Profile: Patricia Dent

Business Mentor, Grow Vantage, and Inciteful Solutions.

Patricia is a business mentor and owner of Grow Vantage who works with entrepreneurs to design, launch and grow their businesses. She is also a sponsor of The Creative Space, a co-working entrepreneurial incubator in Barrie, Ontario, the community which she adopted in 2009. She is also a co-founder of Small Business Connect, a grass roots organization that fills a gap for low-cost small business networking in her local area and currently serves on the Barrie Chamber of Commerce.

Patricia and her team of entrepreneurs teach business owners what they need to know to manage their business effectively and avoid the mistakes that can cost a bundle, or delay success. Decades of combines experience help people reach profitability sooner. Patricia coaches entrepreneurs one-on-one, in groups or masterminds on top of classes in marketing and sales strategies, marketing tools, money and finance, managing or protecting your business, communications and productivity.

Do the work you love… Let us help you learn to manage the rest!

Instructor Team

Patricia Dent Grow Vantage

Patricia Dent, Grow Vantage
Marketing; Advertising & Tradeshows, Privacy Policy, Quotes and Contracts, Overcoming Challenges, Protecting Your Business Name, Year 2 Planning

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Donna Douglas, Donna Douglas Communications & Training
Communications Styles, Getting Great PR and Media, Surviving an Audit Time Management

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Michael Holmberg, CA
Taxation and Accounting (Setting Up Your Books)

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Suzanne McCowan, McCowan Accounting Services
Setting Up Your Books

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Sinda Simpson, Suite Success at ESS Direct
Networking and Infomercials: Telling your story; Hiring Effectively

Joe Finley, StoneRidge Insurance Brokers
Business Insurance

Heather Hill, Noble Insurance
Business Insurance

Cindy O’Donnell, SunLife Financial
Insurance to Protect You

Katie Williams - Copy

Katie Williams, Katie Williams Design Co.
Branding and Graphic Design

Karen Collacutt, Make Friends with your Money
Costing & Pricing your Products & Services

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Rich Grof, RG Performance Development
Sales Techniques

Corinna Miller, Simcoe Collections Management
Credit & Collections

Julianne Henry, A+ Administration & Leasing
Loans, Lines & Leases

Jeff Coish, TD Bank
Loans, Lines & Leases

Elizabeth Parkinson, Employer Adviser

Allen Lloyd, Lloyd’s Management Services
Managing Revenue Canada

Drew Dekker, Netgain SEO
Web Design

Fleur Ottaway, Venture Digital
Social Media

Dr. Doug Jernigan, Your Brain is a Border Collie
Understanding Personalities in Business

Ian McIntosh, Ian G. McIntosh Photography
Video for your Business