Alex Barlow

Business Development Executive

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As a Business Development Executive at Mentor Works Ltd. Alex has the great privilege of providing companies with strategic advice and support to execute on their growth plans. Her interests have always been in economic and business development, which led her to work for a regional innovation centre, the provincial government, and FedDev Ontario.

In her 5+ years at Mentor Works, she has seen firsthand the impact of government incentives on business, helping clients ranging from small family businesses to some of Canada’s Best Managed Companies access millions in funding as a writer and strategic advisor. Deeply passionate about business in Canada and the Mentor Works mission to help them grow, Alex loves learning about where our products and services are made, who makes them, and how Canadian technologies offer the opportunity for disruption.

Strategy is straightforward – just pick a general direction and implement like hell.”

– Jack Welch

A native of Kingston, Ont. Alex currently lives in Guelph and enjoys spending time with family and friends. Connect with Alex directly at an upcoming small business funding event to discover the latest news and resources on business resources and incentives.