Director, Business Development & Corporate Relations
Levi Sampson is President and co-owner of Nanaimo’s largest private employer, Harmac Pacific, which employs more than 300 men and women. Levi was instrumental in saving Harmac from closure in the summer of 2008. Along with Levi’s involvement at Harmac Pacific, he is also part owner of CHEK Television and sits as Chairman of the Board. Levi implementation of the employee-ownership model which is now in place at both Harmac Pacific, and CHEK Television provides all employees with a say in the future of their company, and a share in the revenue.
The Nanaimo Daily News has twice placed Levi at the top of the city’s annual 20 Most Powerful and Influential People list. He also received a Top 40 Under 40 award for British Columbia, along with a Vancouver Island Top 20 Under 40 award. Levi’s belief in giving back to the community is an integral part of his life. He is described as a visionary, and an inspirational leader. Levi and his wife, Stacey, and their two daughters, Grace and Hope, live in Victoria, British Columbia.