Shane serves as Red Leaf Capital's President, where he strives to build a strong tech ecosystem and invest in high-quality startups. Shane is leading each of the Company's divisions, investments, portfolio management, and business advisory.
Before joining Red Leaf Capital, Shane served as the President of North Forge East Business & Technology Incubator, an award winning and federal designated incubator, the Senior Economic Development Officer of the Municipality of Pinawa. Further, Shane is an Instructor at the University of Manitoba's Asper School of Business, a member of the Manitoba Innovation Growth Program in the Review Committee, a Mentor at the Futurpreneur Canada and a Business Advisor at the Government of Manitoba’s Social Innovation Office.
Shane holds an MBA, Master of Science in Management, Bachelor of Commerce (honors) degree from the University of Manitoba, and accreditation for the Canadian Private Capital Investment School from the Western University, Ivey Business School. Shane has earned CPIM (Certified in Production and Inventory Management), CSCP (Certified Supply Chain Professional) designations from APICS and Blue Belt Certification in Innovation Engineering. Shane has also completed all six levels of Chartered Business Valuator Program from the CBV Institute.