Placement Employer/Host Mandate
My placement host’s name is Kyra Watters. She is from Huntsville, Ontario, and is the owner of her own strategic planning, graphic design, web development, & market research company called The Well Known Company. Her company is located in the Muskoka area, and since 2007 she has worked to provide “over 75 Muskoka companies with outstanding care and service” (https://www.wellknowncompany.com/about-team-2/).
The Well Known Company is associated with another company known as The Hub, which is where I will be doing my field placement. The Hub is essentially an incubator that partners with over 70 local businesses, providing them with a support system for social and commercial entrepreneurs working within Muskoka.
The Hub's target market is small businesses in the Muskoka area. The Hub works to facilitate collaboration between business, not-for-profits, and government bodies.
Placement Employer History
The Hub was developed by not-for-profit community development organization New Vision Unlimited in 2006.
The Hub works with multiple companies in and around the area. They work with a variety of companies that do a variety of things in and around the community.