Chief Executive Officer
Jason was born and raised in Pierson, Manitoba before moving to Brandon in 1999 to obtain his Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from Brandon University. Jason then began his public accounting career with MNP LLP in 2004, where he earned his Chartered Accountant Designation (now CPA) in 2007. While working with MNP LLP, Jason worked with small businesses primarily focused on the agricultural sector, as well as with First Nations, earning a promotion to Manager with the firm. Jason left Brandon in 2010 for an 18 month period where he worked in the Finance Department of the Calgary Flames in Calgary, Alberta.
In September 2012, Jason returned to Brandon to take on the role of Vice President of Operations for Vionell Holdings Partnership (VHP). Since joining VHP, Jason was promoted to Chief Executive Officer while growing the business and making VHP a Licensed Property Management Firm with the Manitoba Securities Commission. Within that time frame Jason worked diligently through the projections, capital raise, completion and opening of Rotary Villas at Crocus Gardens which is Brandon’s newest Assisted Living Facility. VHP currently employs 22 full time team members and manages a portfolio of over 4,000 residential units including multifamily residential and condominium units. The company also has a significant share in 13 privately owned hotels throughout Manitoba, Alberta, and Ontario where Jason is active as an advisor to the board of directors. VHP is tasked with managing Rotary Villas, which employs a mix of 40 full time and part time team members.
Jason has been active in local organizations including the Brandon Family YMCA (Treasurer), Hockey Brandon (Treasurer), Assiniboine Community College Foundation and has served on the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Manitoba Special Events Committee. Jason currently serves on as Board Chair for Westman Communications Group and is a volunteer judge for business projects at Assiniboine Community College.
Jason and Brianne and their daughter Brynley enjoy living in Brandon close to family and friends.