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We are very excited to work with the mentors of Growing Earned Revenue Mentoring (GERM) Program, who will be providing one-to-one learning to GERM participants who have identified specific learning priorities related to identifying, increasing and/or diversifying their organization’s earned revenue streams.

Like the GERM participants, our diverse group of mentors represent different disciplines and industries, and come from organizations and professional backgrounds that serve different commitments of the creative, arts and heritage community.

We asked the mentors a series of questions, and they provided some great answers and advice that may apply to you regardless of where you are in your career. Through our social media we share some GERM Program mentor quotes and images. If you missed the messages from our mentors you can check them out here.

Here they are, the wonderful GERM mentors who we appreciate for joining us to continue this work:
Danielle Cadhit, Operations Manager, Lead Now; (Principle, Big Fin Strategy)
Elizabeth D'Agostino, Managing Director, Toronto School of Art
Amy Dennis, Arts and Culture Marketer, and Fundraiser
Chris Dorscht, Group and Subscriptions Sales Director, Mirvish Productions
Kim Gignac, Operations and Membership Service Manager, Ontario Nonprofit Network (ONN)
Barbara Gilbert, Executive Director, Le Labo
Jennifer Green, Associate Director, Toronto Arts Foundation
Stacey Hare Hodgins, Executive Director, Community Arts & Heritage Education Project (CAHEP)
John Huculiak, Member Services, Textile Museum of Canada
Carol Kajorinne, Artistic Director, Community Arts & Heritage Education Project (CAHEP)
Alan Kay, Consultant, Glasgow Group
June Lee, Shop Manager, Textile Museum of Canada
Michael Morreale, Manager, Digital Content & Radio, Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Leyla Razeghi, Business Strategist Consultant
Steve Solksi, Executive Director, FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre
Richard Toker, Consultant, Rich Content
Sunny Tsang, Senior Marketing Manager, Perimeter Institute
Candice Turner-Smith, Executive Director, Niagara Symphony Orchestra
Stephanie Vegh, Executive Director, Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery
Sonya William, Communications and Marketing Managers, Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema
Michelle Yeung, Managing Director, The School of Toronto Dance Theatre