MEET THE TEAM
BARBARA MCKENZIE - CEO
Ms. McKenzie has a long career as a leader, entrepreneur and supporter of small business in Alberta.
She has previously held roles as CEO and Executive Director at Business Link and the Leduc-Nisku Economic Development Association, as well as several senior leadership positions in marketing and brand at Goodwill Industries of Alberta, ATB Financial, and Alberta Pensions Administration.
Ms. McKenzie has an Executive MBA from the Quantic School of Business and Technology, as well as a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Alberta and a Diploma in Marketing from the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology. She holds several certifications in corporate governance, project management, economic development and more.
ANDERS KRUUS - CFO
Anders Kruus is a Finance Executive who combines leadership with financial and operational acumen to drive repeated P&L expansion, as evidenced throughout his 25+ years at the executive level. He excels in dynamic environments, where he leverages his skills to guide teams, executives and entrepreneurs to success through actionable metrics, cash-focused planning, thoughtful empowerment and resource optimization. Anders has advised numerous indigenous communities in both Canada and the United States.