Basin Business Advisors Program

In partnership with Columbia Basin Trust and the Community Futures organizations of the Columbia Basin, Revelstoke hosts the office of the North Basin Business Advisor (BBA), Roberta Ciolli. Her territory includes Revelstoke, Valemount, Golden and Naksup. The Purpose of the program is to build economic capacity in the Basin Communities by encouraging established businesses to grow and prosper. Business owners, including social enterprises, have access to the BBA program, which provides free, one-on-one, confidential business counselling services, and a team of four advisors who cover the Basin.  Following the completion of the assessment, the advisor may recommend the services of an independent qualified business consultant to provide further analysis and recommendations on a specific area of business management. The BBA program provides a contribution to the cost of consulting. In order to be eligible for the program businesses must be headquartered in the Basin, actively conducting business and earning business income and in compliance with all Canadian laws and regulations.

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Contact Information

Roberta Ciolli

Roberta Ciolli

Basin Business Advisor (BBA)

Roberta has been with Community Futures since 2007, working as the Self Employment Coordinator. In 2013 she transferred to the Community Futures of Central Kootenay to take on the position of the Northern Basin Business Advisor, and is based in the Revelstoke office. Roberta enjoys traveling, family and friends and has a love for nature. Her passion is helping people.

P: 250-837-5345 ext. 401 or 1-855-510-2227