Harry Steele 1929-2022 – Rest in Peace

Gale Force Wins pays tribute to one of Canada’s greatest business icons who passed away on Friday January 28th, 2022. This video contains select clips from an event in Gander in 2004 celebrating Harry and his wife Catherine’s 50th wedding anniversary and Harry’s 75th birthday. The first clip is a tribute to Harry from hisContinue reading “Harry Steele 1929-2022 – Rest in Peace”

#96 Kevin Aylward – Serial Entrepreneur

Kevin Aylward is an Indigenous senior executive with both Public and Private sector experience. Kevin is a former Provincial Cabinet Minister with the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, having served ten years in Cabinet. Kevin served 20 years as MHA in the House of Assembly of Newfoundland and Labrador and served as Leader ofContinue reading “#96 Kevin Aylward – Serial Entrepreneur”

#95 Richard Kennedy – Hanlon Realty

Richard is a realtor and broker with Hanlon Realty, and has enjoyed a career that spans over 25 years in the industry. He began working in the construction industry after completing an undergraduate degree in Commerce from Memorial University. His early career roles were based in the marketing field, and this experience allowed him toContinue reading “#95 Richard Kennedy – Hanlon Realty”

#94 Tom Davis – Frontline Action

Tom Davis has been self-employed his entire adult life.  He completed his Bachelor of Commerce in 1994 and always a lifelong learner he retuned to MUN to finish his Bachelor of Arts with a major in Economics and convocated May of 2021. Tom Started https://frontlineaction.com/ in 1994.  Frontline Action is Newfoundland and Labrador’s one-stop for Action.Low ImpactContinue reading “#94 Tom Davis – Frontline Action”

#93 Jason Brown – CEO – YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador

Jason Brown is the  CEO of the YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador 2005-2011 and returned to the position in 2013. In 2017 Jason was also appointed CEO of the Atlantic YMCA Regional Development Centre for 2018 and 2019 serving YMCAs throughout the region. Over a 30-year career with the YMCA, Jason has also worked inContinue reading “#93 Jason Brown – CEO – YMCA of Newfoundland and Labrador”

#76 Making Waves with Joanna Davies – QinetiQ

Joanna is helping to set the roadmap for the future of collaboration between the UK and Canada, through cross-Atlantic skills training and by helping defence adjacent workers get into the game. #GaleForceWins was in invited by https://genoadesign.com/ to attend http://defsecatlantic.ca/ to interview a selection of attendees. Connect with Joanna here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joanna-davies-863a401b/ New episodes every Tuesday evening on Youtube orContinue reading “#76 Making Waves with Joanna Davies – QinetiQ”

# 72 Making Waves with With Allen Dillon, Sapper Labs Cyber Solutions

Al is making big waves by helping to drive cybersecurity to the top of the defense sector agenda. He talks about what’s keeping him up at night when it comes to digital security, and the critical need for academia, business, and government leaders to collectively rise to the challenge and get this country’s cyber agendaContinue reading “# 72 Making Waves with With Allen Dillon, Sapper Labs Cyber Solutions”

#71 Making Waves Carl Daniels – CarteNav

A veteran of the Canadian aerospace industry, Carl talks about the entrepreneurial spirit in Atlantic Canada, and promoting diversity in the sector, and critical role mentorship has played in his career. #GaleForceWins was in invited by https://genoadesign.com/ to attend http://defsecatlantic.ca/ to interview a selection of attendees. New episodes every Tuesday evening on Youtube or whereverContinue reading “#71 Making Waves Carl Daniels – CarteNav”

#70 Making Waves with Karl Kenny – Kraken Robotics

For Fermeuse, Newfoundland-raised business legend Karl Kenny, the final frontier isn’t outer space, it’s what lies deep beneath our oceans. Driven by the opportunity of discovery, Karl talks about Kraken’s ‘overnight’ success which was 10 years in the making, and reveals his ‘three-I’ leadership mantra: Invent, Innovate, and Inspire. #GaleForceWins was in invited by https://genoadesign.com/ to attend http://defsecatlantic.ca/ to interview a selectionContinue reading “#70 Making Waves with Karl Kenny – Kraken Robotics”