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2017 Award Recipients

Rocca-Circelli, Miranda (35)

Rocca-Circelli, Miranda (35)

I am tenaciously driven, hardworking, and a self-discovery enthusiast. I look forward to life challenges because of the humility and depth of self-knowledge I get to gain in being open to learning about life and about myself. I am driven to learn every bit from each life circumstance I experience with a passion to share [Read More]

2017 Award Recipients

Roles, Stacey (36)

Roles, Stacey (36)

Stacey Roles, RN, MScN is an Academy of Cognitive Therapy certified trainer consultant and therapist who is also credentialed with the Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies. She is currently pursuing a PhD, is an adjunct professor with the School of Nursing at Laurentian University and is faculty in the Psychiatry Program at the [Read More]

2017 Award Recipients

Roy, Gabrielle (38)

Roy, Gabrielle (38)

I was born and raised in a small town called Kapuskasing. My entrepreneurial spirit began at the young age of 13 when I landed my dream job working in a sports retail store called The Dug Out. I knew from that moment on I would one day own my own store. I eventually moved to [Read More]

2017 Award Recipients

Sheridan, Melissa (36)

Sheridan, Melissa (36)

Born and raised in Sudbury, Melissa has developed a soft heart for Northern Ontario. Sheridan’s educational background is in marketing, accounting and business administration. Joining the CRCS Recreation team back in 2001 as part of the accounting team, Sheridan quickly realized her passion was for designing outdoor playspaces and working with the clients to see [Read More]

2017 Award Recipients

Smith, Melissa (25)

Smith, Melissa (25)

Melissa A. Smith is a casting director and owner of Melissa A. Smith Casting Inc. and MAS Acting Studios in Sudbury. Melissa was named one of Playback Magazine’s 5 To Watch in 2016. She is a member in good standing of the Casting Directors Society of Canada. Originally from Sudbury, Ont., Melissa received her start [Read More]

2017 Award Recipients

Stradiotto Gregorini, Laura (39)

Stradiotto Gregorini, Laura (39)

Laura Stradiotto is a writer and journalist who has written for publications across Canada and the U.S., covering a broad range of topics from arts and culture to parenting, social justice and women’s rights. In the area of content development and marketing, she has worked for a broad range of clients and platforms, both public [Read More]

2017 Award Recipients

Street, Matthew (30)

Street, Matthew (30)

Born in Montreal, Matthew was raised in a family of entrepreneurs who inspired his venture into the business world. Matthew holds a B.Comm. from Mount Allison University (N.B.) and an MBA and CPA-CMA from Saint Mary’s University (N.S.). Over the last three years, Matthew has taken on progressively more senior roles with Eastlink in Nova [Read More]

2017 Award Recipients

Therrien, Pamela (39)

Therrien, Pamela (39)

Pamela graduated from Laurentian University with an Honours B.Comm. degree, and soon after moved to Toronto. After completing her post-graduate diploma in marketing management from Sheridan College, she began her career in advertising, working with clients such as Pizza Hut, Sears, Zellers and P&G. After returning home to Greater Sudbury, Pamela worked as a development [Read More]

2017 Award Recipients

Ugurgel, Bora (39)

Ugurgel, Bora (39)

Bora Ugurgel is the managing director for the Ultra-Deep Mining Network and the chief operating officer at the Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation. Prior to this position, Bora established the Innovation and Prosperity Office (IPO). His position at CEMI brings him face to face with local small to medium enterprises to identify innovation opportunities [Read More]

2017 Award Recipients

Venturi, Michael J. (36)

Venturi, Michael J. (36)

I was born and raised in Coniston, Ont. I later attended St. Charles College in Sudbury, where I played football and continue to coach. I then graduated from the University of Toronto in 2004, where I also played varsity football.  Later that year, I attended the University of Detroit Mercy, and subsequently graduated cum laude, in 2007. I returned [Read More]

2017 Award Recipients