Staff Profile

Board of Director | Phone: 204.940.2716 |   

Dorothy Dobbie is the founder and president of Pegasus Publications Inc., publishers of the Local Gardener magazines, The Hub, Lifestyles 55, Smart Biz and several other directories and publications.

A former member of Parliament (1988-1993), Dorothy Dobbie served as parliamentary secretary in several portfolios including Indian Affairs and Northern Development, Consumer and Corporate Affairs and the Environment. She co-chaired the Dobbie-Beaudoin Joint House-Senate constitutional committee on the Renewal of Canada and spoke to the United Nations as part of her many duties.

General Manager | Phone: 204.940.2707 |  

Ian has a lengthy career in business, with over 25 years of senior management experience. Using this experience, he brings an encouraging, supportive and positive natured environment to Pegasus, and is always quick with a joke and a smile.
Ian’s forward thinking and goal orientated nature means he has a vision to see Pegasus continue to grow in prominence and size as they head into the future.

Editor | Phone: 204.940.2700 |

Shauna is the editor of the Local Gardener magazines and The Hub and has taken over the weekly newsletter 10 Neat Things. She brings 10 years of experience as an editor and an entire lifetime as a writer to the business. She was the founding editor of Ontario Gardener and worked on that magazine and other Pegasus publications for a decade before taking time off with her family for eight years.

Editor | Phone: 204.940.2708 |   

Bill Burfoot is the managing editor of both the Smart BIZ and Manitoba Aerospace & Aviation magazines with Pegasus Publications.

Bill has spent the past 10 years working in various roles throughout the media industry.  He’s been a news/sports reporter, a sports director, a hockey play by play announcer, radio DJ, and writer.

Art Director | Phone: 204.940.2717 |  

Karl oversees the design of all of Pegasus Publications’ various publications. With 25 years experience in the Winnipeg publishing industry since graduating from the University of Manitoba's School of Art, I have previous experience working on Uptown Magazine and Canstar Community News, a division of the Winnipeg Free Press.

Accounts & Admin Manager | Phone: 204.940.2700 |

Shelly Deng runs our office with efficiency, a welcome smile and easy-going manner. As Accounting & Administrative Manager, she takes care of all our day to day financial needs, including Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Tax Payable, Payroll & Payroll Liability, Banking, Accounts Reconciliation, Financial Statements, etc. She is the one who looks after our subscription database and is responsible for company's administrative duties. She is the first person to welcome our clients and subscribers, whether it's at the door or over the phone.

Social Media/Online Manager | Phone: 204.940.2726 |

Yasmin migrated to Canada from the Philippines in 2010 bringing with her 10 years of experience working in an advertising agency. With her background in marketing and proficiency in social media, she now enjoys her work at Pegasus updating and maintaining all of the different websites and social media accounts.

Sales Manager | Phone: 204.940.2700 |   

Gord has a strong background in business development with marketing and sales experience gained in a number of industry sectors including tourism, manufacturing, environmental technology, internet marketing and real estate. In a volunteer capacity he served on Travel Manitoba’s Industry Advisory Committee and Manitoba Fisheries Enhancement Fund’s Project Review Committee. He has also been a board member of Fish Futures Inc Manitoba, The Royal Lake of the Woods Yacht Club and spent thirteen years on The Winnipeg Art Gallery board including three years as President.



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