Visionaries, innovators, and trailblazers are critical to the social and economic prosperity of British Columbia. The Business in Vancouver (BIV) BC500 2022 list recognizes individuals who have made notable impact across sectors and communities. Among the 500 influential business leaders named in BC500 this year includes Kory Wilson, Executive Director, BCIT Indigenous Initiatives and Partnerships, Past President Kathy Kinloch, Elder Carleen Thomas, Cora Hallsworth, Manager of Municipal Programs for BCIT Centre for Ecocities, as well as many BCIT alumni and industry partners.
BCIT alumni recognized by BIV BC500 2022:
- Colin Bosa, President, Bosa Properties Inc.
- Ian Campbell, Hereditary Chief, Squamish Nation
- Chastity Davis-Alphonse, Founder and Principal, Chastity Davis Consulting
- Suzana Goncalves, Executive Vice-President, Sales and Marketing, MLA Canada
- Russell Hallbauer, CEO and Director, Taseko Mines Limited
- Harry Hertscheg, Executive Director, Vancouver International Wine Festival
- Bhupinder Hundal, News Director and Station Manager, Global BC
- Ingrid Jarrett, President and CEO, British Columbia Hotel Association
- Walt Judas, CEO, Tourism Industry Association of BC
- Don Kayne, President and CEO, Canfor Corporation
- Chuck Ko, Majority Owner, Allied Shipbuilders Limited
- Clint Mahlman, President and COO, London Drugs Limited
- Anne McMullin, President and CEO, Urban Development Institute
- Johnny Michel, Senior Managing Director, CBC Television
- Brendon Ogmundson, Chief Economist, BC Real Estate Association
- Randy Smallwood, President and CEO, Wheaton Precious Metals
- Shaun Stevenson, President and CEO, Prince Rupert Port Authority
- Kay Wong-Alafriz, CFO, Kabam Games
BCIT is proud of all BCIT community members named in BC500 and their impact in empowering people, shaping BC, and inspiring global progress. From non-profit organizations to industry and government, there are over 200,000 BCIT alumni across the globe and sectors who are contributing to building an agile workforce with sustained and meaningful impact.
According to BIV, individuals recognized in BC500 embody the values of modern leadership: engagement, trust, corporate citizenship, inclusion, and innovation. Recipients come from all walks of life – some of them are household names, while others are well-known within their industries. The commonality across all recipients is that they all influence the communities and businesses in British Columbia.
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Congratulations to all who have been recognized in BIV BC500 2022 and thank you for your contributions!
See Business in Vancouver for the full list of BC500 2022 recipients.