Operations Team

CBCC OPERATIONS TEAM

Christelle Francois Head Shot Photo

Christelle Francois

PRESIDENT

Christelle Francois is a bilingual executive leader and businesswoman who has the pulse on the leaders of entrepreneurship, innovation and advocacy. Christelle possesses extensive experience as a Strategy Consultant where she specialized in developing revenue models and implementing growth metric systems for various organizations.

She is the Founder of a firm named; Untold & Co Agency, where she and her team service an array of clients in securing brand and government partnerships, curating digital strategies and executing 360 integrated PR campaigns. She most recently assisted in leading the 2020 Lobby Day initiative with our current Prime Minister. Christelle is also passionate about her community and has volunteered and sat on the board of numerous organizations, such as Apathy is Boring and Head & Hands.

Christelle was recently appointed as the new President of the Canadian Black Chamber of Commerce. She began her time with the Chamber as a Regional Vice President and has proven herself to be efficient, loyal and dependable.  In these times of adversity, Christelle has been instrumental in building bridges and advocating on behalf of the Chamber and its members. She brings a wealth of knowledge, experience,  skills and passion to this role. Furthermore, she attended McGill University and specialized in Management and she finds her purpose in contributing to the growth of her community.

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Doug Minter

CHAMBER CONSULTANT

Doug Minter is the Management Consultant for the Canadian Black Chamber of Commerce. He has been a Chamber of Commerce Executive for over 12 years and is a Certified Growth Wheel Advisor and has counselled over 1500 small businesses and startups. Prior to his 10 years with the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce in Knoxville, Tennessee he owned the largest black-owned insurance agency in the state.

Doug has served 8 years in the United States Marine Corps and is a combat veteran of Operation Desert Storm. Doug is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and currently resides in Brampton, Ontario with his Fiancé Nel.

  • Veteran United States Marine Corps “Operation Desert Storm” (Kuwait)
  • Firefighter with Deschutes National Forest (Bend, Oregon)
  • Entrepreneur Background
  • Silver Cloud Valet Parking
  • Brooke Insurance & Financial Services
  • Minter Consulting Group
  • Innovative Care Solutions
  • Boombah Naturals
Doug currently administers the Mastermind Entrepreneur Business Program for the chamber.
For more information on the Mastermind Program go here…
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