In-House Specialists

Coaching done right

At the Startup Zone, you have access to sales specialists, growth and marketing experts, design and branding guru’s and technology wizards who will work as part of your team to guide strategic milestones for your business.

Design & branding
design & branding

Stephanie Perreault-Bittner


Stephanie is a multi-disciplinary designer and proud owner of Summer Street Creative. She loves to help entrepreneurs create a powerful and authentic brand; whether that be through branding, design, web design, or brand strategy.

Growth Coach
Business Development & sales 

Pat Sebastien

Pat Sebastien began his startup journey with a mental health tech company, providing SaaS-based emotional support systems to post-secondary institutions, businesses, and nonprofits. Pat currently works with CRM systems and is also an independent business development consultant (Sebastien Business Development Consulting), helping new & existing startups bring their products to market.

HUman Resources
Human Resources

Wendy MacIntyre 

Wendy is the founder of resolveHR whichresolveHR provides employers with services and tools to assist in risk management. Wendy has been nationally certified as a Chartered Professional in Human Resources (formerly Certified Human Resources Professional) since 2007 and is a member of PEI Chartered Professionals in Human Resources.


Mathieu Arsenault

Mathieu Arsenault is a trilingual Acadian from Charlottetown, PE. He is the president of his consulting and coaching company Think Forward Solutions (TFS). TFS exists to empower and coach entrepreneurs to be the full expression of themselves. Mathieu’s training includes a master’s (M.A) in International Studies; A one-year MBA training in international trade; MBA project management course.

product development 
product development 

Clark MacLeod

Clark MacLeod owns Minzoo, a boutique product design studio based in Charlottetown, where he focuses on creating engaging and educational experiences for children. For over 20 years Clark worked in China and Taiwan in a variety of design leadership and non-leadership roles, with diverse, multi-lingual, and multi-cultural teams. Most recently he was the manager of experience design at NetDragon Websoft, in Fuzhou, China, where he led the experience innovation group, helping to advance the quality of experience design at the User Experience Design Centre. Clark is fluent in Chinese.

information technology

Kyle Hensman

Kyle is a software developer for EastCode, located at the Startup Zone. EastCode plans, designs and develops websites, computer applications and mobile apps, specializing in blockchain technology. Kyle provides technical assistance and coaching to the resident companies. He has a passion for new technology and has been involved in the IT Industry for over 8 years. From humble beginnings as technical support, to Full-Stack web developer working on large applications, he has gained a great deal of experience, in hopes to help others in the ever-changing world of technology.