Bob Pelley was honoured with a Legacy of Leadership award at the first annual HYPE! (Honouring Young Professionals and Entrepreneurs) Awards on Tuesday, November 28. He was recognized for his outstanding leadership contribution to JCI Cape Breton over the past several years.

Presently, Bob serves as chair of JCI’s Business Initiatives Committee which has undertaken several significant business initiatives over the past year, including the I-3 Technology Start-Up Competition, the Business Master Class series, a keynote speaker event featuring Jeffrey Simpson, Lunch & Learn sessions, and forging/strengthening relationships with Innovacorp, Nova Scotia Business Inc., Cape Breton County Economic Development Authority and Sydney Tar Ponds Agency, to name a few.

Bob will be stepping down from his position as chair at the end of December but will remain a member and continue his involvement with JCI.

The HYPE! Awards recognize people, organizations and/or businesses in Cape Breton who demonstrate excellence in individual, community, business, and international initiatives.