Founder & Principal
Annie is a purpose-driven entrepreneur and member of the Métis Nation, dedicated to enriching relationships between Indigenous and corporate communities. Inspired by Reconciliation in Canada and her own Métis ancestry, Annie founded Rise in 2013 to respond to the call to Reconciliation and advance Indigenous inclusion with a focus on economic development. Bringing together Indigenous and corporate communities to create shared value, Annie champions a values-based approach to strategic inclusion. Her background in economic development, marketing and communications provides her with a solid foundation for translating multifaceted socio-economic challenges and opportunities while leveraging the strengths and skills of those around her.