AB – Sherwood Park: Pierre Cormier
Pierre Cormier is a seasoned professional advising business leaders in achieving solid growth for over 20 years. His entrepreneurial zest provides a high level of energy and devotion to all client projects. As a certified management consultant and business coach, he has had the privilege of guiding hundreds of entrepreneurs in reaching their true potential and peak performance.
Shifting your business into a destination is achievable through a creative mindset, dedication and dynamic best practices; and Pierre would like to help guide you in remaining viable, successful and profitable, especially in today’s Covid-19 world.
AB – Bragg Creek: Mark Kamachi
As a creative marketing professional for over 30 years, Mark and his team deliver memorable and award-winning advertising and design for businesses of all of flavours with their niche in tourism and economic development. As the Creative Director of AdMaki Creative, he sees that everything they produce gets noticed. Now with Destination Creation training, and being one of the few Canadian facilitators in Jon’s arsenal, he is equipped with more business insights to empower entrepreneurs to reach their business potential. Mark works tirelessly creating advertising material for his clients from logos and websites to social media and digital campaigns as well as traditional mediums. He also happens to be the local county councillor, teaches advertising at the university level, is a public speaker, and plays in a band called Skuzzy & the Woodticks.
AB – Raymond: Greg Robinson
Greg has vast experience in a number of fields that provide truly unique insight for small businesses. In the 90’s, Greg originally pursued a producing career in TV and Radio. He later used his previous retail management experience and successfully devoted nearly 20 years to banking, finance and investment. During that time, Greg felt the strong desire to serve his community of Raymond, Alberta, Canada and ran for public office. Greg served as a Councillor for 8 years, including chairing the local Economic Development Committee as well as serving for 5 years as Chair for a 24 municipality member regional economic alliance. These experiences contribute to an acute understanding of how small businesses in small urban and rural areas succeed or fail in today’s 21st century economy. Greg now uses his experience and the proven Destination Creation training to help small businesses in Canada.
SK – Saskatoon: Verona Thibault
An independent consultant, Verona Thibault has provided management, marketing and business development services to communities and the not-for profit sector for over thirty years.
As CEO of the Saskatchewan Economic Development Alliance(SEDA), Verona works to strengthen and maintain resilient and vibrant communities across the province. She currently has trained more participants in the Destination Creation Course in Canada than anyone else.
Business and community are interdependent and ensuring the success of small business is a priority.