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People

People are the core of any successful venture. At Coast Capital Savings Venture Connection, we are fortunate to work with a wonderful group of dedicated volunteers, staff and consultants. Click on the names to get information about each of us.

Our Mentors-in-Residence are seasoned entrepreneurs and business leaders who help our program participants achieve their business goals, and also help to build strong relationships to the broader community.

For any questions, please email us at venture@sfu.ca or call our office at 778-782-8101.

Staff

Angie Van Vliet
Program Assistant

Krista Burnham
Operations Manager

Logan Kardash
Events and Engagement Assistant

Vivien Lee
Communications and Marketing Coordinator

Janice OBriain
Director

Leona Yu
Graphic Designer

Maycko Macapugas
Engagement, Events and Special Projects Lead

William Brenner
Incubator Programs Manager

Mentors-in-Residence

Incubator Stream Leads

Dave Thomas
Sustainable Energy Lead

Lesley Esford
Life Sciences Lead

Lynn Warburton
Creative and Digital Lead

Trish Mandewo
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Lead

Experts-in-Residence

Sarah Lubik
Director of Entrepreneurship

Industry: High impact technology
Superpower: Commercialization and strategic market analysis

Bob de Wit
Angel in Residence

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