CEO, New Brunswick Heart & Stroke Foundation
Known as a passionate leader in the non-profit sector, Kurtis Sisk has worked his way up the corporate ladder at the Heart and Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick to the position of CEO in 2014. Since obtaining the role of CEO, he has grown his team from 20 employees to 35, and revenues from $2 million to over $5 million.
Kurtis was proud to have been named Top 50 CEO in Atlantic Canada in 2022, and again in 2023, and to have Heart & Stroke NB named one of the Best Places to Work in Atlantic Canada, by Atlantic Business Magazine.
Kurtis has a strong record of creating sustained growth and a history of building high-performing teams. He is an innovative thinker who takes measured risks in the pursuit of cutting-edge health promotion, research, and fund development programming.
Mr. Sisk has a Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Fredericton and a Public Relations Diploma from Durham College. He is also currently working on obtaining the Institute of Corporate Directors Designation (ICD.D).
Kurtis has been a part of many provincial and national committees and Boards including; serving as Vice-Chair of the New Brunswick Health Research Foundation, member at large on the NBCC Board of Governors, Ex officio on the Heart & Stroke NB Board of Directors, co-chair of the national Relay for Life committee, chairperson of the national Heart and Stroke Foundation Fund Development committee, chairperson of the Provincial HealthPartners committee and member of the national Heart Healthy Children and Youth Working Group.
Kurtis is a dedicated community volunteer, a passionate leader, and family man.