MEET THE MENTORS

Educator / Agency Savant

Someone who has spent most of their career as an advertising/business leader

Someone who earns their primary living educating at the post-secondary level

Reza Alavie

Educator / Agency Savant

Someone who has spent most of their career as an advertising/business leader

Someone who earns their primary living educating at the post-secondary level

Reza Alavie

Reza Alavie is an experienced entrepreneur who pioneered marketing small businesses in the GTA. He started his advertising agency with $2,500, attracted good clients, good colleagues, good partners and good investors. He grew the company and sold it.

Reza has helped many small and medium enterprises (SMEs) with their marketing including over 200 startups at ventureLAB.ca and its predecessor, Innovation Synergy Centre in Markham.

He has been interviewed by various media such as The Globe & Mail, Toronto Sun, National Post, Marketing magazine, Exchange magazine, Financial Post, City Pulse, CBC, CTV, CKFM, 640AM, SYSCO Today and toronto.com for his insights in successfully marketing small businesses.

Reza holds a B.A. (Liberal Arts), B.Ed. (Adult Education) and an M.B.A. (Entrepreneurship). He is working on his doctorate in Entrepreneurial Marketing. In addition to marketing SMEs, he is a Professor in the School of Marketing at Seneca College and loves it.

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RAHUL RAJ
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DAVE THOMPSON
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KAIWAN SUNTOK
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DEBBIE FORD (STOJANOVIC)
DEBBIE FORD (STOJANOVIC)
ALLISON ABRAHAM
ALLISON ABRAHAM
LILI SHALEV-SHAWN
LILI SHALEV-SHAWN
KRISTINA A. SCHAEFER
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PINA SCIARRA
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TONY SCALA
TONY SCALA
PETER RODRIGUEZ
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LISA RITCHIE
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CAROL READER
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CHRISTINE ROBERTSON
CHRISTINE ROBERTSON
ELIZABETH PRIESTMAN
ELIZABETH PRIESTMAN
ALEX PANOUSIS
ALEX PANOUSIS
MIKE NETHERCOTT
MIKE NETHERCOTT
MEGHAN NAMETH
MEGHAN NAMETH
DR. ALAN C. MIDDLETON
DR. ALAN C. MIDDLETON
PARMINDER MANN
PARMINDER MANN
CINDY LEE
CINDY LEE
DAVID KINCAID
DAVID KINCAID
LISA KIMMEL
LISA KIMMEL
MATT KELLY
MATT KELLY
SHALABH KAYASTHA
SHALABH KAYASTHA
ANDREA GRAHAM
ANDREA GRAHAM
LIBIER GOMEZ
LIBIER GOMEZ
KEVIN GILLIGAN
KEVIN GILLIGAN
BOB FROESE​
BOB FROESE​
PENELOPE FRIDMAN
PENELOPE FRIDMAN
LYNN FLETCHER
LYNN FLETCHER
KATHRYN FITZWILLIAM
KATHRYN FITZWILLIAM
COLLEEN DALOS
COLLEEN DALOS
GINA CONTE
GINA CONTE
JAMES CONNELL
JAMES CONNELL
FREDA COLBOURNE
FREDA COLBOURNE
LEEANNE COMISH
LEEANNE COMISH
BILL BROWN
BILL BROWN
CHRIS BROCKBANK
CHRIS BROCKBANK
VIRGINIA BRAILEY
VIRGINIA BRAILEY
DEBBIE BOLTON
DEBBIE BOLTON
JOHN BARDAWILL
JOHN BARDAWILL
Carolyn Ansley
Carolyn Ansley
Reza Alavie
Reza Alavie
Margaret Adaniel
Margaret Adaniel