Wayne McLennan holds a Master's Degree in Counselling and Guidance from New York University's School of Education, Health, Nursing, and Arts Professions and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from McMaster University. He has more than 25 years of experience in the Fashion Retail Industry. He has worked for Thriftys/Bluenotes, Cotton Ginny, Tabi, and Addition-Elle, in the role of Marketing and Visual Presentation Director. He joined the faculty of George Brown College’s School of Fashion & Jewellery in 2011, where he continues to teach courses in Visual Merchandising, Introduction to the World of Fashion, Business Ethics for the Fashion Industry, Colour & Trend Forecasting, and Communications across Cultures.
M.A. Counselling and Guidance, New York University 1976-1978.
B.A. Psychology, McMaster University 1972-1976.
Areas of Specialization
World of Fashion
Business Ethics for the Fashion Industry
Communications across Cultures
Areas of Expertise
customer relationship management
visual merchandising & display
motivational leadership skills
2011-present: Professor, George Brown College , Marketing and Visual Presentation Director
2004-2011: AdditionElle, Division of Reitmans, Marketing Director, Tabi International.
1997-2004: Division of Cotton Ginny.
1995-1996: Wayne McLennan & Associates Retail Consulting.
1993-1995: Marketing Manager, Lantana Marketing Inc.
1984-1993: Advertising & Visual Presentation Manager, Thriftys, Division of Dylex.
2008: Marketing Industry Consultant for La Salle College, Montreal.
1995 -1996: Visual Merchandising Industry Consultant for Sheridan College, Oakville.