Leadership in Place

December 13, 2023
Shorefast’s CEO & Founder, Zita Cobb, on the importance of local leadership in the places we live. 
5-minute video excerpt of Zita Cobb’s Thomas d’Aquino Leadership Lecture, November, 2023

“Leaders are the deepest believers”  

In November 2023, Zita Cobb, CEO & Founder of Shorefast and Innkeeper of Fogo Island Inn, took centre stage to deliver the prestigious Thomas d’Aquino Lecture on Leadership. This two-part lecture series was hosted at the iconic National Art Gallery of Canada and the Ivey Business School in London, Ontario. 

The following is an excerpt of her speech with a focus on growing the capacity of place leadership. 

“Canadian Businesswoman and social entrepreneur Zita Cobb talks leadership” – Ottawa Business Journal 

The Thomas d’Aquino Lecture on Leadership