about us!

At Break Into Business our vision is to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs and business leaders.

Click here to learn about our 2014 summer sessions!


meet our

founding team!

Monica Lage

Co-founder & Director, Atlanta


Monica holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Commerce degree from the Queen's School of Business in Ontario.

Monica has worked for 3.5 years with the global business consulting firm, The Boston Consulting Group, taking on projects for Fortune 500 companies. Monica holds the 2007 national title of 'Canada's Next Top Ad Exec' for which she was awarded a brand new car!

Alyssa Richard

Co-founder & Director, Toronto

Alyssa holds a Commerce degree from the Queen's School of Business in Ontario, Canada. She spent two years working in business consulting for global firm Bain & Co before launching her own successful startup, Ratehub.ca which is making a huge impact in the Canadian mortgage industry.

Alyssa was nominated to the National Post's "Worthy 30" list in 2012.

Michael Lage

Senior Advisor & Marketing Director

Michael is a graduate of the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.

Michael worked for four years running Grand Openings at Chick-fil-A. He interned in Online Sales at Google, and later joined Facebook's Bay-area marketing team. Michael recently returned to his roots at Chick-fil-A as a Manager of Customer Relationship Strategy.

press centre

See what others are saying about us: