Janet Sawatsky has a BA Honours degree and a Master of Arts degree in Sociology from the University of Calgary. She worked in Municipal Government at the executive level as a Business Strategist, Advisor, Researcher and Internal Consultant for 15 years, and worked with various operations throughout the organization including, Finance, IT, HR, Marketing and Communications, Supply and Asset Management, Calgary Fire Department, 9-1-1 Operations, Emergency Medical Services, 3-1-1 Operations, Parks, Recreation, Corporate Services, the City Manager’s Office, the Chief Financial Officer’s Department and Community Neighbourhoods. Janet has also worked with not-for-profit organizations, post-secondary institutions and other government agencies.
For the past five years, Janet has found working with business owners and entrepreneurs extremely rewarding. In particular, she enjoys working with, helping and supporting women-owned small businesses (with less than 10 employees). She enjoys helping business owners create a customized action plan so that they can achieve their goals. Janet’s gifts include strategic problem solving, relationship building and bringing a new perspective to any situation. Her experience and background make working with Janet a joy. She is professional, friendly and has a great sense of humour.