Countdown to the 2021 Top 50 CEOs: Take 5 with 2020 award winner Michelle Simms

Posted on April 26, 2021 | Atlantic Business Magazine | 0 Comments

Michelle Simms is president and CEO of Genesis Group Inc., a non-profit business incubator in Newfoundland and Labrador. Since 2016, Michelle has realigned Genesis’ operations and programming to help build amazing companies. She has led the organization in its renewed focus on strategic thinking and strategic execution. The results are a staff and client base that has tripled in size, with a budget approximately 30 per cent larger and four new or expanded programs.

For this episode of Take 5 with the Top 50, Kerri Kiddle, partner NL with Top 50 CEO presenting sponsor Grant Thornton – asks Michelle about the biggest risk she’s ever taken in her career. They also talk about the logistics of a non-profit organization leading entrepreneurial growth as well as the supposed man versus machine conflict between technological advancement and social interaction. Michelle also offers her take on the most profitable opportunities for emerging businesses.

For each episode of Atlantic Business Magazine’s Take 5 with the Top 50 CEOs video series, we ask five questions of a 2020 Top 50 CEO award winner. See video below for the full Q&A with Michelle Simms.

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