Guy Perrin


Guy is President of Centerpoint Leadership Services. He has over 20 years experience in leadership and executive coaching, management consulting, facilitation, counseling, and human resources management. He has coached leaders in all sectors and many industries towards their talent management and professional development goals. Guy created and facilitates the Leadership Development Forum and Leadership in Public Safety programs. Guy also specializes in critical incident management and behavioral health for emergency services professionals and agencies.


As a Senior Consultant for KPMG Consulting in Vancouver, BC, Guy provided career consulting, outplacement services, and developed a practice in executive and professional coaching. He was Labor Relations Manager for two daily newspapers and Industrial Relations Supervisor for a manufacturing company.


Guy is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Employee Assistance Professional. He has a Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology from Antioch Graduate School, a Commerce Degree in Organizational Behavior from the University of British Columbia, and a Certificate in Dispute Resolution from the Justice Institute of BC. He has advanced training from the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation.


Guy is a member of the International Coach Federation, the American Society for Training and Development, the Society of Human Resources Management and the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation.




Karen Preskenis


Karen is Co-owner of Centerpoint Leadership Services. She has over 15 years professional experience and is an expert in facilitation, team-building and training, using experiential activities including adventure challenges. She has presented workshops and facilitated programs for a wide variety of adult and adolescent groups in corporations, schools, and colleges.


Karen also provides individual and group counseling for adults, couples and children. Her specialties include stress management, mindfulness based stress reduction, grief and loss, and parenting issues.

Previously, Karen was a Social Worker and Counselor for Holt International Children’s Services. She was a Counselor, Learning Specialist, Instructor and Adventure Challenge Advisor at Franklin Pierce College in New Hampshire. At Philhaven Hospital in Pennsylvania, Karen was a Behavioral Medicine Specialist, Ropes Course Facilitator and Staff Trainer. She was also an Experiential Facilitator and Ropes Course Instructor for Boston University’s Sargent Camp in New Hampshire.





Elissa Denton



Elissa is a Consultant with Centerpoint. She specializes in coaching, facilitation and training in the areas of professional and team development, project management, behavioral wellness, and equity, diversity and inclusion. With a focus in public and non-profit organizations, Elissa has held positions of Program Manager, Development Specialist, and Head Instructor, with organizations including Resolve Center of Dispute Resolution and Restorative Justice, Planned Parenthood of Southwestern Oregon, and Adirondack Leadership Expeditions.


Elissa is currently completing her Masters of Social Work at Portland State University. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Geography, Education and Environmental Sciences. Elissa is a long time yoga practitioner and instructor.







Lena Anderson


Lena is Office Manager at Centerpoint with responsibilities in customer service, bookkeeping and event coordination. Her background includes Executive Assistant, Administrative Assistant, and Sales Support roles in Human Resources, Sales and Marketing, and Accounting functions at organizations including Apple Computers and Sun Microsystems.











In addition to our team of consultants, Centerpoint maintains alliances with RBH, Pathways/OI Partners, and WBCP.