We have ideas, we help others with their ideas, and we launch stuff, real stuff that helps people create, innovate, build and make things better.
GM and Co-Founder
Before the Loan Fund, Seth travelled
and worked in Latin America,
planted trees across Canada,
and arriving in SJ,
worked in newcomer
settlement. In 1997, he
learned about micro-lending
and pitched the idea to key
stakeholders, and the idea
was launched. His passion
has been creating
opportunity through 'social'
enterprise, building a
culture of entrepreneurship,
and generally striving to
create positive change.
Money Matter$ Coordinator
Darlene made the move to
Uptown Saint John and enjoys
all the conveniences living
close to work and near the
city center has to offer.
Her background includes
insurance and financial
planning with Sun Life,
office management, as
well as adult education.
style and love for
budgeting is a great asset
to our team!
Enterprise Development Officer
Diane lives in Sussex and for the past
five years managed the Home
Hardware there. Before that she
worked to launch a new land fill
and its recycling programs, launched
her own business, helped to scale
a fitness and health foods
business, and well, she also tended
sheep. That diverse experience will
be put to good use as she facilitates
training and coaches participantsto launch their very own business.
Financial & Project Analyst
Before coming to Canada
Guillermo worked for the
local government of
Quito in Ecuador on affordable
housing projects. He moved to the
National Development Bank,
financing housing projects.
He believes in continuous learning
and is devoted to sustainable
development, energy, and housing.
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Property Maintenance Manager
Born and raised in Saint John Ray
comes with many years of facility
maintenance and property management
.He is the guy who can fix, organize
orbuild anything the Hub needs done,He enjoys a good challenge and helping others.
| Abigail Reinhart|
YES Program Facilitator
With environmental sustainability and creative
expression at the heart of her work, Abi is
passionate about helping youth create positive change.
Finance and Social
Purpose Real Estate
Justin came back from Alberta to
be with us...well and his family.
He brings experience as an
economic development officer,
working on diverse projects from
small retail start ups and social
enterprises, to larger multi million dollar
projects. Closer to home he
worked with his wife managing a
soap and bath bombs store.
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Social Finance Officer
John brings the Loan Fund
from Vancity Credit Union,
and policy experience from two
years with Vancity Community
Foundation—where, among other
projects, he worked on theFostering
Change campaign to add success
to youth aging out of government
Terry Conrod, Chair
Owner and Consultant, Conrod Strategic Business Consulting
Tim McLaughlin, Secretary
Lawyer, McInnis Cooper
Retired Product Development and Sales, Innovatia
Principal, The Chapman Group
Case Manager, Teen Resource Centre
Events & Marketing, Civilized
Robert Boyce Architect