Shifters

SHIFTer [ˈSHif-tər] noun

  1. an engaged, dynamic and ambitious 19 to 40 year old living, working or doing business in Thunder Bay.
  2. a young person who believes in their own potential and wants to connect with others to get things done.

SHIFTer of the Month

Kaitlyn Ford

Kaitlyn Ford

I was born and raised in Thunder Bay, but I spent a year in Southern Ontario working at a small boutique law firm because that’s the direction I thought I was heading. Kaitlyn Ford, Human Rights Lawyer (think Amal Clooney, sans Clooney).

I was accepted into the Post Graduate Program at Confederation College in International Business and Trade and moved back to Thunder Bay. With my HBA in Political Science, it seemed like a good fit and great experience - especially to have on a resume in an exceptionally competitive hiring pool.

Currently I work at Bombardier Transportation in Supply Management, specifically Purchasing for the BiLev Projects. It’s one of the most challenging places I’ve worked, but I thrive in the fast pace environment. I’m also a part of the Women in Leadership Committee, which was formed by women at Bombardier to help support women in their professional and personal lives. I’ve had the pleasure this past year to attend the Leadercast Women Event, a day filled with inspirational female speakers who touched on issues we face every day as women. How can you not be inspired when Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s daughter is telling you to be the best - the world needs you.

I always wanted to “get out” of Thunder Bay, as one does, but after meeting my fiancé and working at a company that has a profound impact on our local economy, the need to “get out” slowly faded.
Thunder Bay is not the same city I left behind 6 years ago. The food scene is unreal, I swear the drinks at Tomlin are magic. The people are always pushing for better and hold a higher standard for what Thunder Bay is capable of.

Joe Quaresima

Joe Quaresima

Marla Henderson

Marla Henderson

Anu Baldner

Anu Baldner

Syed Kabir

Syed Kabir

Peter Marchl

Peter Marchl

Jessica Coley

Jessica Coley

SHIFTer Information

Shift is an incredibly diverse group of young people representing many professions and backgrounds. From business owners, entrepreneurs and trades people; to students, health specialists, and government employees, the uniqueness and connectedness of our members sets us apart. Join SHIFT today.

Benefits of becoming a SHIFTer:

  • Attend awesome events (As a SHIFTer you receive 20% off all ticket prices and receive exclusive event details in advance)
  • Be featured in our SHIFTer Directory online
  • Attend SHIFTer ONLY events
  • Meet new people, make connections and build partnerships in the community
  • Help drive Thunder Bay forward
  • Opportunity to become the SHIFTer of the Month
  • Special invitation to Thank you Event

*NEW* Corporate Membership

Register up to 5 members of your young talent through our new Corporate Membership for cost savings and the opportunity to connect your organization with our coveted list of members. Each member must be registered with an employee name and those individuals will be able to access the full range of individual membership benefits. Want to register more than 5? Access the corporate discount of $50 per additional member when registering today. E-mail info(at)shiftnetwork.ca to arrange for more than 5 employees under your corporate account.

EXCLUSIVE Corporate Membership Benefit: Opportunity to send out one e-mail to SHIFT members at a cost of $100.

Access our SHIFTer exclusive Job Board / Volunteer Bank.

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