Truro & Colchester Partnership Appoints New CEO

Published by Truro Colchester Partnership on

The Board of Directors of the Truro & Colchester Partnership for Economic Prosperity is pleased to announce the appointment of Truro native J. David Phillips as its new Chief Executive Officer.

“TCPEP will be taking on big challenges in the coming months and years”, Phillips said, “with a focus on driving the economic growth and prosperity of the Truro Colchester region, building, strengthening, and supporting the business and startup ecosystem, and attracting skilled professionals. We also need to recruit more family doctors, while working with others to close the skills gaps and address the local housing crisis.”

Phillips is an international business leader, with more than 30 years of experience working with companies such as Microsoft and LVMH Group. He started working with TCPEP as a Business Development Officer at the end of 2020.

“We are very happy to have someone with David’s background leading the Partnership. His experience and perspective will help us build on our solid foundation of success and bring new energy and new ideas to drive TCPEP and our community to new heights”, said Mark Wood, TCPEP Board Chair and President/CEO of Ocean Sonics.


The Truro and Colchester Partnership for Economic Prosperity is a Regional Enterprise Network (REN) dedicated to promoting our region and growing economic opportunity through direct support of businesses and startups, as well as collaborating with a broad array of stakeholder groups to attract people and increase the overall prosperity of the community. TCPEP is financially supported by the towns of Truro and Stewiacke, the County of Colchester, Millbrook First Nation, the business community through the Truro & Colchester Chamber of Commerce, and the Province of Nova Scotia.

For more information, contact:

Truro & Colchester Partnership for Economic Prosperity

35 Commercial Street, Suite 208

Truro, NS   B2N 3H9

Tel: 902-890-3120



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