At the St. John’s Board of Trade connecting with our members is important. We look forward to talking with you, hearing your feedback, and learning about your membership experience. Our staff come from various backgrounds and have expertise in diverse areas. Please contact us for more information.
Nancy Healey, Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
p. 726-2961, ext. 1
As Chief Executive Officer, Nancy is responsible for managing and administering the day-to-day operations of the St. John’s Board of Trade. She provides overall leadership in the administration of the Board’s operations by planning, organizing, managing and evaluating programs, services and facilities of the Board. In addition, she supports the chair and the executive in their dealings with the federal, provincial and municipal governments, as well as other associations and stakeholders.
Jennifer Chaytor, Manager of Finance & Compliance
p. 726-2961, ext. 4
The Manager of Finance & Compliance is responsible to maintain the day-to-day financial control of the Board and ensuring all the finances are properly administered and monitored with the assistance of the CEO and the Secretary/Treasurer. Duties include accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, budgets and financial statements. Jennifer also ensures the Board is in compliance with all regulatory bodies relating to all government agencies. Jennifer is also a member of the Treasurer’s Committee and is the staff support to the Secretary/Treasurer.
Margie Davis, Executive Sales Director
p. 726-2961, ext. 2
Margie oversees sales activities for all areas of the Board. Her core responsibilities include recruitment of new members and securing advertising for the monthly publication, Business News magazine. In addition, Margie looks after renewing and recruiting new investors in the Corporate Partnership Program for the Gold, Silver and Bronze levels. She also oversees the sale of booths in the Business Show which is part of the Business Development Summit happening each year in January.
Lori Coleman, Manager of Business Affairs
p. 726-2961, ext. 6
The Manager of Business Affairs is responsible for planning and organizing events and meetings for the St. John’s Board of Trade. Lori oversees logistics and post event activities. In particular, this position plans and produces events such as the annual golf tournament, the Business Excellence Awards, the Business Development Summit and monthly luncheons. Lori also manages a variety of business affairs administration matters, including membership renewals and affinity programs and works closely with the Ambassadors’ Committee.
Jackie Bryant Cumby, Member Relations Administrator
p. 726-2961, ext. 0
Jackie works closely with the Board, management and communications teams to provide current information to the Board of Trade membership and its volunteers. Her role involves database management, e-marketing design and delivery, and technology support for staff. She works with the member benefits team in providing support through collateral development. Jackie is also the recording secretary for the Board of Trade and the Newfoundland & Labrador Angel Network (BOT Capital Project), giving administrative support to the respective Boards.
Wanda Palmer, Director of Sales and Member Fulfillment
p. 726-2961, ext. 9
Wanda is Director of Sales and Member Fulfillment for the St. John’s Board of Trade. She is responsible for all online advertising through the Board’s website and electronic newsletter and brings with her extensive experience in this role. Wanda markets all upcoming events including luncheons, mixers and special events such as the Business Awards show. She also reserves bookings and follows up with event details. In addition, she markets the opportunity to promote member companies in the annual Business Directory; selling and collecting ads and proofs before publishing.
Alisha Morrissey, Policy Research Analyst
p. 726-2961, ext. 5
As Policy Research Analyst, Alisha works with volunteer committees to ensure that the policy positions of the St. John’s Board of Trade are well informed and thoroughly researched and that business-related public policies are rigorously analyzed for their potential impact on members. Her work directly supports the advocacy function of the Board of Trade as it works to help members prosper by creating and sustaining a competitive business climate in St. John’s. Alisha is also the editor of Business News.
Erika Stockley, Mentor for Labrador and Northern Opportunities
p. 726-2961 ext 116
The Mentor for Labrador and Northern Opportunities is responsible for connecting small and medium sized enterprise with business development initiatives and partnerships that exist in Labrador and other Northern regions. She will guide members through the process of how, where and who to do business with. Erika, along with the Labrador committee, will offer members a number of opportunities to expand their knowledge and gain insightful awareness of the procurement process in the supply chain of resource development companies in these areas.
Rhonda Tulk-Lane, Policy and Advocacy Specialist
p. 726-2961 ext 3
As Policy and Advocacy Specialist , Rhonda leads the advocacy efforts of the St. John’s Board of Trade in the areas of federal, provincial and municipal issues. She is responsible for leading the St. John’s Board of Trade’s policy research to further the interests of its members. Rhonda will develop and foster positive working relationships and linkages with key government officials, departments and political representatives, particular at the provincial and federal levels.