Don Lee Sheppard
Don Lee Sheppard rose from modest beginnings in a Northern Ontario mining town to become an executive, an entrepreneur and a philanthropist. His varied business career took him from Sudbury, Ontario, to California, rapidly being promoted through the ranks at Manulife, Mercer and Johnson & Higgins. Don then built and sold his own employee communications consulting firm, Sheppard Associates. He has completed three Ironman competitions, rode in a 3,215-mile cross-country cycling fund-raiser, had a significant positive impact on youth soccer in America and has received several awards for outstanding community service.