Dave Angus

Johnston Group Inc. (past co-chair)

Dave Angus is currently the Vice President of Chamber Relations with Johnston Group Inc. He has held that position since September 2016. The Johnston Group is a proud Winnipeg business that administers Canada's largest small business group insurance program. The Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan was started in Winnipeg and now helps small businesses and their employees from coast to coast. The Johnston Group has been a significant community champion and a major supporter of the United Way of Winnipeg.

Prior to his latest position Dave was the President and CEO of The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce, a position he held since 1999. He was named Canada's top Chamber of Commerce executive for 2012 by the Chamber of Commerce Executives of Canada (CCEC) and recently was inducted into the Chamber Council of Excellence.

The Chamber has been instrumental in bringing a World Trade Centre to Winnipeg; establishing Leadership Winnipeg, Yes! Winnipeg and the BOLD initiative: a grassroots public policy campaign designed to mobilize the community behind forward-thinking BOLD ideas to increase prosperity in Winnipeg.

Dave has been very active with community organizations. He was on the United Way cabinet for 5 years, past chair of Prairie Theatre Exchange, board member of Manitoba Museum and the YM/YWCA of Winnipeg to name a few. Dave currently sits as co-chair of the Winnipeg Poverty Reduction Council because he embraces the need for collaboration as the only way to achieve real progress in our community.