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Proven Leaders.
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As an experienced leader and coach, Marty knows that the most impactful and sustained results are achieved when people learn and execute on their own priorities.  He challenges leaders to leverage their strengths and hold themselves accountable for measurable change with a sharp focus on performance execution.

Marty holds a Bachelor Degree in Engineering from the Royal Military College of Canada, and completed a 30-year career as an Officer in the Military Engineer Branch of the Canadian Forces serving in Canada and the US.  Marty also holds Graduate Certificates in Executive Coaching and Professional Mentor Coaching from Royal Roads University.


Marty is committed to community service and was honoured to receive the CMC-BC President’s service award for his volunteer leadership coaching in the BC Cancer Agency.  He also continues his service to Canada's military leaders, and in 2011 the Governor General of Canada appointed Marty Honorary Colonel to 4 Construction Engineering Squadron, Cold Lake, Alberta.

Marty’s key values of integrity, loyalty, service and courage guide his work with leaders and teams at all organizational levels, from CEO’s and their executive teams, to Plant Managers, Superintendents and Frontline Supervisors.


As an experienced leader and coach, Marty knows that the most impactful and sustained learning and performance growth happens when people learn and execute on their own priorities.  He challenges leaders to leverage their strengths and hold themselves accountable for tangible, measurable change with a sharp focus on performance execution and accountability.


For Marty, learning is a lifelong passion and commitment.  He holds a Bachelor Degree in Engineering from the Royal Military College of Canada, is a graduate of the Armed Forces Staff College in Norfolk Virginia, USA.  He holds a Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching from Royal Roads University where he is also an auditor and mentor coach.  Marty is a Certified Management Consultant, a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) with over 3,800 hours of coaching experience, and is awaiting adjudication of his Master Certified Coach (MCC) credential, the highest credential awarded by the International Coach Federation (ICF).  


Marty is committed to serving his community.  He received the CMC-BC President’s community service award for his leadership coaching to the BC Cancer Agency and was recognized by the Vancouver ICF Chapter for his coaching with the Surrey Food Bank.  In 2011 the Governor General of Canada appointed Marty Honorary Colonel to 4 Construction Engineering Squadron, Cold Lake, Alberta.

joy Playford

CMC, Vice-President, Playford Performance Group Inc


Joy is an innovative leader with a passion for people, building community, developing organizational bench-strength and delivering results.  


Her interest in leadership started early, growing up in her family’s manufacturing business, where she learned firsthand the impact of entrepreneurs creating business success, developing opportunities for people and building strong communities.  


Over a 30 year corporate leadership career, Joy built bench strength, led change, turned around and grew business results, developed new service offerings and cultivated strategic partnerships.  As Vice President and General Manager with inter-provincial responsibilities, she effectively led strategy development, operations and performance execution across multiple business lines and locations.  

In private practice, Joy continues to support leaders and their success by providing Executive Coaching and Leadership Development as well as Team Facilitation services.  Leaders particularly value her ability to both challenge and cultivate their growth in ways that inspires them to "up their game", and find new ways forward.  She co-created and facilitates the firm's innovative Leader "Action Learning" Forums.  


Joy is a Certified Management Consultant.  Her leadership development includes York Universities’ Executive Development Program, International Coach Federation (ICF) accredited Executive Coach training and Covey Leadership's in-residence programs.  Her community service includes founding membership in the Kelowna Women Leaders Network and service on the  Board of Directors of the Women’s Enterprise Centre of BC.  Joy supports the Playford Performance Group’s annual pro bono executive coaching in the not for profit sector.  She has served as Chairperson for the Regional Development Council of the BC Cancer Foundation for the Southern Interior, Chapter Chair and Board Member of CMC BC.  



MArty Playford

PEng, CD, CMC, CEC, PCC 

President, Playford Performance Group Inc.


Marty's key values of integrity, loyalty, duty and courage guide his work with leaders and teams at all organizational levels. He brings a passion for people and a wide range of experience, facilitation and coaching tools to support each leader’s success.


Over a 40 year leadership career in senior and executive roles in the public and private sectors, Marty has consistently delivered outstanding business results.  He has worked with hundreds of leaders across a wide range of industries, challenging and supporting them to effectively lead change, cultivate performance and deliver exceptional outcomes. 

Our values and Our Promise

The Values and Beliefs that Guide Us:

  • We believe the growth and development of people is a leader’s highest calling.  We believe every person has the capacity to learn, grow and succeed
  • We believe leadership is a process of influence that maximizes the contributions of people towards the achievement of desired outcomes and goals, while building capacity.
  • We earn each client’s confidence and trust, always acting with integrity and respect.

  • We coach and consult with backbone and heart, speaking the truth as we see it. 

  • We partner with leaders to help them make change happen and deliver inspired performance in themselves, their teams and organizations.

The Playford Performance Group Inc © ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.