With an impressive filmography dating back to 2013, Craig Norris, an award-winning documentary filmmaker and owner of VideoBand Productions, is now known as the documentary film guy.
His film work primarily focuses on issues that relate to the environment, conservation and climate change and has been featured at international film festivals, exhibited at the Royal Ontario Museum and has toured nationally with Dr. David Suzuki. Read the rest of this entry »
Rick Vaillancourt heads up a financial institution that is making a big difference. As a Certified B Corporation, Omista Credit Union has been recognized as a leader in the global movement of using business as a force for good. B Corporations are a new kind of company that use the power of business to solve social and environmental problems.
Rick, CEO of Omista Credit Union, worked for a decade with a chartered bank before he “saw the light.” While working at the chartered bank Rick was transferred to Newfoundland as a young, single guy and – as everybody predicted – he met and married a local girl. It wasn’t long before he was asked to transfer again – this time to Toronto. He had only been married for six months and decided that he didn’t want to continue to get transferred around the country at the whim of his employer. Read the rest of this entry »
Attending the Breakthru awards event is one of the highlights of my year. Breakthru – hosted by the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation (NBIF), Cox & Palmer and Deloitte, is a nation-wide start-up competition that provides participants with a unique opportunity to access start-up capital, mentoring and support.
You won’t find anyone more passionate about marketing than Wayne Jagoe, founder and chief idea officer at Enacity Digital Intelligence. What makes Enacity different? They are the“un-agents”– they enthusiastically help nurture existing marketing ideas as well as generating new ideas for their small to medium sized business clients – providing innovation and ideation. Read the rest of this entry »
After an extensive international search, Derrick Stanford was named president and CEO of the Saint John Airport six months ago. Derrick has spent his entire career in increasingly senior sales and marketing roles across North America, selling everything from complex business software solutions to beer, but he has always wanted to run a business and live in New Brunswick. The opportunity to become CEO of the Saint John Airport was the perfect opportunity. Read the rest of this entry »