Prior to joining CEF, Mr. McInnis enjoyed a successful 25+ year career in the financial services industry, working for both RBC Royal Bank and Canadian Western Bank. Mike spent the majority of his career in commercial and corporate banking roles assisting his clients in achieving their goals. He had the opportunity to live in many communities (urban, rural and remote) and experience most aspects of banking including head office roles. Subsequent to his banking career, Mike was a CFO/COO for a large, family owned group of companies based in Edmonton. Over his career, Mike has had exposure to most industries, including transportation, manufacturing, construction, hospitality, forestry, aircraft and energy services. Mike holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Saskatchewan and earned his MBA from Athabasca University in 2008.