Meet the WESK Team!
Prabha Mitchell, (Hon.) CPA, CGA, M.S.W
Chief Executive Officer
Prabha is passionate about driving change to close the Gender Entrepreneurship Gap and the resulting Gender Economic Gap. To read more on Prabha Mitchell click here.
Lori Jestin-Knaus, MBA
Regional Manager North
Lori is WESK’s Programs Manager and Business Advisor and is focused on empowering women entrepreneurs to achieve their business goals through advisory services and WESK programs. To read more about Lori, click here.
Danielle Grimes, MBA
Danielle joined the WESK team as a Business Advisor in April of 2019. She is passionate about helping her clients achieve their goals by working one-on-one with entrepreneurs at all stages of business development. To read more about Danielle, click here.
Josie Fries, MBA
As WESK’s Marketing Coordinator, Josie enjoys spreading the WESK buzz throughout the community, being hands-on with the planning and execution of WESK events, and values building strong relationships with partner organizations and sponsors. To read more about Josie, click here.
Kaurie May, CPA, CA
Manager of Finance & Administration
As Manager of Finance and Administration, Kaurie is responsible for leading five key areas of the organization: finance, accounting, lending, administration, and IT. He also leads various strategic projects. To read more about Kaurie, click here.
As Lending Advisor, Grace is responsible for assisting clients during the lending process, from initial stages of gathering client information to completing the loan application and providing after-care support to the clients. To read more about Grace, click here.
Jodi Macmillan, CPA, CMA
Jodi joined the WESK team in July 2019. As a CPA, her role at WESK involves providing financial analysis on various projects, reviewing client financial statements, and assessing loan applications. To read more about Jodi, click here.
As WESK’s Office Administrator, Boniffer is the smiling face you see when you stop by our Saskatoon office, and the first voice you hear when you call us! To read more about Boniffer, click here.
Naqsh (Nick) Kochar, MBA
Nick joined WESK as a Program Advisor to assist with the Exchange program, providing advice and guidance to clients on all aspects of their business. To read more about Nick, click here.
Colleen is responsible for the administration of WESK’s Matchstick program for Indigenous female entrepreneurs. including assisting in planning and execution of training workshops and other events. To read more about Colleen, click here.
Regional Manager South
Mona Bates is the Operations Manager and Business Advisor who works with WESK members to help them achieve their entrepreneurial dreams. To read more about Mona, click here.
As WESK’s Training Coordinator, Diane is responsible for discovering engaging speakers and thinking up new and exciting topics for Saskatoon and Regina. To read more about Diane, click here.
Brittany joined WESK in September 2019 to assist with The Exchange, a new program aimed at helping women entrepreneurs scale-up their business. To read more about Brittany, click here.