Get in touch with any of the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ staff by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or call 204-958-4640.
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!
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.
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.
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 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!
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
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
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.
Favourite part of your job: Connecting with people and small businesses
Favourite downtown restaurant: The Merchant Kitchen
Favorite Downtown Event: Santa Claus Parade
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!