Team

Team

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Colin Shantz

CEO
Colin Shantz founded CopperTree Solutions in 2013 and leads business development and technology innovation. Prior to CopperTree, Colin was President at WireQ, Inc., a systems integration business that provided IT Services, VOIP Solutions, and other IT infrastructure to companies in Ontario, Canada. He began his career when he started his first consulting and project management company at 18 years old. From the time he first got his hands on a computer, Colin has been intrigued by technology and its possibilities. That interest developed into a passion for helping companies use technology to drive business success.
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Matthew Hutchinson

vCIO
Matthew has been both the architect and customer of complex information systems. This overlap has given him a unique perspective about the ways technology can be applied within organizations. As a vCIO, Matthew guides clients IT decisions by combining his keen understanding of organizational processes with current IT technology. With a strong focus on improving organization operations and security, Matthew is a passionate organizational problem solver who enjoys delivering success to clients leveraging both his IT and business experience.
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Graham Hardie

Business Development
Graham leads business development for CopperTree. His background includes over 20 years leading business development and sales across industry sectors as diverse as logistics, financial services, engineering, and information technology. An avid visual artist, he spends his spare time on video production and photography. Graham holds a BA in Geography and Urban Studies from York University and a diploma in Theology education from Emmaus Bible College.