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Business Advisor Spotlight – Jeremy Elomaa

May 13th, 2021|Business Advisors|

CONNECT SOCIAL Business Enterprise Centre and Timmins Economic Development Corporation (TEDC) Jeremy Elomaa is a Business Development Specialist with the Business Enterprise Centre and Timmins Economic Development Corporation (TEDC).  His role is to help entrepreneurs and businesses start, scale and grow their operations.  He supports the activities of the Business Enterprise Centre as a Virtual Service Advisor by assisting clients in English and French and offering free business services that include: one-on-one consultations, workshops, seminars, business plan development and review, and assisting with various grant and funding opportunities.  Jeremy holds an

Business Advisor Spotlight – Laurie Del

May 11th, 2021|Business Advisors|

CONNECT SOCIAL The Business Centre: Nippising Perry Sound Before joining the amazing team at the Business Centre Nipissing Parry Sound, Laurie spent over 30 years in senior management for several large corporations, including national retailers, and two of the top four Telecommunications Companies in Canada. As a safety and security professional, Laurie spent the bulk of her career helping corporations protect their people, product, and property. Laurie was responsible for developing strong operating procedures and health and safety best practices while building strong relationships with all levels of management, staff, vendors,

Business Advisor Spotlight – Mae Legg

May 6th, 2021|Business Advisors|

CONNECT SOCIAL Brantford Brant Business Centre Mae has operated many successful business ventures and administered multiple Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation, and Trade in her career with three Small Business Enterprise Centres. Mae specializes in: Business diagnostics and pricing strategies Business plan and cash flow development Customer service and communications Financial needs assessment and planning Human resource management Income property management Restaurant management Youth entrepreneurship programs and services

Business Advisor Spotlight – Brenda Camirand

May 4th, 2021|Business Advisors|

CONNECT SOCIAL Timmins Economic Development Corporation Brenda leads the TEDC’s business development team and oversees the Business Enterprise Centre, a service that provides free business mentoring and counselling in the Cochrane District. She also works with individual clients to help them scale up, expand or invest in Timmins. Brenda has been with the TEDC since 2004. Her project portfolio includes expanding regional export capacity, building the mining supply sector, and promoting trade and investment. Brenda holds diplomas in Economic Development and Business Administration and is a certified Economic Development professional (EcD).

Business Advisor Spotlight – Norman Musengimana

April 27th, 2021|Business Advisors|

CONNECT SOCIAL Kingston Economic Development Corporation  Norman is an experienced small business and start-up advisor, and a start-up entrepreneur.  A recent graduate from the Smith School of Business at Queen’s University. Norman enjoys helping and supporting potential entrepreneurs, early-stage entrepreneurs, and small and medium business owners. His previous experience involved working on business plans, feasibility studies, facilitating business workshops, organizing business plan competitions, and small business advisory. Born in Rwanda, Norman has had the opportunity to live and work in more than seven countries on three different continents. He enjoys traveling by

Business Advisor Spotlight – Marlon Shaw

April 23rd, 2021|Business Advisors|

CONNECT SOCIAL Business Advisory Centre of Durham (BACD) Marlon Shaw is an award-winning inspirational speaker, certified speaking coach, and the founder of Speak And Grow Your Business™. He teaches entrepreneurs and business professionals how to use speaking as a marketing strategy to stand out from the competition, attract more clients and grow their business. His Entrepreneurial Speaking Solution™ combines the art and science of world-class speaking strategies and techniques into a system that is easy to understand, and put to immediate use to create unique messages for the marketplace, signature stories that

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