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Barb Wild

Advisor Vancouver, Canada Area, CA

Wine Guide, Liberty Wine Merchants and Principal Consultant, Wild Marketing (un)Limited. The University of British Columbia grad.

Wine Guide, Liberty Wine Merchants and Principal Consultant, Wild Marketing (un)Limited. The University of British Columbia grad.

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Forum for Women Entrepreneurs

Positions

Wine Consultant Liberty Wine Merchants July 2014 - present
Principal Consultant Wild Marketing (un)Limited July 1995 - present
VP, Marketing Shape Foods September 2007 - October 2008
Wholesale Sales Manager Terra Breads October 2005 - June 2008
Marketing Manager Arthur's January 2007 - November 2007
Marketing Manager Dairy Fresh Farms May 2003 - September 2004
Field Marketing Manager Starbucks Coffee November 2002 - August 2004
Regional Manager Delicious Alternative Desserts, ON April 1999 - February 2002

Education

WSET Level 3 Advanced 2012 - 2012
The University of British Columbia Sustainability Management 2009 - 2011
Ryerson Polytechnical Institute Hospitality & Tourism 1982 - 1987
Université Laval Québec City French Language Immersion 1981 - 1982

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Social Impact
  • • Green
  • • Local
  • • Travel
  • • Commerce
  • • Events
  • • Healthcare
  • • Nutrition
  • • Wellness

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Sherry D. Wiebe
We worked together  •  President and Chair, Board of Directors, Odd Fellows Low Rental Housing Society. Harvard Business School grad.
Barb is outgoing, engaging and smart. She is experienced in business and marketing. She is thoughtful, prepared, and understands how to de ... velop and advance business interests. Barb is enthusiastic and committed to the work in which she is engaged, and can be relied upon to carry through with her vision.
Nancy Vollmer
We worked together  •  Entrepreneur, Retail, Business Consultant. Specializing in start-ups, entrepreneurship, coaching & mentoring. Social Impact = Good Business
She is a focused, driven individual who works tirelessly to achieve her goals. Her proven track record speaks to her commitment, resourceful ... ness and ability to have fun while making things happen.
Lawren Moneta
They're my friends  •  Owner, Lawren Moneta Culinary Media.
Sujala Balaji, CFS
We worked together  •  Foodie, Food Scientist, Product Developer, Innovator. Social entrepreneur (in-the-making).
I have known Barb for over 8 years and she has been my friend, mentor, advisor and motivator. She is one of my biggest role-model and inspir ... ation. There is such a contagious enthusiasm in her voice everytime we chat and she encourages you to pursue any wildest dreams you dream. She has an amazing personality that puts you at ease anytime you want to connect with her.
Jason Abbott
We worked together  •  Founder & Lead Consultant, Catapult Consulting Group and Founder & CEO, Oi Furniture.
Barb has vast experience in marketing and communications which has armed with the number one trait every entrepreneur needs - the ability to ... sell.
Lydia Taylor
We worked together  •  Senior Associate, Momentum Venture Partners and Board Member, First United Church in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. Simon Fraser grad.
Barb is passionate, resourceful & dedicated. A force of nature. There isn't anything she can't accomplish: in my experience she can move mou ... ntains. She has incredible depth of experience in entrepreneurship and successfully launching food & wellness brands. She gets the customer. I highly recommend her as a valuable resource for any entrepreneur as a business planning and marketing advisor. She knows what she's talking about.

Sujala Balaji, CFS
We worked together  •  Foodie, Food Scientist, Product Developer, Innovator. Social entrepreneur (in-the-making).
She has a mission and vision and is motivated to make a difference. She asks for help and welcomes feedback. She is developing her business ... in the industry she works in and understands. She is intelligent and smart. She is focused, committed and hard working. She is humble too which makes her stand out in my mind.

Sherry D. Wiebe
President and Chair, Board of Directors, Odd Fellows Low Rental Housing Society. Harvard Business School grad.
Sherry goes above and beyond "normal" in terms of contribution to the cause. She inspires confidence, she encourages good questions, she de ... livers results at every turn and never says "uncle". She is passionate about creating win-win situations, delves deeply into the quagmire that often arises as early stage companies raise capital either through equity funding or IPO. She is very detail oriented and thorough and carries herself with kindness and humor.

Nancy Vollmer
Entrepreneur, Retail, Business Consultant. Specializing in start-ups, entrepreneurship, coaching & mentoring. Social Impact = Good Business
Nancy is committed to making a difference in the world. She is a good listener, provides thoughtful feedback and approaches opportunities a ... nd challenges with an open mind. Her depth of experience and welcoming personality make her an effective contributor to growing ventures.

Lawren Moneta
Owner, Lawren Moneta Culinary Media.
Lawren follows her passion and her instinct. She works hard but makes it look effortless. She approaches opportunities and challenges with ... creativity. She is focused and committed to her short and long term goals. Her humor and willingness to learn are keys to her success.

Darrell Kopke
CEO, Kit and Ace and Director, Peekaboo Beans. The University of British Columbia grad.
Darrell approaches every situation with an open mind supported by a "let's do this" attitude. He has time for people and conversation with ... his goals and vision leading and shaping the outcomes. He is a visionary, a leader and hungry for creating change in the world in the most effective and positive ways.

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Laura Wessman

Laura will make an awesome advisor.

Jason Abbott

Jason will make an awesome advisor.

Matt Astifan

Matt will make an awesome advisor.

Dawn Donahue, CCTP

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Quincy James

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Jeff Davis

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Daryl Matilda

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Darlene Higbee Clarkin

Darlene will make an awesome advisor.

Lydia Taylor
Senior Associate, Momentum Venture Partners and Board Member, First United Church in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. Simon Fraser grad.
Lydia is a dynamic and confident personality. She has energy, intelligence and passion for businesses that create sustainable change. She ... is a natural born leader with great stage presence. She is both scientist and entrepreneur which sets her apart. She is a reliable mentor and confident. She has first hand experience raising private equity and building a brand. Lydia brings her "A" game to everything she does.