Board of Directors


The Cape Breton Partnership was formed with the idea of uniting businesses and communities across Cape Breton to drive the economy forward. The Partnership is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of community leaders from the public and private sectors.

2020-2021 Board of Directors


Sandra Kanchuk – Chair
Seaside Wireless Communications Inc.


Brian Purchase – Vice-Chair
Schwartz Furniture


Rob Wadden – Treasurer
Grant Thornton


Jennifer MacLeod – Secretary
MacLeod Lorway


Dan MacDonald – Executive
CBCL Ltd.


Allan Eddy
Port Hawkesbury Paper LP


Beth Mason
Verschuren Centre


Damien Barry
Louisbourg Seafoods


Fred Tilley
Nova Scotia Community College – Marconi Campus


Howie Doiron
Lindsay Construction


James Wooder
JBW Consulting Inc.


Jennifer Martin
Membertou First Nation


Jillian Janega-Connell
Cabot Links


Monica McCarthy
East Coast Credit Union


Osborne Burke
Victoria Co-op Fisheries Ltd.


Paul Breski
Nova Scotia Power


Tracey Boutilier
Vibe Creative Group


Jen Ryan
Quincy Street Market


Nagy Abdou
7by7


Brad Jacobs
Colbourne Auto Group


Shaowei Xu
SW East International Trading & Consulting