what my clients say


Twice winner of the IIO-Conestoga chapter Instructor of the Year Award, Melanie thrives on seeing each and every student succeed.

Maureen Johnson, Business Development Consultant and Trainer

“Melanie is an experienced instructor and certified trainer who cares deeply about her students. She imparts specialist insurance knowledge across a wide variety of insurance and insurance-related topics. A passionate and creative teacher/trainer, Melanie’s personal style as an instructor is inclusive and highly approachable. Her winning personality promotes participant enthusiasm and engagement. She breathes life into training content by using meaningful examples that help students see the bigger picture. Melanie often tells her students, “You’ve got this!” and she’s right – her students would agree that, after one of Melanie’s sessions, they truly understand the subject, plus have the added bonus of having fun while learning it.”

John A.F. McNeil, Program Coordinator and Professor, Humber College

“Melanie is a gifted adult educator, and professional coach! She has a real gift for creating and facilitating engaging, resonating and impactful learning experiences.

Melanie is a thought leader when it comes teaching and learning of team dynamics, management, performance and various financial industries such as insurance.

Her training’s are always the ones that come to mind when one asks you what great adult learning should look like. She will be an asset to any company that she works with.”

success stories

Our Clients

Melanie is pleased to have helped many businesses find success through training.

Dave Scharman Managing Partner Jennabec Inc.

Melanie is a knowledgeable, articulate professional. Able to make detailed concepts understandable

Adam Mitchell | President Mitchell & Whale Insurance

Melanie has been a great resource for our busy business.
She has become our defacto training and licensing resource. The passing Guarantee makes great business sense.

Johanna Parks CAIB - Operations Manager Darling Insurance

… the most engaging and effective instructor I have ever had the pleasure of learning from, she also makes herself available to provide additional tutoring, guidance or just an ear if you need to talk something through. Not only would I not hesitate to recommend Melanie to someone, but it would be both my honour and pleasure to do so!

Lana Da Silva Marketing Manager/Principal Broker for Canada Brown & Brown Insurance

Melanie is efficient, detailed and to the point. Melanie gets personally invested, has a wealth of information and professional contacts in the business, and always knows someone to assist. Her reputation is strong, professional, diligent and knowledgeable. I highly recommend Melanie and MRD Training & Consulting Inc. I honestly believe I would not be celebrating our successes if I had done this on my own. Thank you Melanie.

Former Student

Melanie is passionate about education and promotes professional development at every opportunity

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Mount Forest, Ontario, Canada
Tel: 519-803-1299

WEEK DAYS: 09:00 – 17:00
SATURDAY: 08:00 – 18:00

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