Chantell is an Employee Benefits, Retirement and Wellness Advisor with CarpiCMW Benefits, a division of CapriCMW Insurance. Chantell will provide a free independent audit of your Employee Benefits, Retirement & Wellness programs and offer advice on cost efficiencies, plan design and structure.
Crispin Butterfield is the creative force and mastermind behind Urban Theory Interior Design; a graduate of Mount Royal University in Calgary, Alberta, her engaging personality and design-commerce savvy make her a valued and well-respected professional and mentor within her field. Working with clients spanning the Western provinces, she’s able to uniquely see the parameters and vision of each project in ways her clients often cannot, and has honed the process and expertise required to grow incredible client relationships. Crispin embraces a life full of ingenuity and imagination, fueled by raw ambition and a desire to leave her mark on the ...View Profile
Treena is from rural Saskatchewan and is a true prairie girl at heart. She subscribes to the rural way of doing business: work hard, be honest, and get involved. Her background is in community development, professional fundraising, marketing and administrative management. She and her husband are the owner/operators of Real Property Management Executives, North America's largest property management company, which just recently opened a franchise office in Kelowna. They have five children, three fur-babies, and when she isn't busy managing their business or volunteering in the community, you'll find her hiding with a glass of wine and a book or ...View Profile
Nikki Csek started what is now Csek Creative out of her home in 1999. Today, Csek Creative has grown to encompass offices Kelowna, Kamloops and Salmon Arm with a staff of more than 40 people. The company offers everything from branding and marketing to website design services and is proud to be currently working with more than 1,200 active Okanagan businesses in nearly every industry. Meanwhile, Csek Creative media division, Now Media has 7 community portals active in BC - KelownaNow, KamloopsBCNow, PentictonNow, PrinceGeorgeNow, ShuswapNow VictoriaNow and VernonNow. Proud recipient the Marketer of the Year award in October of 2016 ...View Profile
Kaylin’s approach is founded on building lasting relationships based upon commitment and trust in her real estate business. Leveraging her experience in business, finance, marketing, home ownership, and real estate investing, she has the expertise to guide her clients through a smooth real estate transaction. Kaylin is known for outstanding client service, constant communication, high tech marketing techniques, and skillful negotiating. She believes in the importance of educating clients throughout the process so they can make the best decision possible.
Having started out her journey with a career in Conflict Resolution for the Department of National Defence followed by an 8 year stint in Strategic Planning, Rachelle felt that something was missing and that she wasn’t living up to her authentic self. While her business background and passion to help people were still very much alive, Rachelle was also passionate about creative arts and was a hobbyist photographer working with various clubs in Ontario and the Northwest Territories. It wasn’t until 2015 that Rachelle decided to combine her passion for empowering women with photography and started Rachelle Alexandra Photography. A ...View Profile
My dedication to customer experience and a natural curiosity to learn new things have been driving forces throughout my career. Over the first 20 years of my professional life, I worked primarily as a Strategic Business Consultant with large corporations in various industries across Western Europe and North America. My primary role was to help corporations define and achieve more effective and efficient customer operations and ultimately improve their bottom line. Through these valuable experiences, I have gained a strong understanding of how corporations operate and the challenges they face now and for the future. I continuously draw upon these ...View Profile
I have over 30 years of experience in public accounting, I primarily work with owner-managed businesses in a variety of industries providing accounting, assurance, tax, and accounting software assistance services. I enjoy helping clients achieve their financial goals. Outside of the office I enjoy spending time with my three adult children, husband and friends exploring all that the Okanagan has to offer.
Megan started BNL out of her love for "local". Her passion for local allowed her to feel like she belonged to a community, had constant support from business owners everywhere, and felt so much love that sometimes she would cry when talking about it. All of these relationships she made started through connecting over Instagram and she realized she had the power to help. So she learned everything she could about Instagram, marketing, and the challenges small businesses face...and that is how BNL was born. Megan specializes in brick-and-mortar stores. Her writing is very inspiring, emotionally packed, and always creates ...View Profile
Tina Walczak is the Chief Design Officer at Hiilite, and The Vice President of Kelowna Women in Business. Tina beautifully combines her passion for design with keen business focus. Creating innovative and detailed work that pushes boundaries, Tina is committed to producing strong brands for clients that accurately captures their overall business strategy. Her credentials speak for themselves, but Tina craves challenge and never lets herself get too comfortable. Educational Background: Currently completing her Bachelor of Commerce in Entrepreneurial Management at Royal Roads University Graphic Design Graduate from Vancouver Island University Marketing Research Certification from How Design University Sales and ...View Profile
Caia A. Wojnarowicz| LLB/JD 2012, BMOS 2008 Caia Wojnarowicz is an associate at the law firm Kimmitt Wrzesniewski. Caia’s areas of practice include Commercial and Residential Real Estate, Wills and Estates and Personal Injury Law. Caia is involved in various professional and community organizations and volunteers at the Kelowna YMCA.