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October 12th SBC – Rob Ashbourne, CFO of Scott Plastics

Good morning folks. I sense that we’re stretching into the very last days of a brilliant summer…I’m embracing every minute of it! Nontheless, join us next week to listen to a chat from one of our premier Peninsula manufacturing companies, Scott Plastics.

Our speaker on October 12th will be Rob Ashbourne, CFO of Scott Plastics. Rob Ashbourne began his career at Scott Plastics in the early 90s as a moulding machine operator and moved through the marine division and into office providing computer and accounting system support. Continue reading

SBC September 14th – Emilie de Rosenroll, CEO, South Island Prosperity Project (SIPP)

Emilie de Rosenroll, CEO, South Island Prosperity Project (SIPP)

Prior to joining the team at SIPP, Emilie gained senior management experience through her role as the Executive Director of the Nova Scotia Association of Regional Development Authorities. She also acted as the lead consultant for the Province of Nova Scotia and the Union of Nova Scotia Municipalities. During her career she has worked in a variety of locations across Canada, the USA, France and Mexico.

The Prosperity Project’s regional approach to business growth and attraction is currently supported by 29 members, including 10 municipalities, the Songhees First Nation, as well as several businesses, not-for-profits and industry associations.

Our topic today will be: “Growing Prosperity in the South Vancouver Island Region”

In this talk, Emilie will introduce you to the South Island Prosperity Project, an economic development group that was created with an aim to bolster our region’s economic and social prosperity by catalyzing the creation of high-quality household-sustaining jobs, so that more families can afford to live, work and build a life here. She will also describe their BusinessConnect program and Mentor Hub, along with information about their upcoming trade mission to China with the City of Victoria as well as the Smart Cities Challenge competition.

September 14th PDF Meeting Summary – Agenda 14 Sep 2017

For more information & RSVP, please contact:

Bill Cooke, Chairperson

Phone: (250) 881-4590 direct