Portage College has announced Bev Lockett as the new manager of their St. Paul campus.
Lockett has been a College employee since 2001 teaching business courses including management and entrepreneurial studies.
“Bev’s education and entrepreneurial experience, along with her determination and commitment to Portage, will enable her successful leadership. Bev and the St. Paul campus team will bring the vision for the St. Paul Food Science Centre, with all its commercialization and entrepreneurial components, to fruition.” says Dr. Trent Keough, President & CEO of Portage College.
Having completed an undergraduate degree and several certificates, Lockett obtained an MBA and is currently pursuing her PhD studies in Management with a specialty in Leadership and Organizational Change. During her studies, Lockett received the President’s Medal for academic achievement with College of the North Atlantic and the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency Enterprise Market Information Research Award for accomplishments in market research for local businesses.
Lockett is an entrepreneur who has been running her own business since 1999. She has also served as Faculty Association Chair for the past 3 years.
“I look forward to providing leadership within the St. Paul region to ensure that students continue to have an exceptional learning experience and to enhance the college’s relationships with community stakeholders as Portage continues to meet the needs of St. Paul and the surrounding areas.” says Lockett.