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    Neil Wyper, Wyper Law  
    Penticton, BC 
    Phone: (250) 462-3685 



    Neil Wyper is a lawyer, practicing in the areas of business law and wills & estates law. He helps families prepare for the future, including estate planning and incapacity planning, as well as helping executors with the administration of estates. He also helps entrepreneurs start and grow their businesses, and develops agreements to avoid disputes. Neil has a Juris Doctor in law and a Bachelor of Engineering in electrical engineering, both from the University of Victoria. Before law school, he spent ten years designing electronics and software for industrial applications, much of it as an independent consultant.


    Neil is an activvolunteer, and presently serves as the vice president of the NOW Canada Society, which provides services for women who have experienced addictions, abuse, sexual exploitation and mental health challenges. Neil is also a member of the Rotary Club of Penticton and JCI Penticton. Previously, Neil served as the president and as the treasurer of the Okanagan Masters Swim Club, and as the Kelowna Chapter Coordinator of the Tetra Society of North America.


    Neil moved to Penticton with his wife and daughters in 2015, and is seeking new clients throughout the South Okanagan.




    Julie Read, Wildstone Group
    Penticton, BC
    Phone: (250) 493-3947




    I am a Certified Human Resources Professional who has been working in the field of Human Resources for the past 12 years. In that time I have had experience in the engineering, manufacturing and construction industries. I have obtained my Bachelor of Management with a major in Human Resources degree through Athabasca University. I enjoy working as part of a dynamic and innovative team that fosters ideas and out of the box thinking. In my current role of HR Manager for Wildstone, I am involved in the development of policies and strategic planning that will enable us to grow. It is my belief that Human Resources should be a business partner and can be a critical resource in growth and development.



    Harley Elasoff

    Sandman Hotel
    939 Burnaby Avenue
    Penticton, BC





    Harley Elasoff is General Manager at the Sandman Hotel Penticton. He has been employed by Sandman Hotel Group since 2006 and has worked in various properties within the chain in different roles. Harley has over 15 years experience in the tourism & hospitality industry and holds a diploma in Resort & Hotel Management from Selkirk College.


    Harley enjoys being involved in the community. In addition to being a Director for the Penticton & Wine Country Chamber of Commerce, he is also involved with JCI Penticton.  Previously Harley sat on the Kermodei Tourism and Northern BC Tourism Association Board of Directors. 




    Michael Magnusson, Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Ltd
    21 Lakeshore Drive West

    Penticton, BC

    (250) 487-1280




    Michael is the General Manager of the Penticton Casino with Gateway Casinos and Entertainment Ltd., and has over 15 years of gaming industry experience in Canada with a focus on casino management and operations.  He holds a Business Administration Diploma from the College of the Rockies, and has completed numerous business and casino-related courses at Athabasca University and the University of Nevada.


    Born and raised in Kelowna, he began his career in gaming in 2000 at the Kamloops Casino.  Throughout the years, he held management positions at various gaming properties and has served as General Manager for St. Eugene Golf Resort and Casino in Cranbrook and Lake City Casino in Kelowna.



    Michael actively looks for ways to help better the Community through volunteering and by supporting initiatives through Gateway Casinos and the Chamber aimed at raising the quality of life and economic well-being of the South Okanagan. 


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    Daryl Clarke, Individual Member
    254 Power Street
    Penticton, BC
    Phone: (250) 492-9198 Ext 6










    Diana Stirling, Loco Landing Adventure Park
    75 Riverside Drive
    Penticton, BC 
    Phone: (250) 770- 1896











    Don Brown, Brown Benefits Agency Ltd.
    206 - 2565 Main Street

    West Kelowna, BC
    Phone: (250) 763-4284
    Fax: (877) 818-0904









    Jason CoxThe People’s Craft House

    103-1652 Fairview Rd

    Penticton, BC 













    Tracy Van Raes, Total Restoration 

    505 Dawson Avenue
    Penticton, BC
    (250) 493-8028















    Natalie Grant, Grant Media & Raising Modern

    212 Main Street Penticton, BC













    Deborah Moore, Re/Max Penticton Realty

    3115 Skaha Lake Rd #101, Penticton, BC














    D. George, Boston Pizza

    1900 Main St,

    Penticton, BC