About + Culture

A shared professional workspace for people to
work in one environment across sectors, 
& grow their network

 

Aligned Collective is a Registered Not-For-Profit Society


VISION

A connected, diverse and vibrant localized Squamish economy

MISSION

Aligned Collective creates a shared, professional workspace for business growth that encourages collaboration, connection, innovation and community

ALIGNED COLLECTIVE GIVES BACK 

Aligned Collective donates space to local
not-for-profits including; Healthy Hearts Healthy Minds, 100 Kids Chapter Meetings, Hospice, the Community Foundation, and the Young Entrepreneurs Club

Co-Founders

Susan and Zanny are exponentially driven to support community economic development initiatives in Squamish and the Sea to Sky Community. Their combined experiences in the social-impact arena amplify their capacity to curate, launch and manage a successful coworking and community hub. They are passionate in their roles of advancing the community where they live, work and play to offer a platform where they can see the Sea to Sky Corridor locally succeed.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Jack Gralla

Jack works in property management to pay the bills and learn how to run a business. His true passions lie in environmental stewardship and curated human experience - specifically Neuro-Ergonomics and Human Technology Interaction. He has several start-ups in progress and is always open to exploring partners, investors, or any other nudges. He enthusiastically sits on the board of Aligned Collective and is invested in our future as a collective, a community, and a force for change in all of our industries.

 

Kate Reeves

Kate brings with her over 15 years of business management experience from her time in recruitment. Recently, Kate founded her own company, BeCos, which specializes in human resources, talent acquisition training and small business consulting. Currently attending Beedie Business School at SFU, Kate is on target to complete her MBA in April 2020. Kate joined the board of Aligned Collective early in 2019. Originally from the UK, Kate emigrated to Squamish 11 years ago because of the beauty of the town and its amazing location.

 

Lisa Princic

Lisa helps impact-driven business owners dive deep into their unique value and business models to build sustainable $1million brands. She helps them simplify their offers, create bold messaging and strengthen their marketing systems to create a strong online presence and convert prospects into loyal clients. She is a trained business strategist and marketing mentor who eases business owners from successful chaos to strategic flow to create more success and fulfillment.

 

Susan Chapelle

Susan Chapelle is a serial entrepreneur, and has founded businesses for over 30 years.Susan is a published researcher, and holds an MBA and a certificate in community economic development from Simon Fraser University. Her numerous publications and expertise on the subjects of cities, health and technology have offered her the opportunity to speak globally, including India, Germany and the United States. As a researcher, Susan has published extensively, including recent work funded by the National Institute of Medical Science grant and published in PLOS One

Jeff Levine

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