Marilyn D.

Location:

Victoria, BC

Member since:

August 20, 2013

Are you an entrepreneur?

I was an entrepreneur running my own company. I am now a bureaucrat helping entrepreneurs through the Trade Commissioner Service (TCS), Foreign Affairs Trade & Development Canada (formerly DFAIT). Many companies enter foreign markets early. TCS can assist. We also can suggest other organizations, when going to a foreign market is not the answer. In my career, I have worked in both the private and public sectors, establishing a number of new programs and enterprises.

Are you the founder/cofounder of a company?

Early on I established, with my mother, a temp secretarial company. With my husband, we co-founded TM Denton Consultants, telecom and regulatory policy. I branched out established my own consulting company, serving the Ottawa foundation community and was a pioneer in community fitness programs. My last private endeavor was establishing the Foundation for Education Exchange between Canada & US, the Fulbright Scholarship program (funding by the Canadian & US governments.

Introduction

Greetings from your friendly Trade Commissioner (TC) for Vancouver Island. TCServices assist Canadian companies identify and enter or grow their international presence with our network of 105 offices around the world. It is a free government service


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