Chris Jones

Chris Jones, Strategic Traction

Chris Jones

Entrepreneurship is a major passion for Chris Jones as he finds it an incredibly rewarding journey. He founded Entrix Sports more than 20 years ago while completing his BComm at the University of Calgary by inventing a football glove for receivers. He has since led a great team in transforming Entrix Sports into a highly respected Canadian sporting goods distributor that has built 3 brands to #1 market share in Canada.

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He came across EOS™ when he was preparing for the largest growth year in the history of the company. He knew the business needed a great system to help him ‘get above’ the company and make it less about him. EOS™ was that system and it helped Entrix create incredible clarity, simplicity and execution throughout the company.

He has been actively involved in entrepreneurial minded organizations like the Entrepreneurs’ Organization, EO Accelerator, Junior Chamber International, and the Enactus Advisory Board. He has coached and mentored dozens of small business owners and budding entrepreneurs privately and through these programs. He is currently the Canadian leader for EO Accelerator, a program designed to empower entrepreneurs with the tools and community to grow and master their business.

The EOS™ model has helped free Chris’s time to pursue his passion of helping other entrepreneurs get what they want from their businesses.

He has been married for 20 years (to the same person) and has two amazing boys. He loves to coach in the sports world too, having coached 9 different sports. He is an avid athlete and loves running, skiing, hiking, football and cycling.

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Peter Zyla, Strategic Traction EOSPeter Zyla

Peter has spent his entire career at the leadership table of many high growth, dynamic, entrepreneurial organizations.

Usually wearing a strategy and operations hat, Peter has contributed to the success and growth of such companies as UltraVision (health care), the Forzani Group (retail), Divestco (energy services) and Forbes Bros. (construction). Peter has fought through recessions and austerity measures, navigated insane growth, crafted strategies in complex industries and spearheaded initiatives in new markets. In addition, Peter has designed and instructed numerous business and entrepreneurial courses for Mount Royal University, Haskayne School of Business and many private companies.

Peter possesses an MBA in Entrepreneurship from the Haskayne School of business. He currently devotes his energy to helping entrepreneurs and innovators achieve this vision as an independent consultant, EOS Implementer and through specialized workshops.

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