Crystal H.

  • Joined May 2015

Career + Leadership Coach specializing in people, culture and management coaching with high growth tech companies.

  • Vancouver, BC, Canada
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Crystal H.
Vancouver, BC, Canada



Community Strategy Admin



I’ve coached high growth leadership teams at several Vancouver based startups, and have a background in community building strategies. Notable projects include Yelp, Breather, Realty Butler

Work history

Community and Marketing Director of Yelp Canada
Leading the full cycle talent recruitment efforts, training + ongoing career development of a nationwide community management + marketing team. I’ve been at the helm of 7 new market launches and have managed a team of up to 12 remote employees.
Invoke Labs
Head of Community and Culture
Built teams of Community Managers to work with cohorts of startups like My Best Helper and Planat while working with external clients to accelerate their social and community growth.
Community Manager
During my time with the team at Chimp, I developed and drove local, grassroots community marketing, community management and social media program, customer support and outreach, crowdfunding education, charity outreach and educational support programs.


Realty Butler New Leadership Development

Playing the roles of on-demand People and Talent Partner, Leadership Advisor and People Development Coach, our objective was to design and implement strategies with a people centric focus, aligning with company objectives and values while keeping size and scaling top of mind.



Coaches Training Institute
Co-Active Coaching Certification
Simon Fraser University
BA, Communications + Sociology



community ambassador programs community building communications Events coaching


Trello Hootsuite Slack


Not seeking work


  • Available during business hours, evenings, and weekends


  • Can commit to 6 months to 1 year


Industries I love

Advertising & Marketing Consumer Products Education Events Food Philanthropy Social Enterprise Travel Venture Capital

What I read

I devour audio books on planes: currently reading All The Lights We Cannot See. Some recent work reads include The Hard Thing About Hard Things, Scrum, Made to Stick, Contagious, The Power of Habit, Zero to One,

Side projects

Co-producer for #dinnerpartyYVR, a simultaneous dinner party where 50 homes host meals for strangers to benefit local charities. Now in it's 3rd year. Helped Eventbrite launch a grassroots campaign to know event organizers in Vancouver + Toronto.