Our contributors

Hal Atwood

Community and Sponsorship Coordinator

Hal joined Atlantic Lottery in March 2023 as part of the Sponsorship Team. They are grateful for the opportunity to work closely with festivals and events of all shapes and sizes across Atlantic Canada. Outside of work, Hal can be found hiking, gardening, and practicing with the Muddy River Roller Derby League. They believe in the positive impact of an uplifting, supportive community, and try to bring that energy wherever they go.

Molly Cormier

Director, Brand and Communications

Patrick Daigle

President and CEO

Patrick Daigle has been with Atlantic Lottery since 1997 and brings years of experience in proven senior leadership across a wide range of corporate services to his role as President and CEO.

Patrick believes in giving back to his community having served on several not-for-profit boards as well as participating in the 100 Men Who Care program in Moncton. When he’s not at work, his weekends are spent at his cottage on Grand Lake with his family. He’s also a skier, a golfer and enjoys playing squash.

Abbey MacDonald

Community and Sponsorship Strategist

Abbey started working at Atlantic Lottery in 2016 as part of the Winners Team. She’s since shifted her passion and joined the Sponsorship Team in early 2019. She loves having the opportunity to sponsor various festivals and events across Atlantic Canada and hearing what the impact will be on the communities. Part of her role allows her to visit some of these events and when she’s not travelling for work, Abbey is off travelling to new parts of the world during her spare time.

Lindsay Meekins

Public Relations Strategist

Lindsay joined Atlantic Lottery in 2017, holding several communications roles before taking on her current position as public relations strategist. A community-minded individual, Lindsay takes pride in sharing good news stories of how Atlantic Lottery contributes to a stronger Atlantic Canada. In her spare time Lindsay can be found fighting for social justice as a board member of the YWCA Moncton, taking in live music, or developing new recipes.

Greg Weston

Communications Strategist

Greg is a member of Atlantic Lottery’s Communications team, where he enjoys telling the stories of its people and the work they do. When he isn’t talking about AL’s contributions in our region, he can be found running along Atlantic Canada’s scenic trails and enjoying its picturesque scenery. He also likes working in the garden and cheering on the Toronto Maple Leafs – both with varying amounts of success.