Company: Software platform for management and dispensing of natural health protocols.
Education: Bachelor of commerce, University of Ottawa, specializing in accounting, co-op (2006)
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Charitable involvement: typicallycanadian.com
Biggest biz achievement: Overseeing the growth at Fullscript from five to 100 people over the last four years.
Biggest obstacle: Making the leap of faith to leave a great job and take a risk on Fullscript.
Biggest influence: My friend and business partner Kyle Braatz has transformed me from being absolutely risk-averse to having an entrepreneurial mindset. This has elevated me from having a good accountant mindset to a strong business mindset.
Biggest lesson learned: Knowing the solution is only a small part to process. It’s more about having the confidence and experience to know how to present your ideas. After hiring a new CFO at my own request, this is the lesson I’ve learned more than any from shadowing someone with success in this role.
First job: Operating a merry-go-round.
Advice I’d give the younger me: Even if you don’t want to be a developer, learn to code.
Favourite pastime: Golf
Favourite movie: Interstellar
Favourite local pro sports team: Ottawa Redblacks
Favourite local summer event: Ottawa Bluesfest
Preferred social media platform: Facebook