Leighton is a serial entrepreneur, innovator, and community & business leader with over twelve years of experience establishing, launching, and growing successful ventures. In 2016 he founded Bootkik, where he has built a team launching an AI driven e-learning and way-finding platform for small to medium size business owners.
In addition to Bootkik, Leighton is the founder of the Advance Group of Companies (professional services) and The Healey Corporation (residential & commercial real estate). He is also the co-creator of 'Made in Calgary', a movement dedicated to helping strengthen the local business community in Calgary, Canada.
Mr. Stephen Murphy has been an Executive Vice President of Banking at Canadian Western Bank since March 2016. Mr. Murphy is responsible for all branch operations, including business and personal banking, product development, equipment financing and corporate lending. He also provides executive oversight for the business operations of Optimum Mortgage, National Leasing, CWB Maxium Financial and CWB Franchise Finance. Mr. Murphy joined CWB with extensive leadership experience from his 20 years in the finance industry. He is an active member of the community, having served on various community and not-for profit boards including the Lions Gate Hospital Foundation, Junior Achievement of Central Ontario and the Business Council of BC. Mr. Murphy was also chair and director for the BC chapter of TD Friends of the Environment Foundation.