Luke MacGregor, President
Luke moved to Hampton from Nova Scotia with his family in 2015. A professional engineer by training and occupation, he started brewing shortly after graduation in 2005 - and several hundred test batches later in 2018 he opened Gridiron Brewing with his wife Heather Avery in their garage. The end goal has always been to open a taproom serving fresh local beers, and in 2021 this was achieved with a new location just down the road from the original brewery on main street.
Marcelle Bélanger, Past President
Marcelle has a degree in business administration with a major in electronic commerce and marketing. She is part owner of a company which focuses on digital marketing and digital couponing for Consumer packaged goods companies ranging from small businesses up to Fortune 500 companies. Marcelle has over 20 years experience in sales and marketing.
4810 Jean-Talon St. W
Aaron Dyck, Vice President
Aaron is a seasoned veteran of the telephone industry. After a decade away from New Brunswick he returned home and started Bovaird Telecom. Aaron works with customers across Canada, but his real hope is to help New Brunswick companies start getting the most out of their business phones.
Aaron has a love of all things telephone and has a large collection of telephones and related memorabilia - including the very first phone book that the New Brunswick Telephone Company printed. His passion for telephones drives him to help people make the most out of Canada's phone network. With modern technology it is possible to have more resiliency and features than ever, and Bovaird Telecom will help local businesses realise this.
Aaron lives in Hampton with his wife, Megan, and their two dogs.
Chris Moore, Treasurer
Security Holdings Ltd.
Bio Coming Soon....
Chris White, Town Liaison
Town of Hampton
Chris began her career in telecommunications and later moved into the world of freelancing, working with non-profit organizations and entrepreneurs to grow their business. She initially joined the Town of Hampton on a small project... which grew! Today she coordinates economic development and tourism initiatives for the town, working with local businesses and industry partners to develop opportunities in our community. Chris was born and raised in Nova Scotia but made New Brunswick her home 30 years ago. She lives on the Kingston Peninsula with her husband and two sons. Chris is a passionate advocate of all things local and is delighted to share in the important work of the Chamber of Commerce!
Carley Parish, Director
Lutz Longstaff Parish (Partner)
Experienced Trial Lawyer (Family Law, Criminal Law, Civil Litigation, Wills and Estates and Property) with 24-hour Bilingual Service Offered 7 days/week. Deputy Clerk of the Court of New Brunswick, designated to perform weddings.
Hampton Area Chamber of Commerce Board Member- 2012- Present Vice Chair of Children’s Wish Foundation of New Brunswick- 2012 -Present Mindcare Boardmember 2012 to present NB Law Society- Active Committee Member, Bar Course Committee Member and Criminal Law Head Instructor Course for English Bar Course 2008 present.
- Admitted to the New Brunswick Bar in 2005
- Bachelor of Law from l'Université de Moncton
- 2018 recipient of the Sovereign's Medal for Volunteers
- 2018 recipient of the E. Neil McKelvey, Q.C. Pro Bono and Volunteer Service Award
- In 2014 she was inducted into the North American Men's Fastpitch Hall of Fame as the only female Official
- Practices primarily family and criminal law, has done numerous jury trials
- Pled at all levels of Court in New Brunswick including the Court of Appeal
- Associate Professor UNB Law
- Chair of the Children's Wish Foundation of NB
- President of the Hampton Chamber of Commerce
- Vice-Chair of KV Oasis
- President of Hestia House
- Treasurer of the New Brunswick Law Society and Executive Member of the CBA
- First female Vice President of the Saint John Union Club
- Helped build schools with 50 high school students in the Dominican Republic
Job Burns, Director
Busy Day Chefs (Founder)
Job Burns founded Busy Day Chefs with the idea that Families should never be without a well-balanced, delicious home-made meal, even if they don’t have the time to make it for themselves. Over the past five years Job has expanded Busy Day from an in-home meal service to a full service caterer for intimate dinner parties & large events.
In 2011 he received the Frederick R. Dearborn Bursary from the HACC to pursue a Business Degree from the University of New Brunswick. Seeing the value of a local Chamber of Commerce and wanting to give back to the community, Job joined as a Chamber member in 2019. He is passionate about improving the lives of the people around him and hopes that his work will help keep Hampton and the surrounding areas a beautiful place for people to live and grow.
