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make an

impact

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I love that you are here and you've made it this far through my website.

I am probably not like that agency you met in Calgary or like your cousin's friend that does design. I am a little more casual, love the 90s, and work hard.

I also keep it lean, while I am always here, I source and collaborate with other practitioners when needed, keeping overall costs a lot more reasonable while offering a much-needed, approachable service model for most clients.

I am the 'do-er' not just the thinker (but I do love behavioural economics) and believe that while theory is great, intuition can make for innovation.

 

After spending 20+ years helping the big businesses stay big, I learned that it is much more gratifying to help local business owners find their way, build their business and realize their dreams (which also inadvertently, helps me reach my dreams).

make it

matter

  • 2021 Alberta Chamber Small Business of the Year nominee and Female Business of the Year Nominee

  • 2021 Small Business Magazine Business Woman of the year, nominee

  • 2019 Women of Inspiration, Rural Leadership Winner

  • 2019 Okotoks & Area Chamber of Commerce Award: Business of the Year Winner

  • 2019 Okotoks & Area Chamber of Commerce Nominee for Customer Service (Business), Community Impact

  • 2018 Alberta Women Entrepreneurs Nominee

  • Speaker at #SMBYYC97  "Tragedies of Trending Online"

  • Presenter Okotoks Business Association 

  • 2018 Nominee: Business of the Year, Community Impact, Best Customer Service, Okotoks Chamber Business Excellence Awards

  • 2017 Nominee: Best Customer Service, Okotoks Chamber Business Excellence Awards

  • POW / Venture Snowboards (North America) Design Winner

  • 2004, Nominee Top 30 under 30

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make a

difference

Taking time to give back to the community is important to me.

 

We believe every business has the ability to help provide and enrich the town, city, and areas in which we live and to give back. 

 

I have been hired for Speaking, training, and coaching to local business owners by local stakeholder groups in Okotoks and High River as well as in Calgary. 

 

Each year I donate services and time to multiple fundraisers, including Country Hospice, Sheep River Health Trust, Okotoks Junior Hockey, Cooking for Kids, and the Okotoks Oilers Golf Tournament.

I manage ThinkOkotoks, a page designed to help promote local businesses, and Okotoks and Area Women Entrepreneurs a place where local female business owners can connect for help, support or promotion. 

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