Lisa Browne



CEO, Stella's Circle

Lisa Browne is Chief Executive Officer of Stella’s Circle in St. John’s, NL, and as such works with 125 dedicated staff who assist 1,000 inspiring participants each year with housing, counselling and employment services. The organization has won numerous awards, including a Canada Volunteers Award for Social Innovation, a Torch Award for Ethics from the Better Business Bureau-Atlantic Region and a NL Employers’ Council Path to Distinction Award. Atlantic Business Magazine named Lisa one of the Top 50 CEOs in Atlantic Canada in 2017 and 2018. She serves on the Board of Directors of the National Gallery of Canada and the Board of Directors of Food First NL. Lisa chairs the Centre for Social Enterprise Advisory Committee and is a member of the School of Social Work Advisory Committee at Memorial University.

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