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Gale Force Wins

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Conversations focused on optimism that produce actionable inspiration.

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#212 John Reid - Gander native & entrepreneur in Orlando

April 16, 2024 18:00 - 38 minutes - 26.7 MB

John Reid was born and Raised in Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador and educated in St. John's. He navigated a successful 30-year career in the telecoms industry, with a track record of driving growth, leading complex integrations, improving customer experience, and introducing a culture of innovation and employee satisfaction. He held executive positions at publicly-traded and private companies serving non-metropolitan areas across Canada, and in several developing countries in the Caribbean...

#211 Charles Firlotte - CEO HAB Group Turks and Caicos Islands

April 09, 2024 18:00 - 11 minutes - 7.66 MB

Charles (Chuck) Firlotte joined us on a special episode with Elanor FinFin Krzanowski co managing director of https://www.cardinalpointsint.com/ as guest host. Elanor was asked 10 mins prior to hitting record to be the guest host and she knocked it out of the park! Connect with her on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/finfinkrzanowski/ The #GaleForceWins vision: Inspiring optimism and boosting the economy by sharing authentic stories that matter. Please like our channel: https://yo...

#210 Roger Maunder - Owner - Producer and Director at Up Sky Down Films

April 02, 2024 18:00 - 1 hour - 42.9 MB

Roger Maunder was born and raised in St. John’s, Newfoundland. He has independently produced, written, and directed a number of films including the political thriller Between Two Walls. He has also directed many music videos for bands/musicians that have become YouTube sensations such as Shanneyganock’s “Home Boys Home” and Amelia Curran’s mental health awareness video “This Video”. In 2007, Maunder’s debut novel Mundy Pond was published by Creative Book Publishing. It is currently in the de...

#209 Jason Stock - sales professional who advocates for mental health, wellness, and sobriety.

March 26, 2024 15:00 - 57 minutes - 39.5 MB

Jason is a sales professional with a curious nature and a knack for solving problems. When he's not not working, he practices jiujitsu, dabbles in yoga, and has an affinity for all creatures with 4 legs. His favourite quote is "We can do hard things" -Glennon Doyle Melton. He advocates for mental health, wellness, and sobriety. Connect with Jason on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jason-stock-b4927789/ Please like our Youtube channel: https://youtube.com/@GaleForceWins?si=7IbD04...

#208 Mike Herriott - Canadian trumpeter & multi-instrumentalist

March 19, 2024 15:00 - 1 hour - 60.1 MB

Canadian trumpeter, Mike Herriott, a respected multi-instrumentalist in both the classical and jazz genres, is in demand as a lead trumpeter, jazz improviser, orchestral soloist, bassist, arranger and composer. He has toured extensively through North America and South East Asia and has shared the stage with a host of luminaries, including Maynard Ferguson, Rob McConnell, Doc Severinsen, Arturo Sandoval, Michael Buble, Slide Hampton, Kenny Wheeler, Phil Nimmons, Maria Schneider, Seth MacFarla...

#207 Karen Lacey Manager - Cenovus Centre of Excellence in Sales and Supply Chain Management

March 12, 2024 18:00 - 47 minutes - 33 MB

Join us in an enlightening discussion with Karen Lacey, a seasoned professional with over 25 years of experience across various industries and charitable organizations, including her impactful role at Crohn's and Colitis Canada in Newfoundland and Labrador. Dive deep into Karen's journey from her early days as a purchasing manager for a Labrador wholesaler to her significant contributions in marine, electronics, oil and gas, and medical supply sectors. In this exclusive interview, Karen she...

#206 Julie Lemieux - CEO and Director - Triple Point Resources

March 05, 2024 21:00 - 50 minutes - 34.8 MB

CEO and Director Julie brings 25 years of strategic business expertise to Triple Point as she energetically builds out a winning team and further demonstrates how Triple Point’s Fischell’s Salt Dome is key to Newfoundland’s emerging Clean Energy Hub. Ms. Lemieux has led organizations through major challenges, including financial restructuring, transition to the public markets and financing. She brings an understanding of what it takes to operate a small-cap public company having to navigate...

