Meet Your Coordinator: Shelley Coombs – CBDC Nortip 

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What is your name? 

Shelley Coombs 

What Youth Ventures site are you based out of?  

CBDC Nortip 

What are some of your favorite hobbies?  

Reading, Baking, Nintendo Switch  

What’s your favorite movie?  

Jurassic World Trilogy  

What is your favorite band/artist?  

Lauren Alaina 

What is your favorite restaurant?  

Viking 430 

Do you have any pets?  


What is a fun fact about you?  

I HATE socks. They’re like little strait jackets for your feet. 

What’s one local business you admire? Why do you admire it? 

One entrepreneur I admire is Shelley Roberts. She runs two small businesses Shell Spa and Silly Billy Bella- making unique homemade scented candles and wax melts. Shelley took her business experience and passion and turned it into two viable business opportunities that were previously unavailable in her area.  

What does entrepreneurship mean to you?   

Turning your passion into a viable business opportunity  

What are you looking forward to most this summer?  

Reconnecting with past participants, meeting new ones and seeing all the amazing businesses that’ll start up. 

What are some interesting business opportunities you see in your region?  

There are all kinds of interesting opportunities now!  Agriculture, technology, community building, manufacturing, etc. 

What do youth in NL need to know about Youth Ventures?  

It’s FREE. All our services are free so don’t hesitate to reach out. 

What is a piece of advice you have for people of any age who are considering starting a business? 

Be flexible the expectations of businesses are always changing, being flexible will allow you to adapt to any challenges you may face. 

How can people get in touch with you if they’d like to talk? 

Email: nortip@youthventuresnl.com  

Phone : 709-247-2232 

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