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. Annie holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Calgary, and she is proud to serve as a Director on numerous boards including the Canadian Council of Aboriginal Business and Canadian Business for Social Responsibility. Bringing together Indigenous and corporate communities to create shared value, Annie champions a values-based approach to strategic inclusion. She creates undisputed space for her clients to realize their vision and establish inclusive relationships, advancing Reconciliation, the creation of value and impactful outcomes.