Colleen is a very experienced entrepreneur. Following graduation from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Commerce, Honours degree with a major in Marketing, she entered the world of business ownership in the coffee industry where she operated a successful cafe on Corydon. For more than eight years, she managed all aspects of the business including product/service development, human resources, operations planning, and inventory management. After selling her business, she became a valuable resource for other entrepreneurs who drew upon her expertise and experience for the operation of their own businesses. Colleen joined the Women’s Enterprise Centre team in 2008 and as a skilled seminar facilitator and one-on-one advisor, continues to assist Manitoba’s women entrepreneurs.