserve to be profitable and less stressed but don’t always have the right tools to get there on their own. We fill the gaps for you and your management team – an MBA in a box, customized to your company – whether the focus needs to be strategy, leadership, sales, or operations. We’ve got the tools and we show you how to use them to get results.
- Fresh Perspective: All engagements start with a “process benchmarking”. It’s a quick, cost-effective way to prioritize the improvements that give you the biggest bang for your effort (whether we’re involved or not).
- Embedded: We don’t just tell your people what to do. We help them do it. We stand shoulder to shoulder, designing, documenting, training and having the new systems running independently of our involvement. Then we hand it back to the managers to keep it going and enjoy the results.
- Project Based: We like our clients, we really do. But we don’t want to work with them forever. We prefer intense, no nonsense, results based projects where we can get in, get out, and have them reap the benefits they’ve sown for years to come.
- Results: It is critical that our clients get results. If they don’t, they won’t tell others about us. That’s why we’re all employees of the firm. Many consultancies are independent contractors that band together for business development purposes. At Bellrock, we were all trained the same way and work together every time. We are efficient, effective, and none of us get paid if you aren’t satisfied.
Tara Landes, President & Founder
In 2008, Tara relocated to her original home of Vancouver, BC and founded Bellrock (MRSI Benchmarking). She had joined a Toronto-based consultancy in 2000, bringing several years of sales experience in the technology and public markets sectors. In her role as Director of Implementation Services for that firm, Tara spent most of her time implementing lasting, valuable change for clients. She was involved in researching and disseminating best practices across the Implementation Team, and ensuring results for each client. A sought-after speaker on a wide range of business topics, Tara obtained a BA (Honors) in Political Science from the University of Western Ontario and earned an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario. (More)
Gabriel Dhahan, Consultant
An experienced professional, Gabe is known for his broad technological knowledge and his ability to explain complex concepts and ideas. He has worked with small business clients in construction, food service, digital marketing, distribution, and more. Like the rest of the team, he is passionate about solving tough problems and enjoys digging in to ensure that leaders achieve lasting, valuable change.
Before Bellrock, Gabe spent 10 years in the information technology consulting world. He earned his MBA from Royal Roads University and is currently completing the Family Enterprise Advisor (FEA) Program at UBC Sauder School of Business. He is also a fundraising volunteer for a local women’s shelter and a volunteer mentor for YWCA’s NextStep mentorship program. Gabe is a voracious reader and enjoys practicing mixed martial arts (but not at the same time). (More)
Adam Holcombe, Consultant
Adam brings a well-rounded set of professional skills honed through progressively more senior roles in small businesses.
Before he joined the world of business, Adam honed his research abilities in academia where he specialized in Neuroscience, Social Psychology, and Consumer Behaviour. His research has been featured in major publications like the L.A. Times, Huffington Post, and CBC. He earned his MBA from the Beedie School of Business (SFU). Outside of work, you will find him pursuing a secret life as a pro-level cycling racer. (More)
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