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You can't be all things to all people and sometimes projects are just too big for one.

So, I am pleased to have cultivated working relationships and partnerships with some of Victoria's most savvy and competent business professionals including: accountants, fundraisers, reasearchers, graphic designers, printers, display and marketing collateral suppliers, meeting and event venues, audio-visual technicians and many more. 


We all have expertise in our own fields, together we can bring your organization the holistic services to make your project a success that meets your goals and surpasses expectations.

Brainstorm to Success
Ingrid Vaughan, Smart HR

Ingrid Vaughan is Smart HR’s Architect and Founder. With a Masters in Leadership, Ingrid is passionate about growing and developing leaders at all levels in an organization. Believing that great leaders make great companies, she created the Smart Leadership Academy to grow confident, competent leaders who have a powerful impact on their organizations. Ingrid has spent her career working with and for small businesses in an HR management capacity.  Website

Heather Beaton, Leading and Living for Success

Heather Beaton, specializes in coaching, mentoring and training smart, competent and driven individuals; professionals committed to excelling in their careers and in their lives. Heather is a:

  • Certified Professional Coach (CTI)

  • Lumina Learning Practitioner

  • The Leadership Circle 360

  • Diploma Criminal Justice System

  • Certified Conflict Management

  • BA Sociology

  • Master’s Public Administration

  • Boss Whispering Institute

John Espley, Chief Connector at Connection Skills

Networking, customer service and community building are John's passions. A consummate networker and connector, John loves to help businesses succeed by improving their service levels. and tapping into the “human side” of relationships that grow businesses.


A recognized marketing, sales and customer service professional with over 40 years of leadership experience, he has managed internal and external communications, and sales functions throughout BC and Canada. John has also established reputation as a community leader who has volunteered his expertise to several non-profit organizations in Greater Victoria Region.  Website

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