#205 Courtney Missick - Farmer Turks and Caicos Islands

February 27, 2024 22:00 - 12 minutes - 8.67 MB

Originally from Kew North Caicos, 5th generation Turks and Caicos Islander. His family originally survived on the island by farming with slash and burn. He has been farming the modern way for 35 years. In the past they had to wait on seasonal rain but today the technology means they don't have to. Courtney articulates the farming approach over the years in Turks and Caicos.  #galeforcewins is an inspirational podcast with New episodes every Tuesday evening on Youtube or wherever you get you...

#204 Aniko Dalos - Event & Experience Manager - Budapest

February 20, 2024 22:00 - 45 minutes - 31.2 MB

With a childhood in a French environment, Aniko lived more than 10 years abroad, raised in a multi-language and multi-cultural environment. She studied at Business School in Hungarian, French and English languages, with 2 more years afterwards in France, obtaining an International Management degree. 10 years working  as a Category Manager , JBrand Manager for desserts, then Trade Marketing Manager at Danone Dairy Hungary. She has a tourism  degree and founded her own Travel and Event Agency ...

#203 Gábor Keresztes - Food and Beverage Manager - Aranybástya Restaurant Budapest

February 13, 2024 21:00 - 12 minutes - 8.32 MB

The former site of the building was a Turkish fortification, the polygonal Aranybásya, which was largely destroyed when the castle was retaken in 1686, but its remains can still be found on the Bastion level. No written record survives, and it reappeared on the written page of history in 1872. The neoclassical palace designed by Ybl was commissioned by Count Menyhért Lónyay Menyhért, Minister of Finance and then Prime Minister of Nagylónya and Vásárosnamény, whose political career was notabl...

#202 Emo Ikede MBA, B.Sc, PMP, MCSE - Founder, EjiTech

February 06, 2024 20:00 - 1 hour - 45.4 MB

Emamoke (Emo) Ikede’s passion is teaching people how to quickly become debt free by reducing their monthly expenses. By reputation, he is frequently invited to speak to various business, community and school groups on this topic. In 2014, he started the "MoneyWorld" conference as a collaboration between industry experts to teach people how to manage their money. He is an MBA graduate, founder of EjiTech Group, and author of a 'How to Save Money' blog (https:www.ejitech.com/howtosavemoney). ...

#201 Phil Kiss - Professional Canadian Ice Hockey Player playing in Hungary

January 30, 2024 12:00 - 30 minutes - 20.8 MB

Phil Kiss is a professional Ice Hockey player born in Burlington Ontario, Canada. He has been playing hockey for over 5 years now in Hungary. #GaleForceWins sat down with him when we were in Budapest and had a chat about his career, what it's like to be a professional hockey player and what it's like to be playing in Hungary.  #galeforcewins is an inspirational podcast with New episodes every Tuesday evening on Youtube or wherever you get your podcasts. We also launched Gale Force Wins on ...

WinGust 7 - Alan Doyle - "A crowd needs a band, the band needs a crowd!"

January 26, 2024 13:00 - 3 minutes - 2.51 MB

In these 'Moments' of the #GaleForceWins podcast we will be reflecting on some of our favourite moments in what we call 'WinGusts'  Alan Doyle joined us on Episode #120 and in this moment from that we feature him talking about how much fun he is still having. A great quote from the episode  "A crowd needs a band right, they need that night. The band needs the crowd too, there is just as much going back that way as coming this way!" #galeforcewins is an inspirational podcast with New episode...

#200 Nathan Gregoire - Owner Azure Sunset Villa - CHALK SOUND, TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS

January 23, 2024 17:00 - 32 minutes - 22.3 MB

Nathan is 37 years old and grew up in a very small town with 3 sisters and he wasn't as fortunate as other kids.  He worked hard while in school as a bus boy to help out the family.  He learned an enormous amount about life and working as a bus boy but school was not a priority. He always felt there was a business man in him and his entrepreneurial spirit is now shining through. He was fired from a job and that was the boost he needed to start. This is an inspiring episode come along and joi...

#199 Allan Dale travels to Serbia as part of an international election observation mission.

January 16, 2024 22:00 - 55 minutes - 38.2 MB

Having a legacy career like Gale Force Wins is such a privilege but getting follow in the footsteps of your father’s legacy career is a very special experience. Please join us on Gale Force Wins as Allan travels to Serbia as part of an international election observation mission. #galeforcewins is an inspirational podcast with New episodes every Tuesday evening on Youtube or wherever you get your podcasts. We also launched Gale Force Wins on the Rogers Television Network in St. John's on Ja...

#198 - Part 2 of 2 J. Kelly Sullivan Managing Director Alive and Well Resorts Turks and Caicos

January 09, 2024 16:00 - 1 hour - 43.2 MB

In this concluding episode we  finish our chat with J. Kelly Sullivan at his beautiful Kokomo Botanical Resort in the Turks & Caicos We sit at the chef's table with Kelly as his staff prepare a meal for us. Kellys shares his unique perspective on business and wellness. In episode 1 we learned where Kelly came from and what shaped him. In this final episode we learn what keeps him moving forward and what he is thinking about for the future. He also leaves us with some great advice at the end...

WinGust 6 - Michele Tessier - "Be Happy...Be yourself!"

January 05, 2024 16:00 - 5 minutes - 3.75 MB

In these WinGust episodes or 'Moments' of the #GaleForceWins podcast we will be reflecting on some of our favourite moments in what we call 'WinGusts'  "You cannot be an effective leader if you are not happy, you can make all the money in the world but if your miserable doing it...what is the point!" Michele Tessier was on episode #4 at the very beginning of #GaleForceWins and her advice to be happy remains relevant today. Michele Tessier: only the third woman to ever command a Canadian n...

#197 - Part 1 of 2 J. Kelly Sullivan Managing Director Alive and Well Resorts Turks and Caicos

January 02, 2024 16:00 - 1 hour - 51 MB

In this episode we chat with J. Kelly Sullivan at his beautiful Kokomo Botanical Resort in the Turks & Caicos Conveniently located in the heart of sunny Providenciales, Kokomo Botanical Resort is a luxury hub. Centrally located for exploring everything this lovely Caribbean locale has to offer, Kokomo is a spectacular getaway. We sit at the chef's table with Kelly as his staff prepare a meal for us. In the Youtube version of this conversation we include footage all around the resort so we ...

WInGust 5 - Tina Smith Silver Cross mother

December 29, 2023 13:00 - 8 minutes - 5.85 MB

In these WinGust episodes or 'Moments' of the #GaleForceWins podcast we will be reflecting on some of our favourite moments in what we call 'WinGusts'  On December 29th 2020 we were privileged to have Tina Smith on episode #5 to talk about her son Kirk Taylor who tragically lost his life in Afghanistan on December 30, 2009 while serving his country. Tina's conversation is full of hope for the future despite the unimaginable loss. Thank you to Tina for her courage in talking about her son wit...

WinGust 4:Alan Mulholland round the world solo sailor

December 22, 2023 12:00 - 5 minutes - 4.02 MB

In these WinGust episodes or 'Moments' of the #GaleForceWins podcast we will be reflecting on some of our favourite moments in what we call 'WinGusts'  Alan Mulholland round the world solo sailor was in fact our very first guest. It was episode #2 because episode #1 was an introduction to the podcast.  Alan shares his most important takeaway is to have a plan. BUT live in the moment "When things look really miserable and the rain and fog is coming down and you are cold, embrace it is life a...

#196 Fatemeh Mohammadi and Dr. Susan E. Murray

December 19, 2023 13:00 - 48 minutes - 33.4 MB

Guest host Fatemeh Mohammadi interviews Dr. Susan E. Murray Fatemeh is a business student at Memorial University who was born in Iran and grew up in Dubai. She brings a fascinating perspective to life in NL. She credits Susan with making her experience in NL much more rewarding. Dr. Susan Murray is a globally recognized advisor and expert on leadership. After two decades as a senior leader in public education, she boldly took a new path. She completed a Doctorate in Business with a focus on ...

WinGust 3: "Hope is everything" - Gina Pecore

December 15, 2023 13:00 - 6 minutes - 4.69 MB

In these WinGust episodes or 'Moments' of the #GaleForceWins podcast we will be reflecting on some of our favourite moments in what we call 'WinGusts'  Gina Pecore joined us very early on episode#20 when the pandemic was still raging. Her advice to 'take the risk, know what is the lowest bar that you can tolerate if the risk fails, if you can accept that then make the leap!" You will alwsy find a way to pick yourself up and be even better. If we can find a way to operate with less fear a lit...

The Economy of Newfoundland and Labrador

December 14, 2023 17:00 - 4 minutes - 3.21 MB

In travelling around the province with #GaleForceWins,  Gerry and Allan have heard story after story about the optimism that surrounds the economy. In this short video we didn't even talk about the opportunities in Labrador. Business people are by their very nature optimistic. That being said there have been some encounters we have had with people that have showcased cynicism. The example of Eric Sprott investing hundreds of millions of his own money in the Gander area should dispel that dou...

#195 Natasha Hart - Board Chair of Perchance Theatre and world traveller

December 12, 2023 22:00 - 37 minutes - 25.8 MB

Natasha Hart is from St. John's. Her parents were tremendous in her upbringing. Her dad is a photographer and is a huge influence in her creative journey. Her mom was in the travel industry and went on to work in women in entrepreneurship and had the fierce idea that you can do whatever you want. Travel was also an inspiration from a young age. Natasha got  into theatre in high school and fell in love with creative writing and theatre.  Her first degree was in English and German and she deci...

WinGust 2 - We have to work together: Craig Tucker

December 08, 2023 14:00 - 8 minutes - 5.64 MB

In these WinGust episodes or 'Moments' of the #GaleForceWins podcast we will be reflecting on some of our favourite moments in what we call 'WinGusts'  Craig Tucker joined us very early on episode#18 when the pandemic was still raging. His thoughts around working together are still relevant today. #galeforcewins is an inspirational podcast with New episodes every Tuesday evening on Youtube or wherever you get your podcasts. We also launched Gale Force Wins on the Rogers Television Network ...

#194 Three years of #GaleForceWins

December 05, 2023 21:00 - 1 hour - 47.9 MB

GALE FORCE WINS was born during the global pandemic, where the only goal to start was to create a podcast that featured positive and uplifting conversations with business leaders and change-makers to INSPIRE. This episode contains a short introduction to our third anniversary episode recorded in early October 2023 in Turks and Caicos followed by a brainstorming chat about what Gale Force Wins might look like in the future. Recorded November 25th, 2020, twelve days before our first episode wa...

WinGust 1 - 3 years of #GaleForceWins and a recorded chat before it all began.

December 05, 2023 21:00 - 4 minutes - 3.1 MB

a 'Moment' or what we call a 'WinGust' from tonight's 3rd anniversary episode #194 on #GaleForceWins This is a snippet of a brainstorming session recorded November 25th, 2020 in which Allan hears the name Gale Force Wins for the first time.  #galeforcewins is an inspirational podcast with New episodes every Tuesday evening on Youtube or wherever you get your podcasts. We also launched Gale Force Wins on the Rogers Television Network in St. John's on January 31st 2023 with a series of 12 e...

Episode #193 "Moments" of optimism or "WinGusts" from previous episodes

November 28, 2023 18:00 - 14 minutes - 10.3 MB

With over 800 interviews on our Youtube channel we have a lot of Moments of inspiration or what we call "WinGusts" and this is a selection of them. If you don't have time to listen to full episodes we will be posting shorter episodes called "Moments" or "Wingusts" on our audio channels. Episode #193 is a compilation of some of the inspiring moments from our past episodes.  Timestamps 00:00 Welcome to Gale Force Wins 00:48 Kevin Casey 02:18 Gerard Murphy 02:26 David Scharf 02:57 Laura Campbe...

