Our

Team

Harman Longia

Retail Coordinator

With a proven track record in increasing productivity and reducing waste during his tenure at previous companies, he has demonstrated strong leadership and operational skills. Harman holds a Bachelor of Arts from Kwantlen Polytechnic University, bringing exceptional team management, inventory optimization, and customer engagement skills to his role.

Richard Halbe

Executive Director

Richard is a highly experienced professional with over 20 years of expertise in marketing, sales force effectiveness, project management, and strategic planning. With an MBA, he has played key roles at Vendasta, FFUN Motor Group, and leading pharmaceutical and technology firms like Janssen (Johnson & Johnson), Bayer, Boehringer-Ingelheim, Xerox, and Microsoft.

Sarah Auguste

Visitor Centre Coordinator

Sarah Auguste is a dedicated professional from BC, with extensive experience in community engagement and program coordination. She is fluent in both French and English, and brings strong leadership skills and a background in Psychology from Kwantlen Polytechnic University. Sarah also holds an Emergency Medical Responder Certificate from the Justice Institute of BC, demonstrating her commitment to service and skill development.

Sarah Brown

Museum Curator / Economic Development Coordinator

Sarah Brown is the Economic Development Coordinator for AdvantageHOPE and the Curator of the Hope Museum. Sarah moved to Hope from New Brunswick in 2018 and has previous experience in various museums in Ontario and Saskatchewan. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of New Brunswick and an Advanced Diploma in Applied Museum Studies from Algonquin College.