Joe Deobald

Joe Deobald is the Founder of Full Frame Marketing, Franchise owner of Code Ninjas, and the Entrepreneur in Residence at Left Technologies. He sits on the board for the Women’s Collaborative Hub and is the digital creative director for TEDx Vancouver. Joe has written articles on empathetic leadership for publication in Forbes magazine, spoken at numerous regional conferences, and has helped numerous companies develop award-winning cultures.

Archana Samtani Singhania

Archana is an entrepreneurial leader who has steered many organizations to new levels of performance and business growth. She has navigated through all phases of enterprise initiatives - building new programs, reshaping and rolling out processes, and working shoulder to shoulder with executives and employees for seamless implementation and adoption.

Victor Gelano

Victor joins Build a Biz Kids sharing in its vision to develop the skills and talent children will need for our connected future. He brings with him a wealth of experience from the Real Estate Development and Hospitality industries. His career has taken him to Europe, Oceania, Asia, The Middle East and North America where he has held several leadership positions that uniquely combine business proficiency with genuine concern for customers and the team.

Victoria Petriw

Victoria Petriw is the VP of Operations at WiderFunnel, and Co-Founder of Port Moody & Co. a lifestyle brand that connects the Port Moody community and promotes the incredible people and places of the area. She is an SFU grad in Human Geography, specializing in Urban Studies, and completed all the experiential programs the faculty had to offer.

Braden Ricketts

Braden comes to us from working as a Program Director & Project Manager for over 10 years at the YWCA, a large nonprofit association in Vancouver, BC as well as co-owning a podcasting business, Amplifyou. Braden is also the Co-Founder of The Fuel Academy and professional High-Fiver to Kids.

Leah Coss

Leah Coss has owned numerous businesses in manufacturing & finance as well as being a Franchise Development Consultant for over 9 years in assorted industries. She is a published author & speaker on automation, eliminating skill obsolescence & reducing turnover in the workplace, skills labour gap. She is also an advocate for education and the Co-Founder & CEO of The Fuel Academy.