#192 Don Fitzpatrick - Board member of Perchance Theatre

November 21, 2023 18:00 - 22 minutes - 15.7 MB

Don Fitzpatrick grew up in Freshwater Placentia Bay and has been on the board of Perchance Theatre since 2018 and he has know Danielle Irvine since 1991. He went to university in 1982 to study marine biology and education. He eventually got into medical school and in his words he "fluked" into plastic surgery. He once wanted to be Jacques Cousteau but a collapsed lung put an end to his diving career. This is a great conversation that we hope you enjoy.  #galeforcewins is an inspirational po...

#191 Vinod Bajaj - GM, Alexandra Resort Turks and Caicos

November 14, 2023 14:00 - 30 minutes - 21 MB

Vinod has worked on 6 different Caribbean islands and is passionate about the Caribbean culture and people. He loves the island's beautiful beaches and diversity of the work forces friendly people. He is an accomplished operations executive, who began with Hilton Corporation and assumed increasing responsibilities with in hospitality industry as a Bell Captain, Front Desk Agent, Outlet Manager, Bar manager, Director of Food & Beverage and Executive Assistant Manager. and Director of Operatio...

#190 Aiden Flynn Co Founder of Perchance Theatre and an actor, director, writer, producer

November 07, 2023 22:00 - 30 minutes - 21 MB

Aiden Flynn is an actor, director, writer, producer living in St. John’s, NL. Recent appearances at the LSPU Hall include The Father (dir Courtney Brown), Poison (dir Charlie Tomlinson) Fun Home (Best Kind Productions) and The Weir (Team Broken Earth), and other recent appearances include Three Days of Rain (Sweetline Theatre), A Steady Rain (Rabbittown Theatre), and The Pillowman (Rabbitown Theatre) at the Barbara Barrett Theatre, Arts and Culture Centre St. John’s. Aiden was the founder of...

#189 Charles Firlotte "This much I know!"

November 07, 2023 21:00 - 19 minutes - 13.2 MB

In July of 2023 #GaleForceWins brought Chuck to St. John's to speak publicly. This recording is the address Chuck delivered titled "This much I know!" Chuck is principal of Laurent Maxime Consultancy, a management consulting firm specializing in organizational strategy, growth and leadership development. His career has taken him to the U.S., the United Kingdom his native Canada and the British West Indies. He has honed his expertise in corporate leadership over the course of three decades, i...

#188 Nicole Hand - Professional Musician

October 24, 2023 21:00 - 21 minutes - 15.1 MB

Nicole Hand (B. Mus) is a woodwind instrumentalist from CBS, Newfoundland. You might spy her in the back row of the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra, at a wedding with special event band 709 or downtown with ECMA-award winning saxophone group Ouroboros. A big believer in school music programs, Nicole also works as Executive Director of the Rotary Music Festival, the largest non-competitive band, choir and strings festival of its kind in Atlantic Canada. Nicole is thrilled to be returning for ...

#187 Alex Liot - Entrepreneur Founder & Chief Storyteller BIBLIOnomics

October 17, 2023 20:00 - 32 minutes - 22.4 MB

Founder  BIBLIOnomics · "Optimizing the Cultural Economy" Developing customized technology and offering strategic consulting for the Canadian book publishing and retailing sector. Focused on digitizing the location relativity of books and designing processes to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of collective marketing campaigns for related trade associations. Alex is an experienced sales and marketing leader with a distinct capacity to lead teams through periods of innovation and cha...

#186 Andy Jones - Comedian, actor, writer, and a former member of CODCO

October 10, 2023 19:00 - 41 minutes - 28.7 MB

Andy Jones was born in St. John's, Newfoundland. He is one of the founding members of the Resource Centre for the Arts at the L.S.P.U. Hall. Besides performing in theatre productions across Canada, Andy was notably a member of the groundbreaking Newfoundland comedy troupe CODCO, in incarnations both theatrical (4 theatre pieces) and television (38 episodes). He has also written, performed, and nationally toured five one-man comedy shows. His other works include Albert, his one-act play for...

