Who is CornerStone Consulting


Cornerstone is a consulting, facilitation and training company specializing in management solutions that elevates performance and produces results for their clients – businesses, non-profit organizations and government agencies. The Cornerstone mission is to help clients achieve their goals through finding innovative approaches, identifying competitive advantages and achieving significant bottom-line impact. Cornerstone combines extensive knowledge in business and non profit organizations excellence practices with experience to build and strengthen client capabilities.


Cornerstone emphasizes achieving results in your business or organizational while meeting or exceeding customer expectations. This enables our clients to maintain and expand their existing business or organization in the face of a more competitive environment.

Get to Know Us

Paul Wiest

Paul Gregory Wiest, President

Paul holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Finance and a Diploma in Urban Land Economics from the University of British Columbia. After receiving his degree Paul worked for the corporate banking sector in Vancouver. For the past 26 years, he has worked in the field of business finance, senior management, corporate leadership, and economic development. Over his career, Paul has been involved in a number of partnerships involving private sector and not-for-profit agencies. He has also provided executive and regional director services to provincial and national organizations. Paul has authored reports and studies that encompass workforce development, feasibility assessments, immigration strategies, economic development tactics, and business competitiveness.

Paul is a recipient of the Don McMillan Award for outstanding contribution to community development and has been a guest speaker at various events, and national and international conferences.

His field of expertise includes:

Economic Research and Analysis
Business Management
Public Engagement
Corporate Training and Consulting
Brenda Wiest

Brenda M. Wiest, MA, Director of Educational Services

Brenda has a Master of Arts in Learning and Technology Degree from Royal Roads University and utilizes her knowledge, education and enthusiasm to provide relevant training to individuals and the business community. Since 1992, she has embraced the entrepreneurial world by owning and operating a business, services of which include corporate training, financial management, and bookkeeping. Her knowledge of finance, entrepreneurship, business, and computer software and technology have allowed her to create and deliver effective training, one-on- one or in large groups.

Program and Course Instruction
Curriculum Development
Financial Management Services