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Business Specialist / Family Business Adviser
- Family Business Succession Plans
- Operations and Systems Management
- Small Business Management & Turnarounds
- Leadership & Mentorship for Business Owners
- Organizational Re-Structuring to Maximize Talent
After graduating from the University of Saskatchewan, Chris was selected as one of six recruits in a field of over 1,800 applicants by the Saskatoon Police Service. During his time as a police officer and a member of the Crowd Control Unit, Chris developed strong conflict resolution, effective communication and mediation skills. Chris earned a reputation among his peers and with the people in his district as someone who could successfully lead all types of people in stressful and combative situations.
After serving his community as a police officer, Chris decided to pursue his dream of owning his own business. Chris has been part of three start-up businesses, including Hall Industrial Contracting Ltd. that began as a two person operation and grew to be a thriving multi-million dollar enterprise and central Alberta's largest corrosion protection provider completing projects for some of the world's largest petrochemical and oil and gas producers. Under Chris' leadership, Hall Industrial enjoyed year over year net profits in excess of 30% and was a recognized leader in the market. After a decade of success and growth, Hall Industrial was sold as part of a strategic acquisition to an out-of-province buyer for a multiplier well beyond the industry average.
After the sale of Hall Industrial, Chris began his career as a business management consultant helping other business owners grow and improve their business. First providing business owners with project management and business management expertise before adding other services like business succession planning, human resources and leadership enhancement and training. Alberta Business Builders follows Chris' dedication and commitment to owner and business excellence.
Chris is committed to making his community better and has served as a volunteer for many community-based organizations. He has also lead a number of non-profit organizations serving as President, Chairman and Director. Chris has a passion for youth and sport and has dedicated countless hours as a volunteer coach over a twenty-five year period. Chris was a pioneer and driving force behind Red Deer Minor Football and is the founder of the Prairie Fire Football Club.
In his spare time, you will find Chris coaching youth football, volunteering, walking his chocolate Labrador, "Zeke", mountain biking or playing tennis.