Rising Star of the Year
This Whistler business person is starting to make an impact beyond their years. They show outstanding success at a young age, give back by supporting the community, and are on a clear leadership track. They should have a culture of trail blazing and a solid plan for future career and performance development.
2020 Winner: Court Larabee
Traditional Name: Siginaak aka Blackbird. Indigenous sports and community advocate, business owner, public speaker and snowboard enthusiast.
(Howe Sound Women’s Centre)
Traditional name Wawatay (Northern Lights). Cree Nation Indigenous Womxn, community advocate and crisis support worker.
Nikki helps businesses and not-for-profits with complex compliance issues from policy to governance. After 5pm, she volunteers, fundraises, and loves connecting over a freshly poured Guinness.
Meet More 2020 Award Finalists
The 2019 winner
Isabel Chung – Fairmont Chateau Whistler
As Executive Chef at Fairmont, Isabel oversees creative and strategic culinary initiatives of 6 award-winning restaurants, plus room service + banquets, in the 539-room hotel
The 2018 winner
Josianne Fox – SmartFox Consulting
Josianne is an innovative HR and Coaching Professional. Her mission is to optimize human potential, increase happiness, and maximize employee engagement for clients she believes in.
The 2017 winner
Kara Mcmaster – Caveman Grocer
Community driven mother of a growing Whistler family, Kara has been disrupting ideas of convenience food using her ecommerce knowledge and industry experience since 2012.