Cody is the operations manager of the Northern Ontario Railroad Museum in Capreol. He has a master’s degree in history from Laurentian University. In his spare time, he plays soccer with the Sudbury Men’s League.
Q: What makes you happy about living in Sudbury?
A: This is home. I am happy to have the opportunity to do something I am passionate about and remain close to friends and family. I enjoy the outdoors and all four seasons. I am also proud of Sudbury’s cultural identity. The city has much to offer in the way of festivals, ethnic celebrations and sporting activities.
Q: What is your proudest accomplishment?
A: Personally, marrying my wife, Christina, in 2011. Professionally, working with an incredible group of individuals to preserve and promote Northern Ontario’s heritage to visitors from all over the world.
Q: What is the most important lesson you’ve learned?
A: Keep an open mind. Sometimes, an unconventional idea or thought can grow into something incredible.
Q: What is your personal motto?
A: “Lead by example.”
Q: What advice would you give the other young leaders?
A: Make an effort to volunteer your time to a cause you are truly passionate about and invest in your community. It is up to us to make a difference. Anything is possible if people come together to work toward a common goal.