LOUIS BRILL - GENERAL MANAGER
Louis Brill is a strategic and focused leader with over twenty years of experience driving positive change within the not-for-profit sector.
Professionally Louis has led the Lung Association of Nova Scotia, Prescott Group and Special Olympics Nova Scotia through significant change and growth. His areas of expertise include Strategic Planning, Property Management, Program Development and Delivery, Financial and Human Resource Management, Fund Development, and creating an effective Accountability Framework that leads to accomplishing objectives. Louis is a goal-oriented thinker with extensive experience leading the strategic planning process, along with goal setting, delegation and creating a productive and cohesive team environment. In an earlier life, Louis served in the Canadian Naval Reserves retiring from HMCS Scotian as a Navy Diver and Chef Extraordinaire.
He has an extensive background in the sports of Athletics, Ball Hockey, and Special Olympics where he served as the first President and CEO of Special Olympics Nova Scotia. In 2014 Louis was awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal for his work helping to build the Special Olympics movement in Nova Scotia. In 2019 he was inducted into the Dalhousie University Sport Hall of Fame as a coach of the 2004 Women’s Canadian University Championship Cross-Country Running team. He currently leads the Nova Scotia Minor Ball Hockey League.
As a volunteer Louis has served on the National Board of the Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Conference. He is a former Chairperson of Athletics Nova Scotia and a past Treasurer of Palliative Care Nova Scotia. He has Chaired numerous road races including the Credit Union Atlantic Lung Run, The Halifax Bridge Miles and for 10 years he served as the official starter of the Bluenose Marathon.
Louis is a proud Bluenoser and remains very motivated to create growth, innovation and positive change. Overarching, he has a passion for generating sustainable community value and making Nova Scotia a healthy and more prosperous place to live.