Chair | Kitchener/Waterloo, ON
Kristel Manes is a Change Management Specialist; having spent the last 13 years coaching entrepreneurs as they start and grow businesses. Kristel has an extensive history in communication and negotiation amongst such prominent groups as boards of directors, sponsors, core funding partners, senior management, peers, and aspiring business owners. Specialties include Business Plan Creation, Forecasting, Goal Definition, & Growth Strategies, Policy & Procedure Formulation. Her success as Director of Operations with Innovation Guelph and Co-founder of the Rhyze Project have inspired Kristel to return to her roots; assisting the BCGW in navigating the next 20 years as Business Advisory Experts.