Steve Parker

Steve Parker is the Founder of CCL Group Inc., former chair and co-founder of Blue Ocean Contact Centers, and former CEO of Corporate Communications.

Steve is Chair of the Nova Scotia Health Authority Board.

Steve is a member of the Jr. Achievement Nova Scotia Business Hall of Fame and the Atlantic Business Magazine’s Top 50 CEO Hall of Fame.

He is past Chair of the Board of Directors of Medavie Blue Cross, a past member of the Board of Directors of the Blue Cross Life Insurance Company of Canada and a former Director of the C.D. Howe Institute. He is also a member of a number of private companies including Stanfield’s Limited and Heritage Gas Limited.

Steve is a Fellow of the Canadian Public Relations Society. He has received the Society’s major prizes for outstanding contributions to public relations in Canada (Novikoff Award) and for distinguished service in the public interest (Shield of Service Award.)

CCL Group has been twice named Corporate Philanthropist of the year in Nova Scotia for efforts on behalf of Junior Achievement, United Way and others.

To mark the 50th anniversary of the Young Presidents Organization, Steve was selected for YPO’s highest award, The Legacy Honour. This is presented to one member in each Chapter around the world who exemplifies YPO’s business and personal qualities.