I was born/grew up in: Kingston, Ontario and grew up in Edmonton, Alberta
I now live in: Toronto, Ontario
I completed my training/education at: Finance Degree from Western University
What I do at work
The technology my company created involves financial modelling. I use math and logic everyday in my life as I am problem solving every day. I solve small problems like a glitch with my website, and big problems like, product development or making a company financial decision. Most of my day is currently spent making people aware of my company, our great product and finding organizations who would like to work with us.
My career path is
I have a degree in Finance and background in aboriginal issues. My first career after graduation was as an equity trader for major Canadian banks and investment firms. I was a trader during the financial crisis and that had a dramatic impact on me and eventually lead me to start my own company that teaches people how to make a financial decision and how to assess risk.
I am motivated by
I am solving a very fixable problem no one has solved before. The solution will dramatically impact millions of peoples lives in a positive way.
How I affect peoples’ lives
I build financial capacity in people and communities. This allows them to fund their own dreams and the freedom to chart their own path forward.
Outside of work I
I like to ski, play hockey, and spend time at my family's cottage.
My advice to others
Find a problem, get to know it well, and then fix it.
- Business & Economics
- Native Studies/Languages
- Other: Logic Courses
- Played on a sports team
- Was motivated by success
- Liked being given free range to explore to my ideas
- Always threw the best parties
- Other: Didn't know where I fit in