Kenda Al Yakobi is the founder of Kenda Al Yakobi Photography. While studying at IHN, she documented her beautifully designed, healthy meals on camera. As she showcased her images on social media, she garnered attention from local business owners who shared similar visions for their brands. She helps small businesses, including CNPs, promote their businesses through creative visual imagery. 

Alice Park is the founder of Alice’s Nutrition, where she provides private chef services for her clients based on their unique health needs. She also offers personalized nutritional consulting services to find the root cause of her client’s health imbalances. Alice values an individualized approach to care based on ancestral roots, lifestyle, genetics, familiarity in the kitchen, and a person’s unique relationship with food. 

Kyra Follis is the founder of Nutritious Delicious Life, where she works with clients one-on-one and in group settings to achieve their health goals. She founded The Nawash Healthy Living Program within the Native community of Neyaashiinigmiing that her family is from. This program aims to help introduce resources into a community to allow them to take control of their health. 

Tricia Chen is the co-founder of Holistick, a Bali-inspired natural skincare and wellness brand. Holistick features botanical perfumes and facial oils made with 100 percent plant-based and fruit-extracted oils. The Holistick brand is a combination of holistic nutrition, culture, and the principle that clean skincare products can be fun, beautiful, and effective. 

Irene Pauline Humpelstetter is the National Manager of Marketing and Education at Living Alchemy. Their mission is to be leaders in natural health solutions, using innovative natural whole food supplements to support health and vitality. Irene Pauline is a nutritional expert, lecturer and holistic lifestyle advocate. She is passionate about supporting others in how to reach their greatest potential in health and wellness. 

Laurie McPhail is the founder of The Nutritional Reset, where she offers nutritional consulting and meal planning services. She creates customized health protocols to restore biochemical balance and enhance the health of her clients. Laurie works in compassionate, therapeutic partnership with her clients to develop the ideal “recipe” to nourish body and mind, restoring energy and enthusiasm for life. 

Cait Mizzi is the founder of Cait Mizzi, where she offers online nutrition consulting services. Her practice focuses on total health optimization from pediatrics to geriatrics, with a special focus on autoimmune disease. She ensures that bio-individuality is at the forefront of every protocol and plan. Cait educates and empowers others to take autonomy over their health, and strive for a life of vibrancy. 

Rakan Mokayad is the founder of Mok Medical Supplies, a company that delivers high-quality medical equipment. Their products includes organic and eco-friendly disinfectants, sanitizers, and PPE products that are used in hospitals, clinics, pharmacies, and schools. Rakan is driven to improve the environment and health of future generations.  

Sangeeta Prasad is the co-founder of FreshTalk Wellness, where she offers virtual sessions on nutrition, yoga, meditation, and workplace wellness. Her professional experience includes instructing nutrition and health classes for the Toronto District School Board, leading wellness sessions for retirement homes, and managing digital and onsite well-being programs for corporate clients. 

Wade Wheeler is the founder of Knotty by Nature, where he designs and creates modern bohemian macramé, handcrafted in Ottawa, ON. He uses a variety of materials and techniques to create unique statement pieces full of colour and texture. Wade uses traditional hand techniques such as knotting, basketry, twining, and weaving, to create thoughtful pieces that reflect the beauty found in nature.  

Monica Nelson is the founder of Raíz Holistic Nutrition, a meal prep, private cheffing, and grazing platter service. For the last three years, she has dedicated herself to cooking at a number of restaurants, retreats, and private homes. She believes that every person’s nutritional needs are unique and she strives to support each of her clients in their individuality, to help them thrive in their daily lives.   

Roland Pankewich is the Director of Education at Designs for Sport, a professional nutraceutical line for high-performance athletes. He provides educational consulting, health education, and keynote presentations. Roland also runs a one-on-one functional medicine practice exclusively for male clients (executives and pro athletes). He is passionate about optimizing his clients’ health and performance. 

Devin Dawson is the founder of Dawson Integrative Health, where he practices as a Certified Nutritional Practitioner, Registered Massage Therapist, and Clinical Iridologist. He assists individuals in managing pain and improving physical performance through massage therapy and exercise education and helps clients attain their goals through nutrition and lifestyle modification, and bioenergetic sensitivity treatment. 

Sujata Kale-Banerjea is the founder of Sujata Nutrition, where she practices as a Certified Nutritional Practitioner, metabolic coach, and culinary nutritionist. She educates and empowers her clients to achieve optimal health through a variety of holistic modalities. Sujata motivates her clients to achieve their goals and make long-term changes to their diet and lifestyle. 

Maddalena Simms is the founder of Malas by Maddalena, where she creates handmade jewelry from the highest quality gemstones, crystals, wood beads, and beading. She is also a yoga instructor, meditation teacher, and energy healer. She is passionate about educating her clients on how gemstones and crystals can offer holistic healing to mind, body, and spirit.