I am a seasoned entrepreneur who driven by a passion for seeing business leaders succeed. As a pragmatic dreamer with a growth-oriented mindset and a pragmatic approach, I bring a collaborative spirit to guide business owners in identifying creative solutions to overcome obstacles and turn perceived disadvantages into valuable opportunities.
As the founder of the pioneering mobile live streaming app, Gingle, I played a pivotal role in shaping today’s landscape of digital media marketing, content creation, and social media engagement. My diverse experiences include authoring books, hosting TV shows, semi-professional mountain bike racing, serving as a Story Producer for a Discovery Channel series, and founding an online video news magazine. These varied experiences have given me a unique perspective and valuable insights into different industries and business models.
My ability to navigate the rapidly changing business landscape and thrive in various fields reflects my entrepreneurial mindset. I excel at finding solutions to obstacles, which is something I bring to every peer group meeting with my members.
As a community builder, I value openness, honesty, and inclusivity. My TEC Small Business group creates a collaborative environment that leverages everyone’s unique qualities for greater success. As a TEC Chair, I am dedicated to empowering business owners in New Brunswick, using my experience and passion to keep my members inspired, engaged, and continuously learning through the power of peer advisory.
On a personal note, I serve on the Board of Directors for the Salvus Clinic, an organization supporting those surviving and experiencing homelessness, poverty, mental illness, and substance use. During 1990-1999, I taught English as a second language to employees of Fuji Electric Company in Japan, an experience that gave me a profound appreciation for Japan and different cultures. I am exceptionally proud of my family and the beautiful human beings my wife and I have raised.