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MEET THE TEAM

MEET THE TEAM
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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.

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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.

Kyle Wilson - CIO

 

Kyle Wilson's personal and professional journeys have been shaped by the legacy of his grandfather’s Métis heritage, whose fathers before him stood alongside Louis Riel during the Red River and Northwest Resistances. As a proud member of the Métis Nation of Alberta, his family history has deepened his commitment to supporting Indigenous communities and advancing economic reconciliation. 

With diverse experience in the financial industry, Kyle is passionate about quantitative analysis and making data-driven investment decisions. His expertise spans investment management, compliance and corporate finance, emphasizing innovative investment strategies and risk management while spearheading research and development initiatives in the fintech space.

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