Business: Serviced offices, coworking and business support
Biggest business achievement: Grew an embattled coworking firm to a $10 million a year enterprise that’s been growing at more than 100 per cent a year for the past five years.
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Biggest obstacle overcome: Bootstrapped the company while we recovered from the fallout of the 2008 real estate crash. Then pushing to grow the company tenfold over the past six years.
Biggest influences: My father. He’s one of the most genuine, hard-working people on the planet. Everything he does is to help others and I hope to be half the man he is.
Biggest lesson learned during COVID-19: Look after one another! We’re all in this together and are all so much stronger together!
Charitable involvement: Ottawa Network for Education
First job: Paper delivery boy, then worked at an auto parts factory
Advice I’d give the younger me: Never give up.
Favourite pastime: All things music!