Entrepreneur ~ Strategist ~ Educator ~ Advocate ~ Adviser ~ Mentor
Co-founder / Co-owner (2005 - present)
Q College (government accredited) Responsive Learning, Digital Creative & Advanced Technologies
Co-founder / Co-owner (2015 - present)
Q Academy, Industry Driven Learning
Co-founder / Co-owner (1998-present) North Studio web tech & apps & web development, SEO, web strategies, extranet, database
Co-founder / Co-owner (2002-present) Stikky Media, marketing, social media and brand reputation management
Co-founder / Co-owner (2012-present) Digital Business Intelligence, business innovation
Founder / Co-Owner (1997-present) Birds of a Feather Victoria Ocean Lagoon B&B
Co-Owner (2014-present) Birds of a Feather Virunya Resort & Private Guided Tours Thailand
Captain (1997-present) Birds of a Feather Marine EcoTours Ltd.
Instructor (1998-present) Hospitality & Tourism, B&B start-up & operations, Innsitting, online marketing, social media for business, web strategies, tax planning, corporations
Mentor, small business start-up, incubation, operations and personal brand reputation management
Instructor (1985-2002) college law courses including paralegal
Founder (1985, retired) Hyatt Legal Services Canada
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Diverse background in law, advocacy, education, business, web, and tax planning gives me a unique set of specialized skills to offer guidance solve problems.
I also sit on numerous corporate boards and committees affording me valuable sector specific insights, and excellent networking opportunities.