Jackee Kasandy

Founder, BEBC Society & Kasandy Inc.

Cultural Connectivity: Promoting Blackness through successful entrepreneurship

Jackee Kasandy is an expert in Retail, Marketing and Strategy practices with 15 years corporate experience and 8 years as an entrepreneur. Since founding her own successful lifestyle brand Kasandy Inc., Jackee worked on advertising, marketing, growth and transformational strategy across a variety of industry segments including retail, food, consumer products, corporate and hospitality. She has extensive experience in large-scale multi-year marketing, advertising and digital strategy, with a focus on product launches, mass market retail strategy, customer journey redesign, store operations, digital transformation, sustainability and innovation. Jackee has appeared in numerous news articles nationally and internationally, stories and interviews clips. She appeared in Montecristo Magazine and was recognized by the VancouverEconomic Commission | 23 Black Leaders in Vancouver telling her own story entrepreneurship, educating and advocating for women, business owners and the Black community. She currently serves as the global president board chair of the BEBC Society having founded it in2020, as well as the CEO of Kasandy Inc. which she founded in 2014 and established in 2016 and has a brick & mortar store at the historical Granville Island in Vancouver BC. She is also a board of director for Union Gospel Mission in Vancouver, BC Prior to founding Kasandy Inc. and later BEBC, she was a marketer at WorksafeBC, BCFerries,BCLC and before that at advertising agencies in Toronto.