Brockville – The Brockville and District Chamber of Commerce is proud to recognize the outstanding achievements of the businesses, organizations and individuals who make a difference in our community.
We are pleased to announce the recipient of the 2020 Award of Excellence for Young Professional of the Year, Melissa Berquist.
Melissa is a hardworking young professional currently working at BGH as the program manager for the Medical and Surgical & Women and Children’s Inpatient Programs. She previously managed the Forensic Unit at the Brockville Mental Health Centre. She volunteers with CrossFit BECC and has previously volunteered with the BBBS chapter of Cornwall and coached youth basketball in Ottawa.
She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, a Masters degree in Nursing and a Masters of Business Administration degree. She is currently pursuing the Certified Health Executive designation which includes the LEADS Canada Leadership program. Prior to her return to school to pursue nursing, she was an active member of the Canadian Armed Forces.
We look forward to celebrating the Young Professional of the Year Award with Melissa’s family and friends at the Awards of Excellence Gala being held on Thursday, October 15th at Sunnidell Golf Course. We will also be announcing the recipients for: Business of The Year, Small Business of The Year, Community Excellence Award, the Tourism Award and the Ben Tekamp Award. Seating is limited and tickets must be purchased in advance online or at the Chamber office.