About True North

True North Consultants began in 2008 as True North Adventures.  We recently changed our name to more accurately reflect all that we do for our business, non-profit and government clients.  We are leadership development experts who can leverage our unique experience to guide your organization to greater performance.

We work hard to exceed your expectations and make a real difference to the individuals who make up your team.  Whether it is a one day outing into the woods, or a six month project addressing a major organizational challenge, we will work side by side with you to achieve your goals.  We continue to challenge ourselves in our work and our personal lives because we understand the value of that risk in bettering ourselves and our business.

In today’s fast-paced and highly dynamic world, organizations need their teams to be performing at their highest level.  Our staff works with yours to create an event or process that gets you to that goal.

Our mission is to promote organizational, individual and team growth through challenging, fun and relevant activities and processes. We want to help you find your way. We believe teams achieve maximum strength and greater results through shared experience in and out of the workplace. We offer customized, meaningful events that achieve desired outcomes.
Our commitment to results: True North Adventures works tirelessly to meet your goals. Using the expertise developed over 20 years of program development and organizational leadership, owner Jerritt Johnston will work with you to create an event that exceeds your expectations and has a lasting impact for your organization.
Jerritt Johnston, Owner 1009789_10151737412732899_509927953_nJerritt’s personal story is filled with challenge and adventure and it led him to start this business in 2008. He holds a Master’s Degree in Education and has spent his professional career working and training individuals and facilitating organizational growth. His resume includes leadership positions in both for-profit and non-profit organizations and he brings that unique experience to bear in his work with clients.

Personally, Jerritt is an avid outdoors person and endurance athlete. He has completed multiple marathon and ultra-marathon events in cross-country skiing, trail running and adventure racing. He loves spending time with his family in the woods and on the lakes around Ely, MN, no matter the season.

Staff We take staff selection very seriously. We hire only people with expertise and a personal philosophy of adventure and success. Our network of staff includes polar explorers, elite endurance athletes, respected subject matter experts, thought leaders and seasoned facilitators.