Empowering business leaders to reach new heights
The tumultuous waters of business require continued development of knowledge and skill. At Two Tides, our experienced team of business strategists and coaches help senior leadership teams, CEOs and owners navigate this space.
We are driven by increasing revenue, profitability, and operational efficiency, while building a culture of high-performing teams. Our customised plans and collaborative work methodology ensures that our clients achieve their business goals.
To create impact, we work in-person, off-site and through virtual platforms to coach and serve our clients’ needs. It is our commitment towards expanding knowledge and expertise that allows us to dive deep and explore every crevice.
Our team’s experience is anchored in their own business success. They have achieved scalable growth in their own businesses (and still do) and will bring this experience to your mentoring, coaching and strategy.
We are on an endless journey of learning and self-improvement.
Masters of expertise
We delve into the depths of our field, understanding every nuance and angle to provide unparalleled expertise.
Our dedication to our clients is unwavering, partnering only with those who share our relentless pursuit of success.
Led by Sharn Rayner
Placing a Managing Partner into her own business and concurrently being a CEO in another, Sharn Rayner exemplifies business success. It is this wealth of knowledge, qualifications and first-hand experience that gives Sharn insight into strategic management and business development, marketing, finance, operations, HR and international business growth.
A high-energy and results-driven individual, Sharn will help you grow your business into a high performing asset while generating a significant return on your investment.
Sharn is an avid lifelong learner. She has travelled the world many times and is a committed yogi (qualified Yoga and Meditation instructor). Sharn volunteers for Business Mentors New Zealand, First Foundation and as a Puppy Raiser for The Guide Dog Association. Along with her husband Matt and two teens, Caitlin and Jack, and their forever dog Vinnie (a withdrawn guide dog). Sharn resides in Tairua, Coromandel, New Zealand.
Meet Jacqui Gage-Brown: a dynamic business director, entrepreneur, and mentor with a track record of turning visions into reality. With over a decade at the helm of a successful marketing agency, Jacqui is a strategic thinker who brings laser focus to every project, ensuring maximum impact and results. Her knack for activation and achievement has propelled organisations to success.
Jacqui’s dedication extends to her community involvement, championing projects like the Tairua Skatepark and serving on the board of Sport Waikato, and Tairua Surf Lifesaving Club. Beyond the boardroom, Jacqui holds a lifeguard certification, is a Level 1 CrossFit coach, and instructs at the local Tairua gym, embodying her commitment to health and fitness.
A globetrotter, she loves to travel with her husband Bennet, and three adventurous boys, always on the lookout for the next great surf spot (recommendations welcome!). With a zest for life and a results-driven approach, Jacqui Gage-Brown is a force to be reckoned with in both business and beyond.
Introducing Jessica Stephens, a seasoned professional with over 15 years of diverse industry experience. Jess’s extensive background empowers her to approach talent acquisition with a unique blend of expertise and genuine enthusiasm.
Partnering closely with business leaders and owners, Jess provides invaluable insights, consultations, and leadership in the realm of talent acquisition. Her specialty lies in search recruitment, using platforms like LinkedIn, where she excels in identifying and matching candidates specific to your business needs. Jess takes pleasure in sharing her knowledge and skills in this area with the businesses she supports.
Away from the professional sphere, Jess is kept busy with her family and furry companions. Nestled on a lifestyle block north of Auckland, she shares her home with her husband, children, and pets. You’ll often catch Jess at the rugby field on Saturday mornings, cheering on her boys. She leads an active lifestyle, frequently hitting the pavement for runs, lifting weights, or indulging in a rejuvenating Pilates session whenever time permits.