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Episode 83: Peter Jessiman (Wescan Capital), Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

YPO member Peter Jessiman is the President of Wescan Capital and Co-Owner of Bison Transport. Bison is the largest transportation and logistics company in Canada, with more than CAD700 million in sales and 3,000 employees.

The Truckload Carriers Association named Bison one of the Best Fleets to Drive For and also North America’s Safest Fleet for 10 years running.

Peter is also a board member of several corporations and non-profits, including Seven Oaks Hospital Foundation Council and the United Way of Winnipeg. Through the Jessiman Foundation, Peter supports DASCH, a Winnipeg organization dedicated to providing housing and resources for special needs adults.

In this episode, Peter shares how he took his grandfather’s small homegrown business and scaled it into a spectacular award-winning enterprise.


Guest: Peter Jessiman, President of Wescan Capital and Co-owner of Bison Transport
Host & Executive Producer: Kevin Daum
Executive Producer: Van Van
Music: DreamArtist Music.

Made possible with grants from Gazelles Growth Institute.

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Kevin Daum is an award winning and bestselling author of 5 books. He is a marketer, speaker, and columnist for Inc.com and Smart Business Magazine. As an Inc. 500 entrepreneur, his sales and marketing techniques resulted in more than $1 billion in sales. Drawing on his background in theatre and business, Kevin is a compelling speaker who has engaged and inspired audiences around the globe. Kevin is a graduate of the MIT Entrepreneurial Masters program and has received the Global Learning Award 3 times from the Entrepreneur’s Organization, where he held several board positions. Kevin has designed, produced, and led award-winning executive training programs and events for C-level executives and entrepreneurs on four continents. Previously, Kevin was named one of the 40 people to watch under 40 in San Francisco by the Business Times and in 2006 was named Distinguished Alum of the Year by his alma mater, Humboldt State University.