Rising Star of the Year Award


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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.


2019 Winner: Isabel Chung



Meet The 2019 Finalists


Court Larabee

Indigenous sports and community advocate, business owner, public speaker and snowboard enthusiast. Traditional Name: Siginaak aka Blackbird

Jeanette Bruce

Jeanette Bruce is a book-reviewing, choir-directing, dress-wearing inclusivity warrior and Newfoundlander who is delighted to call Whistler home. Please, ask her what she’s currently reading

Isabel Chung 

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


Meet More 2019 Award Finalists


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 2015 winner 


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.