Gloria is President of Gloria Lindsay Luby Enterprises, a strategic management consulting firm offering services in strategic and long range planning with particular emphasis on municipal government. Politically active for many years, she has served continuously on municipal councils for almost 30 years. She began as a councillor for the city of Etobicoke from 1985 and then was elected to the amalgamated city of Toronto until 2014. During these years, she chaired the Economic Development Committee, the Government Management Committee and the Toronto Police Services Board.
She has designed and facilitated strategic plans for a wide variety of municipalities and municipal organizations, from small focus groups to major community meetings. The community based strategic plan used in Port Colborne has become the model adopted by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs.
A popular trainer and facilitator with both the Ontario Municipal Management Institute and the Association of Municipalities of Ontario, she has authored numerous articles in Municipal World and Civic Public Works. Gloria has spoken at many conferences such as the Canadian Urban Institute and the International Cities for Living.
Her other business experience includes Manager, Strategic Planning for the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants, and President, The Planning Forum, The International Institute for Planning and Strategic Management. Gloria has also conducted strategic plans for major publicly traded companies and served on the Board of Directors of one of them.
Gloria holds an honours B.A. from Western University and a Masters degree from the University of Toronto.