Michelle Lyne, BHSc, MPH

Strategic Coach – Consultant – Systems Thinker

Michelle Lyne is the founder of Root Revival Strategic Coaching and Consulting, an empathetic and strengths-based firm that helps clients achieve personal and professional growth. Using a results-based approach, she helps clients determine their strategy and next steps toward solving problems and goal attainment.  

Michelle is often described as an optimist who is able to see the silver lining when others can’t.  She is a systems thinker, passionate about achieving optimal outcomes through collaboration. 

Michelle brings 15 years leadership experience in the public health sector as Community Health Manager for the Haldimand-Norfolk Health Unit, to her coaching and consulting practice.

Michelle is a recognized leader in public health and has been provincially recognized for her success. She received the Ontario Ministry of Transportation Partnership Award in Road User Safety, as well as the Ontario Provincial Police Commissioner’s Commendation for Community Service. 

Michelle’s love for evidence-based work began at the University of Waterloo as a Research Assistant, performing data analysis, research, and program evaluation for Canadian Cancer Society programs.

Her educational background includes a Master of Public Health from Lakehead University and a Bachelor of Health Science degree, with a minor in Gerontology, from the University of Waterloo.  In addition, she holds certificates in Project Management from the University of Waterloo, Leadership and Management from McMaster University, and Future Ready Leadership from Mohawk Enterprise College.  

In addition to being a health promotion specialist and strategic coach, Michelle is also a mom of two.  In her spare time she enjoys nature walks, fishing, kayaking, a game of basketball, and sharing stories around a bonfire with her family.


“Michelle is passionate about public health, and truly likes nothing better than to develop or refine a program or report to ensure it will achieve maximum impact and efficiency.  I had the pleasure of working with Michelle for a number of years, and saw first-hand how she worked with, cared for and nurtured her team.  She is a genuinely caring person who will give her all to ensure every task she undertakes is completed professionally, thoughtfully and effectively.  She simply can’t do it any other way.”

 – Sandy Stevens, Director, Health Protection & Investigation

“Michelle is a skilled and caring leader who is able to adjust her leadership style to the needs of her team and partners. As my manager for over 2.5 years, Michelle identified my potential for leadership. She supported my goals and provided me with opportunities for growth. She coached me through challenges in a non-judgemental, supportive manner. She was able to help me identify areas of weakness and guide me to address these areas. Because of Michelle’s mentorship I attained my goal to further my public health career in a leadership position.”

– Julie Richardson, Program Manager