Business 4 Breakfast Members

Bernadette Geronazzo, Exec Team

As an International Association for Business Communicators (IABC) Accredited Communicator and Gold Quill Bernadette has led her company – “In the Public Eye” to serve leaders of private and public corporations with strategic initiatives that raise awareness and achieve outlined goals with targeted audiences.

She has co-directed and written for television, has been a columnist for the Calgary Herald and developed the now-online  Business 4 Breakfast Master-Mind Club. 

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Mackenzie Regent, Exec Team

Mackenzie has executed 40+ deals amounting to billions of dollars in transaction value across various sectors including energy, financial, manufacturing, retail, healthcare, and technology.

Mackenzie founded Kalos after her tenure on Scotiabank's Investment Banking team, and is known for her exemplary client service, technical ability and leadership.


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Derryl Kostynuik, Exec Team

Derryl’s expertise lies in messaging and creative design that moves people to take actions that make companies profitable.

He is the founder and president of Pencilworks Studios that has been around for almost four decades with a solid history of success in developing effective brand communications, product packaging and marketing materials for over 200 firms in various industries.

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Rael Kalley, Exec Team

Strategic Pathways Founder and CEO Rael Kalley is a personal coach, trainer and bestselling author. Rael’s work has been praised by medical professionals and psychologists alike. His methods are backed up by data.

Rael has overcome significant obstacles in his own life to become a successful entrepreneur and coach, and has used the principles in OnCourse and OBSESSION himself. 

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Monique O'Reilly

Monique is a multi-disciplinary professional with a background in Software Engineering and Commerce.  She has held roles in Sales & Marketing across a variety of industries, from hospitality and automotive industries to software-based marketing research. 

A servant leader and humanitarian at heart, Monique believes in providing person-centered, culturally sensitive care and support to those she serves.  As a digital entrepreneur, she is a strong advocate of small business success – the heartbeat of the economy. 

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Anita Lee

Anita is a creative problem solver with a positive winners attitude. Before starting Catch Communications, Anita worked both in-house in corporate marketing teams for national brands as well as in boutique marketing agencies. 

Her specialties include marketing strategy, market research, and communications for professional services firms. What makes Anita unique is her relationship-oriented approach. She is not afraid to ask deep questions in order to deliver the most effective client solutions.

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Akwasi Antwi

As a Sun Life Financial advisor, Akwasi helps people achieve short and long-term goals through professional guidance in financial planning.

Akwasi takes the time to understand his clients' needs and recommends a bespoke strategy that will allow them to accumulate wealth, protect their savings and plan for their long-term health and financial well being.

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Kent Hehr

As a former cabinet minister, Kent has been at the table when big decisions are made. His understanding of how government works and what decision makers are looking for is invaluable for businesses and not-for-profit organizations looking for results. He has a proven track record of managing divergent stakeholders’ interests, collaborating with federal government departments, intergovernmental relations, and chairing committees.

Prior to his entry into public service, Kent was a practising lawyer with the prestigious national law firm Fraser Milner Casgrain (now Dentons).

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Andrew Lobas

Andrews team at BUILD IT works on a broad range of construction projects, including new builds, retrofits and repurposed spaces. BUILT IT sources locations, collaborates with engineers, designers and architects; they assemble trustworthy construction teams and provide on-site management services.

From start to finish, BUILD IT brings your brand to life. 

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Shawn Johnson

Shawn Johnson spent 12 years working in the payment processing industry where he observed firsthand the disadvantages businesses face when setting up their point of sale systems. Payment processing companies trap businesses into paying high rates and long-term contracts because they serve their shareholders, not their customers.

Shawn took that financial services experience — and those frustrations — and used it to do things differently. At Merchant Services Consultants, clients can rent, lease, or purchase state-of-the-art equipment that will automate their operations and save them money, at a price that’s fair and transparent.

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Chad Osowski

When something’s not working with your technology system, you want IT support who knows what they’re doing and can speak your language. Forget trekking across the city of Calgary with your computer when a Nerd can come to you!

Local Calgary Nerd, Chad Osowski, backed by the entire Nerds team of skilled IT professionals, will cater to your preference of remote or in-person support. Serving all of Calgary from the downtown core to Varsity, Nerds On Site is your go-to computer help resource.

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