ESS North America (Calgary, AB)
Michael is a Chartered Accountant and also holds an MBA from Queen’s University. He brings a diversified skill set with a long track record of success from many different industries and functional roles. He has worked with companies including Ernst & Young, Labatt’s, Bell Canada and Mr. Lube Canada. During his leadership tenure at Mr. Lube, he helped them become recognized as one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies and was ranked as one of Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures.
Currently, Michael is the President of ESS, North America, which has a long-standing relationship with Aboriginal communities in Canada through its partnership with the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) and membership in the Progressive Aboriginal Relations (PAR) program. Michael and ESS, are committed to building a business portfolio with Aboriginal communities that extends across the country through great joint venture partnerships.