Brian Payer Biography

Brian Payer

Brian Payer is Anishinaabe (Ojibway) and operates Brian Payer and Associates, a consulting company that focuses on business development, market enhancement and strategic economic development primarily with Aboriginal individuals, corporations and organizations.

Brtian has extensive experience in the private and public sectors. He has owned and operated a mid-sized manufacturing business enterprise for over 11 years and has worked extensively with First Nations and Aboriginal entrepreneurs to assist with the establishment and effective implementation of a wide range of businesses. Brian has held a number of significant positions relating to Aboriginal Economic Development including: Advisory member of the Western Aboriginal Board overseeing the Canadian Aboriginal Economic Development Strategy; selection committee member in Toronto for the first Aboriginal Achievement Awards in 1994 as well as served at the community level on a number of Aboriginal Boards relating to education, economic development and advanced business learning.