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.
Company: A public strategy and communications firm
Education: Bachelor of journalism, University of King’s College (2004)
Charitable involvement: Abilities Centre Ottawa
Biggest biz achievement: Nothing of note
Biggest obstacle: Partisan politics
First job: Landscaping
Favourite local pro sports team: Ottawa Senators
Favourite local summer event: Ottawa Bluesfest
Preferred social media platforms: Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, Instagram
Twitter handle: @andrewbalfour