From the trenches


Mayor of Port Alberni Sharie Minions talks Term 1, Entrepreneurship and Ambition.

Sharie Minions is the Mayor of the City of Port Alberni, leader of Sharie Minions & Team Mortgage Brokers, and owner of the restaurant Brie & Barrel in Port Alberni. Her unique background and skillset lead her to a term on City Council from 2014-2018, and into the Mayor's seat from 2018 till now.

The interview covers a review of her first term as mayor, entrepreneurial journey, the challenging balancing act of ambition with family, business and life in general, and much more.

Sharie's Final 4:

Book: Divergent Mind: Thriving in a World That Wasn't Designed for You Book - Jenara Nerenberg.

Best advice: "Find out what you're not good at, and pay someone else to do it."

App: Reminders.

Favourite restaurants on Vancouver Island: Brie & Barrel AND The Farmer's Daughter.

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