Kerrilee Auger, Skills Development Officer
Kerrilee Auger is the Skills Development Officer at Women’s Enterprise Centre, based at its Kelowna headquarters. Women’s Enterprise Centre is the leading business resource centre for aspiring and established women business owners in BC, providing business loans up to $150K, skills training, mentoring, advice and resources from its three offices in Kelowna, Vancouver and Victoria.
As the Skills Development Officer, Kerrilee develops and delivers training and mentoring programs to help women entrepreneurs throughout BC to realize their business potential.
Kerrilee is uniquely qualified to help women business owners, with her broad background in all aspects of starting and running a business, and career experience in accounting, sales, marketing, and event management. Kerrilee participated in a Women’s Enterprise Centre peer mentoring group when she started her business in 2010, which she believes contributed greatly to its success.
Kerrilee has also been an active supporter of women entrepreneurs as Chair of the Women of Whistler (WOW), part of the Whistler Chamber of Commerce, a community partner of Women’s Enterprise Centre. Through WOW, Kerrilee joined the WEB Alliance, and has coordinated their showcase at the BC Economic Forum and WE for SHE events since 2014.
Kerrilee’s passion is to help other business owners create “a-ha!” moments through collaborative working relationships. “I am excited about the opportunity to support women entrepreneurs in BC through the wonderful programs which Women’s Enterprise Centre offers. We are here to provide the resources and tools women need to build a successful business.”