Sponsor and Patrons
Special thanks to our presenting sponsor and series patrons for making this speaker series possible
UNB Associated Alumni:
The UNB Associated Alumni represents the more than 66,000 living graduates (alumni) of the University of New Brunswick. Simply put, our mandate is to help UNB alumni keep in touch with each other and with the university. We do this in a multitude of ways. From our Homecoming, Alumni Connections and Young Alumni Network programs, to services such as group life and home and auto insurance through our affinity partners, the UNB Associated Alumni has something for you. For more information, visit: www.unb.ca/alumni
Series Patrons 2012-13
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BMO Bank of Montreal
Bulletproof Solutions Inc.
Goose Lane Editions
King Construction Ltd.
Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette
Mais Reynolds Financial Group
Sunny Corner Enterprises Inc.
The Daily Gleaner
Valley Graphics Ltd.
BioAtlantech is the lead agency for New Brunswick's bio-industries. Working with government and the private sector, the corporation builds and enhances new and existing businesses in the biosciences; supports technology transfer from public institutions to the private sector; offers services in competitive technical intelligence and business plan development; assists partners in company recruitment; policy development; manages strategic projects; and coordinates networking opportunities for the sector. For more information, visit www.bioatlantech.nb.ca
Established in 1817 and based in Canada, BMO Financial Group serves more than 11 million personal, commercial, corporate and institutional customers in North America and internationally. Our operating groups – Personal and Commercial Banking, BMO Bank of Montreal in Canada and Harris in the United States; Private Client Group, our wealth management business; and BMO Capital Markets – share one vision: to be the bank that defines great customer experience. For more information, visit www.bmo.com
Bulletproof Solutions Inc. was founded in 2000 on the principle that the technology you depend on for your business functions should be reliable, secure, efficient and durable. Bulletproof, as a full-service IT provider, we can deliver whatever level of planning, support or equipment you need to get the maximum benefit from your IT budgets. We stand behind our work, and our customers love us for our dedication. We started in Fredericton, but now have offices in Moncton, Saint John, Charlottetown, and Halifax. Bulletproof has more than 80 employees. Bulletproof is proud of its Atlantic Canadian heritage and is committed to creating opportunities for other Atlantic Canadians. For more information, visit: www.bulletproofsi.com
A lively company based in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Goose Lane Editions is Canada's oldest independent publisher. Its roots are at the University of New Brunswick, where it began as a child of The Fiddlehead magazine. Now, more than 50 years old, this ambitious little publishing house releases more than 25 new books each year as hardcovers, trade paperbacks and e-books. Embracing a vast terrain of subjects, Goose Lane feeds the minds of thousands of readers with exciting, relevant, award-winning books. Novels. Stories. Poems. Biographies. History. Travel. Art. Pop Culture. New Ideas that could change the course of history — you’ll find them all here. Goose Lane communicates in a variety of media, from print to web, from electronic to audio to 3-D exhibition design. Its design and custom publishing services go beyond the book, enabling small businesses, large corporations, NGOs, art galleries and museums to bring their ideas and work to the world. Effective. Clear. Unforgettable. For more information visit www.gooselane.com
Innovatia is a leading knowledge management solutions provider, offering technical training, documentation, technical support, and consulting services. Our global clients include some of the world’s largest and most successful original equipment manufacturers, telecommunications and technology providers, and energy companies. Innovatia employs over 300 people from offices in Canada, United States, and Europe. For more information, visit http://www.innovatia.net
King Construction Ltd. has been proudly serving New Brunswick for more than 35 years. We specialize in commercial and institutional work, but other services we offer include custom cabinet fabrication, ICF block construction, design/build projects, residential and historical restorations. Building strong, long-term relationships with our clients is the key to our success as a company. That’s why King Construction is pleased to be a patron for the University of New Brunswick’s Ideas that Matter series in support of the 80th Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. For more information on how our knowledgeable staff can take your project from start to finish, visit www.king-construction.com
Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette is Atlantic Canada’s leading human capital consulting firm with over 40 professionals in offices across the region. Since its’ founding in 1975, the company has been trusted advisors to industry and government alike, helping clients recruit top talent, manage the human impact of change and develop leadership capacity. Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette has a network for resources, partnerships and connections to deliver a broad range of human capital expertise and tools. For more information, visit: www.kbrs.ca
Mais Reynolds Financial Group is a wealth management and investment advisory team working at CIBC Wood Gundy's Fredericton office. The team includes Tony Mais, Bill Reynolds, Mark Coy and Tim Clark. We manage approximately $425 million for families, endowments and individuals. The group focuses on financial planning, disciplined portfolio management and wealth preservation across generations. We are committed to providing confidential, reliable and exceptional client service. For more information, visit www.cibcwoodgundy.com/tony.mais
Remsoft provides asset lifecycle optimization solutions that empower executives to maximize the performance and value of land-based and infrastructure assets through advanced analytics, modeling and spatial planning technology. From the offices in Fredericton, our company also carries out a rigorous program of research and development, and provides services, training and superior technical support for our products. For more information, visit www.remsoft.com
Stewart McKelvey is an innovative, client-driven law firm committed to providing the highest quality of ethical legal services, earning clients' trust and meeting and striving to exceed their needs. The firm invests in its people, technology and its business to ensure the continued delivery of quality service that clients have come to expect from the firm. Since becoming the first regional law firm over 20 years ago, Stewart McKelvey has grown to become one of the 20 largest law firms in Canada with more than 220 lawyers in six locations in Atlantic Canada. For more information visit www.stewartmckelvey.com.
Sunny Corner Enterprises provides industry with complete turn-key solutions; from initial meetings to discuss a project, to providing engineering drawings, project management, fabrication, construction, installation, commissioning, maintenance and repairs. You can rely on Sunny Corner Enterprises to not only get the job done, but to deliver a finished project that meets the standards of being world-class. For more information, visit www.sunnycorner.ca
Since 1881 The Daily Gleaner has been the capital region's premiere source for news. Community-focused and reader-driven, The Daily Gleaner is the voice of the St. John River Valley's diverse and vibrant rural and urban communities. From covering the provincial legislature to documenting the capital's trendy arts and culture scene, The Daily Gleaner also has its fingers on the pulse of the region's booming education, health, retail and high-tech sectors. Our goal is to be a reflection of the community we serve, and to drive the debate toward a more prosperous future for our region. The Daily Gleaner prides itself on its commitment to understanding what its readers want, and fulfilling those needs by serving up a daily news package that ranges from the very local to the international. It's published Monday through Saturday. For more information visit, http://www.dailygleaner.com/
Established in 1984, Fredericton based Valley Graphics provides special event and corporate branding solutions to clients throughout the Maritimes. Through the use of custom imprinted promotional products, Valley Graphics Ltd. prides itself on creating effective award winning solutions for clients wishing to celebrate milestones, recognize employee achievements, supercharge special events, thank valued customers, strengthen marketing efforts and bolster corporate image to name a few. Valley Graphics experience and expertise, combined with complete in house art and production facilities, has helped clients creatively and successfully “Build Their Brand” for over 25 years. For more information, visit www.valleygraphics.ca
If you would like to become a patron, please contact UNB's Vice-President (Advancement), Bob Skillen,
Office: (506) 453-6095
Cell: (506) 440-6071