VICTORIA, BC—December 09, 2022. Oak Bay Marine Group (OBMG), a leader in creating unforgettable experiences in oceanfront settings has been named one of Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures by Waterstone Human Capital.
Canada’s Most Admired™ Corporate Cultures is a national program in its 19th year that annually recognizes best-in-class Canadian organizations for having cultures that have helped them enhance performance and sustain a competitive advantage.
Marty Parker, President, and CEO of Waterstone Human Capital states that “corporate culture drives performance and is an organization’s greatest asset. The 2022 award recipients demonstrate that putting culture at the center of strategy drives growth and accelerates performance. This year’s winners are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and their focus on employee engagement and culture measurement is driving extraordinary results.”
Brook Castelsky, CEO of Oak Bay Marine Group, shares: “The timing of this award could not be more meaningful as we reach our 60th year. We have an engaged team of leaders and crew who have worked hard over the past couple years. We are incredibly proud of the culture that has been developed and shaped by our crew–they live our values each and every day and represent the OBMG culture.”
It’s been an outstanding year for OBMG in terms of recognition. Castelsky reports that “in addition to Waterstone, OBMG has also been recognized by Boating Industry Canada (Employer of Choice Award), Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce (Sustainable Business Practices Award), and Ripley’s Entertainment (Franchise of the Year, Newport, Oregon). I’m proud to be part of such a committed team and look forward to working together to serve our customers and communities in the years ahead.”
About Waterstone Human Capital
Founded in 2003, Waterstone Human Capital is a leading cultural talent management professional services firm for organizations across North America that see culture as their single greatest asset. Its team of leadership advisors provides services designed to meet clients’ leadership training, recruitment, and culture and engagement measurement and assessment needs. As the founder of Canada’s Most Admired™ Corporate Cultures and Canada’s Most Admired™ CEO, Waterstone is at the forefront of human capital best practices. Learn more at waterstonehc.com.