The Centre has over forty volunteer mentors with years of experience in a variety industries including: agricultural, manufacturing, distribution, social business, retail … These mentors bring a variety of business knowledge to the table and are composed of individuals coming from both the English and French cultures.
Several studies have demonstrated that business mentoring doubles a new businesses chances of success aiding to its long-term survival.
Mentors are active, semi-retired or retired business people, possessing an array of practical experience in business, wanting to volunteer their time in supporting, guiding and helping new entrepreneurs. They lived the entrepreneurial reality and want to give back to the next by sharing their experience.
The Dobson-Lagassé Entrepreneurship Centre offers free business mentoring services to members of the Entrepreneurs Support Network whose place of business is found with these regional county municipalities: RCM des Sources, Coaticook, Granit, Haut-Saint-François, Memphrémagog, and Val-Saint-François.