Uncorked (YQR)

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Uncorked is an upscale networking event attracting local entrepreneurs, business professionals, and leaders from the Greater Regina Area. Hosted on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at Mercedes-Benz Regina, Uncorked aims to inspire through storytelling and casual couch conversation as guest host Lisa Peters asks some of the boldest businesswomen and leaders of the community the most unpredictable and unfiltered questions about businesslife, and community.

Featuring Mary Weimer, Chief Member Experience Officer, Conexus Credit Union & Member of the Saskatchewan Advisory Committee

Mary was born and raised in Regina. A University of Regina graduate, Mary and her husband, Jeremy, have owned the Assiniboia Gallery since 1999. In 2013, Mary took leave from the day-to-day operations of the gallery and joined Hillberg & Berk as its Chief Operating Officer. In July 2018, Mary joined Conexus Credit Union as its Chief Member Experience Officer.

As Chief Member Experience Officer at Conexus, Mary will design the future focused member experience for the organization as well as lead Financial Wellness, Marketing, Public Relations, Community Investment and Cultivator – Canada’s first credit union led business incubator.

Mary has been involved in several non-profit organizations over the years as a volunteer board member: Globe Theatre, Sask Art and currently, Youth Ballet Company of Saskatchewan and the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce. Mary and her husband, Jeremy, live in Regina with their four children.

& Eric Dillon, Chief Executive Officer, Conexus Credit Union

Eric is a leader within the cooperative finance movement in Canada and has worked extensively to shape the credit union business model. Eric is a serial innovator having been involved in some of the credit union systems recent innovations such as mobile payments, venture capital, social impact financing and measuring financial wellness.  Eric is a lifelong learner having graduate degrees in business coupled with industry education in governance, risk management and innovation. Eric has been recognized nationally and internationally for his work in social media, innovation and leadership and was most recently a recipient of the 2019 Governor General of Canada Innovation Award. Eric is an active mentor to many within the business community and a frequent commentator and presenter to business audiences across Canada. He currently serves on the board of the Saskatchewan Roughriders Football Club, Concentra Bank, Economic Development Regina and the Filene Research Institute.

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At Uncorked, you can expect a variety of appetizers and beverages, as well as a casual networking component to start and wrap-up the evening. We welcome everyone and anyone to attend – no membership required! Join us and get Uncorked! Uncorked is presented by the Hill Levene Schools of Business at the University of Regina and is sponsored by Virtus Group LLPMiller Thomson LLP, and BDC. Catering provided by Valley Girls with wine selection provided by Authentic Wine & Spirits Merchants & Andrew Peller Ltd.

No RSVP necessary. Uncorked is open to all (no membership required).