Why Choose Us?

We use advanced diagnostics and analysis tools to better understand your industry, market, and opportunities therein.

We can help you develop and improve your value proposition and competitive advantage through innovation, intrapreneurship, and value creation.

DIVERSE Professionals

We are a diverse team of professional subject matter experts. Every member is a professional in their field, and some are pioneers. Each member follows one of the most stringent codes of conduct and ethics in the consulting world.

We are a Cut Above

We select our team members based on their ability to add real measurable value to our clients, our profession, and our team. Our team members are experts in their field with designations such as CMC and FCMC, LLM, MEd, MBA, CHRP, CPA/CFP (fmr), BSc, BSE, BEng, PhD, BA, and MScM.

We are the Experts

With over 500 years of combined experience, in Canada and across the globe, from the ground floor to the executive office, board of directors and academia, our inter-professional team has the knowledge and the wisdom to help you spot opportunities, create SMART plans, execute, and gain a competitive advantage.

We Create Value

If your business is led by one or more Women, Entrepreneurs, or New Immigrants, we offer a discount on all our services. Start-ups also receive a special rate, making our services more competitive, more accessible, and more valuable.

We Are Inclusive and Equitable

Our Mission

To add meaningful value to our clients, improve their market position, and give them a competitive advantage using valid, robust, and timely strategies.

We Take an Entrepreneurial approach to consulting


Fostering the Growth of Tomorrow’s Leaders

Working with Incubators To Help Start-Ups Grow!

We have created a program dedicated to, and designed for the unique needs of business incubators and their eclectic roster of members. The program is called C.A.M. and consists of three basic sets of services: Coaching, Advising, and Mentorship.

If you are an Incubator in North America, or a member of an Incubator in North America, we encourage you to reach out and take advantage of our unique program, and help both Incubators and their Members to gain a competitive advantage, create new value, and reach new levels of success.


Foundation Building

  • Group Advisory Services
  • Business Planning Support
  • Investor Readiness Training
  • Access to CMC & PhD Advisors


Best Value

  • Group Advisory Services
  • Business Planning Support
  • Workshops
  • Investor Readiness Certification
  • Access to CMC & PhD Advisors
  • Validation & Valuation
  • Presentation Training
  • Business Plan Evaluation
  • Data Room Development



  • Group Advisory Services
  • Business Planning Certification
  • Workshops
  • Investor Readiness Certification
  • Access to All Advisors
  • Validation & Valuation
  • Presentation Training
  • Business Plan Evaluation
  • Data Room Development
  • 1-on-1 Coaching
  • Leadership Coaching
  • Defensibility Analysis

We Have The Tools, Strategies, & Frameworks to Help Your Members

Manage & Operate

Management Toolkits, Brand Management, Business Benchmarking, Change/Project Management Toolkits, Core Competency, Innovation Solutions, KPI Dashboards, Product Development, and More.

Planning Support

Full and Summary Business Plans, Marketing Plan, Operations Plan, Financial Plan, Productivity, Projects Dashboards, Multiple Canvases, Sales Funnels, Scenario Planning, Value Propositions, and More.

Road-maps & Frameworks

Strategic Road-Maps, Trust-Building, Customer Journey, Business Continuity, DEI (EDI), Consulting for Innovation, McKinsey’s 7s Framework, 30/60/90 Day Plans, and More.

Strategy Tools

Strategy-Related Tools like Blue Ocean, Sales, Alignment, Growth, and More.

Analytical Tools like Balanced Scorecard, Gap Analysis, Pitch Deck, Organization Analysis , Risk, and More.

Unique Tools

Tools designed by Entrepreneurs, Consultants, Coaches, Advisors, & Mentors in multiple Industries, Sectors, and Professional Fields.

Investor Readiness, Defensibility Scorecard, Data Room Analyzer, Presentation Analyzer, and More.

Sustainability Innovation & Technology

The Big Leaf presents the second annual Italian Luxury Conference. This year’s event will take place at the beautiful Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan, Italy, this May 2023. More details coming soon.

The Conference will be an opportunity to foster collaboration, innovation, sustainability, and technology-centred strategies in the Luxury Industry.

There is still room for Sponsorship opportunities, Media collaboration, and Guest Speakers & Panel Members to sign up, so act fast!

Giving back to our Community and investing in the Future

The Big Leaf and our Team are proud to commit our time, expertise, and resources to causes and organizations that value humanity, education, and good will. Learn more about our latest Philanthropic endeavours by clicking below!

Awards & Recognition

Standing out from the competition, we have been recognized by our wonderful clientele for our hard work, quality services, and dedication to creating value

A+ Rating

We are listed on the Better Business Bureau with an A+ Rating.

“Businesses who choose to run great, trustworthy operations, meet the requirements of BBB Accreditation.”

Credible Feedback

The Big Leaf has a 94% Rating on the Business to Business Rating Platform Clutch.co, and has been recognized as one of the Top Consulting Businesses in 2021 and 2022!


