Working with a broad range of clients including private businesses from various industry sectors, community/regional councils, business associations, banking and government institutions, Terry brings 23+ years of experience to Winfire Business Services as its Principal Consultant.
Terry is an evaluative & creative thinker, whose strong deportment, presentation and negotiation skills allow him to successfully respond to and effectively work with his clients to serve their business development needs.
Drawing on a solid foundation of business knowledge, strategic planning and economic development concepts & practices along with an invaluable network of contacts that has been created from his years of business and economic development experience, Terry works with clients to assist them in achieving their business development objectives.
Possessing a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Alberta, Terry obtained a Certified International Trade Professional designation from the Forum for International Trade Training, and he maintains both the Technician and Professional Aboriginal Economic Developer Certifications from the Council for the Advancement of Native Development Officers.
Terry has served as a volunteer board member with the Homeward Trust Foundation Board of Directors, Change for Children Association, Aksis, Edmonton’s Aboriginal Business & Professional Association, the Canada Revenue Agency’s Prairie Region and National Small Business Advisory Committees, the Canada Youth Business Foundation Loan Review Committee, and the Forum for International Trade Training Certification and Accreditation Committee.
With a passion for travel and cultural education, in 2010 Terry temporarily resided in Ghana, West Africa together with his wife and 4 children, volunteering as a Special Learning Advisor to CUSO International.