#185 Big Joshua Mcintosh - Turks and Caicos Entrepreneur

October 03, 2023 22:00 - 14 minutes - 9.77 MB

Joshua Mcintosh is a Turks and Caicos entrepreneur operating numerous businesses. Known locally as Big Josh Mcintosh he was born in Kew, North Caicos. He built a bakery because that is what he knew but a beer company approached him to sell beer and so he built a bar. He has worked in the hotel industry for decades with Pine Cay: a secluded private island on the edge of the world’s third-largest barrier reef, a boat ride from Providenciales. Josh attributes his good fortune to being blessed a...

#184 William (Bill) Newton - one of the founding fathers of the oil industry in NL

September 26, 2023 19:00 - 35 minutes - 24.4 MB

Bill Newton was born on Bell Island and is an accomplished engineering entrepreneur and volunteer board member of Perchance Theatre. Bill worked with two or three engineering firms but felt he could do it on his own and created Newton Engineering in 1982. “One thing in business is you have to have the right personality and don’t burn any bridges. That was key... and hire the right people, because you have to have the right people around you to build a business.” 60 to 70% of Bill’s busine...

#183 Keith Coffen Chief Engineer of the RCN and St. John's native

September 19, 2023 18:00 - 27 minutes - 18.6 MB

Director General Maritime Equipment Programme Management, Flag Officer, Chief Engineer of the Royal Canadian Navy, and proud Newfoundlander. Gale Force Wins exists to help individuals and companies tell their stories and inspire more optimism in people, products, our economy and our lives. The podcast focuses on conversations with leaders, business owners and change-makers THAT INSPIRE...diving deep with each guest to uncover their wins and the stories behind them. Unique Value Proposition...

#182 Mary Walsh - actress, comedian and writer

September 12, 2023 17:00 - 44 minutes - 30.6 MB

Mary Walsh created and starred in This Hour Has 22 Minutes, CBC’s wildly popular take on current affairs. The series earned her many of her numerous Gemini awards and showcased her dynamic range of characters, including the flagrantly outspoken ‘Marg Delahunty’. Walsh wrote, produced and starred in the Gemini award winning series Hatching, Matching and Dispatching, which returned to CBC in 2017 as a feature length presentation called A Christmas Fury, with Walsh and the original cast reprisi...

#181 Geoff Cunningham - Vice President Operations at A. Harvey & Co. Ltd.

September 05, 2023 18:00 - 27 minutes - 18.6 MB

Geoff Cunningham graduated in 1983 from Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador with a Bachelor of Commerce. He has been in the oil and gas industry since 1987 where he started in the downstream in his capacity as Industrial Sales Manager (Newfoundland and Labrador) for Petro-Canada through Harvey’s Oil, Petro-Canada’s Newfoundland partner. In this role he was responsible for the marine fuels, lubricants and drilling fluid markets. In 1999 Geoff transferred to the parent company, A....

#180 Danya Russell - Miss Teen Grand Turk 2023

September 01, 2023 02:00 - 36 minutes - 25.4 MB

In this episode we speak with 14 year old Danya Russell. She was recently crowned Miss Teen Grand Turk 2023. We met her by chance after a meeting and she spoke to Gerry saying she liked his Royal Turks and Caicos Golf Shirt. Of course that's all Gerry needed to hear, someone interested in golf, so a conversation began. When we found out how articulate she was and saw a video that she did the voiceover for. We asked her and her mom on the spot if she would join us. Thankfully she did as we ca...

#179 Wayne Power - Chair Placentia Chamber of Commerce & Past Chair of the Port of Argentia

August 29, 2023 20:00 - 27 minutes - 18.6 MB

Wayne Power is Manager of Power’s Ambulance Service Limited, a family business which has been providing Emergency Medical Services to the Placentia Region since 1984. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Memorial University and has completed numerous leadership and professional development programs through the Regional Cadet Instructor School, Fire and Emergency Services and the College of the North Atlantic. An active practitioner in the field of pre-hospital care he is a t...

#178 Jonathan Galgay - Chief Administrative Officer Town of Placentia which he believes will be the first community in NL to tap into the hydrogen market.

