As a proud Métis, born and raised in St. Boniface (Winnipeg), Manitoba, Jeff is passionate about Indigenous engagement and understanding. As a CANDO certified Professional Aboriginal Economic Developer, Jeff works to build respectful relationships and promote open communications with Bird Construction stakeholders and operations across Canada. Bird is currently Bronze PAR certified by the CCAB and is a member of their inaugural group of Aboriginal Procurement Champions.
As the Indigenous Business Relations Manager for Bird Construction, Jeff is the national lead on Indigenous relations and seeks to increase business opportunities and employment for our Indigenous partners and communities.
Jeff has a BA from the University of Manitoba in Political Studies and a Communications Certificate from the University of Winnipeg. He has had the pleasure of working with Inuit, First Nation and Metis communities across Canada to help bridge connections and build community. Jeff is married to Donna and together they have 3 boys.