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Business Mentors Share The Secrets To Their Success

October 25, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm








Come meet our mentors and pickup some great business tips as they share the secrets to their success.

In this 2.5 hour session you will have the opportunity to ask questions and discuss all aspects of your business development with our business mentors.

You will have time to chat with:

Carolyn Skimson – the former CEO of Groves Hospital, Carolyn has incredible skills in organization, planning and sound business practices. She enjoys helping small businesses with their strategic planning and organization.

Brian Cowan  – Brian is a seasoned business executive with domestic and international experience in the areas of information technology, sales, marketing, acquisitions and joint ventures.  He has proven success in developing and executing plans in both established and start-up businesses.  He has established excellent relationships with decision makers in government, professional bodies and financial institutions.

Ross Shantz – Ross has an extensive background in farming. He assisted his family farming operation to grow into a turkey research and breeding company which eventually encompassed 14 farms, two hatcheries and had affiliate operations in the USA, Brazil, Hungary and Ireland.  Ross then went on to co-found the Mercedes Corp. which was involved with the development of Farmers markets, Outlet malls, and long-term health care facilities. He is well versed in business development and strategic planning

Julien R. Den Tandt PAg. ( retired)  – Julien held a number of senior management positions in firms that marketed products around the world.  He specialized in helping firms identify key areas that required change.  Once shortcomings were identified, action plans were then designed and implemented.  Julien enjoys sharing his management knowledge and experience with organizations that enjoy the challenge of change management.

Nick Harris –  Nick is a seasoned business professional with a background in manufacturing, and the service industry.  He has a diverse range of experience including business and financial analysis, strategic and tactical planning, small business development, supply chain management, business environment and competitor analysis, technical sales and management of joint venture operations and agreements.


October 25, 2018
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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CFDC Boardroom
294 E Mill St
Elora, ON N0B1S0 Canada
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