An Indigenous Banking Specialist, Patrick is passionate about helping encourage and grow Indigenous participation in the economy. With a varied background that includes broadcasting, youth work, manufacturing, hospitality and finance, Patrick has developed passions in many areas. Patrick brings over 15 years of management and 10 years banking experience. Currently working as an Indigenous Account Manager with RBC Indigenous Markets in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan while sitting on the Indigenous Chamber of Commerce Saskatchewan Board Patrick has had the opportunity to visit and work in communities all around Saskatchewan.
He is a graduate of Valley View Community School in Beauval and Saskatchewan Polytechnic Saskatoon. Patrick has enjoyed continuing his education and skills development throughout his working life. In his current role with the ICCS he hopes to play a part in the growth and success of Indigenous businesses and entrepreneurs in the province of Saskatchewan and beyond.
Sarah joined our Board in early 2021. She is in a Leadership role at RBC, and throughout her career has made many connections in the Business Community, including our Chair. Through volunteer opportunities at RBC, Sarah and Patrick collaborated on multiple projects with Non-Profit Organizations and Schools in Saskatoon. Sarah’s goal as an ICCS Board Member is to promote Indigenous Businesses, provide media and financial literacy support to Indigenous business owners in Saskatchewan. Sarah married into a family who has owned and operated Indigenous Businesses for three generations in Saskatchewan, and together she and her husband have three adult children.