John Kimmel

John Kimmel

Chair

As President and Founder of RevIQ, a tech startup in Charlottetown, John is committed to the broader goals of Fusion, focusing on bringing new ideas and opportunities to PEI and grow our community. John joined Fusion in 2007 as Chair of the Entrepreneurship and Employment Committee

Vanessa Smith

Vanessa Smith

Past Chair

Vanessa is the Manager, Marketing & Communications for the Charlottetown Airport Authority. She is a founding board member of Fusion Charlottetown and co-chairs the Biz Under 40 Committee in association with the Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce.

Ann Higgs

Ann Higgs

Treasurer

Ann is the Manager of Jewell’s Country Market and an active member in the business community. She is a volunteer organizer for Startup Weekend PEI and member of the PEIBWA Leadership Pilot Program. . When Ann is not in the greenhouse, she can be found participating in community activities or partaking in a good chat to pair with great food.

Keri McCaffrey

Keri McCaffrey

Secretary

Keri has a Masters of Library and Information Studies from Dalhousie University and a BA in History from UPEI. She currently lives in Stratford and is interested in data management, academic librarianship and community-led initiatives.

Mathieu Arsenault

Mathieu Arsenault

Board Member

Mathieu Arsenault is a trilingual Acadian consultant in Charlottetown, PE. He is the president of consulting company Think Forward Solutions (TFS) which exists to accelerate constructive social and economic change in the Atlantic provinces.

Shallyn Murray

Shallyn Murray

Board Member

Shallyn is co-founder of Nine Yards Studio, a contemporary architecture and design studio in Charlottetown. She is passionate about the role design can play in shaping our communities and has been involved in many community projects that look to activate and develop the downtown core.

Alex Firth

Alex Firth

Board Member

Alex has her diploma in Broadcast Journalism and has been working in the media industry for the past 8 years. She is an active member of the community and loves meeting new people. She is passionate about youth outreach and enjoys volunteering her time. She strives on bringing a fresh and creative perspective to her work and is really excited to be working with Fusion Charlottetown.

Katie Carter-Doiron

Katie Carter-Doiron

Board Member

Katie is a Regional Vice President with Arbonne International. She loves spending her time volunteering, being a part of community events and is extremely passionate about helping others! She’s involved in various volunteer based organizations on PEI including BBBS & Farmers Helping Farmers. She’s excited to now be apart of the Fusion team!

Dylan McKee

Dylan McKee

Board Member

Dylan has been working in Charlottetown since 2003 in the Sales & Marketing sector. For the past 10 years he has worked with PEI radio stations Ocean 100 & HOT 105.5. A graduate of the UPEI Executive MBA program in 2013, Dylan is an active member of the community and looks forward to working with the Fusion Board in 2017. Follow him @mckeedylan.

Matt Clark

Matt Clark

Board Member

Originally from the Magdalen Islands, Matt spent the bulk of his life in beautiful Charlottetown. Over the years, Charlottetown has seen many changes with constant great ideas from our youth, and our millennial generation. Continually progressing on this momentum, and he strongly feels we can achieve great things here at Fusion with your help!

Cody Clinton

Cody Clinton

Board Member

Cody works for Innovation PEI in the areas of business development and investment. Cody is active in supporting the video game community in PEI and promotes efforts to grow the industry and the startup community. He also works closely with Startup Zone and LaunchPad PEI. Cody went to UPEI and has a BSc in Physics and Mathematics