About Us

By [email protected] Nov 16, 2019

About Us

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Our Story

Collab Space is the dream of Ottawa serial entrepreneurs Emile Salem and Blair Kilrea, who believe it takes a community to raise a successful business. Their vision – to create a space where entrepreneurs and small business owners can come together and support each other to overcome business challenges they may face on the road to success.

Our Philosophy

At Collab Space, we take a personal interest in the growth and success of every business. We don’t simply provide our members with a place to work; we offer a community of mentors and a wide range of tools and supports to help small businesses thrive.

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Our Vision

To be the backbone of the small business community in Ottawa by being– a collaborative space where businesses can learn, grow and succeed together.

Your new office space awaits you for just $199/month, no strings attached.

Team

MANDY ECHLIN

Mandy Echlin

Head of Social Interactions

LINDSAY CASEY

Lindsay Casey

Chaos Coordinator

CHRISTINA PLIATSIKA

Christina Pliatsika

Space/Time Agent

SOULA BURRELL

Soula Burrell

Creator of Opportunities

EMILE SALEM

Emile Salem

Co-Founder & Grand Poobah

BLAIR KILREA

Blair Kilrea

Co-Founder, Problem Solver

Mentors

EMILE SALEM

Emile Salem

Mentor

KARLA BRIONES

Karla Briones

Mentor

JARROD GOLDSMITH

Jarrod Goldsmith

Mentor

TONY RICARD

Tony Ricard

Mentor

GEOFF STROTMANN

Geoff Strotmann

Mentor

DAVE URICHUCK

Dave Urichuck

Mentor

KERRY LEHMANN

Kerry Lehmann

Mentor

KUMAR SAHA

Kumar Saha

Mentor

Advisory Board

KAREN WILSON

Karen Wilson

Advisor

DIANA DAVIES-HARJU

Diana Davies-Harju

Advisor

KERRY LEHMANN

Kerry Lehmann

Advisor

GEOFF STROTMANN

Geoff Strotmann

Advisor

DIANA LIDSTONE

Diana Lidstone

Advisor

JANINE KIVELL

Janine Kivell

Advisor

Your new office space awaits you for just $199/month, no strings attached.