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Private Enterprise Consulting

Structure your business to achieve unprecedented results — our comprehensive approach to transformation puts you on the path to sustainable success.




Define the future for your business

Evolving expectations and opportunities are creating new barriers to success increasing the pressure to stand out. You need to be agile, efficient, and clear on your direction — and that means breaking from conventional wisdom and re-thinking your approaches to doing business.

Our Private Enterprise Consulting practice specializes in end-to-end transformation and delivers solutions and perspectives you need to reach your full potential. We don’t just help you adapt to change; together we’ll define and design the future of your business.

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Solutions for your success


Define a path forward with an eye to market dynamics, industry trends, and the unique factors affecting your business.

Move Forward

People & Culture

Align your strategy, skills, and ways of working to support a healthy and high performing human operating

Grow Stronger

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Overcome barriers to growth with practical changes that create measurable results and sustainable value improvement.

Find Opportunities


Create value, support growth, and improve operations with tailored digital solutions and transformation strategies.

Evolve Faster


  • Progress

    December 20, 2022

    Using culture as a tool to build and maintain a strong workforce

    To ensure you have the right team supporting you through economic hardship, invest in creating a positive culture that fosters their wellness and productivity.

  • Progress

    October 13, 2022

    What’s driving the labour shortage for Canadian business

    Understanding the “what” and the “why” behind the labour shortage in Canada can lead business owners to broaden their thinking on how to manage it.

  • Confidence

    August 11, 2022

    Imminent arrival of global sustainability standards impacts the future of your business

    As efforts to codify ESG gather steam, we look at how Canadian businesses can prepare for new reporting standards.


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Trent Bester MBA

Senior Vice President, Consulting

Trent Bester, MBA, BComm., is Senior Vice President, Consulting, Aboriginal and Public Sector.

Trent is a member of the firm’s management team and leads the Consulting group in managing large-scale projects and designs solutions for complex business problems. He specializes in improving supply chain operations and has consulted on many areas of supply chain management, including strategic sourcing, procurement, maintenance, inventory management and operations process redesign.

Trent joined MNP in 2004 to lead the Management Consulting sector with a focus on key industry segments including energy and utilities, forestry, health care, financial services and manufacturing. Prior to this, Trent held numerous management positions in private industry including managing his own manufacturing company.

Trent earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Texas Christian University in 1985. He also holds a Bachelor of Commerce (BComm.) degree from Baylor University.

Sean Devin

Regional Managing Partner

Mary Larson MBA, ICD.D

Leader, Consulting – Organizational Renewal

Yohaan Thommy PMP, LSSBB, CMC