Brendan is the manager of security, bylaw and court services with the City of Greater Sudbury. He studied at Laurentian University and has taught
at Cambrian College. He designed the college’s Corporate Safety and Security course.
Q: What makes you happy about living in Sudbury?
A: After 16 years in the city, I still find myself
learning more about its heritage, attractions
and hidden gems that make it a better place to
live for my family. Sudbury is a large enough
city to offer many activities and experiences,
but still has that small-town feeling with a
strong sense of community.
Q: What is your proudest accomplishment?
A: I am definitely most proud of my two young
sons; aged 7 and 2. It is incredible to watch
them grow and learn what it means to be a
good person. They both have amazing little
personalities and are already developing such
a strong sense of love, family, respect and
Q: What is the most important lesson you've learned?
A: Working toward a goal is very important for
the mind and body, but there needs to be a
balance between work and family, friends and
Q: What is your personal motto?
A: “Work hard but have fun.”
Q: What advice would you give the other young leaders?
A: One should never aspire to be a manager but
should work every day to be a leader. A leader
leads by example in all aspects of life through
accountability, dependability and productivity.
Leaders understand their role in a team and
use their strengths to achieve goals.