The FOCUS Management team are your guides to success.

Realizing an organization’s potential is like climbing a mountain. The task is large, but not impossible. We help business leaders and their teams plan out their path and define the steps they need to take to get what matters most done.

FOCUS Management has worked with hundreds of businesses throughout Canada, the United States, the UK and Mexico. Using our expertise, our team has helped leaders and teams execute what matters most.

We are Canadian — Toronto Based — Serving the World

Our Record

For nearly three decades, the FOCUS Management team has been helping business leaders reach the top. We have worked with clients from a wide range of industries: manufacturing, distribution, retail, professional or financial services, telecommunications, construction, aerospace and defence. Our experience enables us to guide your organization to achieve great things.

Our Team

Our experienced guides will show your organization the way to the top.

Team FOCUS from left to right, Cathy McGrath, Tony Palermo, Fred Pidsadny, Stephen Parrott, Richard Gerofsky, Christy Jeffers

Industries we have worked in…


Food and Beverage

Construction and Building Supplies



Sales and Distribution



Professional and Financial Services

Boards of Trade and Business Associations

“FOCUS have been a key element in our tremendously successful expansion into the US market. Now the little fish is swimming in a big pond — and loving it.”

Brent Cornelissen

President, OS&B

Client Comments

“FOCUS, as the name says, have sharpened our abilities as strategy executors: deciding what really makes a difference and then applying our energy to create a meaningful, sustainable competitive advantage.”
Michael Burrows

CEO, Maple Lodge Farms

“FOCUS Management facilitated the HR Strategic Plan Update and the results were nothing short of remarkable.”

Tom Paleczny

Vice President Human Resources, Walker Industries

“We engaged FOCUS because of the width and breadth of their experience including family-owned enterprises. We continue to get better with FOCUS”

Joel Chlan

CEO & President, Hope Aero

“Fred worked with us not only to facilitate the update of our existing Strategic Plan, in a highly collaborative way, but more importantly  to create a practical framework for the execution of our plan. We continue to use that framework that FOCUS helped us set up. It has made a real and positive difference here at GGS”

Leigh Coulter

President and Owner, GGS Structures

“In grocery retail, competitive advantage comes from a relentless focus on executing what matters. With the help of FOCUS, we make ourselves unstoppable.”
Craig Gilpin

CCO, North West Company