Meet the judges

Suzanne Larochelle-Bachur is one of the founding partners and president of Premiere Suites Eastern, providers of long and short-term fully-furnished corporate residences. Along with overseeing the management of the Halifax, Moncton, St. John’s, Montreal and Quebec City locations, she is a director on the national head office board of directors.


Donald E. Clow has been president and CEO of Crombie REIT since 2009; this Real Estate Investment Trust owns and operates 286 shopping centres, grocery stores and office buildings across Canada totaling 19.2 million square feet. He also serves on the boards of REALpac, the ICSC Foundation Canada, the QEII Foundation and is a trustee of Granite REIT.


Frank Coleman is the president and chief executive officer of the Coleman Group of Companies, a retail food, home furnishings and clothing company based in Newfoundland and Labrador. Frank resides in Corner Brook, Newfoundland with his wife, Yvonne Hennebury of St. John’s; they have seven children and 12 grandchildren.


Roxanne Fairweather is co-CEO and co-owner of Innovatia Inc., a global knowledge management company headquartered in Saint John, N.B. She chairs the Opportunities New Brunswick board, is co-chair of the Business Community Anti-Poverty Initiative, chair of Achieve Literacy Greater Saint John, and co-chair of Women for 50%. Roxanne is passionate about early childhood literacy.


Nancy MacCready-Williams has been CEO of Doctors Nova Scotia since 2011; this professional medical association represent more than 3,500 physicians. An active community board member, particularly for healthcare and cultural institutions, she is a past recipient of the Progress Club Women of Excellence award (Management and the Professions) and the Rotary Club Paul Harris Fellow award.


Terry Malley is president and CEO of Malley Industries, an ambulance, specialty vehicle and plastics manufacturer in Dieppe, N.B. He has been recognized numerous times for his contribution to business and entrepreneurship. Terry is on the advisory board of UNB’s Faculty of Business and is past chair of the Atlantic Provinces Chamber of Commerce.

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