Principal, Rise Consulting
Annie Korver is a purpose-driven entrepreneur dedicated to enriching relationships between Indigenous and corporate communities. Inspired by reconciliation in Canada and her own Metis ancestry, Annie founded her company Rise Consulting Ltd. (‘Rise”) in 2013 to advance reconciliation and 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. She creates undisputed space for her clients to realize their vision and establish inclusive relationships, ultimately supporting her clients with reconciliation. Annie has provided leadership to support the success of various Indigenous inclusion, economic development and regulatory activities for organizations such as Trans Mountain, Pembina Pipelines, and Imperial Oil and she is told that the positive energy she brings with her work is welcomed.
Annie’s 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. Annie holds a Masters of Business Administration and Aboriginal Relations Leadership Certificate from the University of Calgary, a Bachelor of Tourism Management from Thompson Rivers University and is a certified Public Participation Practitioner through the International Association of Public Participation.
Annie is a member of the Metis Nation of Alberta and is proud to serve as a Director on the Board with the Canadian Council of Aboriginal Business, Canadian Business for Social Responsibility, the Weaving Roots Foundation, Shared Value Solutions and is the Co-chair of the Young Women in Energy Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Committee. Annie is a member of the Circle for Aboriginal Relations Society.
Annie lives within Ktunaxa ?amaki?is, the homelands of the Ktnuaxa people, in Fernie, British Columbia, with her husband and their two young children where they enjoy skiing, biking, and hiking as often as possible.