Shane Clark, co-owner and brewmaster, Beyond the Pale Brewing Company

Shane Clark

Each year, OBJ and the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce choose 40 of the region’s top young entrepreneurs and business executives and recognize them for their professional achievements, expertise and community service.

 

In these profiles, OBJ highlights some of this year’s recipients – their impressive accomplishments, what drives them and how they like to spend their downtime away from the business world.

 

See the full list of recipient profiles here and be sure to check out OBJ’s coverage of the 2018 gala here.

Birthplace: Ottawa

Company: We make the best beer! Enjoy!

Education: Bachelor of arts in mass communications, University of Ottawa (2006)

Charitable involvement: Parkdale Food Centre

Biggest biz achievement: Five years of enjoying the work I do.

Biggest obstacle: Managing our growth.

Biggest influences: My Father and one of my partners in the brewery, Al. Everyone should be as happy as he is.

First job: Janitor for a financial services company at the age of 11

Favourite local pro sports team: Ottawa Senators

Favourite local summer event: Ottawa Jazz Festival

Preferred social media platforms: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram