LAS COMMUNITY BOND

THE TEAM

INVEST TODAY TO HELP YOUR COMMUNITY PROSPER

MEET OUR COMMITTEE MEMBERS

CAMPGROUND TEAM

HARRY STODDART – LAS General Manager

Harry joined the team at the LEX in 2016 after careers in management consulting and agriculture. Harry’s main role is to provide leadership to the team of staff and volunteers and to manage the day-to-day operations at the LEX Grounds.

Harry’s past work experience includes an impressive list of major international consulting firms, a Fortune 50 tech company, and boutique consultancies. Harry specialized in building financial models to support investment and major decisions. Alongside his consulting career Harry has successfully owned and operated several businesses including a 2000 acre organic grain growing, processing, and marketing operation with a partner.

Since joining the LAS in 2016, Harry has delivered five straight years of debt reduction, positive returns from operations, and re-investment in the LEX Grounds, including during the pandemic. Harry has led the development of the vision for Project Prosper, created the financial projections and business plan, and shepherded the project through the City approvals process. 

MARI BRYANS – Campground Manager

There are many amazing things that can be said about Mari and why she was hired to be the Campground Manager, but the main reasons are her experience and knowledge in the tourism/campground industry. 

Mari grew up locally on the Riverwood campground where she discovered her passion for tourism and later turned that passion into a career by running her own campgrounds. Mari and her husband purchased the Brighton KOA campground in 2006, which they owned and operated for the next 9 years. The campground was in ill repair when they purchased it, but Mari was able to turn the campground into a perennial Founders Award Winner.  

So, with her experience, reputation for excellent customer service, and relevant knowledge, we are looking forward to Mari’s leadership throughout the campground build and launch.  

 

SHANICE SPROULE – Project Manager

Shanice joined the LAS team in spring 2019 and has been making an impact ever since! Shanice has a background in business management, marketing, and event management. She graduated from the University of Prince Edward Island in 2015 with an Bachelor of Business Administration and graduated from UPEI again in 2020 with a Masters in Education, specializing in 21st Century Teaching and Learning.

Having managed sports events for 12 years before she joined the team. She has newly accepted the Project Manager position after holding the Events Coordinator position for two years. In her new role, she will be project managing the Community Bonds Campaign, which is the first of its kind in our community and is an exciting investment opportunity.

 

OUR COMMUNITY BOND PARTNERS

TAPESTRY COMMUNITY CAPITAL

 LAS has partnered with Tapestry Community Capital to ensure Project Prosper is a success. The Tapestry team has supported numerous organizations in raising over $80 million in community bonds from thousands of investors. The team at Tapestry is based in Toronto and will be working closely with the LAS Community Bonds Committee for the duration of the bond terms to ensure investors are properly supported.

PROJECT PROSPER SUPPORTERS

KOA: Signed franchise agreement
MAJOR FI: Working on a financing package
LOCAL CONSTRUCTION COMPANY: They are acting as the         general contractor

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