References

Looking for a background check? Here’s a few folks that (I hope) have nice things to say about me. I would rather not display contact information publicly, however, I am happy to provide contact info upon request.

Bob Crowe & Wally Start

I was a little nervous when I began working for Bob and Wally. Not because they are nice- looking, super-suave gentlemen, but because they are creative geniuses. Bob and Wally are veteran film and television producers and are partners in Angel Entertainment and Bamboo Shoots. Not only are they fantastic as leaders but as human beings, they also know how to challenge you. Bob and Wally demand nothing short of creative excellence, resulting in your best work coming to the surface.

Carey Tufts

Carey was the Chief Marketing Officer during my time with Point2. I reported to him directly. Not only that, he served as a Senior Marketing Manager for Amazon in Seattle for a while. He is currently a Senior Marketing Director at Federated Co-op. Likely the coolest boss I’ve ever had (sorry  Bob and Wally). This had absolutely nothing to do with the beer fridge.

 

Linda Praftke

Linda was my business coach with the Women’s Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan and I still look to her as a mentor. Truthfully, when I first met her, I was intimidated. Linda means business. Linda repeatedly pushed me to exceed my own expectations, and had no time to put up with any ifs, ands, or buts. She is a leading business coaches  and entrepreneurial drill-sergeant. She is also the President of BMG Business Management Group.


Allan Wolinski

Fellow Crossfitter, avid sailor, friend and former boss. In fact, he was the first-ever to interview me after college. His IQ is at least 1000 which is probably close to his bench press (we train at the same gym, as well).  Allan is one of the smartest, toughest, most business savvy human beings I’ve ever met. Allan is the Vice President of Operations at Saskatoon’s elite and fastest growing technology firm, Vendasta.

 

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