Kelsey Hahn, MSc
Kelsey leads the Viewpoint Research group, an educational thought leadership centre with the mission of evolving society’s knowledge about business research and advanced organizational practices. As part of this, Viewpoint Research specializes in curating and conducting research, and providing strategic research and consulting services to select clients, including Viewpoint Investment Partners, ARC Financial, and Viewpoint Founder and President, Mac Van Wielingen. Kelsey oversees all activities within the centre including research projects, strategic client work, speaking engagements, private roundtables, and original, published work.
In her broader role at Viewpoint Group, Kelsey is also responsible for managing one of Viewpoint Foundation’s key areas of funding –Advanced Leadership, with the primary objective to educate the public about ethical leadership in business. In this capacity, she manages various research projects and acts as the liaison between the foundation and its single largest endowment to date – the Canadian Centre for Advanced Leadership in Business at the Haskayne School of Business.
Kelsey joined Viewpoint Group in 2013 as a Research Analyst. Adopting an evidence-based, research approach in her work, her areas of expertise include leadership, employee engagement and motivation, governance, and emotional intelligence (EQI 2.0 Certified). Prior to settling in Calgary, she obtained her Bachelor of Commerce degree with Honours from the University of Saskatchewan while completing her athletic eligibility with the CIS Women’s Hockey team. She also obtained a Masters of Science in Management, Organization Behavior, at Queen’s University under the supervision of Dr. Julian Barling, the Borden Chair of Leadership at Queen’s School of Business.
Kelsey's lifelong passion for hockey has fueled community interests related to youth sport, such as volunteering as an assistant coach, and supporting causes related to animal welfare and education. Kelsey and her husband, Chris are proud of their Saskatchewan roots, and enjoy spending time outdoors with their rescue dog, Charlie, traveling, fishing, cooking, and spending time with friends and family.
Carleton, E., Barling, J., Christie, A., Trivisonno, M., Tulloch, K., & Beachamp, M. (in press). Scarred for the rest of my career? Career-long effects of abusive leadership on professional athlete aggression and task performance. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology.
Carleton, E., Barling, J., Christie, A., Trivisonno, M., Tulloch, K., & Beauchamp, M. (2015, January). Long-term effects of abusive supervision on workplace aggression and task performance. In Academy of Management Proceedings (Vol. 2015, No. 1, p. 12515). Academy of Management.
Pohler, D.M., & Willness, C.R., Tulloch, K. (2011, June). The Certified Human Resource Professional designation in Canada. 48th Annual Conference of the Canadian Industrial Relations Association, Fredricton, NB.