An ambitious entrepreneur at heart, United Way of the Lower Mainland Board Chair Yuri Fulmer believes the path to success is relatively simple: combine a good idea with even better people, and a desire to serve your community, and you’re on your way to the top.
Living out that philosophy, and equipped with an outstanding leadership team and a dynamic vision, Yuri Fulmer has led his company, FDC Capital Partners, to be one of Canada’s largest privately held food and beverage businesses in just 10 years.
As the President and CEO of a multi-million dollar corporation, Yuri has continually propelled his business forward, launching into new territories, taking on new challenges, and living out new adventures.
Yuri has also taken a leadership role in several of the Greater Vancouver area’s most prestigious charitable, educational, and arts organizations, using his entrepreneurial skills to better his community.
Yuri has been the recipient of numerous awards for his business and community involvements, including being named as one of Canada's Top 40 Under 40 in 2007.
2012-2013 United Way of the Lower Mainland Board of Directors
Board Chair: Yuri Fulmer, President & CEO, FDC Capital Partners
Vice Chair: Jane Peverett, Corporate Board Member
Secretary/Treasurer: Bev Park, Chief Operating Officer, Timberwest Forest Corp.
Amber Hockin, Director, Pacific Regional Office, Canadian Labour Congress
Catherine Warren, President, FanTrust Entertainment Strategies
David Poole, Senior Vice- President, British Columbia and Yukon Region at Scotiabank
Debra Hewson, President & CEO, Odlum Brown
Francis Chang, Partner, Vancouver Office, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
George Davison, Secretary-Treasurer, Federation of Post-Secondary Educators (FPSE)
Gwenne Farrell, Vice President, COPE Local 378
Jerry Lampert, Community Member
Joey Hartman, President, Vancouver District Labour Council
John DeLucchi, Managing Partner, BC Region, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Lee Van Horn, President, The Palomar Consulting Group Inc.
Miranda Lam, Partner, McCarthy Tetrault LLP
Dr. Patricia Baird, Community Member
Paul Kershaw, Professor, UBC
Sarah Sidhu, Associate, Initio Group
Steve Hunt, Director, District 3, United Steelworkers Union
2012-2013 United Way of the Lower Mainland Labour Committee of the Board members
Chair: Steve Hunt, Director, District 3, United Steelworkers Union
Members: George Davison, Secretary-Treasurer, Federation of Post Secondary Educators of BC; Gwenne Farrell, COPE 378, representing the New Westminster & District Labour Council; Joey Hartman, President, Vancouver & District Labour Council; Amber Hockin, Director, Pacific Regional Office, Canadian Labour Congress
United Way of the Lower Mainland is grateful for the board’s dedication and commitment to improving our community.
To contact any members of the United Way of the Lower Mainland Board of Directors, please call Linda Stadey at 604.268.1341.