Violet (Vi) A.M. Konkle is the past President and Chief Executive Officer of The Brick Ltd. Prior to joining The Brick in 2010 as President, Business Support, she held a number of positions with Walmart Canada, including Chief Operating Officer and Chief Customer Officer. Ms. Konkle also held a number of senior executive positions with Loblaw Companies Ltd., including Executive Vice-President, Atlantic Wholesale Division. Ms. Konkle is a director of The North West Company Inc. (a TSX-listed public company) as well as being on the board of three privately-held companies including Bailey Metal Products, Elswood Investment Corporation and Longo’s Brothers Fruit Markets Inc. Ms. Konkle also acts as an Advisor to the Board of Abarta, a Pittsburgh-based privately held company. She is a past director of Dare Foods, The Brick Ltd., Trans Global Insurance, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce and the National Board of Habitat for Humanity.