Small but Mighty

Meet the team powering the future of Canada’s entrepreneurship community.

As one team, we’re steering Startup Canada and lifting each other to grow together in our mission of connecting Canada’s entrepreneurs with the tools, community, and support they need to start and build their businesses.

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Board of Directors

Jamie Savage

Board Chair

Brenda Halloran

Kristen Jain

CPA, CA, Shopify

Mandy Potter

Head of Growth, DuoPlane

Sergio Escobar

CEO/Managing Director at BCF Ventures & Lalotte Ventures

Paula Kwan

Senior Manager, Management Consulting, KPMG

Team

Kayla Isabelle

CEO

Jenn Juby

Managing Director

Natasha Morano

Corporate & Government Affairs Director

Sally Douglas

Senior Advisor

Joline Lavoie

Design & Operations Manager

Maddie Stiles

Digital Production Lead

Rick Spence

Startup Podcast Host

Isabel Nolan

Program Manager, Startup Women and Startup Global

Nadia Ladak

Program Marketing Officer

Jocelyn Courneya

Marketing and Communications Manager

Lauren Macready

Program Manager, Startup Canada Tour

Myriam Wedge

Program Administrator

Kamila Osorio-Luna

Marketing Coordinator

Jenn Lusby

Lead, Partnerships
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Waaiz Beyg

Event Coordinator, Startup Canada Tour

Private Sector Leadership Advisory Council

Paul Gaspar

UPS Canada

Shawn Salewski

BDC

Marlene Le Conte

Scotiabank

Armin Nourozi

EDC

Kate Karn

Mastercard Canada
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