Magnificent Men! Leadership Lunches 2015

DATES: February 6th, April 17th, September 11th, October 16th  VENUE: Crystal Ballroom, Fairmont Palliser Hotel, 133 – 9th Avenue SW, Calgary, AB. Peter Maher, Honourable Frank McKenna, Dr. Dean Vause & MOVEMBER Original Leader, Mark Fewell! Each Magnificent Men! Leadership Lunch speaker will tell us how he’s overcome the obstacles in his life and how he defines leadership. As well, he’ll give us some advice so we, too, can be better leaders. All lunches occur on Fridays starting on February 6th and ending October 16th, 2015.  Bring your friends and colleagues! Register Today!

Meet our 2015 MM!LL Speakers


Mark Fewell, Head, Market Development and member of the Global Leadership Team at MOVEMBER

October 16th, 2015

Mark Fewell is an original Mo Bro who now travels to 21 countries encouraging all to participate in Movember.  This dynamic Aussie is the Head of Market Development (headquartered in California) and a member of the Global Leadership Team, working side by side with Adam Garone, Movember’s founder and CEO.

His passion for Movember is palpable and has resulted in improving the health of many, many men.

Dr. Dean Vause! Executive Director, Alberta Adolescent Recovery Centre (AARC)

September 11th , 2015

Since earning his PhD from the Union Institute and University in Cincinnati, Ohio, Dr. Vause is now considered to be a leading expert in the field of adolescent addictions. Over the past 23 years, he has built a remarkable organization which helps youth conquer addictions. Vause’s intensive care program at the Alberta Adolescent Recovery Centre (AARC) for severely addicted youth and their families has resulted in an overwhelming success rate – much above the industry average. For his dedication and success rate, Vause has been awarded the Paul Harris Fellowship, the highest honour in Rotary and the Alberta Centennial Medal. He was also the Co-Recipient of Calgary’s Citizen of Year Award in 2004. Most of all, though, Vause values the young people he works with and the opportunity to help them. Come learn how this leader has built a world class organization!

Honourable Frank McKenna! P.C., O.C., O.N.B., Q.C.

April 17th, 2015

cc4ms_FrankMcKennaThis outstanding Canadian has served Canada on a number of levels. After graduating from St. Francis Xavier, Queens and UNB, McKenna became a successful lawyer and then the Premier of New Brunswick from 1987-97. His first election as Premier resulted in winning all the seats in New Brunswick! McKenna then was appointed the Canadian Ambassador to the USA before becoming the Deputy Chair of TD in 2006 where his responsibilities include helping to led TD in its customer acquisition strategy, particularly in the Wholesale And Commercial Banking areas. McKenna is Chair of Brookfield Asset Management and is on the Board of CNRL. He has also been Chair of the Board of CanWest and served on the Boards of Noranda, Shoppers Drug Mart and General Motors.

Peter Maher! “Yeah, Baby!”

February 6th, 2015

cc4ms_Peter_MaherThe Voice of the Flames has called 3162 games! That’s 33 seasons! And Peter didn’t missed one game! This Hockey Hall of Fame sportscaster dreamed of being a goaltender for the Maple Leafs but instead thrilled Canadian fans of the NHL and the Olympics, as he was also the voice of the Vancouver Hockey Olympics in 2010. Although he retired in September 2014, Peter will be fondly remembered by fans for many, many years both for his hockey and his charitable leadership and generosity.