Kristen Tilley is an entrepreneur who brings her passion and experience from working in both profit and not-for-profit environments towards communal change. With over 10 years’ experience working in social and business sectors, she has worked closely with organizations and key community leaders working to develop and implement innovative solutions to building stronger communities. These initiatives aim to combine social, environmental, and economic efforts as each plays a key role in the strengthening of our community. She is the founder of Simplify Co., an organization that develops and implements efficient business processes. She sits as a director for the Guelph Chamber of Commerce, volunteers at Action Read Community Literacy Centre, and is thrilled to be part of this community-led initiative that is working together to move Guelph towards a more sustainable future.