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Five-time Top 50 CEO award winner Ken Shea is president and CEO of East Coast Credit Union Ltd. in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. He has grown assets under management 273% from $311 million to $850 million since 2011. During that time, ECCU has been recognized with a number of awards, including being named as a top Atlantic and Nova Scotia employer as well as receiving national awards for sustainability and community economic development and regional recognition for cooperative social responsibility. For this episode of Take 5 with the Top 50, Paul Fudge, partner – NB advisory services practice leader with Top 50
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Tracy Bell and her husband Rory were just chasing an idea years ago, when they found themselves in a small community outside of Raleigh, North Carolina, picking at tea plants. It’s been a long and sometimes difficult road from that nursery through the launch and early growth of Millennia Tea. But the company recently announced its products – including flash-frozen loose tea – will be carried in Sobeys stores nationwide, growing out of Sobeys' Support Local program. The Bells, from the company's office in Saint John, New Brunswick, are celebrating it as a milestone. “We have a good, dedicated base
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Since taking over Newfoundland and Labrador-based Keyin College, president Craig Tucker has been investing in a new future for the multi-campus institution. He’s been building digital services while investigating the potential in the broader reach online. Tucker took the reins of one of the largest private colleges in Atlantic Canada three years ago with business partner Steven Taylor (Keyin’s executive vice-president), as he recently recalled for the Gale Force Wins podcast. Early on, Tucker said, they identified needs for some specific capital spending and program development. In speaking directly to students, they also took note of common personal stressors and
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Newfoundland and Labrador-based natural skin care company Indigena welcomed the pick-me-up of a recent order, with the product to be included in an upcoming Loti Wellness subscription box. Owner Lisa Walsh was just off the production line, readying the shipment of at least 1,250 scrubs to go out next month, when she spoke to Atlantic Business Magazine. Like so many other small-scale manufacturers in Atlantic Canada, the pandemic has been a challenge for Indigena. After an early pivot and bump from the sale of hand sanitizer, the company was slammed by the limited summer tourism season and COVID-19 restrictions. The
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