Craig Mills, Director
Craig moved to Canada in 2007 from the UK. Employment experiences include business administration, financial accounting, auditing, and is also a qualified PGA golf professional, currently a member of the Canadian PGA.
Craig has been living in Hampton with his family since 2012, after living in Cobourg, Ontario for 6-years. He has helped his wife establish a new modern Veterinary Hospital. Craig has sat on the Board of Directors since 2013, and currently sits as past president of the Chamber.
Sheryl Moore, Director
Sheryl has sat on the Board of the Chamber since 2009. She has held various positions from president, vice president, to Committee chair(s). Sheryl feels that volunteering time to the Chamber is a great way to give back to the business sector in Hampton, while allowing her to support local businesses and get to know the people of her community.
Professionally, Sheryl has worked in the insurance industry since 1996, getting her license in 1998 and achieving her designation as a Chartered Insurance Professional in 2004. Sheryl started Cardinal Insurance in 2005 and 10 years later was fortunate enough to be able to purchase and amalgamate her father’s brokerage with Cardinal, complimenting the 2 operations together.
In addition to the Chamber, Sheryl is a long-time member and now chair, of the Town of Hampton Economic Development and Tourism Committee along with being Vice Chair of the Town of Hampton PAC committee.
Sheryl and her husband have 2 daughters and are raising their family in Hampton
8 Centennial Road
Andrea Watling, Director
Saint John Regional Foundation
Andrea Watling was born and raised in Hampton and recently returned back to the small town with her husband and daughter. She obtained her Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Acadia University and has a background in marketing and communications. She has worked the last 5 years for the Saint John Regional Hospital Foundation as a Philanthropy Specialist. She believes it’s important to support local and to give back to the community that has given her so much!
Mark Savidant, Director
Alison Street Website & Graphic Design
Mark is a Graphic Designer and owner of Alison Street Website & Graphic Design. His company focuses on small to medium sized businesses with their Advertising and Marketing needs including: Website Design\Maintenance, Social Media Management\Training, Graphic Design for Web, Social Media, Print and Logos.
Mark's Creative Marketing and Branding Services has included Website and Graphic Design projects for a wide range of Clients including small to medium size business owners to Canadian Icons such as Country Singer Carroll Baker and Hockey Hall of Fame Goalie Ken Dryden from the Montreal Canadiens.
Mark has lived in the Hampton Area for over 25 years and has volunteered on many projects over this time. Mark is passionate about helping local business owners succeed which in turn helps our Community Grow and Thrive.
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Todd Beach, Director
Town of Hampton
Bio Coming Soon....
Alison Mitchell, Director
Oasis Day Spa & Salon
Alison Mitchell moved her family to Hampton almost five years ago, and felt like it was a place were she could put down roots, and raise her family. Her spouse was born, and was raised in Hampton, so it was a natural fit.
Alison studied at Majestany Institute in Fredericton and has been in the industry since 2004 and specializes in manicures, pedicures, facials, waxing, nail enhancements, and chemical peels. When the pandemic hit, Alison decided that it was finally time to get a little more flexibility in her life, and decided to open her own business in Hampton. Oasis Day Spa & Salon opened in 2020, and Alison has been pampering her clients ever since.
She loves the town of Hampton, and is glad to call it home and raise a family here/ She is very excited to bring her passion for Hampton and small business to the Chamber.
Penny Aiton, Director
Numbers Done Right Bookkeeping
Penny is a professional bookkeeper and owner of Numbers Done Right Bookkeeping. Penny believes that balanced books help entrepreneurs have a balanced mind, and loves working with owners to create bookkeeping processes simple and manageable. She loves helping her clients move their information to cloud technologies that offer better usability and result in real time data being available.
Penny attended Grant MacEwan Community College in Edmonton, AB, where she studied accounting. After originally moving into administrative positions, she turned back to her love of numbers and obtained her payroll certification through the National Payroll Institute (formerly Canadian Payroll Association), and upon moving to New Brunswick, started working as a public bookkeeper. During the pandemic, she decided to offer completely virtual services to her clients, including tax preparation.
Penny believes that the future of our communities greatly depends on a return to local buying, and is excited to be able to contribute to that mission as a member of the Hampton Chamber of Commerce.