Laura Araneda is the President and CEO of Vic Progressive Diamond Drilling and President of Terrain Drill Solutions Inc. Vic Progressive specializes in underground exploration, surface exploration including core and soil samples. Laura expanded the company from underground exploration to surface exploration finding opportunities in a highly competitive market.
Araneda has a strong presence outside of her role as President. She serves on the board of directors for the NB & PEI division of Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters, is a member of the Campaign cabinet for UNB, It Begins Here. A charter member of the Atlantic Canada Chapter of Women’s President Organization. A UNB graduate, BBA 1991, DLitt 2014 and a graduate and order member of in the Entrepreneurial Leaders Program of the Wallace McCain Institute at the University of New Brunswick.
Under her leadership, she and her company have received numerous awards and recognitions including 2017 Atlantic Business Magazine top 50 CEO, 2016 Profit 500 Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies, W100 top female entrepreneurs in Canada in 2010,2012,2013,2015 and 2016 along with being a finalist for RBC Female Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
Laura will be speaking on the many components of opening a business in New Brunswick.
This session will include pizza and soft drinks.
Sponsored by UNBF’s International Business and Entrepreneurship Centre (IBEC) through the support of a generous alumnus and in partnership with the MBA Society and Business Administration Undergraduate Society (BAUS).