Ask an Expert

Talk to an expert to get specific business advice on a range of topics. Topics include accounting, legal, marketing, and business planning. All appointments are 45 minutes, and available by phone or video chat.

How it Works

  1. Click on your topic of interest below.
  2. Choose an expert.
  3. Select ‘Book Now’ under your chosen expert to select a date and time that works for you.
  4. Follow the booking instructions and complete your payment.

Fee: $25 + GST per meeting*

*Accounting and Legal – one expert meeting per category per calendar year
*Business Planning and Marketing – you may meet with each expert in the category once per calendar year

Don’t know whom to meet with? Email or call us at 1-888-576-4444 for assistance.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellation or changes must be made at least two business days before your meeting date. Appointments may only be rescheduled once. Missed appointments will not be refunded.

 

Meet Our Experts

Accountants can help with the financial components of your business plan, tax advice and filing, and cashflow and income observations. Accountants can advise on consequence of your financial decisions.

Jordan Brown, CPA, CA

Location: Saskatoon

Jordan is a CPA with a passion for helping entrepreneurs and is the owner of Lift Accounting, a cloud-focused accounting firm for start-ups and small businesses in Saskatoon and area. With over five years of professional experience, Jordan can provide advice on how to set-up and operate your start-up or small business from an accounting, bookkeeping, and tax perspective.

Available dates
December 9

Multiple Advisors Regina

Location: Regina

At MNP we pride ourselves on being different – it’s our entrepreneurial drive that sets us apart. Providing the highest level of excellence, MNP is a leading national accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Canada.

Our Tax team works with individuals and organizations in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors, providing comprehensive strategies that minimize risk, meet tax compliance and reporting requirements, reduce costs and maximize returns.

Available dates
December 2

Multiple Advisors

Location: Saskatoon

MNP is one of the largest national accounting and business consulting firms in Canada. For more than 65 years, we have proudly served the needs of our clients by leveraging our specialists from across the nation. With experienced advisors in all sectors, MNP is able to meet the needs of your business every step of the way. We can provide the tailored, in-depth solutions you need for today’s market.

Available dates
December 14

Business Planners can help you with all aspects of your business and provide general business strategy. Many experienced entrepreneurs often have a business consultant that they turn to frequently for formal and informal coaching.

Roger Grona

Location: Saskatoon

Roger will assess your business plan. He help you understand the business and financial risks you will face whether you are a start-up or seeking to grow your current business operations. Roger brings a wealth of corporate and entrepreneurial experience forward to help with the planning process. The stronger the risk mitigated, the greater the chance for not only success in sustainability but business growth.

Roger requires that you have a written business plan. If you need assistance writing your business plan, please make an appointment with Dana Kadilak-Brick.

Available dates
December 6, December 13

Dana Kadilak-Brick

Location: Saskatoon

Dana’s key focus areas: Business Planning, Strategic Planning, Marketing

Dana Kadilak-Brick has over 10 years combined experience in market research, business advising and consulting to entrepreneurs in all stages of business in a variety of industries. Along with her certification as a Small Business Councillor with APEC-IBIZ, she holds a B.Comm in Marketing from the U of S. Opportunity Knocks Consulting specializes in professionally written business plans that are bank ready.

 

Available dates
December 1, December 15

Colin McAllister

Location: Regina

Colin specializes in Executive Leadership Coaching, Management Consulting, Organizational Change Management, Business Innovation, and Business Planning.

Graham Robertson

Location: Saskatoon

ICR is a local company that started with 3 people, and has now grown into the largest commercial brokerage in the province. ICR’s growth is a testament to its entrepreneurial spirit, and precisely what drew Graham to start working for ICR over 4 years ago. Graham loves working with and helping new start ups, as there is so much on a new businessperson’s plate. Graham will go further than just “finding a space”, his goal is to help build your business. Graham provides guidance in commercial leasing and the commercial market segment as it relates to your business, informs clients of options and tools to protect their business and provide growth, and assists with lease negotiations.

Available dates
December 8, December 15

Lawyers can help you with the legal components of your business, such as your structure, by-laws, agreements or contracts, and liability. Lawyers can represent you officially.

Jeffrey Burgess, Lawyer

Location: Saskatoon

Burgess Law advises clients on strategy, initial start-up considerations for new businesses, business structures, contracts employment practice, and intellectual property among other legal issues. Jeff loves to be challenged and believes that entrepreneurs deserve value for their moment along with full access to legal counsel.

Available dates
December 6

Tyler Gray

Location: Regina

Tyler’s key focus areas: Startup Organizations, Contracts and Regulatory Issues

Tyler Gray is an associate with McKercher LLP in Regina, building a practice focused on corporate commercial solicitor work. His interests and specific areas of focus include agri-business, natural resources and renewable energy, tech law and Indigenous and First Nations economic development. Tyler has also completed his MBA and has experience leading organizations and, as a result, brings a critical, strategic lens to the legal services he offers. As part of McKercher LLP’s Technology and High Growth Startups practice group, Tyler seeks to deliver innovative legal services tailored to the stage of an individual company while still remaining strategic and forward-looking.

Available dates
December 1, December 8, December 15

Marketing Executives are creative, strategic consultants who can support the development, implementation and evaluation of your communication, marketing, advertising and distribution efforts.

Barb McGrath

Location: Regina

Known as the #GoogleGirl, Barb founded the Get Found Marketing Program, and Saskatchewan’s first approved Google agency. After more than 20 years working with local businesses, Barb knows what it takes for local businesses to succeed. From digital marketing to strategic communications, Barb helps businesses attract more ready-to-buy customers and win the race to the cash register.

Available dates

You will be directed to the expert’s booking calendar upon submission of the intake form and payment.

Daria Malin

Location: Saskatoon

This session is for business owners who already have existing sales, and want clarity and direction on how to make marketing decisions that will grow their business further. Daria will help you define and understand your target markets, how to reach them, and how to be clear in your messaging in order to engage and persuade the people who will buy from you. Bring your questions about sales, marketing, and advertising with you to this session.

Available dates

You will be directed to the expert’s booking calendar upon submission of the intake form and payment.

Andrew Scott

Location: Saskatoon

Island Web Design + Creative is a website design and digital marketing firm focused on solving company’s business goals through elegant, custom design. We offer marketing strategy, branding, website design, print design, and app development for businesses of all sizes. We are strong believers that a beautiful brand will set you apart from your competitors and make you memorable to your potential customers.

Available dates
December 8

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