Rob Steele

President and CEO, Newcap Broadcasting Ltd.

Born in Halifax and raised in Newfoundland and Labrador where his family’s roots are, Rob Steele graduated from Memorial University in 1983 with a BA degree. He began his entrepreneurial career in auto-related industries and in 1990 divested of his interest in the local franchise of Auto Trader magazines and used the proceeds to purchase his first auto dealership. He proceeded then to build the Steele Auto Group, based in Nova Scotia, into the largest and most diversified auto group in Atlantic Canada. The Steele Auto Group is recognized as one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies.