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Founder and Principal of JM Development Solutions
Joe Moses is Founder and Principal of JM Development Solutions; a full-service consulting business focused on building strong projects and relationships between industry, government, and Indigenous stakeholders. The company was founded in late 2019, has since built and maintained a client base of 15+ clients engaged in multiple sectors involving community and infrastructure development.
Joe’s prior career experience involves managing and providing strategic leadership and direction to multiple community-owned businesses, including three hydro electric projects, a full service civil construction company, a mechanical harvesting operation, and a 150-person capacity camps & catering company; all of which are active and situated within the traditional territory of Joe’s home community of Biigtigong Nishnaabeg.
Joe is a founding board member of Supercom Industries LP. In 2018, Supercom Industries LP and Valard Construction were awarded a contract to construct the East-West Tie Project; a $750 Million+, 450 kilometre, double-circuit 230kV transmission line between Wawa and Thunder Bay, ON.
Prior to returning to his community in 2014, Joe held various leadership positions in Commercial Banking, Marketing, Business Development, and Community Relations with organizations and businesses focused on servicing the needs of communities in Northern Ontario. An active and self-identified member of the Aboriginal and business community of Thunder Bay and Northwestern Ontario, Joe has served on numerous volunteer boards and committees. In fall of 2014, Joe was elected 2015 Chair of the Board of the Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce, where he was honored to serve as the Chamber’s first Chairperson to identify as being of Aboriginal heritage. Joe has additionally served on numerous boards and committees including Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Foundation, Lakehead University President’s Advisory Committee on Economic Development, Northwestern Ontario Innovation Centre, and North Superior Workforce Planning Board.
In 2016, Joe was awarded Shift Thunder Bay’s NOVA Award, as one of Northwestern Ontario’s “Top 20 under 40” Visionaries.