Downtown Winnipeg BIZ Staff

 

Get in touch with any of the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ staff by emailing info@downtownwinnipegbiz.com or call 204-958-4640.


downtown-biz-staff-stefano Stefano Grande
Executive Director (Quarterback)

Favourite part of your job: My Team, Creating Change, promoting Downtown Winnipeg, the centre of it all!

Favourite downtown spot for the weekend: The YMCA, Forks and the Library!

Describe your perfect day downtown: Sitting on a patio at one of the many restaurants!


downtown-biz-staff-debDeb Tomiski
Currently on Leave
Manager, Human Resources

Favourite part of my job: Hiring the best people to join our BIZ Team.

Favourite downtown coffee shop: Stella’s because they are open when the ballet finishes and serve the most delicious goodies!

Favorite thing to do on your lunch hour downtown: Attend yoga in the park. It is heavenly to exercise in the outdoors with the canopy of elm trees nearby.


downtown-biz-staff-mariaMaria Reyes
Office Assistant for Human Resources & Finance

Favourite part of your job: To always be a part in best developing the organization’s workforce

Favourite downtown shopping destination: The Bay

Best concert you saw downtown: My daughter’s concert with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra

Describe your perfect day downtown: Each day is perfect, downtown inspires me a lot.


downtown-biz-staff-shawnShawn Matthews
Director of Safety & Development

Favourite part of your job: I love working with our energetic and friendly ambassadors and staff who all want to create a safe and enjoyable environment for everyone downtown.

Favourite downtown restaurant: I love going to The Keg patio in the summer!

Favourite thing to do on your lunch hour: Nothing beats having lunch on Broadway in the summer on a beautiful day.


downtown-biz-staff-amandaAmanda Chalmers
Downtown Security Network Coordinator

Favourite part of your job: Being a part of why people are choosing to come downtown

Favourite downtown coffee shop: Java Jungle

Favourite downtown spot for weekends: The Pint

Favourite downtown event: Movies on Memorial on the big screen… Jaws was awesome!

Favourite thing to do on your lunch hour downtown: Get a hotdog from the cart at Air Canada Park… mmm!


downtown-biz-staff-stephanieStephanie Voyce
Currently on Leave
Director of Placemaking & Transportation

Favourite part of your job: Helping to make our downtown more pedestrian and bicycle friendly

Favourite downtown coffee shop: Twist Cafe

 Favourite downtown event: Ciclovia

Best concert you saw downtown: Van Morrison


stevenSteve Hughes
Maintenance Coordinator

Favourite part of your job: Working with a great bunch of guys who take pride in the city

Favourite downtown coffee shop: Tim’s

Favourite downtown activity: Ice skating at The Forks.

Best concert you saw downtown: Jon Bon Jovi


melanie-2Melanie Andrushko
Project Coordinator, Placemaking & Transportation

Favourite part of your job: Working with a great team.

Favourite downtown restaurant: East India Company and Stella’s Café and Bakery.

Favourite downtown activity: Attending Goldeyes games and cycling along Assiniboine Avenue.


Tineke de Jong
Director of Marketing, Events and Communications

Favourite part of your job: Connecting with people and small businesses

Favourite downtown restaurant: The Merchant Kitchen

Favorite Downtown Event: Santa Claus Parade


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Name: Sarah Lipinski

Title: Events Assistant

Favorite part of your job: the great team here at the BIZ and all the fun BIZ events

Favorite Downtown Memory: Going to visit Santa at Eaton’s

Favorite Downtown Coffee Shop: It’s a tie between Thom Bargen and Fools and Horses

Favorite Downtown Event: Movies on Memorial

Favorite thing to do on your lunch hour downtown: taking a walk down Broadway, it’s such a beautiful street!

Best concert you saw downtown: Britney Spears… I was so excited I cried!