Entrepreneurs in Action

Entrepreneurs in Action

My Business, My Life, My way

A documentary film featuring 10 young local entrepreneurs.

This project was funded in partnership by the Ontario Youth Jobs Strategy and the Sarnia Lambton Business Enterprise Centre
under the auspices of the Sarnia Lambton Economic Partnership.

Michelle Slotwinski

Learn about Michelle’s entrepreneurial pathway, starting with a photography business as a summer company at the age of 17.  

Paresh Thakkar

Paresh is owner of Personal Touch Eatery.  In this video clip, Paresh shares his philosophy of being a successful entrepreneur and outlines the many responsibilities that he, as an entrepreneur, encounters each day.  Learn how he uses social media effectively to connect to customers. 


Adrian and Jody Roelands

“Don’t wait to follow your dreams…there is no perfect time,” say owners, Jody and Adrian of Roelands Plant Farms.  They own a four acre propagation greenhouse where they  grow seedlings for the greenhouse vegetable industry as well as grow lettuce to sell to grocery stores. 

Listen as they share their story on getting started as entrepreneurs in the agricultural sector, the challenges they encountered and how they use technology to run their business more effectively. 

Brooke Dudman

Brooke is a young entrepreneur who started Strands Hair Trends at the age of 22.  Brooke shares her thoughts on the process she followed in starting her business, the mentoring she received along the way the advice she would give to others who want to follow this pathway.