fbpx
WARNING: SITE RUNNING IN FRAME/IFRAME.
DO NOT ENTER ANY DATA UNLESS YOU TRUST THE ADDRESS SHOWN IN THE ADDRESS BAR OF YOUR BROWSER.
DonateJoin CCIBMembers Area

Strat First Inc.

Name: Ken Letander

Email: ken@stratfirst.ca

Phone: 1-780-399-2021

Website: www.stratfirst.ca

Location: Canada

Online Services: Yes

Location: Canada

Cultural Awareness Training: Yes

PAR Facilitation: No

Language of Training: English

Biography

Ken Letander, BSW, MBA, is the founder and CEO of Strat First Inc., an advisory firm specializing in Risk Management Planning, Indigenous Relations, and Community Engagement. With a diverse professional background, Ken has garnered experience from his tenure with the Government of Alberta, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, various Indigenous communities, and the private sector where he has been instrumental in designing and implementing Indigenous procurement and recruitment strategies as part of the development of Canada’s first grid-scale Small Modular Reactor (SMR).

Throughout his career, Ken has spearheaded and contributed to numerous projects and initiatives that have significantly enhanced citizen and user experiences in Canada and beyond, particularly in the areas of disaster recovery and community engagement. Beyond his professional achievements, Ken is also an internationally recognized First Nations artist. His contributions to the fields of business leadership and marketing management are further underscored by his role as a Professional Member within the Risk Management Society.

Years of Professional Experience

  • 14+ Year

Highlighted Sector Experience

  • Public Sector (Government)
  • Private Sector (Engineering)
  • Not-for-Profit Organizations
  • Indigenous Relations

Education Credentials

  • Master of Business Administration – Marketing Management (2024)
  • Bachelor of Social Work (2012)

Company Profile

Strat First Inc. is a solutions-based risk management company with extensive expertise in Indigenous (First Nations, Métis, Inuit) engagement, recruitment, and procurement planning across Canada.

Strat First Inc. specializes in implementing robust processes, workplans, and mechanisms to promote sustainability, facilitate transitional change management, and enhance effective communications. The company collaborates with clients across Canada, spanning various
sectors such as private, public, and not-for-profit, and extends support to Indigenous communities.

Its core services include risk management and strategic planning, research and evaluation, and marketing and branding. These services are enriched by extensive professional career expertise, past project experiences, and a strong educational foundation.

 

Our Business Services:

  • Risk Management & Strategic Planning
  • Research & Evaluation
  • Marketing & Branding

What We Are Known For:

  • Risk Management
  • Indigenous Relations
  • Community Engagement
  • Indigenous Procurement
  • Indigenous Recruitment

Ownership:

  • Strat First Inc. is a 100% Indigenous (First Nations) – owned and operated federally incorporated company.

Mobilization Areas:

  • Canada-wide