Windows Plus celebrates 30 years

Last updated: February 8, 2018

This year marks 30 years in business for one of our most recent family members, Mark McGrath of Windows Plus. The company was featured in Monday’s edition of Metro Halifax and we’d like to extend our warmest congratulations on behalf of our Board and fellow members of Family Business Atlantic. McGrath stresses the importance of building strong relationships and having a team who share ...

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Amanée Mousavi discusses the value of membership

Last updated: January 23, 2018

Amanée Mousavi has been working in her family business, Cresco, for seven years. She is a proud member of our association and is thankful that Nova Scotia is full of such diversity and opportunity for growth. “Working in the family business, there are a lot of challenges. So I’ve resorted to this amazing organization and it’s really helped me through the challenges that we deal...

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Farhang Fotovat of Cresco shares his story

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Farhang Fotovat of Cresco shares the value of continuing education in Nova Scotia and the role his family played in the development of his career. Having moved from Iran to join his family business, Farhang brings a different perspective to the company, as well as deep gratitude for the educational opportunities available in our province. Thank you to Venture for Canada for the production of th...

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Where are they now? Ali Tregunno

Last updated: December 14, 2017

In collaboration with RBC Bank, Family Business Atlantic offers flourishing, young adults the opportunity to receive financial aid towards their post-secondary studies through the John Abbass Sr. Memorial Scholarship Fund. We take pride in our contribution to the future leaders of our community and look forward to seeing where their education and family business takes them. John Abbass Sr. Scholar...

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Welcome Kelly Nutritious Pet Foods

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  Kelly Nutritious Pet Foods From Nova Scotia to New Brunswick, Kelly Nutritious Pet Foods is our newest Family Business Atlantic member. The Kelly family owns and operates Global Pet Foods New Brunswick, with six locations throughout Saint John, Moncton and Fredericton. Jeff Kelly decided it was time to sell his independent audio-visual and cellular retail stores over six years ago, and boug...

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Welcome Farnell’s newest CEO

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Bill Morash Named CEO of Farnell Packaging Limited The Board of Directors of Farnell Packaging Limited is pleased to announce that Bill Morash has been named Chief Executive Officer of Farnell Packaging Limited. Bill has held the position of CFO of the company and has been a member of the Farnell Senior Management Team since 1997. In the community, Bill serves on the Board of Directors of Divert...

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Archway insurance celebrates nominations

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Nov 27, 2017 Halifax, NS – Archway Insurance, one of Atlantic Canada’s largest insurance brokerages, is flying a group of employees to Toronto this week to attend the Insurance Business Canada 2017 Awards. Archway Insurance and an employee were nominated in three categories: Big Brokerage of the Year, Outstanding Claims Service and Young Gun of the Year. “To be nominated for three awards by...

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Thank You to our Holiday Host

Last updated: December 6, 2017

We saw over 50 members and guests at our Dec. 5 holiday social.  Good food and company made for an evening of sharing and laughter. Thank you to Christene Hirschfeld, and the wonderful Marketing staff and Partners for hosting our annual event their spectacular office overlooking the Halifax Harbour! ...

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