Our Partners – Our Family

It is a pleasure to work with organizations that share in our belief that adding real meaningful value to clients can and should be carried out ethically, professionally, and with the best interest of all stakeholder in mind.

Experiential Learning

The Big Leaf and its partner KnowQuest Inc. work hand in hand with Universities and Colleges from Across North America and Europe to provide students with real-world experiential learning opportunities.

To date, we have worked with 71 institutions on more than 100+ projects with 1,000+ students!

Our Experiential Learning Projects include Human Resources, IT, Web/App Development, Consulting, Operations Management, Event Planning/Management, Finance & Crypto, Marketing, Business Development, Valuation, Start-Up/Entrepreneurship, Intrapreneurship, Opportunity Spotting, and More! Reach out to us today to get involved.

Canada, Australia, The UK, & USA
Real-World Experiences
Resume-Building Projects
Practice & Perfect Skills
Learn New Skills & Talents
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Gain a Competitive Advantage

We are proud of the following growing list of 71 Colleges & Universities we have worked with on 100+ projects!

The Big Leaf has been rated 4.9 out of 5 stars overall by the students and faculty of the schools with which we engage on Experiential Learning Projects!

If you would like to have your students work with our team on projects that offer Experiential Learning opportunities, reach out to us today!


Just a small sample of the many great organizations our team members have contributed to. Our combined experience and expertise spans many industries, customers, and centuries.

Our team members have worked in many of the top firms around the world.

Mr. Robert Coffey, Vice Chair

We have several seasoned professors and teachers that add layers of valuable and practical research and analysis capabilities to our team.

Dr. Agostino Menna, PhD, Professor

Mr. Lou Vescio, Instructor Supervisor

Mr. Rahi Tajzadeh, Instructor

We have a deep appreciation for education, social value, and value-focused solutions. We’ve been teaching these values in different Universities and Colleges for decades.

Mr. Robert Coffey, Instructor

We provide mentoring, coaching, and advisory services to businesses in all industries and markets. Working with entrepreneurs at incubators is our latest foray into helping the next generation compete and excel in today’s competitive landscape.

Mr. Rahi S. Tajzadeh, Advisor & Coach

Mr. Lou Vescio, Mentor, Advisor, & Coach

Dr. Agostino Menna, Advisor & Coach

We actively seek to create meaningful value. Great staff facilitate value through their daily efforts, and great managers maximize that value through their hard work, while executives and consultants like ours Create new value.

Dr. Agostino Menna, PhD, Advisor

Mr. Rahi S. Tajzadeh, Advisor

Working with start-ups and small businesses is one of our specialties. Empowering entrepreneurs to take the right steps to make their dreams a reality is what drives us.

Dr. Agostino Menna, PhD, Advisor

Mr. Rahi S. Tajzadeh, Start-up Consultant & Copywriter

Our diverse team’s cumulative skill-set gives us the ability to better understand value, internal and external forces, and a given company’s competitive advantages therein.

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Dr. Agostino Menna, PhD, Advisor

Mr. Rahi S. Tajzadeh, Advisor

We are industry-agnostic, but always focused on creating value and being a positive influence on our stakeholders.

Mr. Rahi S. Tajzadeh, Start-Up Consultant

We differentiate ourselves through our conduct, entrepreneurial approach, and our unique, diverse team of inter-professional consultants.

Dr. Agostino Menna, PhD, Visiting Professor

Mr. Rahi S. Tajzadeh, Researcher, Editor, GA

We can research, analyze, plan, and execute.

We can spot opportunities, screen them for a variety of factors such as probability of success and risk to reward, and help you understand what you can do to create more value.

Mr. Ayoob Faraji, Full Stack Web Developer

Our team members are diverse, their experiences are broad, and their expertise perfectly compliment each other; together we are a powerhouse.

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Mr. Rahi S. Tajzadeh, I.T. Advisor

We thrive on working with great organizations that bring meaningful value to the community.


Mr. Rahi S. Tajzadeh, Advisor

Our clients range in size from Small to Large Businesses. We help businesses Create Value.

Mr. Rahi S. Tajzadeh, Advisor

Mr. Lou Vescio, Advisor

Dr. Agostino Menna, Advisor

Cathy Vescio, Advisor

We strive to find opportunities to give back to the education community.

Mr. Rahi S. Tajzadeh, Advisor

Mr. Lou Vescio, Advisor

Angel Investor Study

Dr. Agosino Menna of The Big Leaf, and Dr. Phil Walsh of Toronto Metropolitan University are conducting a study on The Influence of Values in Angel Investors.

The goal of the research is to explore the decision making process in high risk venture selection, including the influences of risk and uncertainty, innovation, and rational factors.

Click the link in the video below, or
Click Here to visit www.angelinvestorstudy.com if you are an Angel Investor, and wish to contribute to this ongoing research study.

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