Skip to main content

Business Advisors & Program Facilitators

Crystal Flaman

International keynote speaker and social entrepreneur, inspiring you to discover your dreams and the difference you can create in the world. Crystal’s ultimate purpose in life is to inspire others to discover their own unique gifts and talents and share them with the world. She believes that as we move from success towards significance in our own lives, listening to our intuition, we may experience true joy, happiness, and fulfilment. She also believes that health is of utmost importance. It’s time to put our health first in life, so that we may be able to live that long, healthy, and happy life we dream of and hope for.

Nataliya Lawrence

Nataliya specializes in developing effective business strategies, branding, marketing and social media management. She has a proven track record of working with diverse clients to help them achieve their business strategy, marketing, branding and project objectives. Nataliya is also our Program Ambassador for the myCommunityFutures Program that provides a comprehensive training and counseling support for businesses impacted by the wildfires and economic disruption in the Central Okanagan. Nataliya can be reached at 250-868-2132 ext. 238 or by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further information.

Judy Lloyd

Judy is a FCPA and FCMA who owns and operates JA Lloyd Management Services. With a exceptional background in small business accounting, Judy has provided solid entrepreneurial assessment, business plan development instruction and business counselling to the CFDCCO for over 30 years.


Jody Marshall

Jody Marshall is a LEAN certified business coach, with over 25 years of experience across many sectors. As a consultant and business coach, Jody works with a wide range of clients, from small start-ups to medium and large producers and chains. He is known for his ability to analyze and diagnose issues and opportunities, quickly and develop effective solutions that help his clients achieve their goals.

Jody’s approach is highly personalized and collaborative. He takes the time to understand his clients' unique challenges and opportunities and works closely with them to develop customized strategies that address their specific needs. His expertise includes business planning, financial analysis, process improvement, product development, sales and marketing, staff training and development and supply chain.

Sean Shepherd

Sean is a certified service designer and experience designer that specializes in helping organizations turn transactions into relationships, referrals, and retained customers. Sean's skill set includes service design, customer experience design, user experience design, data visualization, visual design, interaction design, strategic planning, communications design, and wayfinding systems design.

MJ Turton

MJ is a valuable 30+ year associate of the CFDCCO. With a strong family business background and business degree specializing in accounting, she provides valuable business counselling, support and instruction to the CFDCCO programs.