David is a place management professional with a background in public engagement, strategic planning, and brand strategy with a career spanning a wide range of client work in both the private and public sector. In his current role as the Executive Director of the Exchange District Business Improvement Zone in Winnipeg, he has been directly involved in advocating, leading, and creating a broad range of initiatives related to urban development. As an innovator, strategic planner, and branding expert, David’s eye for detail and ability to continually see the big picture (and beyond) compliment his love for the area, making him the ideal person to engage and interact with the Exchange’s many member businesses, residents, and visitors.
A born and raised Londoner, Alex made the leap over the Atlantic to Winnipeg during the summer of 2020. With previous experience in Talent Acquisition for a prominent British clothing brand, she applies her HR experience in new exciting ways at the Exchange District BIZ. Learning more about this iconic neighbourhood through the work that the BIZ does has given Alex a deeper sense of connection to her adopted city. You can often find her strolling through one of the urban parks the Exchange offers or looking for her latest thrift find at the many vintage shops in the neighbourhood!
Operations & Strategic Initiatives Manager
With experience in both corporate and non-profit environments and a background in sustainability, Cameron is looking forward to playing a key role in the internal operations of the Exchange District BIZ including assisting with community safety, environmental services and ongoing external member and partner initiatives. You’ll find him working out at the various fitness centres the Exchange offers and enjoying festivals throughout the year!
Marketing Communications Coordinator
Rachael is excited to bring her background in small business marketing and passion for urban development to the Exchange District community. She’s eager to apply her love for brand storytelling, community engagement and sustainable design in new ways to promote this beloved neighbourhood. You can often spot feeding her coffee and pastry addiction at the various local cafe’s and sharing her love for sustainability in the fashion industry through visits to local boutiques!