Centre Staff

Business Centre Guelph-Wellington team ranges in a variety of expertise and skills that best serves the clients of the Centre.

This group of enthusiastic experts are eager and willing to share their knowledge and help individuals get their business started. 

Meet our team and let us know how we can help you!

Jeanette Johnston

Olga George-Cosh

Business Advisor

As an entrepreneurial thinker, Olga is an accomplished professional with extensive and solid experience in directly applicable management of non-profit organizations and social entrepreneurship. Her career covered a diverse range of business related accomplishments, from being a partner in her  family’s interpreting and translation business, to consistently achieving superior results as an executive, guiding non-profit organizations in creating and sustaining positive community change. She has outstanding cross-cultural knowledge and skills and the proven track record capabilities in assisting New Canadians with all their business start-up needs.

Gwyneth Thornton

Bookkeeping Advisor

 Most of Gwyneth’s working life has been spent in bookkeeping and accounting. She has worked in public practice, having worked for a large Chartered Accountant firm, initially in Toronto and then in Guelph, as well as in private industries. The types of businesses have been extremely diverse – automotive dealership, manufacturing, property management, freight forwarding. She has also owned and operated her own small business, so understands and appreciates the challenges presented to those wishing to become their own boss. She is happy to be able to share her experience and knowledge with new entrepreneurs.