Jenifer Bartman Business Advisory Services assists companies in the growth, financing, and transition stages of development. Service areas include business and succession planning, executive coaching, marketing strategy, operational improvement, and contract executive services.
Jenifer holds the designations of Chartered Accountant (CA) and Certified Management Consultant (CMC). An experienced senior executive, she held the broad based role of Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of a venture capital fund manager for over nine years. Prior to this role, she worked as a management consultant, providing consulting and business advisory services to organizations across a wide range of industries. Key areas of assistance included financial analysis, feasibility and marketing studies, human resources, and organizational review.
She is a graduate of the University of Manitoba, Faculty of Management (Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree, majoring in marketing and human resources). Jenifer has been an instructor in the University of Manitoba Intellectual Property Technology Commercialization Management certificate program, delivering a course that she also developed. She has developed a succession planning course, as well as a business valuation course for advisors, both of which are available nationally (www.knowledgebureau.com).
She is a published author (Master Your Investment in the Family Business: How to Increase After-Tax Wealth) and a contributor to It’s Your Money, Honey: A Girl’s Guide to Saving, Investing, and Building Wealth for Every Age and Life Stage (Wiley Publishing). Her work has appeared in a number of publications, including Private Capital (Canadian Venture Capital Association), Canadian Capital (Rogers Media), CareerVision (Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants), Telus Talks Business, Yahoo!Finance, and Golden Girl Finance. Jenifer was recently featured as an expert advisor in The Challenge, published by The Globe and Mail Report on Business.Jenifer has been actively involved with the Canadian Venture Capital Association (CVCA) for over 10 years and is currently a member of the Editorial Board, the Professional Development Committee, and is the host and co-sponsor of the national professional development videoconference series (Winnipeg site). She has actively been involved in volunteer roles for over 25 years and was recognized for her efforts as the inaugural recipient of the Intercontinental Hotels Group Canada 2007 CSTA Community Service Award (presented by the Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance).