Surrey Board of Trade President Announced in Top 50 Women Leaders of Vancouver List for 2023

The Women We Admire organization has released their Top 50 Women Leaders of Vancouver for 2023 list.

“I am honoured to be included in this year’s list among a group of strong female leaders in their respective industries,” said Anita Huberman, President & CEO, Surrey Board of Trade. “Though this list is labelled as Vancouver, the Women We Admire organization is certainly taking a regional approach to recognizing innovation and productivity.”

This year’s awardees are well-respected authentic leaders who, possessing self-awareness, garner credibility, empower others and present themselves as a constant and consistent role model to others within their industries.

1. Jill Schnarr
Chief Social Innovation & Communications Officer, TELUS

2. Victoria DeBoon
VP of Sales, SAP

3. Jennifer Tokarek
Vice President and National Leader, TD

4. Eleanor Lee
Chief Project Officer & Executive Director, Provincial Health Services Authority

5. Christine Turner
Vice President, International Business Operations, lululemon

6. Bronche Cheng
Partner, KPMG

7. Maria Pontikis
Chief Communications Officer, City of Vancouver

8. Joan Sheehan
Vice President of Sales, STEMCELL Technologies

9. Lorna Clamp
Senior Vice President of Strategy & Culture, Securiguard Services

10. Sarah Crone
RVP of Private Wealth Solutions, Aviso Wealth

11. Sharon Curl
President – North America, Oxford International Education Group

12. Lisa Schwenk
Regional Vice President of Customer Success, Radancy

13. Shelley Frost
President and CEO, Pacific National Exhibition

14. Arshpreet Kaur Ranjit Singh
Group General Counsel, GrowthOps Ltd

15. Theresa Rowsell
SVP of Product & Technology, iQmetrix

16. Shoni Field
Chief Development Officer, BC SPCA

17. Shiah Bazeley
Vice President of People & Culture, Daiya Foods

18. Corinne Caldwell
Chief Operating Officer, Harper Grey

19. Elin Jonsson
Chief Business Officer, East Side Games

20. Amara Hunt
Vice President of Product Strategy, Integrity Solutions

21. Terralynn Forsyth
Co-Founder & Head of Data, FutureFit AI

22. Zhenya Beck
Co-Founder and Head of Marketing, Freightera

23. Suzanne Mercier
EVP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, Nexii Building Solutions

24. Leslie Meingast

25. Suzanne Gildert
Founder and CTO, Sanctuary AI

26. Anita Huberman
President & CEO, Surrey Board of Trade

27. Paulina Cameron
CEO, The Forum

28. Sarah Boatman
Chief Financial and Operating Officer, Photonic

29. Ashley Judd
Vice President of Sales, MLA Canada

30. Ginna Ng
Vice President of Finance, Zynik Capital

31. Alyssaa Delmars
Managing Partner, Aim Medical Imaging

32. Mandi Mangat
VP of Operations, Monark Group

33. Kari Yuers
President & CEO, Kryton International

34. Miranda Lam
Chief Legal Officer & Vice President of Business Development, Acuitas Therapeutics

35. Britainny Hari
Director, Marketing & Communications, CBRE

36. Elizabeth Fingler
Human Resources Director, ICON Creative Studio

37. Rebecca Pauls
Executive Director, Planned Lifetime Advocacy Network

38. Sasha Bricel
Marketing Director, Nature’s Path Foods

39. Felicia Lo
Founder & Creative Director, SweetGeorgia Yarns

40. Sylvia van Rooyen
Program Director of Art & Design, LaSalle College Vancouver

41. Tanya Wahbe
Adjunct Professor, University of British Columbia

42. Dana Prescott
Associate Director, Technology & Innovation, Covenant House Vancouver

43. Shelina Dilgir
Director of Development, Dr. Peter Centre

44. Avi Gill
Business Director, Talk Shop

45. Andrea McComb
Director of Professional Learning & Development, British Columbia Principals & Vice Principals Association

46. Paige Strand
Director of Marketing & Communications, IR Labs Inc.

47. Susan Chambers
Director, Business Development, ICP Insurance Solutions

48. Vicky Zhao
Owner & Business Manager, Vancouver Debate Academy

49. Ruth M’rav-Jankelowitz
President, BNI Creekside

50. Lisa Brooking
Chief Executive Officer, Healthcode Medical 2023/08/07/the-top-50-women- leaders-of-vancouver-for-2023/

Women We Admire is a membership organization comprised of the most accomplished women executives and leaders across the US and Canada.