Who We Are?

Meet our four knowledgeable and skilled guides and find out who we are!

Jade Alberts
Peer Guidance – Founder
Angel Investor
Telling It Like It Is – Founder
Founders Coffee YYC - Founder

 

Jade is an Entrepreneur, Angel Investor and a Strategist that Tells It Like It Is. He’s had a successful career as a sales Entrepreneur. Yes, he means Sales Entrepreneur. He was allowed to create the sales that allowed him to understand growth, margin and profit. This was extremely handy when he became an Entrepreneur. He has exited a business and helped others exit theirs.

Our team has done the following during our entrepreneurial journeys:

Bootstrapped
Raised Capital
Asked for help
Scaled Nationally
Cried
Built Sales Teams
Made connections
Built Internal Teams
Wondered when we will make money
Create Policies and Contracts
Exited Businesses
Sold Businesses

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Mo Aladin, BSc.
President & FOUNDER, Big Sky Hospitality Inc.
Co-Founder Peer Guidance Group
 
 

Mo’s passion and drive comes from developing people of all levels from entrepreneurs to senior executives. His career encompasses many industries including Tech, Pharmacy, Environmental Biology, and Hospitality.

Mo has over 25 years in running businesses (small to over 350 employees) and HR Leadership in the training and development of teams. As an Founder of Big Sky Hospitality Inc with over 350 employees provided many challenges that he turned into opportunities to create: the right culture, design and implement succession planning, develop leaders, grow sales, and increase profitability, all in an ethical, safe, and integral manner. He has also effectively coached executives in these areas. He has helped transition leaders from one career to another and sharpen their style to take on a bigger or more challenging role. In his Peer Guidance group, he helps entrepreneurs with great ideas bring forward creative solutions as well as mentoring them to be a better.

His specialties are Planning for the Future, Transformation and putting a mirror to executives and helping them with self-discovery. His strong people background helps him bring forth strategies on professional and team development. Culture drives performance not words or vision and mission statements on a wall. Living the principles makes people work for you.

Mo believes in a balanced approach to life, Mental physical, emotional and spiritual. His mental approach if to read great books and listen to podcasts that expand his mind, physically he is engaged in competitive Tennis and Squash. Emotional is his cultivation and desire to continue to have a strong family and friends who keep him grounded and finally his spiritual need is to meditate, think about why we are here and what are you leaving behind to the next generation. “No one will care how much money you made only how you made them feel”.

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Peter Lafontaine
Rainforest Energy - Executive Chairman
Win Helix - Founder 
Philanthropist 
Community Builder 

 

Peter is a dynamic business leader with more than two decades of experience leading and building top performing sales and marketing teams, growing company revenues and bringing technology and business solutions to the market. He has strong people and relationship skills and a strong executive level business and political network. He has solid understanding of new technology enablers and how they can be used to accelerate competitiveness, lower operating costs, and align organizations. He is an Entrepreneur and has worked in leadership for several international fortune 100 technology companies.

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Koleya Karringten
Canadian Blockchain Consortium - Executive Director
Elevate Aviation - Vice Chair Board of Directors
Absolute Combustion - Co-Founder/CEO
Canadian Blockchain Assoc. for Women - Co-Founder
BitQuest - Co-Founder/CEO

 

A proud Albertan technology entrepreneur, advocate and leader, Koleya Karringten has a unique perspective on the challenges and opportunities of product commercialization, ecosystem building and fostering inclusion in the technology industry.

As the co-founder and CEO of Absolute Combustion, she has spent a decade successfully designing and developing ground-breaking cleantech solutions for multiple industry sectors, including aerospace and Oil & Gas. She is a driving force in Alberta’s blockchain technology industry as the CEO of Bitquest Corp., the Executive Director of the Alberta Blockchain Consortium (ABC), co-founder and board member of the Canadian Blockchain Association for Women (CBAW), and CEO of Civitas Events Corp.

In her leadership role at the ABC, she has merged her passions for technology and social good to bring together blockchain companies, corporate leaders and government to build the province’s largest blockchain ecosystem organization. An influential public speaker, writer and community volunteer, Koleya strongly believes that uniting diverse voices behind a common goal is the path to creating a fairer, more sustainable and prosperous Alberta.

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