Mike Porter, Controller, Dirt-Pro Excavating Inc., Form Pro Inc., Haul OK Inc., Kelowna


Mike Porter brings over 15 years of experience in helping entrepreneurs succeed. His professional career includes his work with Business Development Bank of Canada, Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF)/Futurpreneur Canada and BMO. He has mentored and supported new and young business owners to help them live their entrepreneurial dreams. Currently, he is the Controller/Operation Manager for a vertically-integrated land development company in Kelowna.

What are your top 3 business strengths or areas of expertise
1. Cashflow and/or budgeting, financial controls
2. Organization and administrative skills, HR management
3. Understanding Financial Statements and/or legal documents

What are your reasons for wanting to become a mentor?
I was a mentor for Futurepreneur for years and truly enjoyed it. I have worked very closely with Women’s Enterprise Centre in the past. I want to give back to my community and look forward to helping my mentee achieve business growth and success.