Kelly Murumets, ECO Tennis Canada
Posted by Carol (Bieser) Hutchinson
on Apr 20, 2015
Guest Speaker: Friday, May 1st, 2015
Topic: "Tennis in Canada Today"
Location: Upper Canada Room, 18th Floor - Fairmont Royal York
Kelly D. Murumets assumed the role of President and CEO of Tennis Canada in March 2014. She joined Tennis Canada after serving as President and CEO of ParticipACTION, the national voice of physical activity and sport participation in Canada since 2007.
Prior to her role with ParticipACTION, Ms. Murumets was president of a publicly traded U.S. telecommunications company, where she oversaw the integration of four bankrupt/nearly bankrupt companies into one thriving organization that ranked 7th in Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 Program.
She is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) and has advised leaders from Canada, the United States, South America and Europe on how to develop focused strategies and realize results within their organizations.
She is a member of the Bishop’s University Board of Governors, and the Dean’s Advisory Council for the Laurier School of Business & Economics. She has worked and volunteered for the Children’s Aid Society and Covenant House and speaks regularly to organizations across the country.
She holds an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario, a Master of Social Work from Wilfrid Laurier University (WLU) and a BA from Bishop’s University.
Ms. Murumets was named to the 2007, 2009 and 2011 Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS) Most Influential Women in Sport and Physical Activity list, and recently named to Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100. Murumets brings her passion for sport and physical activity to her personal pursuits. She enjoys skiing and scuba diving and has summated Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Rainier.
Kelly Murumets resides in Toronto, Ontario.