For a third consecutive year, Jessie Inman, CEO Confederation Centre of the Arts, has been named one the region’s top corporate managers. At a gala dinner in Moncton last week, Atlantic Business Magazine announced Inman as one of the ‘Top 50 Atlantic Canadian CEOs’ and will feature her in the May/June issue.
Inman was one of only two Island business leaders named this year, the other being John Griffin, president and general manager of W.P. Griffin Inc. who was also named CEO Innovator of the Year by Atlantic Business. W.P. Griffin Inc. is a recognized leader in producing, packaging and marketing P.E.I. potatoes locally and internationally.
Wayne Hambly, Chairman of the Board of Confederation Centre – or the Fathers of Confederation Buildings Trust – acknowledged the notable achievements of both Ms. Inman and Mr. Griffin.
“On behalf of the board, I’d like to congratulate both of our Island recipients on being selected for this distinguished Canadian honour,” he remarked. “Our board and staff at the Centre greatly appreciate the hard work, perseverance, and sound leadership Jessie demonstrates for all projects and departments. To receive this accolade once is a major achievement, let alone three years running.”
Inman became CEO of Canada’s national living memorial to the Fathers of Confederation in November 2011. Originally from St. Catherine’s, P.E.I., she has worked all over the world but was thrilled to have been able to return to her roots and contribute to her province and country. She now lives in Charlottetown with her husband Allan.