Guest Speaker: “Understanding the value of passion for your work”




Anita has specialized in corporate development for over 20 years. She has negotiated transactions in the sports and entertainment sector, as well as agriculture, manufacturing and licensing. Anita has launched businesses in new markets, including South America, Europe and Asia. She has had significant hands-on operational experience, providing a depth of understanding of practical business issues.

Anita is currently the president of Farmers Edge. She founded and served as CEO of Acumen Corporate Development Inc., a provider of corporate development services to third-party companies. As Chief Operating Officer of Activa Consumer Promotions, a sports licensing company, she helped break new ground delivering innovative sports marketing programs to media partners. In her role as Executive Vice-President at Assante, she was responsible for steering aggressive growth in the U.S., including eight acquisitions in a four-year period. Anita possesses significant hands-on business operations experience including start-up, integration and exit strategies, as well as a background in law specializing in mergers and acquisitions, and tax. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and LLB from the University of Manitoba.

Thursday, March 14th
Manitoba Club
194 Broadway

5:30 – Doors Open
6:00 – Guest Speaker: Anita Wortzman, President of Farmers Edge
7:30 – End

(Free parking after 5PM on surrounding streets as well as in the Wawanesa parking lot across the street from the Manitoba Club.)

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