Nominations for the 2020 Manitoba Business Hall of Fame are OPEN!

Nomination deadline is September 20, 2019.

Nominate below or download the PDF nomination form here.

Criteria for Selecting Candidates

To be considered for selection to the Junior Achievement Manitoba Business Hall of Fame, candidates must demonstrate they have fulfilled all three of the following criteria:

  1. Candidates must:
    1. Have demonstrated in his or her business career, an entrepreneurial spirit and have a record of outstanding entrepreneurial achievements over a reasonable period of time; and/or
    2. Be recognized by his or her organization or profession as having made an outstanding contribution to the success of the organization or profession in support of business excellence;
  2. Candidates must have demonstrated effective leadership, not only within his or her organization but in the community;
  3. Candidates must be considered a role model for future generations of entrepreneurs and business leaders, as well as others in business.

For further information, contact Junior Achievement at (204) 956-6082 or e-mail [email protected]

Submit nomination package by one of the following:


Junior Achievement Business Hall of Fame Nominations
200-1460 Chevrier Blvd.
Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3T 1Y6




Nominee Information


If nominee is deceased, please complete the following:

Nominator Information


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2019 Laureate Selection Committee

Special thanks to the 2019 Laureate Selection Committee for donating their time and professional credibility to this year’s selection process.

Loren Remillard
President, Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce
Chuck Davidson
President, Manitoba Chamber of Commerce
Peter Jessiman
President, Westcan Capital Inc.
Steve Kroft
President & CEO, Conviron Group of Companies
James Cohen
President & CEO, Gendis Inc.
Riel ree Dion
President & CEO, Planners Plus Inc.
Greg Leipsic
President & CEO, JA Manitoba
Tina Jones
President, Banville & Jones Wine Co.
Brad Ross
Board Chair, JA Manitoba Board of Directors
Jeff Koziuk
Sales Manager & Sr. Location Executive, Prairies Region, PCM Canada, JA Board member
Joelle Boisvert
Director of Business Infocentre, World Trade Centre Winnipeg

Ex-Officio Member

Greg Leipsic
President and Chief Executive Officer, Junior Achievement of Manitoba