About Us

Ottawa’s premier destination for SME Professional Services

We equip Small to Mid-sized Enterprises with Professional Service solutions to grow and thrive in a competitive business landscape. With services in Strategy, Digital Marketing, Web and App Development, Branding and Design, we serve as a comprehensive service offering for any SME. Our team of seasoned experts, provide Advisory and Implementation services through a One-Stop shop Consulting model; empowering business owners to focus on what really matters.

The Bootstrapper

Build your company from the ground up!

The Small Sized Business

Build and sustain growth momentum in your company

Mid-sized Enterprise

Gain the competitive edge in your industry of operation

Ramp up Operations

Ready to take your business to the Next Level?

Meet the Team


Get to know us

Solv Advisors is comprised of a team of professionals who are experts in their respective fields. Their experience and expertise across various business functions perfectly positions them to SOLV your every business problem.

Nana Safori

Consulting Partner, Strategy

Nana serves as the Founder and Consulting Partner of Strategy at Solv Advisors Inc. and President of Real Protector Ontario Inc.

Previously, Nana worked as an M&A analyst with Sampford Advisors, a boutique Investment Bank in Ottawa, where he worked with a team of bankers to facilitate Tech M&A transactions. He also worked as a Business Operations Analyst with Adobe and as a Financial Market Analyst with Trading Central.

During his undergraduate studies, Nana served as President of the Sprott Finance Students Association (SFSA) and Equity Analyst in the Tech sector of a student run Equity Portfolio (SSIF) with holdings of over $1M. He currently heads operations at a student youth organization with over 1,000 members (Campus Rush International).

Nana is passionate about Technology, Strategy and Problem Solving.

Rebecca St-Elien

Consultant, Social Media

Rebecca serves as a Business Development Analyst at Solv Advisors. Prior to Solv, she worked at the Parole board of Canada and the Canada School of Public service, picking up skills in communication, content development marketing.

Rebecca's love for fashion and sense for creativity has allowed her to create a platform for women with a fashion sense. She founded Style by BES, a fashion styling agency head quartered in Ottawa and undertakes many speaking engagements where she teaches women how to represent themselves.

Lara Youssef

Consultant, Digital Marketing and Content Creation

A digital marketer. Lara is a content creating guru, social media specialist with a love for story telling. She's passionate about both the B2B and B2C spaces.

Her ultimate goal is to bring people together using a common interest. Because she likes to follow different media and fashion outlets in her spare time, she is able to understand the power that one campaign can have on different groups or cultures. She understands just how important messaging is, and how delivering it in the right way, to the right audience, at just the right time is crucial.

If she's not glued to her screen checking insights from her last post, she is probably planing her next trip, or foodie adventure!

Ebunoluwa Segun

Consultant, Web and App Development

Ebunoluwa Segun, fondly called Ebun, is the in-house web and app development consultant at Solv Advisors.

She is currently pursuing a degree in Computer Science at Carleton University and in the midst of this, she has gathered years of experience in both front and backend web development with a wide array of projects to show for.
She believes in small beginnings and so she sees Solv as a great opportunity to share this light with people she takes it upon herself to start small projects that would eventually lead to something big.

During her spare time, she takes in as much activities as possible, including volunteer opportunities. She enjoys long bike rides along the Rideau canal and occasional retail therapy.

Bryan Chan

Graphic Design and Branding Consultant

Saleem Haqani

Sales and Business Development Analyst

Saleem is the Sales and Business Development Analyst at Solv. He brings with him over 10 years of sales experience along with a thorough understanding of what it takes to build a client network and ensure new businesses have long term linear or exponential growth.

After his Graduation at the University of Ottawa, Saleem has had successful sales experience in the medical, HVAC and entertainment industries. He has also opened his own small business that has been growing steadily since its grand opening in 2017. With his wide set of skills and the personality that is required to be a strong sales professional, he is happy and willing to provide his experience and knowledge with those who are up and coming and looking to expand their enterprises.

Saleem’s main goal is to help grow as many businesses as possible and ensure they are all successful in their endeavours.

Maame Safori

Business Development Intern

Melissa Cadet

Content Creation Intern

Melissa is a recent graduate from the Fine Arts program at Canterbury High School, and uses her creative knowledge through various forms of media.

Goal oriented, she is passionate about making a difference, having taken many leadership roles during her secondary schooling, including being co president of a club in partnership with We Charity.

She believes with advancements in technology, digital literacy is a growing necessity, and aspires to use her skills to bridge creativity and marketing.

“The man who says “He Can” and the man who says “He can’t” are both right”

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