head start in business
BUILDING ENTREPRENEURS, ONE IDEA AT A TIME.

Our Staff

All staff members work out the offices of the Community Futures Development Corporations located across Northern Ontario.

Trista Vermette

Program Manager

Office Location: North Claybelt Community Futures Development Corporation
6, Ash St. Kapuskasing, Ontario, P5N 2C8
Tel: (705)367-0556
Email: [email protected]

 

 

Phil Dittburner

Program Coordinator

Office location:Community Development Corporation of Sault Ste. Marie & Area

672 Queen St East, Sault Ste Marie ON P6A 2A4

Email: [email protected]

Emily Breault

Program Coordinator

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My hidden strength is my stubbornness. I don’t give up easily!
My perfect moment of happiness is being at Disney World! I was a cast member there twice and love everything Disney! 
My favourite thing to do in my downtime is Zumba. I am an instructor and love to dance! 
A fact about me that other people might not know is I love kids and have a passion for working with them. 
My advice for young entrepreneurs is to follow your dreams and don’t be afraid to do things alone. We only have one life so run like you’re on fire towards your wildest dreams! Only you can do it! Make your passion become a job and you’ll never work a day in your life.

Office location: The Kennedy Building
222 McIntyreStreet West Suite 312 NorthBay, Ontario P1B2Y8

Email: [email protected]

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Natalie Leonard

Youth Entrepreneurship Coordinator – Head Start in Business

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My hidden strength is my resiliency.  My perfect moment of happiness is the birth of my three children.

My favourite thing to do in my downtime is spending time with my children, my dogs, as well as camping and cooking. A fact about me that other people might not know is that I studied Veterinary Technology in College.

My advice for young entrepreneurs is to not let other’s opinions influence you! If you have a vision – go for it whole heartedly!  Because remember, professionals built the Titanic, amateurs built the arc.

Office location: North Claybelt Community Futures Development Corporation
Kapuskasing, Ontario

Email: [email protected]

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