Haddow Young Business Consulting

Principal Consultant

Colleen MacLennan, ACII

Haddow Young Business Consulting is a consulting firm aimed at providing business strategies for Calgary’s small and medium-sized entrepreneurs. With over 25 years of experience, you can trust us to take you to the top.

Colleen MacLennan

Colleen MacLennan is an experienced entrepreneur with over 25 years in small and medium-sized enterprises.

Skilled in communications, business development and strategic planning, Colleen has provided action-driven business results to her clients throughout Alberta. Her clients are independent business owners looking to grow their businesses strategically. 

As an accredited John Maxwell Group Leadership Coach, Colleen enjoys business coaching with an emphasis on business development strategy. Her depth of business experience extends to a range of industries and has served many entrepreneurs over her career.

Colleen is committed to serving Alberta business owners, enjoys the Formula One Grand Prix and in her spare time enjoys climbing in the Rockies and hiking.

Chief Financial Officer

Brian Darragh  BComm  MBA CFO

Brian Darragh has primarily served the oil and gas industries in Western Canada for 30+ years. He has a deep understanding of business operations in the manufacturing, oil and gas services, and the supply chain.

Brian Darragh

Over his 35+ years Brian gained experience in both upstream and downstream oil and gas, capital projects, fertilizer manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, mining, pipelines, specialty manufacturing, utilities and industrial equipment manufacturing. He has worked extensively in oil and gas, chemicals and fertilizers and provided consulting across a broad range of industries. His deep knowledge of business processes and project management supported 16 successful ERP implementations. His work across the disciplines of Materials Management, Financial Management, Capital Projects and Information Technology is complementary.


Brian’s master thesis investigated vendor performance evaluation; his extended graduate studies encompassed accounting eforensics; and his technical certifications cover Process Mining and SAP. He has 8+ years of experience with capital projects and 13+ years with operations. Brian also ran a mergers and acquisitions team investigating $2B+ of investments.


Brian has run several successful consulting practices working with medium and large corporations. This exposed him to a wide range of business challenges. As an entrepreneur, he has years of experience and success in developing new businesses and managing teams.


Brian is an accomplished cook and baker, and enjoys spending time with family, climbing and hiking in the Rockies, and tenting in the back country.

Sylvia R.

Thank you so much Colleen. You have truly brightened my day and
given me hope when I have had little. I appreciate you!"

Sylvia R.

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