About The McFadden Group

The McFadden Group is here to meet a crucial need in the hospitality industry; focusing on Emotional Intelligence within hospitality leadership to foster well-being and help set the course and projection for your career development. 

Our areas of expertise are:

Christopher McFadden - TMG Founder & Director

Christopher’s professional and personal journey exemplifies dedication, transformation, and a commitment to excellence. Originally from Burlington, Ontario, Christopher has amassed over 25 years of experience in the restaurant industry, predominantly on Canada’s west coast.

In his formative years, Christopher pursued a career in acting. However, his trajectory shifted in 2000 when he joined Fairmont Hotels at the Chateau Lake Louise. This pivotal experience sparked his passion for the hospitality industry. Recognizing his interest in wine, he began his Sommelier studies with the International Sommelier Guild in 2001 and graduated in 2004.

Over the years, Christopher has held significant management and sommelier roles, developing a comprehensive understanding of the hospitality industry. His approach has always been people-centric, focusing on cultivating strong team dynamics and guest relationships to drive sustained success.

Today, Christopher holds Coaching Certifications in Hospitality Leadership, Addiction & Recovery, and Emotional Intelligence. These qualifications uniquely position him to support others in regaining stability and achieving professional success. Through his company, The McFadden Group, Christopher addresses career development through the emotional intelligence of hospitality professionals.

Christopher’s story is not just a testament to his resilience and passion but also an illustration of the profound impact that dedicated leadership and emotional intelligence can have on others. His journey underscores the importance of continuous personal development and the transformative power of empathy and understanding in career development. Through his coaching, Christopher aims to foster a new generation of leaders who are not only skilled but also emotionally intelligent and resilient.

"To truly be happy, one must achieve a better version of themselves to be better for others"

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