Barrie Business Ambassadors

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Lesley de Repentigny

Lesley-de-Repentigny-CorbettLesley is the co-founder and CEO of Knowledge Surge Learning Solutions Inc. and DriveWise, Canada’s largest Road Safety learning company. Her companies specialize in high tech virtual reality simulation learning solutions for the military, government, commercial fleets and private sector.

Lesley is a former military officer, leading aerospace company senior VP, and graduate of Brock University. She is a recipient of the Brock University Alumni of Distinction Award for her trailblazing work in high tech simulation based learning in road, incident command and aviation safety. She has twice been named to the Profit w100 as one of Canada’s top female entrepreneurs. Her companies have won numerous awards for entrepreneurship including the Arch Brown Award, Service Business Excellence, and the Mayor Employer of the Year.
Why is Lesley a Business Ambassador?
“Barrie is a real opportunity for high tech companies. The close proximity to Toronto combined with the high tech friendly fibre optic infrastructure provides an amazing combination for up and rising companies. These business advantages are complimented by an amazing lifestyle choice for our employees. Barrie is a gem I want the world to know about!”