Calvin Milbury, President and CEO of New Brunswick Innovation Foundation
Photo: James West/Telegraph-Journal I made the mistake of thinking the“F” in NBIF stood for “fund”– it actually stands for “foundation” and that misconception happens to be Calvin Milbury’s pet peeve. “We always have to correct people.” According to Calvin – the President & CEO of the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation –“The genesis of NBIF is that it was intended not to just be a fund providing money.
Business Hall of Fame laureate Aldéa Landry.
[Photo: Ron Ward/Times & Transcript] As published in the Telegraph-Journal 19 Apr 2014 Aldéa Landry has done many things in her extraordinary career. She is a former chair of the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council (the first woman to occupy the position) as well as being a member of the board of directors of the Bank of Canada and of the Security Intelligence Review Committee. Aldéa was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 1987 and to t
In Dave Veale’s most recent Leadership Unleashed interview he talks to Michael Losier, author of the best selling book, The Law of Attraction: The Science of Attracting More of What You Want and Less of What You Don’t. This is truly the story of a home town boy making it big. Really big. Originally from Saint John, Michael Losier released his first book in 2003 and it has sold more that 1.8 million copies in 33 languages and caught the attention of Oprah Winfrey. It is the ul
Published Thursday October 13, 2011 in the Telegraph Journal
Photo: Viktor Pivovarov/Times & Transcript Dave Veale interviews Robert MacLeod, Invest NB CEO as part of the Leadership Unleashed series of interviews. Robert MacLeod knows a bit about the importance of investing in a great product. In September 2006, when Robert was the chairman of the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation, they made a decision to support a little known company, Radian6, with a seed equity investme
Dave Veale interviews Lynn Francis, Director, Elsipogtog Economic Development as part of the Leadership Unleashed series of interviews with leaders. This is a woman who has dedicated herself to making the community – her community – a much better place. “Private enterprise is alive and well within northeastern New Brunswick’s Elsipogtog First Nation. Next to the First Nation government, private enterprise in the community is the second-largest employer. All signs are that the
Published Thursday December 2nd, 2010Photo: Cindy Wilson/Telegraph-Journal Dave Veale interviews Roxanne Fairweather, President & CEO, Innovatia, as part of the Leadership Unleashed series of interviews with leaders. I find it hard to believe that the enthusiastic, energetic, and inspiring woman sitting across from me during this interview was slated to retire from her 30 year profession in September 2010. That retirement never happened. Instead, Roxanne Fairweather (with Dav
Published Thursday June 3, 2010 in the Telegraph-Journal Dave Veale interviews Jennifer Darling, President, Darling Construction as part of the Leadership Unleashed series of interviews with leaders. So how does a woman break into the male-dominated construction industry and end up running the number one residential construction company in New Brunswick? Jennifer Darling is a thoughtful and direct leader. She sat down with me and shared her thoughts on making tough decisions,