Those who know Stephen have discovered a man of multiple talents, humor, dedication and a ferocious work ethic. A former corporate executive, senior project manager and designer he achieved success with The Royal Bank of Canada and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. In 2001 he found his varied talents could be put to good use for home owners and real estate agents in a new and wildly diverse field of Professional Organizing. He joined the POC (Professional Organizers in Canada) soon afterwards and formed his increasingly successful company Decluttering.ca. He has been twice nominated for The Harold Taylor Award for elevating excellence in Professional Organizing in Canada and honored with a nomination for the OABE award for business excellence. Former National Director Membership Professional Organizers Canada.
He uses a combination extremely hard work, motivational coaching & guidance, and large dollops of humor to achieve remarkable results. Now fifteen years (15) and well over 1,200 homes later his passion remains in helping clients reclaim their spaces and sanity. As a speaker he has informed and entertained thousands of eager attendees to his lectures and workshops.
He regulalry shares his perspectives on life via blogs, writings and social media. He has written about his world in a new series of books – the first of which is now available on Amazon, Indigo and Barnes and Noble sites: “The Domestic Archaeologist,” published by Iguana Books. Among his other passions is the writing screen plays for film and television, including a drama-comedy series based very loosely on his world. He has taught at the University of Toronto, was heard on CBC radio, been read in articles and seen on Home and Garden Staging DVD’s and is becoming the Professional Organizer of choice for more Real Estate Professionals in the GTA. He is also on the executive board of an ADD ADHD Support Services Group in the western GTA. He welcomes comments and learning new ways to help his clients. Stephen Ilott – http://www.decluttering.ca, firstname.lastname@example.org, (416) 460-8098.