Brandon Riverbank Names New General Manager


Brandon, MB – Brandon Riverbank Inc. recently hired James Montgomery as our new
General Manager. The board of directors and staff would like to take this opportunity to
officially welcome James to the Brandon Riverbank team!


“I am absolutely elated to be the new General Manager of Brandon Riverbank Inc.,” said
James Montgomery. “I look forward to ensuring that the Master Plan continues to be
implemented. I am eager to embark on this new chapter of my career, one which I’m
sure will be a lengthy and fulfilling journey.”


James joins Brandon Riverbank Inc. after a short term position as the Director of Staff &
Client Care at Daughter On Call. Prior to that James was the Sponsorship Coordinator
for the Provincial Exhibition of Manitoba for five years, where he packaged, promoted,
sold and delivered corporate sponsorship commitments for the Royal Manitoba Winter
Fair, Manitoba Summer Fair, Manitoba AGEX and The President’s Dinner. Prior to that
James was the Constituency Office Manager for Merv Tweed in the Brandon-Souris
Federal Riding. James and his wife have been Brandon residents for nearly ten years
and consider Brandon their permanent home.

“On behalf of the board of directors and staff I would like to welcome James to Brandon
Riverbank Inc. We are thrilled to have James as part of the Brandon Riverbank team
and we are confident he is the right person for the job,” said Bernie Chrisp, President of
Brandon Riverbank Inc.


Among James’ many responsibilities will be to work with the board and staff to develop,
refine and implement the organization’s mission and vision, ensure the promotion and
implementation of the ‘Back to the River’ Master Plan, including capital development,
construction and continued fundraising. James will also oversee the operation of the
Riverbank Discovery Centre which is open 360 days per year as well as the completion
of Festival Park.


James comes to us with a wealth of experience in the public, private and non-profit
sectors. He is well connected in the community and region, has abundant fundraising
and management experience, and comes to us with a lot of enthusiasm.