August 22, 2023 17:00 - 27 minutes - 18.6 MB

Jonathan studied political science and sociology at MUN.  He started out his career working as a special advisor at the house of commons in Ottawa and then moved into senior roles in the departments of health and justice.  Then he spent 7 years in the policing division of the department of justice. Jonathan was elected as a St. John's city councillor and worked with Nunacor Development Corporation in Labrador and Chief administrative officer for the town of Twillingate.  Jonathan is no stran...

#177 Sister Geraldine Mason and her role in the Creation of Perchance Theatre in Conception Harbour

August 16, 2023 00:00 - 38 minutes - 26.8 MB

Episode #177 features Sister Geraldine Mason with the Sisters of Mercy. ​Perchance had the great honour to meet Sisters Geraldine, Ellen Marie, and Ruth, the last of the Mercy Sisters living in the the Immaculate Conception Convent, in Conception Harbour, before they moved into St. John’s. Along with the convent, Perchance acquired a companion property that once housed St Anne’s school. This adjoining lot has become the new home of the theatre, gardens, box office and back stage area which ...

#176 Andrew Short - COO Integrated Logistics - A journey from employee #1 to 150

August 08, 2023 18:00 - 27 minutes - 18.6 MB

Andrew started at Integrated Logistics as a partner and the first employee. Built the business to reach across and number of locations and service offerings to create employment for a team that today includes over 150 persons. Starting as GM, leading in all areas of the company's development and all major customer relationships. Lead the development indigenous business, with start of Integrated Nunatsiavut Logistics, sealed international partnerships in the Canadian Supply Base Company, and ...

#175 Cindy Fulford reunited with her US Marine father after 40 years!

August 01, 2023 16:00 - 27 minutes - 18.6 MB

Cindy grew up in Fox Harbour Newfoundland and she always knew that her father was a US marine. Not until she was 18 did she decide to search for him. She searched and searched and after 22 years she finally found him. This is the story of that search and the subsequent coming together of father and daughter after 40 years apart. This is heartwarming and she received the best gift ever for her 40th birthday!  #galeforcewins is an inspirational podcast with New episodes every Tuesday evening ...

#174 Keith Pearson - Mayor of Placentia "What can I do as Mayor to help others?"

July 31, 2023 12:00 - 27 minutes - 19 MB

Placentia has been welcoming explorers for centuries. The history and culture has been shaped by the many personalities and nationalities that have called Placentia home. Their collective legacy has infused the community with a strong sense of pride. Today, Placentia’s residents enjoy all the quality services, facilities and community programs that make the town such a great place to live and do business. The Mayor and councillors are committed to delivering an optimal mix of services to en...

#173 Justin Horvath and Terry Hines - Chandler

July 18, 2023 18:00 - 23 minutes - 16.2 MB

Justin Horvath and Terry Hines - from Chandler joined us on the podcast after Justin saw a post from Gerry about standing up to do a Zoom using three ottomans. Justin's business development reach out was an excellent example of how to break through the clutter and his timely message prompted Gerry to call him in for a chat about his journey. Terry Hines Chandler's division manager happened to be in town and joined them. #galeforcewins is an inspirational podcast with New episodes every Tues...

#172 Aleksandra Stefanovic-Chafe

July 11, 2023 17:00 - 27 minutes - 18.6 MB

Aleksandra is a board member of https://www.perchancetheatre.com/ and director of https://lennika.ca/ She has experience working with municipal, provincial and federal government agencies, and community organizations. She has a BA and MA in Political Science from Memorial University of Newfoundland, and is completing a PhD at Memorial University’s Faculty of Medicine. Some of her previous work includes evaluating supported employment programs for individuals with mental health conditions, de...

#171 Raven KASTER podcast team in action

July 04, 2023 18:00 - 24 minutes - 17.1 MB

#GaleForceWins was invited to a special recording of the Raven KASTER podcast. We video recorded the podcast team in action. They are a sharp group of inspiring students. Stephanie Evans and Angelina talk with Mayor Darrin Bent and Deputy Mayor Andrea Gosse about the Raven KASTER Project, the  town of Town of Conception Bay South (Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada), and the 50th anniversary of the town! You can listen to their podcast here at: https://www.buzzsprout.com/2029820/13153599 or ...