Our diverse and respected network of people and organizations work every day to empower entrepreneurs to start, grow and innovate their businesses.
Sean has working with Entrepreneurs and helping foster Economic Development in Southeast Alberta for over 14 years. In 2007 Sean took on the role of Manger of Community Futures Entre-Corp and in 2012 also took on the role of Manager of Community Futures Chinook in Taber.
Sean has been a leader in the creation and development of The APEX Regional Innovation Network of South East Alberta. Sean holds a Bachelor of Business and a diploma in Human Resource Management.
Elizabeth loves to serve and help business owners in a meaningful way and works to connect businesses to the resources and information to help improve their competitive position. An honours business graduate and previous business owner with over 25 years of experience in sales, procurement, financing and project management allows Elizabeth to understand business challenges and then to identify and communicate what additional support and resources are available to support entrepreneur and business owner needs.
Pat has just recently joined our Team as of September 25, 2017. With Community Futures Entre-Corp her main focus will be managing the Self Employment Training program (S.E.) Pat comes to us with 30 years in the Banking Industry with both business/agriculture and retail background. Pat enjoys working with new entrepreneurs to help plan and grow their dreams to reality.
Matt joined the team in January 2018 and is the Entrepreneur Advisor based in Brooks. He is excited about providing the small business owners and entrepreneurs of Brooks with support, training and access to a wider range of resources.
Matt's previous experience as a business owner and teacher have provided him with the skills and experince to support entrepreneurs in the region.
Tracy is Manger, Business Development at Medicine Hat college and plays a key role within APEX.
Mark Keller leads the Advancement department at Medicine Hat College, work that includes the college’s entrepreneur development centre, and innovation team. He’s worked in the postsecondary system for almost 25 years, has a background in aviation and journalism, and holds an MBA.
Christie is an Entrepreneur Advisor located at the MHC Entrepreneur Development Centre. She works one-on-one with entrepreneurs, advising and connecting them with the huge array of services available through the SE Alberta Entrepreneurship Incubator Program.
John is a Technology Development Advisor for Alberta Innovates. He works primarily with Small and Medium sized business and Entrepreneurs, providing programs and advice on how they might be able to commercialize their new, innovative technology. John can be found either at the College or downtown MH with the folks from Community Futures Entrecorp.
Carrie is the Marketing Advisor and is located in the Community Futures Office. She provides coaching and advisory services related to marketing for local businesses and potential start ups.