Horizon Landscape Contractors Sea to Sky division partnered with Aligned Collective and it has been an integral part in connecting us to the community. With major growth in the corridor it has been mission to partner and build strong relationships with local companies in the area. Our company takes architectural landscape designs and turns them into a reality. With an experienced team and qualified sub-contractors, we provide a turnkey service for any commercial or high density landscape construction project.
Small businesses often struggle with information flow – from their customers to them, within themselves. Sweaty Yeti helps design ways to ease the flow – both human systems and non-name brand (cost-effective) IT systems. We also organize adventurous trail running races!
Jen is a filmmaker, specialising in creative documentary and short films focused on identity and landscape, most often focused on women and adventure. She is currently editing Sarah Outen's solo, human-powered journey around the world into a 60 minute doc.
Sales and Web Associate
Soleil Onoya works on Climb On’s e-commerce site, E9 branding, and to update new and existing products. Climb On is a specialty outdoor climbing gear and retail store located in the heart of downtown Squamish.
Melanie is a highly experienced web marketing professional who runs Modern Traction, a small branding & web design studio. Leading a team of talented web experts, her mission is to help other entrepreneurs rise to success by creating standout brands and lead generating websites that meet her clients' objectives, and exceeds their expectations. Her affinity for mountain biking, kiteboarding and skiing has made Squamish her home since 2007.
Olivia is a social-environmental project consultant and the founder of Community Accelerators Consulting. She offers grant writing and social-environmental project planning services. She works primarily with Waterlution, a Toronto-based NGO that facilitates water dialogue nationally and internationally. Olivia coordinates their Canada-wide youth leadership, indigenous education, and water education programs.
Merchant Success Advisor
I work in the world of e-commerce for a company called Shopify. My job includes helping companies big and small, from start-ups to well-known brands, set up their online stores, edit themes and possibly most important of all, market their business to the world!
Quest University Student
Jack is a student at Quest University Canada focusing in ergonomics, material science, and cognitive psychology. He is working with Susan Chapelle to run an ergonomics study investigating the effect of reclining angle and focus, including the design and construction of several reclining/supine workstations. Jack is also building and managing a high-powered workstation for Aligned Collective member and paid public access use.
Social Media Strategist
Deanna Wampler is a successful social media coach for businesses, non-profits and entrepreneurs. She’s a mother of two and co-founder of a local non-profit, Squamish Mother in Business. She offers limited social media management and is currently working with organizations such as Tourism Squamish and Indigenous Tourism BC. Her favourite part of what she does is working one on one or with groups of entrepreneurs and teach them social media for their business. Backed by her Commerce Degree in Entrepreneurial Management from Royal Roads, her passion is teaching others how to be strategic, polished & grow a real and authentic following that gets you that ROI.
FounderAt Opes Consulting & Project Reflections
Igor's mission is to create freedom by leveraging technology & therefore, maximizing human potential. To accomplish this, his mission he has two avenues that work in parallel, complementing each other: He founded Opes Consulting Co where they design and implement digital workflow systems based on the way people think, act and collaborate. He also conducts workshops where they empower employees to use those new tools. He also created Project Reflections, one on one coaching sessions. The goal of this project is to help people explore their beliefs so they can better understand why they behave the way they do. This project is not only focused on people’s personal lives, it creates a major impact on their professional lives as well. Igor is excited to join the Board of Directors.
Director of Digital Media
Based out of his steel sailboat, La Montaña, Bradford has been working with film, photography, and online media for 17 years. Producing over 70 films in more than 15 countries he specializes in filming light and fast alpine climbing and skiing. Beginning to climb at 12yrs old and shooting professionally a few years later, all roads eventually have lead towards working creatively in the mountains. Whether for work or play, Bradford can usually be found somewhere above the ground or in a canyon with a camera nearby and thoughts swirling on how to bring the mountains closer for all of us. As the Director of Digital Media this is now part of his every day. Now come out to one of our events and say hey so I can quit talking about myself in third person!
LeadingAhead Energy has been part of Aligned Collective from the very beginning. The growth of electric vehicles (EV) is a worldwide reality and LeadingAhead Energy is contributing to the electrification of transportation by providing consulting services as well as supplying and installing EV charging infrastructure across Canada. As technology and regulations are rapidly changing, we work closely with electrical engineers, architects, developers as well as hotel chains providing a turnkey approach for their electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE) needs.
Filmmaker & ACMG Apprentice Rock Guide
Heather Mosher is a Squamish-based freelance filmmaker & ACMG Apprentice Rock Guide. She's an avid adventurer, combining her passions of rock climbing and exploring in the mountains with her pursuits of creative documentary and commercial filmmaking.
This year, she won an emerging filmmaker grant from the CBC to follow mountain guide Ken Wylie as he leads a group of men transitioning out of homelessness on a series of climbing and hiking trips, culminating in a 4 day trek on the Juan de Fuca Trail. She is also working on a short film about how social media is changing mountain culture in the Sea-to-Sky, which was supported by a grant from the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival.
Content Marketing Strategist
Jean Spencer is the Managing Editor at Zenefits, a US-based HR and payroll company. She’s a prior journalist at The Wall Street Journal, a current marketer for tech companies, and has always been an entrepreneur. Her first job was selling homemade puzzles (cardboard boxes, painted, cut up, and assembled into plastic baggies) at the bottom of the driveway for $0.25.