Business as Mission lunch with Graham Carter

Date(s) - October 27, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


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Join us in the beautiful Über lounge in Steamworks Gastown to hear an inspiring talk from Graham as he shares about his journey of faith and business.

We will finish the official part of the event by 1:00pm, but feel free to stay longer if you wish to network and chat with other attendees.

Graham Carter, Principal & Co-founder, Vertex Developments, Maven Consulting Ltd.

Graham Carter is an entrepreneurial executive specializing in construction, engineering, technology, and clean energy, distinguished as one of Business in Vancouver’s Top 40 Under 40. Currently he works as a principal at Vertex Developments and Maven Consulting, two companies he co-founded. At Vertex, Graham’s project structuring skills and investment savvy enable the company to create imaginative multi-family homes for the red-hot Vancouver real estate market. Maven, his utility engineering and construction consultancy serving utility partners on large-scale infrastructural projects made #70 on Maclean’s 2019 list (and others) due to its 5-year growth of 1,339%.

Furthermore, Maven is just one of multiple companies Graham has envisioned, built and operated with annual triple-digit growth rates. His winning entrepreneurial record also includes strategic leadership for both Acclaro Management Corporation and Axia Software Corporation in the mid to late 2000s, leading to private equity buyouts in both cases. At carboNZero Holdings, where he was the CEO in 2011/12, he successfully corporatized a government-owned scientific organization, imbuing it with a sales and customer-focused culture.

Starting out as an Auckland University of Technology graduate trained in Engineering, Electronics, Software and Business, Graham has repeatedly proven his talent for conceiving and leading companies that blend technology with profitability, science with service.

Graham grew up in a missionary family and continues to be involved in many faith-based initiatives. Along with his wife Catherine they attend Coastal Church and are involved with small group ministries and coaching.

Since moving to BC from New Zealand Graham has fully embraced the amazing outdoors in BC, you can often find him skiing, trail running or paddle boarding around the North Shore. Graham is a die-hard rugby fan and you can always find him cheering on the All Blacks!

This event is being sponsored by The Dirty Apron and Rise Above Finance and we give them our sincere thanks for being a part of this event.

Please visit The Dirty Apron for the Cooking school and your Delicatessen and catering needs

please visit Rise Above Finance and see what they have to offer in the areas of personal finance, estate planning and business consultation.

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