OUR TEAM

CentrePort Canada Inc. is the master planner and facilitator of development for the inland port. The corporation is also responsible for business development and investment attraction activities that support economic growth and create jobs, and marketing and promoting the inland port locally, nationally and internationally.

THE CENTREPORT
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CENTREPORT TEAM

Carly Edmundson

President & CEO

Carly leads the vision and overall strategy of CentrePort Canada. She engages with stakeholders and never misses a chance to be an ambassador for the inland port in the community. Carly is Co-Chair of the Blue Ribbon Infrastructure Panel (Province of Manitoba), Vice Chair of the Goods Movement Advisory Committee (City of Winnipeg) and a member of the North Forge Board of Directors. Her previous experience includes other positions with CentrePort, in addition to roles with industry-leading companies like Cushman & Wakefield Stevenson, Price Industries, Wellington West and Winnipeg Airports Authority.

Aimee Goyer

Executive Director, Strategic Initiatives & Marketing

Aimee guides CentrePort Canada’s strategic marketing efforts, corporate communications and media relations. She has over 15 years of experience working in economic development and investment attraction, and has previously held roles at Calgary Economic Development, Wellington West Capital and Economic Development Winnipeg.

Jill Chapman

Executive Director, Investment Attraction & Partnerships

Jill provides leadership to advance CentrePort Canada’s strategic mandate through envisioning, cultivating and stewarding high value and performing partnerships, innovative community engagement and corporate events. With over 20 years of experience in marketing, corporate communications and community relations, Jill has held previous roles at Economic Development Winnipeg, Bell MTS and St. Boniface Hospital Foundation.

Phaedra Propp

Coordinator, Administration & Events

Phaedra provides assistance in marketing, business development and partner engagement efforts.  Her previous experience includes similar roles with The North West Company, People First HR Services and The Associates of the Asper School of Business.

Lukas Oravec

Investment Attraction Specialist

Lukas is a graduate from the Asper School of Business who is committed to creating high quality outcomes, building strong relationships and learning as much as possible about the Canadian business landscape. Lukas has a wide array of experience from Sales Consultant to JDC West Business Case Competition Delegate to Radio Announcer, leveraging his interpersonal skills and problem-solving mindset for the growth and success of Centerport and its operations.

BOARD

Peggy May
Position: Chair

Manitoba Chambers of Commerce Nominee

CEO, Southport Aerospace Centre Inc.

Wayne Anderson
Position: Director

Government of Canada nominee

Chair, St. Boniface Pallet Company

Tim Feemster
Position: Director

CentrePort Canada Board of Directors nominee

Managing Director, Foremost Quality Logistics

Meghan Furst
Position: Director

Rural Municipality of Rosser nominee

General Manager, Toowoomba Land Company

Peter Jessiman
Position: Director

Economic Development Winnipeg nominee

CEO, Jessiman Family Investments

Crystal Klippenstein
Position: Director

Manitoba Federation of Labour nominee

Communications Coordinator, UFCW Local 832

Chris Lorenc 
Position: Chair, Governance & Nominations Committee

CentrePort Canada Board of Directors nominee

President, Manitoba Heavy Construction Association

Marty Maykut
Position: Director

City of Winnipeg nominee

President, Anvil Management and Senior Vice President, Price Industries Ltd.

Richard Morantz
Position: Director

Business Council of Manitoba nominee

President & CEO, Globe Capital Management

Shreeraj Patel
Position: Chair, Finance & Audit Committee

Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce Nominee

Vice President of Commercial Financial Services, Royal Bank of Canada

Bob Silver
Position: Director

CentrePort Canada Board of Directors nominee

President, Western Glove Works

Pauline Wiebe Peters
Position: Chair, Strategic Planning Committee

Manitoba Trucking Association nominee

Vice President, Finance & Admin, Payne Transportation