Mentors

Meet Our Mentors

What’s a team without a coach?
IG’s accomplished list of mentors help clients build business success.
Steve Barrett

Steve Barrett

Mentor

Steve has a proven track record for conceiving, funding, launching and commercializing early stage technology companies. He has successes across telecom, networking, wireless and biotech.

Kevin Boon

Kevin Boon

Client Services Manager

Kevin is a motivated and dedicated professional with over 20 years experience in coaching, training, business planning and strategy, sales and business development, marketing and social media integration, and investment pitch coaching.

Erin Doherty

Erin Doherty

Mentor & B Corp Specialist

Erin is an advocate for sustainability in business who uses innovation and design thinking to create meaningful change in organizations. She's a passionate educator, mentor, mother, community builder and promoter of women and youth.

Mark Goldberg

Mark Goldberg

Mentor

Mark is an entrepreneur with a wealth of experience in drug research and as a regulatory consultant. He is co-founder of PlantForm Corp., a biotechnology start-up manufacturing therapeutic antibodies, and serves on its Board of Directors.

Bob Ilmonen

Bob Ilmonen

Mentor

Bob is a Mechanical Engineer and a graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology with more than twenty years of experience in the area of machine design and product development.

Jane Dummer RD

Jane Dummer RD

Mentor

Jane is the pod to plate entrepreneur and dietitian with a wealth of experience in food sector from agri-food to retail. She runs a successful consulting business providing strategy, coaching and marketing services for start-ups, SMEs and multinationals.

Niel Palmer

Niel Palmer

Mentor

Niel possesses a strong understanding of the correlation between operational efficiencies and financial performance. With an educational foundation in physics, his background includes engineering, lean principles, business management and business coaching.

Stacey Curry Gunn

Stacey Curry Gunn

Mentor

Stacey is a public relations and marketing communications specialist who enjoys solving business challenges through strategic thinking, branding excellence and inspired storytelling.

Jeff Campbell

Jeff Campbell

Mentor

Jeff has a well developed understanding of how to commercialize technology and services in markets globally. As a serial CEO he has lead startups through commercialization, funding, growth and acquisition. Lately he has been driving transition to scalable business models in client companies and experimenting with a business accelerator.

Don Thompson

Don Thompson

Mentor

Don has a proven track record developing new products. He has developed expertise in the areas of new product development and end-to-end product lifecycle management. With a passion for new product innovation, Don holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering, is a registered Professional Engineer in Ontario and a Certified Project Management Professional.

Jane Humphries

Jane Humphries

Mentor

Jane has an extensive background in community philanthropy, leadership, and organizational development with over 20 years experience in training, design, facilitation, coaching, and strategic planning. A skilled consensus builder she has led startup organizations through community consultations, funding strategies, crafting operational plans, developing Boards and Advisory Groups, staff recruitment, and building successful, collaborative partnerships.