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Both of the O’Dea brothers were speaking at gala fundraisers on the same night last week, one in Saskatoon and the other in Vancouver.
March 6th, 2014

Paul Martin's Business News February 28th, 2014

Brother Sean took the stage in Saskatoon at the annual Raj Manek Mentorship Trust dinner which attracted a couple hundred business people – both mentors and protégés. Manek – who passed away nearly two decades ago – was a unique character on the provincial business scene. He worked for the provincial economic development department and lectured at the U of S. When he died suddenly the city’s business community launched a trust fund in his name, to further his work as a mentor and teacher.

The event now draws big names and this year it featured Sean O’Dea, of the highly successful Canadian coffee chain Second Cup. He recounted the bumps along the road in establishing the company and how key advisors early in his career helped him find a path to success. He encouraged local business leaders to direct more attention to helping the next generation by sharing the wisdom gained through experience. Or as he put it….”you don’t know what you know. There are new players out there who need that knowledge.”

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Source: Paul Martin's Business News February 28th, 2014

News about brother Frank’s appearance in Vancouver will appear here next week.

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